Designer Kari McIntosh Dawdy added two small barrel armchairs in turquoise blue velvet to accompany this shades of blue family room. They blend with, yet provide visual contrast against the medium blue walls for an unexpected yet entirely appealing design. Brass floor lamps and urn occasional tables, bold pillows and the pink tones seen in the dining area also give the room pizzazz.
The paper plane artwork creates a sharp contrast to the more ethereal design of the St. Frank's Indigo Dots wallpaper and speaks to designer Kari McIntosh's theme of the relationship between the heavens and earth in the woman's office at the 2017 San Francisco Decorator Showcase.
The homeowners love the California Redwoods, so these majestic trees were incorporated into the design of this bedroom. The gray color on the wall complements the misty quality of the mural. The natural wood of the headboard, bed frame and the dressers reflect the inherent beauty of the Redwood Forest.
Designer Kari McIntosh selected St. Frank's Indigo Dots wallpaper and a sunburst mirror to create a rich design setting symbolizing the relationship between heaven and earth in the woman's office at the 2017 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. The office is located between the master bedroom and bath to make an easy escape for the homeowner.
The nursery for this couple is a beautiful, modern space. The crib and changing table, both white with wood trim, are elegant, simple and practical. These simple pieces help make the space look clean and uncluttered. The unique modern light fixture adds character to the space, while the floor-to-ceiling gray curtains add texture and help to block out light during nap time.
The owners of this craftsman-style home wanted a kitchen update that allowed them to keep existing appliances while improving the room's space plan. Shaker-style cabinets, quartz countertops and striking green subway tile give the space a whole new look that keeps with the architecture.
The homeowners wanted to inject personality into their master bathroom, and designer Kari McIntosh Dawdy did it with a custom tile design and unique mirrors and lighting. An arts & crafts-style vanity from The Home Depot fits the home's architecture, while crisp cream and brown tile leaves the space feeling updated and fresh.
Chalkboard paint creates a fun corner in this newly renovated, Craftsman-style kitchen. In the space, apple green subway tile complements the reddish tones in the Shaker-style cabinetry. A wall-mounted plank shelf is a nifty storage solution and a stylish touch.
Clever wall accessories make storage space off the floor in this chic gray modern nursery. One shelf provides a handy spot for books with hooks corralling little coats and jackets. A cozy armchair underneath awaits story time.
Preparing for a new arrival is always a thrill! Not knowing the gender and working with the existing wall color, the designer sought to create a baby oasis. Cheerful orange and white stripes on the ceiling provide a canopy effect over the crib.
To embrace the shades of blue family room design, Kari McIntosh Dawdy selected two contemporary lamps in white and blue that she placed on a sofa table behind the sofa. Anyone who enters the home will appreciate, at a glance, their appropriateness to the rest of the room.
Designer Kari McIntosh Dawdy transformed this kitchen with bright colors and accents, giving this 1920s home a more contemporary feel. She selected white cabinets and gray countertops that can handle the orange tones that pop within the room. Especially captivating is the soft orange-colored ceiling that helps to frame the entire design.
Designer Kari McIntosh Dawdy's sense of fun was well-featured in this remodeled kitchen with the addition of a banquette and chairs in bright orange. Because the backdrop of the kitchen is in white and neutral tones, she was able to bring some modernity to this 1920's home in the accessories and colors of her design.
Baby's living the stylish life in this cheery modern nursery that features gray walls and wide orange and white stripes creating a canopy out of the ceiling. An intricate blue pattern on the white floor rug brings another colorful, graphic dimension to the space.