Striped duvet covers in citron and white contrast beautifully against the blue walls in the guest bedroom of the HGTV Design Star season seven cast house.
An intricate paint job creates the illusion of molding in this brightly colored dining room. The glass-top dining table is set with a simple white runner and metallic candlesticks.
A hot pink acrylic chair adds a powerful punch of color to this eclectic space, complete with a black and white animal rug.
This bedroom wows with serene neutrals and graceful touches. Ruffled roman shades allow for soft light to filter into the room, while an ornate headboard and luxurious linens are sweetly feminine.
This neutral contemporary living room features a curved standing lamp, gray sofa and decorative, colorful sofa pillows. "Tom understands how to be inspired by something beyond its surface quality and creates a tailored and restrained elegance in the staging of his selected furniture and accessories in the exact same way a tulip is tailored and restrained," said Vern Yip, judge on HGTV Design Star.
On season four of HGTV Design Star, contestant Jason creates a girly, princess suite for 17-year-old Paulina by painting the walls pink and adding black and gray accessories for a sophisticated touch.
If you think you can't paint a bedroom black or mix black walls with brown furniture, think again. As seen on HGTV's Deserving Design, host Vern Yip's black bedroom makeover delighted the Halloween-loving homeowners. He brought some light into the space with oversized lamps, lots of candlelight and reflective metal art above the headboard.
A small island with a butcher-block top grounds this cottage kitchen. The table under the window, surrounded by a built-in banquette, offers seating and more work area. Milk glass pendants, gold curtains and a brass colander add warmth to the design.
“As graphic and exciting as this room is from a color and pattern perspective it falls short, very short, on function,” explains designer Vern Yip. “Kids come with a lot of junk — bright red, yellow and blue plastic brain-forming junk that needs to go somewhere. Bins, baskets and buckets are every parent's savior when it comes to conquering kid clutter.”
The season 5 HGTV Design Star episode "Getting Trumped" featured this contemporary living room, seen here after the redesign.
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 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.
This smart living space incorporates a space to relax as well as a place to work. A wall-mounted desk saves floor space, while still serving as a mini home office. Vertical striped elongate the room, while a window framed with soft gray curtains offers a stunning view of the city.
A stand-alone cabinetry piece gives this master bath a more formal, traditional look than the outdated “honey-oak” cabinetry that was previously in the space. With plenty of floor space to display something decorative, designer Rachel Kate selected a tile medallion for the area and designed coordinating borders in the shower and bath surround.
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