“The guest room is really pretty and peaceful and it’s away from all the activity in the house. It’s very calm back here and it feels really good to be in the space,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum.
This contemporary home features indoor/outdoor kitchen, family and dining rooms that open to the lanai. An expansive balcony captures the spectacular lake views. The turf is artificial with drip irrigation used for the plantings.
This finished backyard at the Johnson residence features a covered patio with a fire pit for chilly nights and a spa for relaxing by licensed contractor Matt Blashaw and his crew as seen on the HGTV's Yard Crashers.
Homemade marshmallows taste so much better than store-bought, and can be made up to a week in advance. Sandwich each piece between graham crackers and tie with candy ribbon to create a seasonal s'more treat that is just waiting to be dipped in the chocolate fondue! Label the sweets with a printable Rudolph buffet card.
Spanish tile gives an earthy elegance to this backyard retreat. The fireplace is centered inside the pergola, creating a conversation area. Potted fruit trees are the perfect accent around the courtyard perimeter.
This tropical-style patio features simple white furnishings with orange accents. The white lounge chairs have orange cushions, and flower decor sits atop the small patio high table. Vines climb the white pergola, and palm trees are scattered throughout the space, creating a tropical feel.
Put your own sophisticated spin on this popular treat by blending 3 cups of chopped pineapple, 2 cups of whipped topping, a splash of pineapple juice and shredded coconut to taste. Once blended, place in a sandwich bag, snip off the end and pipe into cups. Garnish with a cherry and colorful straw.
In addition to the vintage tub, this master bathroom features soft hues of neutral, custom Roman shades, and beige cabinetry that is illuminated by the small wrought-iron wall sconces creating a simply elegant space that is warm and relaxing.