A gray-brown sectional faces a pair of neutral armchairs with nailhead trim finish in this inviting living room. An area rug covers the majority of the floor space blending the open floor section in the middle of the room with the rest of the design. Patterned curtains add a touch of yellow accent echoed subtly in the mix of throw pillows.
To create a separate living space for the homeowners, designers used floor rugs to define the boundaries of the sitting room. In this smaller space, a stylish sofa and wingback chairs provide seating, while a coffee table and end table give guests somewhere to set plate and cups. To add warmth to the space, designers used rich wood trim and added a fireplace to give off heat on cool nights. For pops of color and a touch of personality, blue artwork was added to the space.
As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, the dining room was once a closed in room at the front of the home, but Chip and Joanna reversed the setup and moved removed the walls that enclosed the first floor, creating an open concept floor plan on the first level of the home. The focal point in this space is the restored fireplace that matches the funky gray trim on the windows, molding and baseboards and looks out across the new dining room table and into the living room.
Chip and Joanna, of HGTV's Fixer Upper, created a focal point in this master bedroom with a repurposed wood wall. The light wood wall complements the natural wood trim throughout the home, while white bed linens help to soften the space. Large windows allow in plenty of natural light, while a lighted ceiling fan and pendant lights on either side of the bed also help to bring light to the space, making it bright and inviting.
After walls were removed, this Fixer Upper kitchen has much more room. To maximize the functionality of this space, Chip and Joanna added a large kitchen island that added more counter and prep space, as well as gave the family a place to sit down for a casual meal. Joanna continued her rustic industrial style in the kitchen, painting the cabinets to match the trim and molding throughout the first floor. She also added industrial pendant lights, an industrial style sink and rustic industrial barstools to complete the look.
The new porch columns were constructed to emulate the original columns, but are proportionately larger in order to accommodate the higher porch roof height. An original wood ornament was saved during demolition, used as a template for the new wood trim and resized to fit the new proportions of the brick columns.
This sweet gift wrap comes together in a snap: Just place the gift in a pretty box and top it with a paper doily held in place with double-sided tape or glue dots. To make the pom-pom, wrap several loops of yarn around your fingers, knot the loops in the middle, then trim the knotted yarn into a rounded pom-pom shape.
Before the renovation, this kitchen had little room for the young family who owned it to move around and cook together, so designers overhauled the floor plan, creating the space for a kitchen island. Designers kept the color palette light and neutral with white cabinets and trim, honed black pearl granite and white Caesarstone, making the space feel more open. They then added color with bright kitchen ware and bold counter stools that are vinyl and can easily be wiped clean.
Fixer Upper Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines turned the once disastrous room into a bright, clean kitchen with new cabinets, wood floors, Carrera marble countertops and light gray paint with white trim. The old drop ceiling was removed, adding height to the room, and a wooden support beam was added. A subway tile backsplash, floating wood shelves and stainless steel appliances were also installed. Client Clint Harper added the finishing touches to the kitchen by making a beautiful island and vent hood out of reclaimed wood, as seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper.
From cozy throw pillows on side chairs to a pair of reindeer centerpieces on the cocktail table, the design team took care to add holiday cheer everywhere, even in a simple outdoor seating area. The look feels pulled together thanks to the subtle repetition of the color red in the pillows, centerpiece trim, the rug, and even the apples piled into a simple white bowl.
Salvage has become increasingly popular in regard to eco-friendly, custom-designed pieces. To add one-of-a-kind flair to a basic mirror, plywood was cut to size, then a corrugated metal remnant was cut as a frame using a grinder with a cut-off wheel attachment. To protect the raw edge of the corrugated metal, a whitewashed strip of trim was attached to the plywood. Lastly, the mirror was put in place, then secured to plywood using mirror mastic.
The butler’s pantry/passageway from the dining room to the family’s kitchen is the perfect space to store the couple’s wedding china. Not only is this space a passageway, but it’s also a gateway to the family home’s past. Inside the frame is a photograph of the butler’s pantry as it originally stood decades ago, taken by the home’s previous owner. The pantry has stood the test of time. Matching the case-good to the trim color, with a fresh coat of white paint was a great way to update it without ruining structural integrity.
A large, central kitchen island is a versatile, functional feature that rests at the heart of this Chapoquoit Island home. The kitchen and adjoining breakfast room feature whitewashed walls and trim, with white-painted cabinetry giving the space a clean, yet homey feel. Leaded glass in the cabinet doors is a traditional touch that lends weight to the design and connects with the home's traditional, Cape Cod-style architecture. Broad windows and glass doors usher in loads of natural light and take maximum advantage of the sweeping water views.
The office is where Camille works from home. The space is flooded with light with windows that look out onto the home’s front lawn. The window trim has been painted in a crisp blue, a perfect fit with the home’s pink and blue color palette. A desk with turned legs brings some traditional style home. Camille is great at mixing styles, and a modern Eames office chair in white fits seamlessly into the space. A retreat for the couple’s puppy also fits into the home office decor.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson transformed this once dark and dated dining room into a chic, bright space with plenty of room to eat and entertain. For this glamorous update, she stained the original hardwood floors a darker color, smoothed out the popcorn ceilings, added new trim and wallpaper and filled the space with a mixture of modern and vintage decor.
Keeping your guest list small is one of the easiest ways to cut costs on your wedding. Each guest you invite will add exponentially to your cost, so do your best to trim down your list where you can. Opting for a destination wedding is a great way to cut down your list without too much awkwardness. Of course, you could also elope and plan a small celebration for just your immediate family.
The owners of this 1930s historic home in Phoenix, Arizona wanted to redesign their space to be fun, eclectic and durable. They needed storage solutions to help keep the family of five organized, so designers added built-in shelves and a built-in drop station to help with that. To add charm to the home, designers brought in trim to finish out the fireplace and the windows, while a brown leather sofa and other simple, fun furniture pieces help to make the space livable and inviting for parents and kids alike.
Designer Annie Lowengart balances the use of bold color in this home office by painting the back walls of the cabinetry lime green while keeping the doors, shelving and trim a crisp white, mimicking the balance of color in the wallpaper by Katie Ridder. A playful pink sconce adds a touch of feminine to the space designed to be shared by a couple who work in the California tech industry.