Rachel wants the back wall of this kitchen, seen on Season 7 of HGTV's Design Star, to have visual impact, so the designers leave it free of cabinetry. But to judge Genevieve Gorder, it's too big of an impact. "Because this wall is completely naked, it's a punch in the face...it's incredibly busy," she says.
Bring the box office home with this critic-approved cinema-themed space. Shake up your favorite martini on the marble bar top, and don't forget to grab a bag of popcorn from the cart before relaxing on a comfortable leather couch in front of your favorite movie on the big screen.
Classic Red Living Room is Comfortable, Sophisticated
Bold red walls set the scene for this traditional living room. A globe chandelier lights up the seating area, which pairs patterned blue chairs and a cane-back armchair around a classic white fireplace.
Red English Library With Mahogany Coffered Ceiling
Red damask upholstered walls contrast with the custom mahogany millwork laid out in a diamond pattern in the ceiling. The antique persimmon leather ottoman sits on a stark carpet, and a one-of-a-kind magazine rack holds the client's daily papers from around the world.
Bold Red Dining Room With Tray Ceiling & Colorful Artwork
A bold shade of red, this traditional dining room boasts a tray ceiling that draws the eye upward. Neutral chairs surround a dark wood dining table to keep the space from appearing to loud and busy. A large piece of artwork centers the room, complementing the deep red walls and adding another dose of color.
Traditional Dining Room With Tray Ceiling and Red Accents
This classic dining room earns a bit of flair with red accents, as seen in the curtains and starburst patterned carpet. Neutral tufted wingback chairs are positioned around the dining table, while a traditional candelabra chandelier hangs above. Silvery gray paint covers the tray ceiling, adding a metallic touch.
A plush leather and leopard-print chair with a floral-print pillow sits in front of a window covered by colorful striped drapes in this formal library. On top of a lovely built-in bookshelf sits an impressive collection of autographed footballs encased in glass.
Red and White Traditional Breakfast Nook With Banquette
The colors and patterns take this traditional breakfast nook in a decidedly contemporary direction. Red gives vibrant punch to the banquette and table. Drawers beneath the bench provide handy hidden storage.
Just off the hallway, a floral sofa and blush chairs put a romantic twist on the traditional parlor. Red wallpaper complements the design and draws even more attention to the room's fireplace and crown molding.
Elegant Makeup Vanity With Ornate Gold Mirror & Striped Stool
In the corner of this luxe burgundy bathroom, an elegant makeup vanity offers plenty of space for getting ready. Two sconces flank a large, ornate mirror to provide ample lighting, while a cushioned stool coordinates with the marble flooring.
In the corner of this luxe burgundy bathroom, an elegant makeup vanity offers plenty of space for getting ready. Two sconces flank a large, ornate mirror to provide ample lighting, while a cushioned stool coordinates with the cabinetry.
Gorgeous Master Bedroom with Red and White Carnation Wallpaper
This master bedroom gets its pizzazz by presenting a wall of carnation wallpaper in red and cream. The pattern repeats on the pillow shams. The chair, bench, standing lamp and drapes continue the red theme for a beautifully-designed room.
A pair of weathered green garden urns act as coffee tables, adding a touch of character balanced by a traditional sofa. The large window has a striped valance that evokes a Moroccan feel along with other accessories.