Photo By: Harry Norman, REALTORS, a member of Luxury Portfolio International
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Kid's Wood Playhouse With Colorful Climbing Wall
Responsible green features make the playhouse good for the family and the environment. The structure is clad inside and out with rough-sawn spruce boards, which are naturally weather resistant. Rainwater is captured through integral roof gutters to be deposited in a catchment barrel. The attached succulent and herb garden can then be watered using the rain barrel spigot. An outdoor chaise for one or two provides a spot to relax and is movable to follow the sun. A reclaimed sail has been repurposed to provide shade for the large south facing window in the summer. When opened, windows on both sides capture passing breezes and allow for passive cooling. One gable end of the playhouse includes a colorful climbing wall.
A trio of oversized pendant lights make a statement without taking up any visual space in this cottage-inspired kitchen. The expansive kitchen island is designed for the whole family to gather around with industrial-style barstools. Blue trimwork and cabinets reflect the surrounding lake views.
This remodeled kitchen, featured on HGTV's original series, Brother Vs. Brother, includes a large cream-colored island that is paired elegantly with rattan and wood barstools. Red and yellow accents are a bright contrast to the otherwise neutral decor.
Vibrant hues create a playful and bright bedroom for this seaside escape. Striped curtains dress the window, where a built-in seat is the perfect spot to read a book and gaze out at the beach. A bold pink bench contrasts against the cool blue of the bedding and walls.
Adding just a few brighter accessories like gold and ice blue pillows, cream chairs and a white rug significantly lightens this room up. Going for a fresh, lighter look in your living room? Pay attention to wall color, curtains, rugs and mix neutrals and darks with brighter colors.
Natural Wood Country Kitchen With Built In Dining Room and Industrial Track Lighting
The large eat-in kitchen is efficiently laid out and balanced with cabinets on either end and plenty of storage options. The French doors are updated and the walls throughout are covered in dark-stained shiplap. Track lighting outlines the rectangular shape of the dining set up with built in bench seating.
Marble floors flow seamlessly into the marble walls, creating a cohesive design that is sophisticated and traditional. A glass door opens up to the walk-in shower area, which features a large soaker bathtub, open shelving and rainfall showerhead.
This kitchen is beautifully balanced with blue lower cabinets and an island paired with white upper cabinets and a clean white subway tile backsplash. Brass accents and hardwood floors bring in sunnier tones.