Like the lounge and kitchen in the main house, the guest rooms at the Woodhouse Lodge are all decorated in designer Megan Pflug's unique take on country chic. This quaint and relaxing bedroom flips the color palette of the main room while retaining the major elements of its style. Here the white walls are accented by pops of dark colors. Modern design patterns on the headboard and throw give the space a trendy aesthetic while the wood texture of the ceilings and floors maintain the feeling of a cabin in the woods.
This sitting room is a tiny space that was maximized by creating a monochromatic scheme. By using materials in the same color but by varying the texture and incorporating elements of shine, the space feels more spacious than it is. Using over-scaled damask wallpaper with a metallic finish brings a traditional pattern some glamour. The mirrored desk brings a sexy vibe while allowing the eye to pass over it cleanly. Modern framed artwork also gives the room a more updated look. The white shag balances all the color and shine in the room.
Designers focused on clean lines and sleek fixtures in their redesign of this Boston's penthouse's master bathroom and used a subdued white and brown color palette for a unified look. The single sink vanity, mirror, and modern wall sconces tie in with the tile flooring and and the material and trim used on the walls and in the shower stall. And, the dark brown, textured shower wall panel is a showstopper.
Exposed wood ceiling beams and a dark hardwood floor add a touch of warm tones to this cool and breezy light pastel color scheme in this bedroom design. A soft blue and yellow floral pattern decorates the bed curtains framing the white bed linens. A bench at the foot of the bed pulls the pastel blue out into the room. Plush furniture shines in the sunlight of the window nook.
In a waterfront property on the far eastern edge of Shelter Island, N.Y., architect Jack Wettling used a palette of crisp white accented with sea blue to create a relaxing master bathroom. “The colors draw in the views from the picturesque Coecles Harbor,” he says. A judicious use of high-end stone — in the marble tub surround and a narrow marble border on the wall — lends a luxe look without breaking the bank.
The wet room creates a spa like feel to this master bath. Carrera Marble in varying sizes and formats create continuity and interest. The Bain Ultra tub and multiple showerheads add to the message of pure relaxation. The yellow barn door separates the bath from the bedroom. The color palette continues into the bedroom with yellow and white Grange Hermitage Clover Leaf Chests on either side of the upholstered A Rudin bed.
Peonies are old-fashioned favorites in the garden. Large, petal-filled blossoms grace the garden with a rich color palette that includes white, pink, red, salmon and deep purple. Tuck potted peony plants into the garden in fall or spring. Bareroot peonies do best when planted in fall. Peonies are long-lived plants that typically survive for generations and make fantastic cut flowers. Zones 2-8.
Designers at America's Most Desperate Kitchens created a light, bright, contemporary kitchen in this home's space. The neutral color palette and extensive use of white creates a space that reflects the natural light of the outdoors, while the section of brown cabinetry warms the space, making it more inviting. To help keep the space bright on cloudy days and at night, designers added a modern light fixture above the kitchen island, illuminating the space and bringing it together.
While the color palette in this kitchen is subtle -- full of browns and beiges -- black and white accents add depth and interest throughout the room. Stone walls featuring arched entryways bring an old-world appeal to the space and juxtapose the contemporary cabinets and hanging light fixtures. The centerpiece of the room -- the kitchen island -- seats at least eight comfortably, perfect for a cozy meal with family or friends.
Determined to give his 17th floor high-rise Atlanta condo a polished, masculine look, sales executive Chris Staub chose a color scheme of dark brown, red, white and silver to put a more sophisticated spin on bachelor pad style. The high-end space was created on a deceptively low budget that was maximized by mixing high and low price-point purchases with a combination of flea market finds and custom-made elements.
Designer Genevieve Gorder created her lovely transitional master suite using a soft, airy color palette on HGTV's Genevieve's Renovation. Antique Moroccan doors lead into a dreamy walk-in closet, and a light gray marble fireplace creates a stunning focal point in the room. A white media table balances a weathered dresser on the other side of the fireplace, which is a practical way to include a television in the room's design without making it the focus of the space.
This master suite's makeup vanity takes advantage of the natural light pouring in from the large window bank above it. The light, airy curtains give the space a little privacy, while still allowing light to flow into the room. The neutral color palette and the elegance of nature are present again in this part of the suite with the soft blues and whites of the desk and chairs, as well as the soft linen chandelier above the desk.
This beautiful, South Carolina country kitchen has a neutral color palette that makes the space feel light and inviting. The white custom cabinets give the space an elegant farmhouse charm, and the countertop the homeowners chose had to compliment them. A marble countertop was the perfect choice. The gray in the slab makes brings some warmth to the kitchen, while the durability of the material means that it can stand up to anything the family can throw at it.
Keeping with the natural color palette of the desert environment, this corner of the main salon hides a wet bar featuring hand carved wood. Turning what could be an ordinary and purely functional part of the room into a design feature is a selection of art and accessories that ranges from black and white photographs to charcoal drawings, along with a selection of bones, statues and jewelry. Together they help to accent the desert motif and the world-traveling vibe of the space.
Using real fresh flowers, create a true showstopper of a tree for a Christmas dinner party. You have two options when creating a floral tree: use silk flowers to have it last all season or use fresh flowers to design a dramatic Christmas tree for a special occasion. For this tree, I used non-traditional Christmas colors of pink, burgundy and mauve. Pink roses, pink lilies, white hydrangeas and red roses are inexpensive flowers that are readily available at your local grocery store or florist. Keep the color palette monochromatic and you can’t go wrong with a fresh flower tree.
This bedroom brings the outdoors inside. A chandelier over the bed is made from painted antlers, and the furniture is rough-hewn. Tan, white, and green plaids in the bed linens and window treatment lend to the rustic feel of the space. A rustic wood chair and coffee table offer the perfect sitting area for relaxing and enjoying a good book. Houseplants lend to the natural element while a green glass bedside lamp helps illuminate the space and tie in the color scheme. A natural jute throw rug anchors the entire area.
The office is where Camille works from home. The space is flooded with light with windows that look out onto the home’s front lawn. The window trim has been painted in a crisp blue, a perfect fit with the home’s pink and blue color palette. A desk with turned legs brings some traditional style home. Camille is great at mixing styles, and a modern Eames office chair in white fits seamlessly into the space. A retreat for the couple’s puppy also fits into the home office decor.
As seen on DIY Network's Rehab Addict, Nicole Curtis brightened up the living room of the Summit Avenue mansion by using a lighter stain on the floor and a neutral color palette throughout. The neutral shade of the walls helps showcase the mahogany woodwork, and the white silk curtains add a touch of elegance. Nicole used a mix of modern and vintage pieces to stage the room, and she replaced the 1970s wall sconces with period appropriate versions.