Existing knotty wood paneled walls were kept in place when this cottage living room was renovated. Modern furnishings with clean lines balance the rusticity of the room for an updated version of farmhouse charm.
Knotty pine paneling is original to this cottage's living and dining space and was kept natural to maintain the modern country feel. The natural wood provides a backdrop to the owner's colorful artwork depicting a jazz club scene.
This master bathroom was designed to take in the treetop views via bright, open windows. The knotty pine walls keep it feeling like a quaint cabin, while the updated wetstyle vanity and tub put a modern twist on the rustic aesthetic.
Reclaimed knotty pine forms a herringbone pattern on this family room floor for added interest in the small space. A bright yellow banquette grabs the eye and provides a nice contrast to the dark blue walls.
This kitchen features an accent wall covered in shiplap, a pine paneling often used in barns and historic homes. Custom reclaimed wood storage baskets decorate the wall, showcasing fresh produce. Blue and oak cabinets, recessed lighten,g and wide plank hardwood floors are used thought the remainder of the space.
Blue wall paneling and ceiling beams provide a bold backdrop for the pine dining table in this country-style dining room. A painted chandelier, striped curtains and white dining chairs help tone down the saturated wall color, creating an overall look that is cozy.
Sarah Richardson, host of HGTV's "Sarah's Summer House," used the sun as the inspiration for the bright colors in this guest bedroom. The recycled white-painted pine paneling on the walls gives a neutral backdrop to the colorful fabric schemes. The division in the windows brings charm into the space, while the brass bed adds a robust element to the summer cottage bedroom.
Originally, the wood-paneled stairwell leading up to this attic was extremely dark and dingy. Horizontal slats of whitewashed pine lighten up the stairwell and the attic walls, turning the space into a refreshing yoga studio. Now the stairwell wall serves as the central divider between the area designated for yoga sessions and the space meant for desk work.
A large box in shape and appearance, the foyer is designed to connect the home's public and private wings. The foyer's far wall is framed out with painted pine trim. Inside each 34-inch square lies a panel of corrugated steel, a rustic building material that finds a new sleek, sophisticated interior application.