HGTV Green Home 2012: Guest Bedroom Pictures

A cozy, casual guest space offers all the comforts of home.

A patterned area rug grounds the design of this upper-floor escape, which boasts floor-to-ceiling east-facing windows.

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A trio of interior windows draws light from the stairwell into the sunny space.

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Paper mache drum tables serve as nightstands in a space dedicated to interesting textures and graphic design.

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Organic cotton chevron duvets create a soft cushion and stand in contrast to a hand-blocked cotton harlequin pillow.

The queen-size bed, nestled in its own cozy alcove, is dressed in organic bedding from top to bottom. The headboard, upholstered in a linen-cotton blend, is soil- and stain-protected and gently slanted to accommodate bedtime reading.

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A reading nook offers views of the front yard and bustling sidewalk. A casual lounge chair, upholstered in retro poolside-inspired outdoor fabric, provides the perfect spot to people watch.

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Geometric patterns counter the graceful curves of a reclaimed wood accent table.

Tabletop appointments include tribal ikat-print picture frames and a ceramic honeycomb-imprinted vase.

"Black Ox," a mixed-media work by artist Edward Gross, continues the room's playful theme and palette of primary colors. "Outsider art just made the room design gel," says interior designer Linda Woodrum.

Low-E glass awning-style windows open to invite cool breezes while blocking damaging ultraviolet rays and preventing solar heat gain.

To create a unified design in front windows, Linda chose the same light fixture, a suspension hanging lamp designed by Denis Santachiara, for both retreat and guest bedroom.

An exercise in symmetry, floor lamps with dramatic linen shades and inset wall shelves flank the bed.

A lacquered tray serves up breakfast in bed. Porcelain dinnerware paired with cotton napkins complements the room's collection of graphic patterns.

A hallway, clad in hand-scraped engineered hickory wood, connects the guest bedroom to the bathroom, crafting space and kids' bedroom.

A 36-inch-wide by 24-inch-deep closet offers up storage space for guests.

Antique books displayed in a sheesham wood cabinet lend a sense of permanence to the room design.

Edgy botanical prints discovered at the Canton Street Antique Market suit the room's contemporary design.

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Punches of bright red lend drama in a space defined by black, white and gray. Embroidered dot pillows draw the eye and partner well with the lounge chair upholstery.

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