Elevated Deck on the Lake With Swings & Al Fresco Dining
Enjoy al fresco dining on this elevated, lakeside deck. After dining, relax on one of the swings. Many of the residential properties on this lake have a boat dock. The Houghtons bought two lots, making room for a boat dock AND a second "party deck" (this was their wish, in two words!). So HGID designed this as a floating lounge, literally - comfy upholstered seating areas with a huge TV, swimming dock (they're wake boarding fanatics) and wet bar complete with a kegerator (they're fanatical for beer). Everything is upholstered in Sunbrella, including the outdoor drapery, which all gets a heavy hose-down in advance of every visit. The couple and their guests can nap, lounge, party and relax there.
Poolside Brown Wicker Patio Furniture With Vibrant Green Cushions
This spacious brown wicker patio furniture boasts colorful lime green cushions paired with bold red and orange throw pillows. A round table with a brown granite top sits at the center, while neutral Terrazzo tiles cover the patio floor.
A two-story travertine fireplace draws you into this yellow living room. Adorned with a geometric screen and a large painting, the fireplace is flanked by glass shelves, accent lighting and glass-blown sculptures.
Make clutter appealing to the eye by stocking up on stylish storage containers. Splurge on matching bookshelves, in which to house all your tomes and hobbies. Use warm woods and neutral hues for a refined country look. Design by Christopher Grubb.
Contemporary Study With Abstract Art and Glass Vases
Vases don't always have to be filled with flowers. Create a stylish design in a home office by filling clear vases with supplies like pencils and paper clips like in this study. Abstract artwork can also provide a little inspiration to kick-start productivity.
A sliding door creates a wide entry into this laundry room and lets in lots of natural light. The room itself is soothing in blue and has all the storage (room for rolling carts, shelves for hampers, hanging rods) a large family needs.