This colorful bedroom features bright walls and pops of color in the furniture and bedding. A tall custom desk, painted hot pink, between twin beds also functions as a nightstand
This sleek and simple contemporary dining room with blonde wood floors was designed by Stacey Cohen, a contestant on HGTV Design Star season 5. Stacey specializes in green residential and commercial design and describes her design style as "clean lines and modern principles."
Gold stenciling adds a hint of Old World elegance to this neutral nursery featuring a painted armoire. A series of window panels allows you to control the amount of light in the room, while two cribs offer options when it comes time to nap time.
Julie Khuu, an interior designer from Santa Ana, Calif., joined the cast of HGTV Design Star for season five. This dining room is one of the designs that landed her a spot on the show. Black leather chairs, dark wood floors and a dark wood table with elegant place settings create a striking look in this creamy modern dining room.
"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.
"Fill the negative storage spaces with correctly scaled items, books, photographs," advises HGTV Design Star judge Genevieve Gorder for this bedroom. "Give me something to look at. A lighter finish on the shelves would also help the space feel a bit bigger.
As seen on HGTV's Design Star season 7, Britany Simon's bold, graphic fretwork pattern wows the judges. She had a carpenter cut the pieces out of MDF, then painted them white to contrast with the blue walls.
HGTV's Design Star judge Candice Olson complimented this design said, "First impressions are everything in the visual word of design. The moment you enter this apartment you feel the wow factor." The eclectic vibe of this living room features a traditional gray sofa, two-toned turquoise walls, a plush red coffee table and ottoman, and a wooden swing seat. The floral patterned brown and white rug adds depth to the design.
Eclectic and stylish, this living room is grounded by a zebra-print area rug. Fun accents, like a black-and-white chandelier and faux moose taxidermy, bring playfulness into the space.
A pair of plush-topped ottomans emphasize the red flecks in the patterned carpet in this transitional living room while a neutral tufted sofa keeps the space from looking too over the top.
A quaint dining room features a hanging cube lamp decorated with butterflies. The dining table has chairs on one side and a bench on the other, providing seating for multiple people.
Kathy Griffin wants a work area for Team Griffin, her three full-time employees, that also incorporates her love of modern Zen style. On season four of HGTV Design Star, contestant Antonio uses a fresh shade of purple to lighten the space and add innovative touches like a huge map of the United States for Kathy to map out her tour dates.
A white modern shelving unit lends itself as a headboard as well as nifty storage for this living room. An acrylic coffee table and triangular shaped chair add to the sophisticated look.
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