No matter how small your outdoor space, make it pop with table linens and fresh flowers in look-at-me shades. Set up a beverage station so guests can help themselves, and add cushions or pillows to chairs -- comfortable furniture will entice guests to sit a spell.
Modern Kitchen With Natural Elements Feels Open, Spacious
This open kitchen with cement block walls and walnut cabinets feels modern and streamlined. A metal pendant light above the dining table illuminates the space and adds an industrial note. The large window adds an open feeling to the room and brings the outdoors inside.
A wall-size floor mirror defines the small dining area in this open living space. Designer Andreas Charalambous of FORMA Design angles the large mirror against the wall to reflect natural light and views of the adjacent garden.
White, Traditional Kitchen with Black and White Backsplash
A wood-tone island grounds this open and airy kitchen, which has white cabinetry lining its perimeter. Glass doors show off decorative items inside the cabinets, and a black and white backsplash creates a focal point in the space.
This gorgeous bedroom is a modern retreat for its occupants. A stunning marble fireplace is positioned in the center of the room, boasting a design that allows it to be visible from three different sides.
Updated Craftsman-Style Kitchen With Green Backsplash and Stainless Steel Appliances
The owners of this craftsman-style home wanted a kitchen update that allowed them to keep existing appliances while improving the room's space plan. Shaker-style cabinets, quartz countertops and striking green subway tile give the space a whole new look that keeps with the architecture.
This home features an indoor sports area complete with paneled ceilings and recessed lights, a full court in red tiles with a basketball hoop, target practice for hockey and metal and wooden stairs leading to an above landing with storage below.
The creative use of wall treatments and art installations in this modern dining room turns the area into a striking gallery. Everywhere you look — the silver accent wall, the light bulb pendant lights — there's something compelling to contemplate.
Contemporary Living Room With White Sectional Sofa Feels Fresh
The contemporary white sectional sofa in this living room provides plenty of seating for family gatherings or just watching television. A green area rug adds a touch of color to the room while the tryptic photograph adds a focal point to the simple room.