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.
Brazilian palms and their landscape are depicted in the “Island Palms” fabric, which is in a textile collection by the New York Botanical Garden and Vervain. The hand-drawn print was inspired by an illustrated publication in the 1800s.
Whimsical Room with Swing Chair and Botanical Floral Draperies
A whimsical room features a swing chair and draperies of birds, butterflies, insects, and plants in Europe and China. The pattern was inspired by a book of etchings by French naturalist Pierre-Joseph Buchoz. The Buchoz Floral fabric is in a textile collection by the New York Botanical Garden and Vervain.
A living space by Scouted Home pairs a floral wallpaper and a pink couch, acrylic table and fluffy white rug. “A statement wall is the perfect opportunity for a large-scale floral moment — think behind a bed, sofa or as a nursery accent,” she says. When choosing scale, take into account both the size of the space and the pieces within it.
Elegant Black-and-White Great Room with Floral Photograph
A photograph of flowers on a dark background by Whitney Ott bursts forth in a black-and-white great room designed by Barbara Westbrook for the Southeastern Designer Showhouse and Gardens in Atlanta. Other dramatic details in the room include the candelabra.
Located in the original Detroit Fire Department Headquarters, a circa-1929 Neoclassical building, the Detroit Foundation Hotel opened in 2017. Authentic firehouse features, such as the iconic red arched doors where the fire engines would pass, have been maintained. Original glazed brick tiles seamlessly mesh with modern lighting fixtures by Incite Design.
Hotel Emma, San Antonio
Housed in a former brewery, Hotel Emma is a stylish jumble of industrial-meets- refined. The lobby, which was once the engine room, has conscientiously retained the original exhaust fans used to ventilate, the turbine-like ammonia compressor and the king valves, which controlled the flow of ammonia.
The Asbury Hotel, Asbury Park
The Asbury Hotel on the New Jersey Shore was once the local Salvation Army. Today, it’s a hip beach retreat that has preserved functional elements of its past. The lobby, which doubles as a greenhouse, has conserved the original brick and pillars while adding colorful new furnishings including the inviting pit sofa with a blue velvet base and playful hand-sewn cushions, custom designed by Bonetti/Kozerski Architecture. The practical grey oak coffee table is from Restoration Hardware.
Hotel Covington, Covington, Kentucky
Hotel Covington was initially a high-end department store. The interior offers a peek into its fashionable past with towering ceilings, concrete columns and a traditional Covington home color palette of aubergine, sage and navy. In homage to Kentucky’s bourbon legacy, local woodworking studio Grainwell has created a spirited large-scale installation using bourbon barrels.
The Press Hotel, Portland
Maine’s Press Hotel is located in what was once the printing plant of the Portland Press Herald newspaper. The hotel maintains a connection to its journalistic roots in numerous ways. In guestroom corridors, actual headlines from the Press Herald were used to create newsprint-inspired wall coverings from Koroseal. The headline letters spill from the walls onto custom corridor carpeting from Innovative Carpets.
Hotel Liberty, Offenburg, Germany
In Germany’s Black Forest, a former jail has been revamped, opening as the Hotel Liberty in 2017. With a challenging starting point of crude brickwork and angular beams, the design team at Knoblauch added inviting touches. The delicate glass cube, spanning what was once the prison yard, now houses the light-filled lobby.