Home Tour Takeaways

This past weekend, residents of Plaza Midwood opened their doors and gave us great ideas
Leah Hughes
A large window, spacious desk, and ample lighting create an inviting work space.

The Plaza Midwood Home & Garden Tour invited us into eight neighborhood spaces. Below are seven takeaways to inspire your next project, inside or out.

1. These two home offices offer plenty of light and functional desk space.

Home office


Home office by window

2. Several home owners incorporated natural elements, such as coral, shells, and orchids, into their decor.

Orchids coral and plant on table mantle with coral

3. Black blinds add an interesting complement to this bedroom's dark furniture.

black blinds

4. Instead of stashing keepsakes—such as birth certificates, school awards, and childhood artwork—in boxes beneath the bed, these home owners framed them and displayed them in an upstairs hallway.

Framed birth certificates and children's artwork

5. These decorative light fixtures are great focal points.

dining room chandelier iron fixture in the breezeway

6. Outdoor walls become canvases for wall hangings and climbing vines.

wall art vines climbing the wall

7. A fenced-in garden protects plants from deer, rabbits, and squirrels.

fenced-in garden
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