A formal living room in this Dallas, Texas, home is clad with hand-scraped wood flooring, a green Venetian plaster wall finish and a dramatic wood paneled ceiling. A large fireplace with dramatic mantel and hood reinforces the European style of this manor home, and a wall of French doors lead to the elegantly landscaped grounds of the property.
Designed for the young man of the house, Karter's Krash Pad at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 is brought to life with a vertical ombre lacquer wall finish by Willem Racke inspired by rock formations along the Pacific coast. Designer Susan Lind Chastain selected a Jean Paul Gaultier fabric with crushed car metal design for daybed pillows to add to the hip youthfulness of the space.
Woodgrain cabinets highlight the midcentury modern influence in this kitchen design. White countertops transition the lower cabinetry to the bright upper decor featuring gray and white tile walls, white cabinets and floating shelves.
Blue wallpaper envelopes this bathroom with a textured look adding intrigue to the soft, traditional design. White subway tiles fill the arched cubby above the vanity matching the white cabinets below. A cream countertop and wood frame mirror soften the white elements. Mounted sconces finish the simple but stylish space.
Oval mirrors over white cabinets creates a side-by-side double vanity set up in this bathroom. A trio of sconces light the nook shape framing the vanities. The split wall features a textured white finish around the lower half giving a wave-like look to the room.
A decorative stone finish over the lower portion of the walls adds texture and intrigue to neutral exterior appeal. Wood framed windows compliment the warm toned roof shingles. A collection of shrubs hugging the home add natural color and life.
Walls in a faux finish add charm and character to this spacious kitchen with traditional white cabinets and black granite countertops. An elegant light fixture suspended above the kitchen island illuminates the space with soft lighting.
This Colorado bedroom features interesting angles and a ladder that leads to a loft. Comfortable traditional furnishings, faux-finished walls and a cozy fireplace bring a warm and homey ambiance to the space.
The faux treatment on this powder room's walls give it the look of a 17th-century French chateau. Simple techniques and unique accessories can give your half bath the royal treatment — even if you live in an apartment in Cleveland.
"One of my favorite tips is to paint the crown and the trim the same color as the wall and I don't change the finish" says Boyd. He prefers a flat, matte wall surface for a more gallery-like ambiance. Especially when metallics are in the mix, as in Boyd's living room, you don't want shiny walls and shiny surfaces.
Small birch trees are growing woven into the design of the protruding wall panels. The copper wall finish looks beautiful against the green of the grass below and creates a bright space reflecting the light from the sun.
Tumbled stone tile laid in a random, intricate pattern connects the kitchen, dining room and landing of this transitional California home. White walls and clean lines are balanced by rustic finishes, including the dining table's weathered wood-plank top. Wide windows are dressed with traditional draw draperies for privacy.
From expansive glass block windows to a custom fixture the design team dubbed "Daddy Long Legs," this modern-eclectic stairway is filled with light and interest. A corrugated metal ceiling provides a cool contrast to the warm, textured walls. The team also custom designed the railing using pipe and mesh.
The refreshing look of a bright design with white and pastel blue is perfect for a bathroom. A hardwood floor section elevates the glass shower and white bathtub. Frosted glass over the windows and striped door keep the space light but private. Woodgrain cabinetry and white countertop create the vanity area.