New England aster (Aster novae-angliae) is a beloved native plant that’s an all-time fall favorite. ‘Purple Dome’ unfurls 1.5-inch blooms in shades of deep purple, but you can find asters in a host of other colors, too. Look for asters with blossoms in neon or pastel pink, white, lavender and violet. Flowers beckon late-season pollinators, including bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Plants grow 18 to 24 inches tall and 24 to 36 inches wide. Hardy in Zones 5-8.
White and Blue Eat-In Kitchen With Yellow Art
Homeowners Vivian and Sasha Smith's kitchen was transformed on HGTV's original series Brother Vs. Brother. The team entirely remodeled the outdated kitchen, including installing hardwood-like vinyl floors.
To create visual interest within your Christmas garland, choose ornaments in an array of colors, sizes and textures. Here, shiny, matte, sparkle and textured baubles are paired together for a stylish array that really packs a punch.
Create fun holiday cheer at the base of the stairs by wrapping empty boxes with playful wrapping paper and ribbon. Take it a step further by placing a furry blanket underneath for that comfy and cozy Christmas feel everybody loves.
With broad windows and soaring ceilings, this contemporary California kitchen is designed to maximize light and outdoor views. A fabric ceiling system by Eurospan conceals lighting and sound systems, and a copper fireplace surround and Honduran mahogany paneling add warmth.
Poolside Lounging and Dining Area With Mediterranean Flair
One of the special patio areas of this home is poolside. The space features an outdoor dining table and chairs with Mediterranean undertones, comfortable wicker patio furniture and a fireplace and hearth structure that increased the homeowners' privacy from the neighboring lot. Overall, the setting is lovely, lush and entirely livable.
Neutral Southwestern Sitting Room With Orange Accents
The neutral walls of this sitting room are brought to life with the dark, beautiful colors present in the rug, seat cushions and throw pillows. The orange cushions add interest to the the tan armchair, and the same orange is echoed in a nearby throw pillow. A pair of thin matching chairs flank the fireplace.
This custom-designed circular medicine cabinet measures in at 42 inches providing much-needed storage space. The mirror splits open to reveal shelving, its off-center position balancing out the sink's handles and the vanity's cabinetry down below.