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HGTV Magazine

HGTV Magazine May 2018

HGTV Magazine is about real life at home. In every issue you'll find money-saving mini makeovers, simple ways to conquer clutter, smart DIY solutions, time-saving cleaning tricks, and so much more. Plus--see how the HGTV experts really live!

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in this issue

1 min.
come on in!

front door of the month light Columbia 12 ½"-tall brass outdoor light in old finish, $349, rejuvenation.com 245 house numbers 5"-tall powder-coated-steel house numbers in key lime, $32 each, houseart.net pillow Amy Sia Agadir 3 Purple 18" x 18" polyester pillow, $49, denydesigns.com chair Isola wicker-and-teak chair in natural, $399, frontgate.com doormat Entryways Tropical Leaves 18" x 30" coconut-fiber doormat, $51, overstock.com door Custom Architect Series mahogany door, from $1,800, pella.com for stores; Camelot Single-Cylinder metal handle-set in antique brass finish, from $95, schlage.com for stores paint Sonic Plum by Valspar planter Pad Outdoor 1.0 Half 15"-tall powder-coated-aluminum planter in orange with low stand, $244, lumens.com. We filled ours with bee balm. DOOR, DOORMAT, NUMBERS, PILLOW: EMILY KATE ROEMER/STUDIO D; BEE BALM: COURTESY OF PROVEN WINNERS…

1 min.
five smart design ideas for a happy and healthy home

1 Tell an intentional color story Brooks tells a story of light and dark by pairing charcoal gray with the room’s natural light sources. On the skylights, she uses dark charcoal gray room-darkening solar-powered blinds that block the light, and her window treatments feature dark gray as a base color. Find lighter grays on the upholstered headboard, club chairs, textiles and area rug that help tie the color story together. 2 Make the most of the fifth wall In the HGTV Smart Home 2018 master bedroom, Brooks combined four VELUX No Leak Solar Powered “Fresh Air” Skylights with an exposed wood beam at the peak of the vaulted ceiling. Natural light from the skylights highlights the dark wood beam, raising the focal point of the room to make it feel bigger. 3 Use natural…

1 min.
copy our cover

art Yellow Flower Minimalist 36" x 36" unframed print in yellow, $137, miranogallery.etsy.com; Gallery 36" x 36" wood frame in white, $93.50, pictureframes.com rug Custom Peter 8' x 10' wool rug in natural, stone, and cobalt, $3,200, jonathanadler.com sofa Preston polyester corner sectional in Bennett indigo and coffee bean finish, $2,999, joybird.com WALLPAPER Brighton wallpaper in new navy on tint, quadrillefabrics.com for buying info SOFA Custom sofa, d2interieurs.com for buying info PENDANT Jasper Morrison Glo-Ball glass pendant, flos.com SCONCES Jonathan Adler Havana steel wall sconces, ylighting.com coffee table Mercury Row Campanelli 23"W x 47"D x 15"H wood table in white, $388, allmodern.com wallpaper A-Street Prints Summer Trellis wallpaper in blue, $140 per single roll, brewsterwallcovering.com pillows From left: Premier Prints 18" x 18" cotton pillow in corn yellow, $30, and Premier Prints Sparks 18" x 18" cotton pillow in monarch orange, $30, both landofpillows.com; 20"…

2 min.
be a pop star!

My friend Ana called the other day because she had just bought a house and wanted to talk paint colors. Her new house is nothing like her old one, which was a cute little cottage with cute little rooms. Her new home is open plan all the way—you can see the living room from the kitchen from the entryway. “I’m thinking light gray on the walls,” she said. “Nope,” I countered. “I know you—you’re gonna want pops of color everywhere, so go with white walls. They make everything pop.” Ana’s sending me some white paint chips to look over. “You’re right,” she said. “I have to have pops!” This Pop of Color issue (our fourth!) is dedicated to all the Anas out there who can’t-stop-won’t-stop decorating with bright, happy accessories. We…

2 min.
behind the scenes

who’s on the show Designer Luke Caldwell and contractor Clint Robertson have been buying, renovating, and selling old homes in Boise, ID, for the past three years through their company, Timber and Love. Luke brings a keen design eye and an affinity for hexagons; Clint pushes function over form and is the guy who warily asks, “How much is that going to cost?” what the show is about The two turn rundown places into great-looking, supremely livable homes. Each hour-long episode starts with Luke and Clint touring houses on the market, mapping out designs and budgets, and assessing which one will make the largest profit when they ultimately sell it. “Both of us love to negotiate and wheel and deal—with each other!” says Luke. where they live If you’ve never been to Boise, surprise: It…

2 min.
engineered for your enjoyment

Superior-performance, eco-friendly composite decking is one of the smart solutions featured in the high-tech, Low-country coastal home. Engineered to bring enduring beauty and unmatched durability to outdoor living spaces (without time-consuming maintenance), Trex was the ideal choice when it came to creating the serene screened porch. The screened porch features Trex Transcend® Decking in Island Mist. A streaked shade of gray reminiscent of aged tropical hardwood, it recalls the beachy allure of driftwood. Its deep wood-grain pattern imparts a high-end look and feel with a low-sheen luster. Trex® SignatureTM Railing in Charcoal Black lends effortless style combined with exceptional strength. It’s a modern, sleek choice that creates panoramic sightlines and allows for unobstructed views. Trex® Deck LightingTM adds ambiance. The energy-efficient illumination easily transforms an area from invisible to inviting. Plan your perfect porch…