Mixed colors, materials and shapes provide the unique flavor of this Mediterranean-inspired powder bathroom. Carved out of a niche under the staircase in a 1920's Dallas home, the art deco mirror gives tribute to the home's heritage, while fresh surfaces modernize the space.
See this drought-friendly planting palette of Mediterranean Spurge (Euphorbia characias), Society Garlic (Tulbaghia violacea), Italian Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) and the Italian Stone Pine (Pinus pinea).
To make this Mediterranean mash-up, you’ll need: 2 tomato slices, 4 cucumber batons, 2 tablespoons of Mediterranean-style hummus, 6 thin red onion slices, 2-3 sliced Kalamata olives, 2-3 tablespoons of feta cheese and fresh parsley for garnish.
A Mediterranean-inspired staircase is decorated with blue, yellow and green tile that creates a pastoral scene. The stairs lead from a clay tile floor in a hallway with a religious artwork gallery wall.
Mosaic tile, ceiling beams and a built-in vanity area are among the custom touches in this Tuscan-inspired master bathroom in Austin. An arched opening leads to a tiled tub. The room is spacious enough for a tall, freestanding cabinet that provides extra storage.
A cedar pergola creates a shaded spot on the travertine patio and leads to a beautiful outdoor fireplace for gathering on cool nights. Travertine is also used around the spa, while an all-natural veneer and wall stone helps define the outdoor space.
An exquisite rooftop provides 360-degree views of the lavish Montecito, Calif., property. The climate allows the rooftop to be enjoyed year round, while the expansive space provides the perfect setting for events.
After extensive traveling across Europe, the owners of this home in Scottsdale, Ariz., wanted to bring a taste of their adventures back to the desert. Thus, the Pascale Land Design team transformed their backyard into a romantic retreat straight out of Tuscany.
With a gated entry and cobblestone drive, this 10,000-square-foot custom home is loaded with luxuries. Two parking pads provide space for guests, while a four-car garage is split between two wings of the house. Stone accents on the facade and a terra cotta tile roof are among the home's Mediterranean touches.
What pool house would be complete without its own kitchen? Designer Betty Lou Phillips continued the soft Tuscan touches with stone arches and a few iron accents. Three barstools offer additional seating.
This kitchen has a warm wall color, chosen to complement the Tuscan, Old World decor theme. A tumbled-marble backsplash provides contrast against the dark, distressed cabinetry and granite countertops.