The old, worn carpeting was removed, and the room now features dark stained hardwood flooring and area rugs. The low windows get new white trim, and the bead board on the walls and ceiling are painted in a muted gray-green.
Floor-to-ceiling windows allow the sunroom to seamlessly blend with the natural surroundings and provide beautiful views of the lake beyond. Comfortable wicker chairs are the perfect spot to enjoy the outdoors, no matter the weather.
Designer Chip Wade of HGTV's Elbow Room used a sturdy rope attached to the wall with chrome ring fasteners as a rustic stair bannister alongside this staircase, which features clean white risers beneath reclaimed wood treads.
Decorative modern lighting adds a splash of contemporary to this rustic mountain retreat. Wood and metal mix together for a nature-inspired staircase, while exposed stone and wood add organic texture to the space. At the bottom of the stairs is a pair of cowhide benches for seating.
The sloped ceiling, textured wallcovering and platform beds of this attic bedroom evoke the feeling of sleeping in a tent, an especially luxurious one. Between the beds, open shelving stores books and displays colorful accessories. A butterfly chair takes advantage of the big window and pretty view.
When guests enter this mountain retreat in Beaver Creek, Colo., they're greeted by a rustic rock wall, stone tile flooring and an oversized black-and-white photo. A curvy entry table with a bold orange top adds a splash of color to the space, while a leather chair reflects the rustic style of the space.
The beautiful foyer of the HGTV Dream Home 2014, a vacation getaway located in Truckee, Calif., minutes away from Lake Tahoe boasts this rustic pine wood front door as an entryway into the vacation home. The light wood offers a striking visual contrast to the cool gray slate tile of the floor.
The first decision was to choose to remodel the existing structure rather than tear it down. It was important to preserve the character and focus on the sustainable opportunities and inherent embodied energy. As much lumber as possible was salvaged and used throughout the space, such as here at the barista bar.