Posts Tagged ‘Bachman’s Spring Idea House 2016’

The Living Room at Bachman’s Spring Idea House 2016

In contrast to the whimsy and playfulness of the front porch, the living room at the Bachman’s Spring Idea House 2016 illustrated how to mix the spring color pops with sophistication against the gray neutrals in the textures and pieces in the room. The living room, like the Master Bedroom and the Dining Room, was painted with Hirshfield’s…

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Front Porch Spring Fiesta

The front porch at the Bachman’s Spring Idea House 2016 is a perfect example of botanical interest that is packed into every single room.   The floral patterns in the porch are bright and playful– And the room is packed with inspiration. Let’s unpack this room a bit and I’ll show you my favorite elements. The paint…

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Dining Room at the Bachman’s Spring Idea House

Stepping into the 2016 Bachman’s Spring Idea House you are immediately greeted by the signature color – which for this year is coral. The color specialists at Hirshfield’s knew what they were doing when they picked the paint color for the room: Hirshfield’s 573 Chinz. The gray backgrounds throughout the house really helps the coral…

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Exterior Spotlight of Bachman’s Spring Ideas House 2016

The exterior of the 2016 Bachman’s Spring Ideas House had some really beautiful planters this year. My favorite container was this vintage metal trough which was repurposed into a large planter box. The Spring containers continued to incorporate some birch material. It’s so great to think about birch as a more year-round container element and…

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Gardener’s Indoor Potting Room

No doubt about it – the garden bloggers all went crazy for this indoor potting room upstairs in the 2016 Bachman’s Spring Idea House. The idea was to incorporate a room where you could really flex your green thumb and up your vitamin N (nature) intake throughout the year. It’s a little ironic how excited everyone…

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Bachman’s Spring Idea House Sunroom

One of the most creative ideas in the Bachman’s Spring Idea House 2016 was the use of wall paper to achieve design illusions. In the sunroom, wallpaper that looked like a tin ceiling was used as a faux panel in the room. Live and up close, it was a very cool effect and it was…

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Smilla’s Room

I immediately thought of the Danish book Smilla’s Sense of Snow when I walked into this bedroom. The polka dots… Such a cute idea – and soooooooo easy. All they are – really! – is just peel and stick decals.  So simple. Can’t get any easier than that. Don’t like the placement – just move…

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Artistina Bedroom

I dubbed one of the guest bedrooms in the Bachman’s Spring Idea House the Artistina Bedroom. It really is a bedroom designed for an artist – in this case, a little girl who loves to color and create and daydream. The room was painted with Hirshfield’s 002 Elusive White. The paper border around the room…

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