The space was a horrifying mix of purple walls and lime-green splashes, more psychedelic than classy. Matt James takes on this space with a vengeance, going for a Mediterranean look with a modern twist that will create the entertaining spac
Hide CaptionShow CaptionBlue tiles add color to the patio.
Simple terra-cotta containers help to complete the Spanish-Mediterranean look. Terra-cotta pots are excellent when it comes to drainage. The porous quality of the clay means less chance of root disease. However, in a hot climate like California's, it does mean more frequent watering is needed, but as the olive trees are drought tolerant these pots make the perfect partner. Rustic gazing balls add a bit of whimsy, and hexagonal cobalt-blue tiles scattered within the new terra-cotta floor provide a splash of color.