Master bedroom of the HGTV Dream Home 2014, a vacation getaway located in Truckee, Calif., minutes away from Lake Tahoe. This master bedroom exudes elegance with its neutral tones and stunning fireplace.
This master bathroom of the HGTV Dream Home 2014, a vacation getaway located minutes away from Lake Tahoe blends rustic and contemporary flourishes with its pebble shower floor and distressed tile walls.
Master bedroom of the HGTV Dream Home 2014, a vacation getaway located in Truckee, Calif., minutes away from Lake Tahoe. This sitting area in the master bedroom is the perfect place to unwind and relax.
A quatrefoil-shaped mirror with an elm-veneered frame sits overhead the master bedroom of the HGTV Dream Home 2014, a vacation getaway located in Truckee, Calif. Reflected in the mirror is the glow from the chandelier, fire and windows.
Blurring the lines between indoors and out, the same slate tile flows from the foyer to the back patio area at the HGTV Dream Home 2014. Two adjoining steel walls of windows overlook the mountain and golf course views behind this vacation getaway.
A paneled wood door opens into the guest bedroom of the HGTV Dream Home 2014, a vacation getaway located in Truckee, Calif., minutes away from Lake Tahoe. A white dresser provides storage while a vase filled with red flowers adds a pop of color to the space.
Laundry room of the HGTV Dream Home 2014, a vacation getaway located in Truckee, Calif., minutes away from Lake Tahoe. The purple and white striped walls of this laundry room create a calming feeling, while the laundry sink is a great addition making this space more functional.
As seen on Vacation House for Free, the neutral colors and patterns Matt used in this lakefront home in Oakland, Maine makes the space more inviting. The natural elements such as the burlap lamp shade and wood end table help keep the place chic and warm.
This pool house offers vacation vibes and welcoming spaces to relax just steps away from the main home. The house is light and airy with white tones and Pennsylvania bluestone flooring, and provides pool guests a kitchen, bathroom, living and dining space, and play area with backyard access.
As seen on HGTV's Vacation House for Free, Matt's design for this Cape Cod lake house utilized a neutral color palette with bold blue and red accents. The bed frame and linens add luxury to the space, while the Cape Cod accents keep with the feel of the home's surroundings.
When standing in the outdoor kitchen of the HGTV Dream Home 2014, you can look up and see natural wood beams, in keeping with the rustic theme of the vacation getaway located in Truckee, Calif., just minutes from Lake Tahoe.
The loft-like living space in this Alaska vacation retreat is at home among the treetops and, in fact, was envisioned as a "treehouse for adults." The exposed wood and open plan were chosen to complement the setting and provide uninterrupted views of the surrounding mountains and forest. Furnishings pull from the natural, woodsy palette.
Add inexpensive blinds, roller shades or ready-made draperies to any windows that aren't covered. A guest in your home is on vacation and will appreciate a dark room for sleeping in. If late nights are part of your plans, consider purchasing blackout drapes, which will more efficiently block out early morning sunlight.