As the name suggests, this wisteria (Wisteria macrostachya ‘Betty Matthews’) bursts into flower in summer, typically June. This is a variety of a native vine known as Kentucky wisteria, which is not as aggressive as Chinese wisteria. Still, give this vine a strong support. It’s a perfect choice for a pergola over a patio. Plants grow 15 to 20 feet tall. Plant width is variable and really depends on the type of structure that supports the wisteria. Hardy in Zones 4-8.
Gray Master Bedroom With Exposed Beam
An unfinished wood beam wraps around this master bedroom and, when paired with the slate gray walls, makes a handsome backdrop for black sconces and textured bedding.
Media Room Triples as Office and Guest Bedroom with Stylish Murphy Bed
This media room does triple duty: first as a media room, with plenty of shelving to store DVDs, books and CDs; second, as an office, and third as a guest bedroom. A stylish and practical Murphy bed folds down over the couch to give this minimalist apartment extra functionality without sacrificing style.
Small Mudroom Provides Storage at Back Entrance of Boston Condominium
To create a mudroom, designers moved the back entrance of the home to create a place for storage. Each cubby was custom build to make the most of the previously useless space that had once contained plumbing and utilities for this and other units.
Walls between the kitchen and hallway and the kitchen and dining room were removed, the range was moved and an island was added for family meals. “This family of four was thrilled to have their kitchen open out to the dining area with a large peninsula,” designer Anjie Cho reports.
An Open Air Living Room Lighted By Solar Powered Candelabras
The open air living room in this Point Lorna, California, villa home spills out toward a courtyard terrace. Plush sofas and wing back chairs dominate the interior, where seating is accented with plush lilac pillows to complement vases of flowers decorating a low marble coffee table. The cylindrical vases throughout the room complement modern solar-powered candelabras overhead.
A Floral Painting and Firewood Complement A Villa Home's Gardens Through Interior Design
The living room of this Point Lorna, California, villa home features interior details which allow accents of the verdant courtyard gardens to carry throughout the house. Here the chartreuse of a floral painting complements the sun-lighted flowering branches framed by a window, while below, a fireplace is lined with firewood, its texture reflected in plush wicker lounge chairs decorated with soft teal pillows that match the greenery peeking inward through a glass door.
Using neutral tones, traditional details and handsome textiles creates the feeling of luxury and grandeur in this large, stunning master bedroom. A nailhead-detailed dresser beautifully balances the tufted headboard and upholstered chairs in the seating area. Soft bedding and sheer curtains add tenderness to the space while a tray ceiling breaks up the scale of the room.
Weathered white beams serve the neat trick of guiding the eye along the length of this open concept dining room down to a small music area with a piano. The red rug beneath the dining table helps define that space in the open layout.
Cool, Contemporary Kitchen Bar With Natural Wood Details, White Metal Barstools and Pendant Lighting
A ceiling beam matches the natural wood detailing on the kitchen bar base adding gorgeous texture to the smooth, white elements of this kitchen design. White metal barstools and a white countertop pop against the dark wood. Pendant lights hang over the bar decorating the air space leading to a stylish, bright kitchen.
A unit of built-in cubbies stretches from the floor to the ceiling in this bathroom, providing ample storage space for towels and other bathroom essentials. The cubbies coordinate beautifully with the door and vanity, which are a similar hue of rich gray.