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Chameleon Design Featured Project: Coventry at Turnleaf, Plan 6 // Jurupa Valley, CA

Plan 6 at the Coventry at Turnleaf is a 4-bedroom home with 4.5 baths and a Guest Suite. We gave the model a modern “Napa Ranch” feel with warm tans, stone, rustic wood and fun pops of plum and tangerine.

Pecan wood made up the cabinetry throughout and we used limestone-look tiles for the floors. Stacked stone and reclaimed wood accent walls create that warm Ranch feel.

Master Bedroom

Kitchen

Family Room

Dining Room

Second Bedroom

Bonus Room

Exterior

Home Design Trends // Scandinavian Style

Renowned for their simplicity, utility, and beauty, Scandinavian homes have a pure, pared backed style that is centered around warm functionality, clean lines, flawless craftsmanship and understated elegance. The use of light is considered to be extremely important, and many Scandinavian homes  are characterized by the use of earthy muted tones, honest materials and minimal ornamentation. This style has had a heavy influence on design trends in the US and elsewhere and we can see why!

Lamp, Natural Design House 

Chair, Smart Furniture

Sofa, Room & Board

Home Design Trends // Wood & White

Nothing looks better against wood than crisp, contrasting white. When you pair this color combo with the clean lines of modern mid-century furniture, you get design perfection. The look goes with just about anything too! Add a touch to your home and watch your space transform.

Dining Table, Euro Style

Dining Table, Euro Style

Dresser, West Elm

Dresser, West Elm

Rocking Chair, Eames

Rocking Chair, Eames

Table Lamp, JC Penny

Table Lamp, JC Penny

Chameleon Design Featured Project: Coventry at Turnleaf, Plan 5 // Jurupa Valley, CA

Plan 5 at the Coventry at Turnleaf is 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. We designed the model to have the look of “clean and modern simplicity,” which we created with a mono color palette composed of rich browns and crisp white. Textural accents such as grass cloth wallpapers and paneled walls keep everything warm and grounded. Cabinets were done in a rich espresso wood with creamy quartz countertops and natural stone tiles make up most of the flooring. The natural element is repeated with accessories such as fossils framed as art.

Kitchen

Family Room

Dining Room

California Room

Master Bedroom

Child’s Room

Guest Room

Front View

Give Your Bathroom An Instant Makeover

No matter how small the bathroom, remodeling it is a big project that can be very costly.  If a major re-model is not in your near future, that doesn’t mean you should settle for a bath that feels less than inviting. These quick-fix solutions will give your bath a major facelift without demolishing tile, hiring a plumber or taking over your weekends:

Swap in Storage With Hotel Style
Bath towels, hand towels and many soaps and shampoos cycle through your bathroom. It’s time to retire storage pieces that read as college dorm. Bring in a linen cabinet, sturdy shelves or a classic metal rack that would be right at home in a five-star hotel.

Photo: Pinterest

Update the Medicine Cabinet
You spend a lot of time in front of your bathroom mirror so much sure it’s not an eyesore. Switch your outdated cabinet for one that’s more stylish.

Photo: Pinterest

Invest in Luxe Linens
First impressions are everything, and those worn, faded towels have seen better days. Invest in a set of fresh towels and you’ll instantly see and feel the difference it makes to your overall bathroom experience.

 

Elevate the Small Stuff
Boutique hotels know this design trick. Display your toothbrush, hand soap, tissues, and cotton balls in something fancy that adds a little shine and polish- elevating even the simple task of reaching for a cotton ball.

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Chameleon Design Featured Project: Coventry at Turnleaf, Plan 4 // Jurupa Valley, CA

The Coventry at TurnLeaf are new two-story homes designed for family living with up to six bedrooms. Plan 4 has a “Traditional Comfort” look with clean, white cabinets, grey washed wood flooring and white walls. This fresh and comfortably styled home has 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths with a Bonus Room, Outdoor Room and Den. Great for a growing family!

Great Room

Kitchen

California Room

Master Bedroom

Second Bedroom

Nursery

Den/Office

Bonus Room

Front View

Easy Tips to Make Your Home Look More Polished

Whether perking up your living room or furnishing a new home, what’s not to love about hiring a professional interior designer? However, if it’s not in your budget we have some tricks up our sleeves that are simple enough to do on your own. Here are some of our favorite and inexpensive ways to make your home look more polished:

Layer Your Rugs

Nothing says comfort and style like multiple layers under your feet. In this room, a woven patterned rug is layered over a larger sisel rug.

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Hang Drapes High and Wide

Hanging your drapes close to the ceiling and wider than the window frame is the trick to creating a bigger, taller and airier space.

Photo: Chameleon Design

Photo: Chameleon Design

Display Books

Books are the greatest accessories ever, as they have the ability to add warmth to any room. Stack and intermix tomes with fun objects for an instantly polished look.

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Avoid Being too Matchy-matchy

Different textures make any interior look more expensive. Combine sisal, leather, metal, linen, glass and different fabrics to make a simple space seem as if it’s been curated by a professional.

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Throw Some Pillows

Accent pillows can look high-end but are super easy on your wallet. They’re a perfect low-risk chance to play around with color and pattern.

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Photo: Chameleon Design

Include a Statement Plant

The fiddle leaf fig is beloved by design pros for its large size, lollipop shape and cheery shade of green. Adding it or a similar big green plant to a room will instantly inject color into an otherwise mostly neutral palette.

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Home Design Trends // Navy Blue

Lately we’re loving pops of indigo blue and deep navy in home design. These rich colors make the perfect backdrop for statement art, and are ideal in cozy library spaces with built-in shelving or cabinets. Navy is the rare color that pairs well with others and can be used as a neutral or as an accent to lend any indoor or outdoor space a classic look. It’s also the perfect complement to Marsala, the 2015 Pantone Color of the Year, as its deep natural hues become extra vibrant against warm earth tones.

Sofa, Room & Board 

Rug, Madeline Weinrib

Curtains, West Elm

Home Design Trends // Painterly Prints

As Spring approaches, the weather will be brightening along with our color palettes. A trend that looks set to make an impact is ‘painterly’ homewares, which means anything with a watercolor or brush stroke style effect. From art prints through to rugs, cushions, tableware and even glass, you can spot painterly effects everywhere. Here is a selection of products to help you bring the look into your own home.

Pillow: Eskayal

Dinnerware Collection: Diane Von Furstenberg

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Dreamscape Mural: Anthropologie

Rug: Kelly Wearstler

Chameleon Design Featured Project: Crossing at Turnleaf, Plan 2 // Jurupa Valley, CA

The Crossing at TurnLeaf are new one and two-story homes with 3-5 bedrooms, perfectly sized for outdoor living and entertaining.

Plan 2 is designed with a “Reclaimed Farmhouse” look that includes white cabinets, hand scrapped warm wood floors and soft maize walls. It was designed with a mid-sized family in mind, as it has 3 bedrooms (with an optional 4th) and 2.5 baths. The kitchen and family room open out to a large indoor/outdoor patio- perfect for California living! The plan also includes a bonus room.

Front View

Entry

Family Room

Kitchen

Loft

Master Bedroom

Bedroom Suite

3rd Bedroom

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4th Bedroom