Upstairs Foyer: Historic Prairie House in Riverside, Ill.
Gorgeous, craftsman-style skylights bring in warm, natural light to the upstairs foyer. A wall of low, built-in bookshelves store personal treasures, books and art as you make your way to the second floor living area.
Craftsman Foyer Features Contemporary Black Console Table
A funky metallic vase of white flowers and a trio of matching candlesticks decorate the contemporary black console table in this chic foyer. A stone backdrop is a nod to the original Craftsman style of the home. A staircase with cable rails completes the eye-catching design.
Staying true to the craftsman style, the foyer features warm wood furnishings and wonderful architectural details, like the trio of windows above the console table. Reddish-brown tile is grounded by an area rug that adds color and interest to the space.
Open wide doorways connect the rooms of the lower level, giving an easy, friendly flow to the house. Moldings and the front door are given special notice with a dark brown finish that's a handsome, crisp contrast to the tan walls.
Dark stained hardwood floors make for a warm welcoming entryway into this craftsman style home. The front door gets a modern update with glass panels set high on the door. Gray walls make a nice contrast with the white molding over the doorway to the next room.
Craftsman Foyer With Wood Staircase Passing a Rich Wood Piano With Stained Glass Lamp
Hardwood flooring leads up to the wood staircase where the direction of the wood grain changes guiding the movement through the foyer space. A soft sea green wall color above the lower wall white paneling adds subtle color to the design. A rich wood piano is complimented with a stained glass lamp creating an inviting look.
The Craftsman-style home received a complete remodel, which improves circulation by creating a central hall from the entry door that leads to the main spaces of the house. The sweeping ceilings are 10 feet tall, and the hall is lined with rich paneled columns.
Built-in Bookcases Incorporated Into Foyer Columns
This creative storage space was designed by TriplePoint Design Build to accommodate books and living room knickknacks in the entryway of this remodeled home. The bookcases and columns, which were painted white to match to ceiling and trim of the home, divide the foyer from the living room. The size of the cubby space mirrors the sidelight cutouts above the front door for an interesting effect.
Craftsman Staircase With Light Green Walls, Stained Glass Window Trim and Stained Glass Lantern Pendant Light
White two-column balusters guide the wood banister between decorative wood newel posts. Natural light over the pastel sea green walls and white window trim makes for a light space. A subtle stained glass trim on the windows compliments the gorgeous frosted stained glass finish of the singular pendant light hanging above.
Craftsman-Style Foyer With Rich Wood Tones and Brick Wall
This Craftsman-style foyer uses simple architectural elements such as a brick wall and rich wood tones to invoke a warm first impression. A charming built-in houses a plant, highlighted by a wooden-carved entryway mirror. A custom-made Delos area rug adds visual interest to the space.
From the moment you step in the front door, designer Kristina Wolf played up the home's dominant Craftsman features. White interior columns and wide molding stand out against the powdery blue walls in the foyer.
Hallway: Historic Prairie House in Riverside, Ill.
Leading the way to the second floor living area, a narrow hallway includes a low, built-in bookcase on one side to display art, books and personal treasures. The real show-stopper, though, is the vaulted ceiling with craftsman-style skylights to match the overall design of the space.