Ultimate Retreat

Transform your home into a retreat

Tucked away on Lake Champlain in Burlington, Vermont, DIY  Network Ultimate Retreat™ 2017 is a cozy wooded escape with breathtaking views. The charming lakeside escape underwent serious renovations and La‑Z‑Boy was along for the ride. Check out the dramatic final reveal, space by glorious space and learn how you can create your own retreat at home.


Room scene with Gatsby Chair


The perfect size for a personal retreat. Use a small side table to complement the size of the chair and a floor lamp to offer dimension.

Living room with Talbot Sofa, Avenue Chairs, Vernon Nesting End Tables, and Blaine Chairside Table


in a calm space that utilizes neutrals and blues. They open up the space and make the room feel larger.

Closeup of Talbot Sofa and Vernon Nesting End Tables
Closeup of Avenue Chairs
Closeup of Avenue Chair


Layering color and texture with accessories and accent furniture makes the room feel cozy and neutral walls come alive.


Entry way with Cody Door Bunching Chest

Functional & beautiful

Create a stunning entry way with small decorative cabinets that are functional, as well as beautiful.


Bedroom with Samuel Queen Platform Bed and Aiken Three Drawer Nightstand

Bold patterns & colors

Geometric patterns and bright colors add visual dimension to any room. Functional wood side tables add warmth and texture.


Mixing vibrant patterns can anchor a small space. Classic features like metal, subtle wood grain and neutrals can bring an eclectic feel and balance.

Bedroom with Nolita Chair and Flashback Cocktail Table


Den with Kennedy Sofa and Boracay Trunk End Table


Refresh your living space with accent pillows, colorful lamps and textured trunks to bring that one-of-a-kind feel to your family room. Create a comfortable and cozy, yet "designer" type look!

Closeup of Boracay Trunk End Table with accessories
Den with Gatsby Chair and Mila Entertainment Console


One wall in a bold color can offset neutral pieces and make the eye travel upward. Consider hanging colorful and fun artwork vertically versus horizontally.


Dining room with table and chairs

Clean lines & texture

Clean lines, rich texture and unexpected details create a rich yet functional dining space! Keeping the space mostly neutral while adding pops of color creates balance.


Deck with patio furniture
Designing an entire room? Book your FREE design consultation!

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