The kitchen appliances disappear into this custom art wall, which adds vibrant color and energy to the non-traditional kitchen. The wall is clad in reclaimed barn wood, and artist Rob Stenberg painted the design on the panels. Touch-latch cabinetry keeps the wall looking more like an art installation than kitchen cabinetry. A custom hemlock block island looks time worn and was fabricated by the homeowner.
In the kitchen, steel and glass upper cabinets disappear into an interior window, which allows as much light as possible into the kitchen and provide a spot to display art and dishes. Custom hardware adorns the lower cabinets and showcase a logo created just for the homeowners. Quarter-inch strips of glass were fused together to create the floating upper island top and are supported by steel hidden within the cabinets.
This fun teen bedroom features a reclaimed wood bed draped in a Union Jack flag comforter and an acoustic guitar hanging above the headboard. A modern gray sofa is positioned in front of the wall-to-wall chalkboard, while floating shelves display favorite records.
Inspired by painting, reading and crafting, the homeowner wanted her office area to face the yard and be flooded with natural light. To keep her work area light and bright, a contemporary desk was added in front of the window. The wasted space beneath the slope of the ceiling was put to good use as display space for massive photography of the family’s two children.
This contemporary bedroom features a fun hanging rattan chair with a colorful throw. A glossy red and white dresser is positioned next to the chair, while a pair of glass front French doors allow natural light to illuminate the space.
An excellent way to keep a deep, rich look without sacrificing light is to choose saturated shades of red then tone them down with an organic texture and a light accent color. Here, the cranberry grass-cloth walls infuse the room with much-needed color, keeping it bright with an all-natural appeal. Alternatively, the cool, blue-gray accents add contrast.
Add an element of surprise to your porch or exterior entry with a DIY planter box dressed with integrated house numbers. To coordinate this planter with the rest of the fall decor, it is painted an eye-catching cranberry tone.
Caitlin Dowe-Sandes covered this bathroom, from the floor to the window seat, in colorful Moroccan cement tiles from her own company. A simple vanity and Moroccan-inspired accessories allow the bathroom to make a dramatic statement without appearing over-the-top.
This relaxed home was created for Tim Brown and his family. A large focus was placed on making the home as energy efficient as it is aesthetically pleasing. The placement on the site was key in keeping it a low-energy-using home. With lots of cross ventilation and clerestory windows to vent heat, the home's energy bills are half the amount of a typical home in this area. A rainwater collection system was also incorporated to catch 100 percent of the home's potable water.
This boy's red and white bedroom was designed to match his love of LEGO bricks. It includes a red and white striped area rug with matching cornice, a white window seat with cabinet storage, a clear acrylic play table, a blue and white striped bed with custom pillows, and a creative bundle hanglamp pendant light that looks a group of light bulbs suspended from red strings.
This sleek, recessed media wall transforms your flat-screen TV into a stunning focal point and works well with any style decor. Our easy DIY will help you conceal the electronic components in your own media or living room.