Rain or shine, this covered porch provides a space for entertaining no matter the weather. Wood bench seats line the outer edge of the room proving ample sitting space. The bench is accessorized with decorative cushions and pillows.
The mudroom’s charming wood bench with curved arms that resembles a reclaimed church pew adds character to the space. The rustic bench with a weathered barley finish offers a spot for taking boots and shoes off and on before entering and exiting the main living areas of this extensively remodeled urban home.
A framed print of ocean coral adds a subtle pop of color, which is echoed by the decorative coral on the nautical white dresser, in this neutral bedroom. The weathered wood bed frame and bench also nod to the room's coastal theme.
This wonderful L-shaped bench was designed by Montalba Architects and creates a perfect area to enjoy the warm California weather. The round tiled table complements the bench and continues the midcentury aesthetic outdoors. Green and orange throw pillows add color to the outdoor space and complement the orange touches inside the home.
The front door draws the eye in the midst of the surrounding bright, white walls and smooth stone patio. The distressed wood door frame displays patches of faded red coloring for a weathered and antique finish. A collection of potted plants compliment the green grate design over the doors.
Natural wood shingles weather with age, becoming the lovely dove gray color seen on this home. Landscaping on the front slope provides privacy from the street, and a bench tucked off to the side makes a quiet garden retreat.
A modern stone-and-glass fire pit surrounded by built-in stone benches and patio chairs with neutral cushions offers a place to enjoy Utah mountain views. Durable, composite decking, with the look of weathered clapboard, serves as the base for this dynamic space. (HGTV Dream Home 2012)