Use an Apple Container to Store Christmas Ornaments
Forgo an expensive, compartmentalized ornament box by stashing round ornaments in plastic apple containers. Blogger Laura Russell of Make Life Lovely says they take up less space than the ornaments' original boxes and are a great way to reuse plastic that otherwise gets tossed.
Bright Bedroom With Large Windows Is Filled With Colorful Textiles
Instead of leaving their bedroom white, Sam Ushiro and Kyle Larsen filled the space with colorful textures and accessories.
Large Bright Pink Sofa Is Adorned With Colorful Pillows
Although they weren't sure if the sofa would fit in their small apartment, Sam Ushiro and Kyle Larsen brought the piece of furniture home and luckily, the bright piece fit perfectly and worked wonders in added the right amount of color to their space.
After: Transitional Bathroom with Ceramic Tile and Stand-up Shower
To make the terrace level bath feel less like an 80s afterthought, Georgia designer Beth Johnson split the cavernous space into two smaller bathrooms for guests to use at the lake house. Because it is a second home for the family, she employed cost-saving steps, like installing ceramic tile that looks like Carrera marble, that didn’t sacrifice style.The result is a new transitional style that is more in line with today.
Contemporary White Bedroom With Bold Yellow Headboard
A refreshing and clean space, this contemporary bedroom injects pops of yellow into its monochromatic color scheme for a lively punch. A chic workspace is created with a simple desk and modern wingback chair.
This cozy room's large windows are warmed by beautiful gold-colored curtains. The warm wood tones of a buffet table are carried throughout the room from an upholstered armchair to the soft gold-patterned wallpaper.
Gorgeous White French Country Kitchen With Arched Window
This elegant French country kitchen features a small island with shelf storage and a marble countertop. Above it hangs a chandelier complementing the neutral subway tile backsplash. White cabinets create contrast against the dark hardwood floors.
Transitional White Kitchen With Globe Pendant Lighting
This bright, white kitchen features a large island with ample counter space for prep and display. Floor-to-ceiling cabinets, including a built-in wine rack, means everything can be concealed and stored to prevent clutter on the counters. Contemporary globe pendant lights hang down above the polished white countertops.
Smart landscaping turns this backyard into an outdoor retreat for the homeowners. Carefully chosen and arranged plants add ambiance, while nearby patio chairs offer a perfect spot for lounging poolside.
Light pours in through floor-to-ceiling windows with ocean views in this open and airy dining room with a seating area. Coastal blues and neutral wood tones fill the space, from the pendant light to the coffee table and white cushioned chairs.
This sleek and spacious kitchen features white limestone floors paired with black cabinets and neutral countertops. A mosaic tile gray backsplash adds a bit of texture to the space and continues over to the wall that frames a large stainless steel refrigerator. A skylight provides a touch of natural light.
Pitched ceilings with wooden beams add grandeur to this master bedroom. An exposed brick accent wall brings texture and interest for a rustic, country feel. Gray and brown tones give the space a cozy vibe.
Spacious Tuscan Bathroom With Extravagant Bathing Area
Stately stone columns rest atop the gorgeous stone bathtub surround in this Tuscan-style bathroom, luxuriously sectioning off the bathing area while expertly coordinating with the flooring for a cohesive look. The rich, earthy hues used in the space are evocative of the Mediterranean landscape portrayed in the stunning painting above the tub.
As seen on Love It Or List It, Too, the old piano room was never used so it became the family room with coffered ceilings adjacent to the newly installed fireplace. Jillian brought in a custom made sectional sofa, a wrought iron wall hanging from Egypt and traditional Italian hunting prints to give the family the Tuscan inspired feel they were looking for.
This master bedroom oasis combines cool tones and soft textures to create a safe haven that is inviting yet tranquil. A seating area divided by a large archway provides a sophisticated conversation spot under a dazzling chandelier. For more cozy, intimate conversations, two stools are situated by the traditional fireplace.
To make an exciting impression from the moment anyone walks into this apartment, the designer chose wallpaper with a bark-like pattern and a dark jewel-toned color for the ceiling. A shagreen console adds to the layers of texture.