Throughout the kitchen and living room, exposed beams and molding, which had been dark stained wood, were painted white to help give the overall space a lighter and more open feel. New recessed lighting and upgraded French doors bring tons of light into the space.
Keeping a muted color palette in a room is a sure-fire way to ensure a sense of serenity, especially in a bedroom. Harmonious shades of aqua and white bounce around the room with eye-catching textural and pattern changes. A soffit provides the perfect placement for recessed lighting above the bed.
“We have really great hip designer lighting around the house. All of the decorative fixtures throughout the house use LED bulbs, including the candelabra bulbs above the dining table and all the lamps so we have a complete LED story here,” says house planner Jack Thomasson.
The Gaspar's new kitchen has been completely transformed with new cabinetry, appliances, and wood flooring. The doorway between the kitchen and dining room is now wider and a window was cut to create a breakfast bar in the living area on the other side of the half wall, creating a more open feel, as seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper.
The Gaspar's new kitchen has been completely transformed with new cabinetry, appliances, and wood flooring. A modern black subway tile backsplash, a wood-framed vent hood, granite countertops and a functional kitchen island were installed. The outdated wallpaper was replaced with light blue/gray paint. The doorway between the kitchen and dining room is now wider, as seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper.
Lighting is an important element of shower design, both for style and safety. Recessed light fixtures provide ample illumination in this accessible, curb-less shower, which also features a fold-down seat and attractive grab bars.
Recessed lighting brings tons of light into this Mediterranean kitchen boasting dark wood cabinets and paneling. Neutral, stone tile floors balance and brighten the masculine, dark tones that surround the exquisite space.
White tile flooring, white walls, and exceptional recessed lighting create a bright, open look in this stylish kitchen. Sleek drawer pulls and stainless steel accents add to the room's contemporary style.
If your budget allows, consider a "scene" integration system that allows you to preset, typically, four different lighting levels. (For example, daytime, food preparation, dinner and evening entertaining.) This 3-D wooden square is a great way to jazz up normal recessed lighting and add accent to the ceiling.
A wall was removed to bring more space and light into newly merged dining room and living space. Antique furnishings and wooden corbels bring both a refined look and a visual tie with the interiors at the B&B next door, as seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper.