Black metal accents break up this all-white vanity area for a chic, modern look. A small air plant, a wooden ledge and wooden vanity drawers bring in natural elements for warmth and texture. The gold light fixture combines both contemporary elements, via the modern chandelier shape, and vintage charm, with the quilted crystal lights.
As seen on HGTV's Elbow Room, a side table stacked with blue and white accent pieces, a low vase of white chrysanthemums and a vintage globe create a subtle nautical look. Wainscoting painted crisp white is the backdrop for this great room vignette.
A vintage bamboo headboard was spray-painted in a cheerful blue to create the backdrop of this girl's transitional bedroom. Colorful accents in yellow and red give the room a cheery feel perfect for a coastal home. The art above the bed is a simple DIY using pretty scrapbook papers cut into butterfly silhouettes.
To update this bedroom, designer Kirsten Holmstedt added a subtle wallpaper with a fun contemporary design. Pops of color are found in accent pieces, while bedding, curtains and rugs were kept neutral to allow for future updates. A vintage rug breaks up some of the contemporary feel in the room, while providing warmth and coziness.
Vintage finds combine with contemporary accents for a room that's modern yet lived in. Distressed leather chairs pair with fluffy faux fur throws and graphic-patterned pillows for a mix of old and new. Gray linen curtains filter light from the windows, while a gold bar cart adds a touch of glam to the space.
To make what was a juvenile, childish girl's room more appropriate for a growing tween, the walls were painted a deep shade of violet, album cover-inspired art was hung to create a focal point, vintage lighting was installed on the ceilings and the walls, and women's fashion fabrics were used in upholstered accents.
Combining a handsome rustic craftsman dining table and bench with a button-tufted banquette creates an intriguing mix while maintaining a comfortable feel in the dining area. The space transitions openly into the kitchen where a farmhouse sink, sophisticated cabinets and coffered ceiling add a bit of updated country flair that blends well with the vintage and contemporary accents.
A custom-built metal vanity with wood drawers is topped by brass-accented mirrors and a backlit panel. The vanity's white concrete countertop sits flush with its metal frame and flows seamlessly with the white vessel sinks and subway tile backsplash. Vintage drawer pulls give a nod to the period of the house.
A bright cherry red rug instantly livens the design of this basement living space. Red details throughout the room pull out this accent color to decorate the neutral walls and built in white shelving. A midcentury modern red refrigerator and microwave add a fun vintage touch to the room. A tufted brown leather sofa creates a comfortable seating option.
A secondary seating area expands the grandeur of this elegant, traditional living room. Built in bookshelves frame out the window and add a sophisticated library feel to the space while providing ample room for family antiques and heirlooms. A vintage red armchair accentuates the hints of maroon and purple throughout the space and adds an accent of Victorian aesthetic.
Playful black and white photography is arranged geometrically to form an accent wall and a focal point in this eclectic living space. Beneath it, a console table holds a vinyl record player, adding vintage flair to the throwback space, which incorporates a mix of modern and Art Deco elements. A gold drum-style coffee table adds glamour and function.
Audrey Hepburn herself might fall in love with this large bedroom designed for a savvy, stylish teenager. The space echoes old Hollywood glamor, featuring vintage bedside tables and touches of gold throughout the room. White bedding keeps the area feeling clean and fresh, while purpley-red chairs and accents add a punch to the otherwise-neutral space.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson accented this chic antique sideboard with a small gallery wall of black and white vintage photographs. An added chair rail allowed Sarah to play with two different patterns of wallpaper—a bold, linear design below and a natural, whimsical print above.
In this beautiful white kitchen, seen on HGTV's Sarah's House, vintage brackets are given a coat of light yellow paint and repurposed to create open shelving. Behind the countertop, the wall is dressed up with grey stone tile and a smaller tile accent strip. A mixed selection of white and colorful dishes, an antique kitchen scale a set of deer antlers add a rustic flair.
A honed granite countertop provides functional seating at the kitchen island in this narrow kitchen. Painted faux-antiqued cabinetry brings a bit of rusticity to the overall refined and spacious feel. Repurposed bricks create a façade on the accent wall while over-scaled subway tile with dark grout is used above Calcutta marble countertops. Vintage industrial lights hang over the island adding drama and whimsy.
The back deck of the HGTV Smart Home 2013 located in Jacksonville, FL is accented with a blue pine trestle-style table and rustic metal chairs. The dining table set presents the perfect marriage of modern and vintage-chic garden design. Composite decking in a weathered gray hue creates a neutral canvas underfoot and a built-in grill in the outdoor kitchen area finish the space.
Chances are, you still need to live in your house during holiday season, so you don’t want to obscure essential areas with decorations you’ll have to move to use the space. Here, the design team kept accents like vintage snowshoes visible but tucked out of the way, so they’re not at risk of falling over or blocking access to the entry and bench.
To make what was a juvenile, childish girl's room more appropriate for a growing tween, its walls were painted a deep shade of violet, album cover-inspired art was hung to create a focal point, vintage lighting was installed on the ceilings and the walls, and women's fashion fabrics were used in upholstered accents. Now the designer-caliber room is as appealing to the tween herself as it is to her young parents.