Josh Swanson is mixing his passions, buying flowers that match the colors of his favorite NFL team, the Minnesota Vikings. He selected yellow mums, and white and purple pansies. Marigolds are the most popular annuals among millennial organic gardeners (24 percent), followed by pansies, geraniums, zinnias and impatiens (13 percent each), according to The Home Depot 2015 Fall Gardening Survey.
A built-in banquette with easy-to-clean striped fabric is the perfect kid-friendly choice for a cozy breakfast area. Drawers underneath provide extra storage, and a beaded chandelier makes for a striking focal point.
Designer Leanne Ford keeps this country kitchen feeling sophisticated with a striking dark gray and white color palette, accented by stainless steel lights and appliances, as seen on HGTV's Restored by the Fords.
Dark cabinetry and a three-sided vanity give weight to this spacious, elegant master bathroom. White marble with gray veining continues from the floor onto the tub surround and into the walk-in shower. A chevron-patterned stool provides a comfortable spot at the double vanity.
Opposite the sofa, two sapphire blue armchairs denote a more formal sitting area for entertaining guests. When paired with a copper side table and high-gloss pillows, the gems make an especially chic statement.
Light blue and gentle green provide contrast to the antique wooden furniture in this dining room. All colors are pulled together in a multicolor landscape painting that makes a strong statement in the traditional design style.
Soothing blue walls appear to recede, making this coastal-style bath appear larger. Built-in shelving takes advantage of an awkward corner next to the tub while a long double vanity provides ample counter space.
Marble Fireplace & Built-In Shelving in Bright, Airy Living Area
The perfect spot for cozy conversation, this small living space features a marble fireplace surround, built-in bookshelves on either side and a spacious window seat by the bay window. Built-in cabinets and drawers offer essential storage for the room.
Before, dark wood floors and yellow walls made the open plan living and kitchen areas feel dark and small. But a lick of white paint and lighter floors brightens the entire space and reflects the sunlight.
Vertical lighting in the Mission style cabinets make it easy for homeowners to see what they need. The corner space location creates more storage for larger dishes while varying the heights of the cabinets keeps the eye moving for maximum visual impact.