Purple flower clusters (8 inches long) cover this small tree all summer long. Blooms beckon pollinators of all kinds—it’s a great plant for a bee or butterfly garden. Gray-green leaves have purple undersides that complement blooms. Look for other chaste tree varieties with flowers in shades of pink or white. The branch structure is very architectural and adds good winter interest to a landscape. If your chaste tree develops lots of twiggy growth and starts looking more shrub-like, prune it in late winter. Remove all smaller twigs along five or six major trunks to create a tree-looking plant. Size: 6 to 8 feet tall and 8 to 10 feet wide. Hardy in Zones 6-9.
Urban Gray Kitchen with Black Chairs
An urban gray kitchen with black chairs at the gray concrete island is shown, as seen on HGTV's Restored by the Fords,
A floral-printed host chair sits at the head of this traditional dining room's table complementing the floral lamps and a circular chandelier above. The milky gray backsplash of the small bar area draws the eye into this room.
For a bathroom look that's as soothing as it is beautiful, these pastel tiles are a dream. Shades from pink to green are such a pretty pairing with the wood vanity; brass sconces bring in a touch of warmth.
Instead of traditional subway tile, TerraCotta Design Build chose an unexpected, slightly geometric backsplash for the kitchen. With its hexagonal shape, this tile adds serious visual interest to the sink.
Small Bedroom is Multifunctional as TV Room and Guest Room
A small, colorful third bedroom was created during the renovation of this midcentury modern home. A majority of the time it functions as a TV room. A sleeper sofa transforms it into a guest room, and a built-in shelving unit adds storage to the space.
In an effort to create a space that feels maximum open and easy, designers opted not to hang pendants over the island. Lighting comes instead from sconces and sightlines continue all the way out the windows and glass door.
The living room epitomizes the designers' signature, desert living look with rustic beams, a wrought-iron chandelier and clean, simple lines. Instead of the usual boxy seating arrangement, two curved sofas are a soft, graceful moment at the heart of the room.
Saturated color is the shining star in this beautiful living room. Teal blue lacquered walls are offset by pops of gold: the sunburst mirror, stunning leaf-covered chandelier and the armchairs' accent pillows.