Sliding Wood Barn Door in Cozy Country Living Room With Textured Fireplace Surround and Leather Armchair
A large entryway into the new sitting room/guest room makes the space feel open. A set of sliding barn doors create privacy when necessary and add a beautiful wood detail to compliment the exposed beams, natural wood coffee table and hardwood floor. A stone fireplace surround brings beautiful texture to offset the smooth leather armchair and soft blue walls.
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.
Storage Dilemma: Bulky extra rolls of paper towels are taking up premium cabinet space. Solution: In this stylish kitchen by designer Abbe Fenimore, a decorative basket placed under the center island provides a home for extra paper towels. This simple and smart solution keeps the paper products within easy reach, and allows you to keep track of your supply.
Butcher Block Countertops Add Warmth to the Country Contemporary Kitchen Design
The homeowners loved the idea of having a butcher block countertop, so designers added one section of butcher block on the side of the stove. This section gives the space a bit of warmth that complements the brass drawer pulls and door knobs on the cabinets.
Storybook illustrations from Maxfield Parrish inspired the design of a handcrafted cabinet for plates and dishes. Concrete countertops, tile-covered walls and Arts and Crafts oak cabinetry blend harmoniously with the rolling fields seen through the window.
To give the family a casual eating area, designers had a large kitchen island installed in the center of the space. The addition of this element in the kitchen adds seating and functional counter space and storage space for the family.
Contemporary Black and White Chair in Country Fireplace Sitting Room
Contemporary art over the mantel compliments the contemporary style of the black and white chair in this living room. A differing black and white pattern on the throw pillow creates intrigue in the look without being overpowering. The gorgeous wood mantel frame is an attractive contrast to the bright white walls and the textural brick fireplace.
Blue and white striped curtains warm a wall of windows that frame a quaint sitting area. The white poster bed is dressed with plush blue bedding lit by a soft bedside pendant light and looks out to stunning views just beyond the sitting space.