If you love the botanical trend but aren’t quite ready to dive in full force, why not start with a simple DIY that adds just a touch of nature to your abode? These adorable botanical-print wooden coasters by from Tidbits are just the thing!
Cut cross sections into a dead stick using a hack saw, hand saw or table saw. Use painter's tape to divide the face of the wood slices in half, then paint the exposed parts with a sponge brush. Get creative and use more than one hue and try out different patterns, too.
A dark iron base with a modern lampshade help this lamp look more updated while a contrasting pattern lines the inside of the soft blue shade to add an element of interest. The end table look is completed with a lush green ivy plant and rustic wood coasters.
Bring the natural beauty of the coast inside by incorporating beach-inspired elements, like this driftwood-toned wooden table and sea-colored glassware. The seascape painting above the mantel reminds you that the water is never far away.
Wall-to-wall windows showcase a stunning view of the Hawaii coast from every part of this great room. A bright blue area rug and modern, white leather sectional define the living area. The textured wooden ceiling treatment and contemporary drop ceiling add dimension and interest.
A contemporary outdoor living and dining space have beautiful views of the Dominican Republic coast. Sleek yet comfortable sofas pair with low coffee tables for a relaxing sitting area, while a natural wood table and chairs is perfect for dining al fresco.
The elegant dining room opens up through French doors to an outdoor door dining area with beautiful views of the La Jolla, Calif., coast. Exposed wood ceiling beams and an Old World-style chandelier bring a touch of rustic charm to the space, while bookshelves flanking the doors house the homeowners' collection of cookbooks.
Soft pastel tiles surround a flickering hearth in the living room of this charming cottage situated at the heart of Jamestown, a small island off the coast of Newport, Rhode Island. Ice blue walls, pale wood flooring and whitewashed millwork are breezy, cool and beachy, reflecting the homeowner's love of the ocean.
A bachelor's request for a dark and dramatic dining room that is streamlined yet traditional and marries masculine and feminine results in this ode-to-blue space with an East Coast aesthetic. Deep cobalt blue walls, elegantly upholstered dining chairs, dark wood floors and a richly lacquered table and console are made exciting by the addition of ivory draperies, host chairs and china in a glamorous play on the time-honored pairing.
This kitchen by designer Mark Dutka in his own home near the Northern California coast was designed to reflect the colors of the local sky, sand and forests. A gorgeous sky blue accent wall gives depth to this small, open-plan modern kitchen. Wood beam ceilings and saltillo tile floors offer a nature-inspired contrast to the metal and gray. Halogen pendant lights suspended from an overhead support above the counter peninsula offer a creative lighting solution.
Love the great outdoors but not completely sure roughing it in a tent is your jam? Or maybe you're just interested in seeing if the tiny house phenomenon is for you? Perhaps you are just a design fan looking for a fun getaway close to home? Whatever your interests, the new tiny home camping company Getaway is a great opportunity to escape the city and stay in a super-cozy and high-design tiny camper in the woods. Getaway currently has nine outposts across the country, from East Coast to West and provides a great chance for city folk to enjoy some off-the-grid time without lugging an enormous amount of gear out into the wild.