Instead of replacing the upper cabinets with new cabinets, the owners build open shelves using rustic pine boards and IKEA brackets. To complete the farmhouse look, they stain and seal the shelves with finishing wax.
To modernize the kitchen and open up the space, the owners install open shelving, repaint the lower cabinets and replace the counter with a hand-me-down butcher block. Even with a splurge on vinyl floor tiles, they keep the budget to $3,400.
Often advertised as the world’s largest corn maze, Richardson Farm in Spring Grove, Illinois offers five separate maze games within its sprawling 33 acre spread. This year’s theme is The Chicago Blackhawks, the 2015 Stanley Cup Champions.
This navy blue kids' bedroom features a sports-adventure theme with a twist of nautical flair. The three-drawer dresser was adorned with a relief stencil of a schooner. Above the dresser, world globes, more sailboats and a framed vintage advertisement for a ski trip add to the travel and adventure style.
This striking, contemporary home office space feels as luxurious as it is functional. The glass-top table is the room's most unique feature, with a molecule-inspired brass base. A starburst mirror behind creates an inspirational aura, and personal affects displayed in the custom built-in shelves conjure memories of grand adventures.
Inspired by The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, this boys' bedroom features a large wall mural that depicts the outdoors. A trio of tree stumps and "chopped-up" wood blocks mirror the scene on the mural while a bold blue area rug and nightstand stand out against the pair of white, modern twin beds with all-white bedding.