These homeowners needed a fun space that both their little boys and little girl could play and feel welcome in, so designers created a space full of bold, gender neutral colors and a design that focused on gender neutral, geometric shapes. With plenty of storage and toys for boys and girls hanging on the wall, this playroom is perfect for the pair of brothers, their sister and their parents to enjoy.
Designer Tiffany Brooks found a very old cathedral light fixture that she had replicated locally in Dallas. The show-stopping fixture now hangs over the great room seating area to offer stylish illumination and serve as a conversation starter.
Mixed colors, materials and shapes provide the unique flavor of this Mediterranean-inspired powder bathroom. Carved out of a niche under the staircase in a 1920's Dallas home, the art deco mirror gives tribute to the home's heritage, while fresh surfaces modernize the space.
No one would blame you if you mistook this Charleston home for a chic pied-a-terre in Paris or New York. Owner Janet Gregg is a world-traveler with a sophisticated design eye. She has transformed every nook and cranny of her stylish Charleston, South Carolina apartment into a feast for the eyes like this hallway lined with art and featuring two chairs for a pop of color and place to perch during one of her frequent cocktail parties.
The renovated dining room is illuminated with a metal chandelier and staged with bright, comfortable chairs and a dining table set with blue plates and French country accessories and greenery. The new French doors open to the backyard and offer additional natural light.
An open plan kitchen and dining room has great flow for Gregg's frequent cocktail parties. Displayed on the kitchen island is one of Gregg's seashell busts. The bookshelves in the distance feature a charming display of favorite thank you notes: the ultimate preppy design moment.
As seen on HGTV's Elbow Room, this great room in a converted barn features a mix of contemporary and rustic elements. An oversized black island overlooks the vacation-like living room, which features striped green chairs and a cream-colored loveseat.
Colorful accents and layers of pattern create an eclectic and artful living room. A large light fixture helps to add drama to the space, while the open weave allows light to pass though and keeps the space feeling open and airy. The mix of colors and patterns are balanced out with clean modern lines and sleek, industrial metal accents.
"For Stacey, the carnation is a hard-working flower that has the possibility of being more than it appears on the surface. Her desk and chair seem both modern and traditional at once, showcasing the complexity of the flower she has chosen," said judge Vern Yip of HGTV's Design Star. This transitional room features traditional decor with a modern twist. The two-tone walls add color to the white furniture, wood flooring and dark wooden desk.