The couple turned a small upstairs bedroom into a nursery to accommodate their growing family. The neutral colors make it a sweet place for a baby, while the light pouring in from the window and the chandelier on the ceiling makes the space light.
Stone Double Fireplace in Contemporary Master Bedroom
A double-sided stacked stone fireplace is a stunning focal point in the center of this elegant master bedroom. Comfortable chairs sit on one side for a cozy seating area, while a platform bed is situated between picturesque windows with beautiful views.
With a new baby girl in the family, Chip and his team were charged with the important job of making sure that the Howells' princess has the perfect palace. Chip and his team added complimentary colors, such as pink and purple, as well as multiple patterns and textures to make this place sugar and spice and everything nice for this baby girl. The luxurious crib and additional toy storage is a must have to help make the nursery clean and inviting.
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines transformed a depressing room into a bright and festive nursery for the Purks' baby on the way. The old wall paneling was removed and replaced with light blue painted drywall with white trim.
Polygonal pieces help break up the typical rectangles and squares found in most rooms, says interior designer Kelley Lentini of House of Nomad, a Charlotte, N.C.-based firm. In a living room, a geometric brass and glass coffee table from Four Hands creates multidimensional interest.
Miniature hostas can squeeze into even the tiniest spaces. These diminutive perennials offer all the benefits of their larger size cousins, but in a package that’s under a foot tall and wide. You can find blue miniature hostas, like Hosta ‘Blue Mouse Ears,’ and variegated hostas, like Hosta ‘Mini Skirt.’
Don’t be afraid to go bold with a dark, rich wall color, especially when mixed with earthy, global elements to give your space depth and interest. Lighter furniture and rugs balance these dramatic walls in this sitting room from Dana Wolter Interiors.
Delicate, feminine Asian-inspired florals that keep things light and an array of stunning wall coverings are making their way into well-designed homes. This bathroom from Jena Salmon Designs demonstrates this fresh, never fussy approach to florals. “It’s color, it’s toiles, it’s got a little more punch to it” says Salmon of this new, more edgy approach to wall coverings.
The global beat is a big trend this year and is in full effect at the 2018 Southeastern Designer Showhouse and Gardens from Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles. The splash of whimsy offered in this elephant accent table is especially compelling when placed next to delicate pastels.
Even the most conservative space (and this isn’t one of them) can be beautifully enlivened with cool art and global details like this incredible mantle décor of primitive wooden figures mixed with a rustic wooden mantle and exposed beams on the home’s global-mix loggia.
A sunny windowsill is all you need to bring fresh basil, dill, rosemary, thyme and other herbs to your table.
Call of the Wild
Talk about exotic refinement. This master suite from Mathews Furniture + Design demonstrates the very cutting edge trend for blending feminine, jewel-tone details like this purple-accented Oriental rug and amethyst bowl with cheeky exotic touches like the ceramic elephant table, leopard pillows and Jungalow-worthy white palm accent to really rev up the drama.