What the Perfect Home Looks Like According to Pinterest

Posted by Laine Smith on 10/16/15 2:33 PM

Pinterest is the modern homeowner's dream. A go-to catalog of thousands of DIY home projects and home designs, many homeowners use Pinterest as their first stop when considering home improvements, renovations, and interior or exterior design. Pinterest recently shared what the most popular home pins were with Tech Insider.

The Perfect House

From the Curb

Home Exterior

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Pinterest users found the detail and lines of this home's exterior, windows and stone work the most appealing. Painted in Benjamin Moore's Evening Dove, pinners love the contrast of this traditional yet modern home design.

Open Living Room

Open Concept Living Room

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Trending in living room design are tall ceilings, open floor plans and gray walls.

Mixed Dining Room

Dining Room

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The dream dining room is all about mixing textures and natural elements with mismatched furniture. The rustic-inspired harvest table paired with upscale touches like faux fur and mixed metals keeps design down to earth yet elegant.

White Kitchens

White and Gray Kitchen

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While gray cabinetry was a 2015 Top 10 Kitchen Trend, white cabinets are still the most popular pin among Pinterest users. Pinners love rustic wood floors, large kitchen islands, and granite countertops.

Traditional or Rustic Bathrooms

Traditional White Bathroom

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Rustic Bathroom

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Pinners are torn between the traditional feel of all-white bathrooms with his-and-her sinks and bathrooms with rustic-yet-elegant touches. For more of 2015's top bathroom design trends, click here.

Dream Closet

Dream Closet

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The perfect closet among Pinterest users has a built-in space for literally everything from shoes and handbags to jewelry and sweaters.

Modern Living Room

Modern Living Room

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While most of the top-pinned room ideas are traditional, style-wise, the most pinned living room is modern, chic and sleek.

Ultimate Man Cave

Basement Man Cave

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Basement Home Theater

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The most popular basement design is the ultimate man cave, fit with a full bar, pool table and poker table. Coming in second in popular basement fixtures are media rooms and home theaters, fit for dining and watching.

Master Suite Respite

Master Suite

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As master suites continue gaining popularity, the most pinned master bedroom inspiration includes a chandelier for elegance and a separate sitting area.

Light & Bright Office

Light and Bright Office

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Productivity meets elegance with Pinterest's most-pinned home office. Lots of natural light, plenty of workspace, and fashionable touches like the chandelier and striped wall make this dream home office smart and sophisticated.

Put-In Place Garage

Organized Garage

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The most-pinned garage is a neat freak's dream. While a good amount of homeowners don't even use their garage to store their car, this pin gives hope to those dreaming of optimal garage organization.

Outdoor Transition

Outdoor Covered Deck

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Outdoor Living Fire Pit

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What dream home is complete without the ultimate outdoor hangout? Outdoor living spaces are the norm these days with decks, patios and porches quickly becoming extensions of homes. While some pinners desired a covered area complete with a pool table, others are craving the open air atmosphere with a grilling station, fire pit and water feature.

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