Fire pits can provide intriguing sources of light at night but there are other alternatives such as the Desert Steel Saguaro Cactus Torch which is 25 inches wide and 78 inches tall and definitely qualifies as garden art.
This creamy country kitchen features an all-brick fireplace wall sourced from the home's original chimney. The elaborate tin ceiling counterbalances the more rustic butcher block countertops and unadorned dining area furniture.
A small pond is tucked in a corner adjacent to a flagstone patio with an arbor providing shade when it's hot outside. Landscaping is designed for little pockets of seasonal color to move the eye throughout the space. Arkansas fieldstone is used to raise the pond side 18 inches to allow the homeowner a place to sit and watch the koi.
The bar cart in this vintage cottage dining room is the perfect finishing touch. Found at a local Nashville antique mall, this cart gives a classy way to store supplies for a party, while not overpowering the funky Deer Damask wallpaper.
Spa-Like Contemporary Bathroom with Bamboo Vanity and Bathtub
Slip into this elegant, antique white tiled bathroom for a relaxing experience complete with an infinity edge bathtub. Bamboo wood panels line the vanity and bath area, while a stunning contemporary chandelier with dainty crystal accents hangs front he ceiling. A yellow and gray patterned wallpaper lines the vanity wall, adding a touch of color and texture to the space.
The Wohnwagon features spruce paneling or other woods indigenous to the region. Walls are insulted with wool, which naturally controls humidity. There are solar panels mounted on the roof with a recharging battery pack beneath the floorboards.
When selecting paint sheens, keep in mind that shiny surfaces help to make a small space feel larger because they are reflective, like in this modern kitchen with high-gloss orange cabinets. Use a semigloss sheen to visually expand a small kitchen or bathroom. Softer sheens, such as satin or eggshell, give bedrooms — especially kids' rooms and living areas — a more subtle finish.
One of the best investments you can make in life is a sofa with good bones like this teal blue tufted beauty. As seen on HGTV's Secrets of a Stylist, this living room also features an eclectic mix of accessories, including a horse figurine and a white vase full of roses, atop a glass coffee table.
Use plants of all sizes as decor. Pick up inexpensive baskets at the thrift store and simply drop some small plants and cacti in the baskets. You can then put the baskets all around your space to bring some lushness and life to your deck.
A serene space cloaked in white subway tile a Carrera marble, this master retreat bath finds it's sophistication in simplicity. Necessary decor adds muted pops of color into the space also bringing a more livable feel to the walls of white.
Master Suite Features Soft Cream & Pale Blue Color Palette
Keeping the space light and bright, Venetian plaster on the walls and a tongue and groove ceiling give this room the perfect texture and coastal feel. Pale blue accents found in the bed linens and throw pillows reflect the ocean hues surrounding the home, while a dark wood canopy bed and upholstered bench add beautiful contrast to the soft colors.
The goal of this project was to modernize the open plan living space, but in a thoughtful way that would respect the location and also provide the client, a young single bachelor, with a functional design. The narrow living room space was one of the biggest challenges in the space planning. By creating a wall hung entertainment unit and bookcase, with a large area rug and small cocktail tables, the narrow space was visually widened.