Utah Style and Design

10 Innovative Decorating Ideas

September 19, 2017

Out-of-the-box thinking can take a room’s design from ordinary to sensational. We turned to our current issue and pulled 10 unique treatments and features created by talented pros, indoors and out. The lesson learned? Set your creativity free.

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Image by: Scot Zimmerman

1) Integrate a self-standing tub into the structure of an open shower to unify the bathing elements and turn them into an eye-catching sculptural feature.

Design by Anne-Marie Barton 

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Image by: Aaron Shaw

2) Use custom iron screens to add interest to a landscape while camouflaging unsightly buildings or views.

Design by: Northland Design Group

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Image courtesy: Utah Landscaping

3) Use a sunshade to create a large, two-sided screen for outdoor movie viewing. Just add popcorn for the perfect patio party.

Design by Utah Landscaping 

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Image by: Rochelle Jahdi

4) Give a kitchen’s open shelves a stylishly patterned backdrop by backing them with a broad wall of colored tile.

Design by: Denton House Design Studio

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Image by: Aaron Shaw

5) Use a salvaged stained-glass window in an patio wall to take vintage charm and character from indoors to out.

Design by: Northland Design Group

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Image by: Scot Zimmerman

6) Pass on a plain window. Instead, install an accordion window that all but disappears as it opens and connects your kitchen space to the patio or outdoor living room. Extend the countertop surface on the exterior side of the window to increase the indoor-outdoor connection.

Design by homeowners Darrin Jensen-Peterson and Michael Peterson

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Image by: Aaron Shaw

7) Paint the face of an exterior door to create the look of a mirror reflecting the surrounding landscape.

Design by: Northland Design

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8) Pair a bench with chairs to add versatile seating and surprising style to a long dining table. Place it asymmetrically at the end of the table to amplify the unique design.

Design by: Anne-Marie Barton

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9) Transform a recycled shipping container into a backyard playhouse and off-season storage space. Artificial turf creates wall-to-wall carpet that’s fun and maintenance free.

Design by: Ezra Lee Design + Build

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10) Think beyond rectangles and squares when designing your kitchen island. This triangle-shaped island perfectly suits this small kitchen space and adds a big wow moment. The single-end waterfall design enhances the breakfast bar’s surprising design.

Design by: GAAJ Design

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Written by: Brad Mee

Featured image by: Scot Zimmerman

Brad Mee
Editor-In-Chief

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