The stately stylings of this expansive kitchen mean meals around the island feel as grand as in many homes' dining rooms. Metal, lantern-like pendants and exposed wood beams give a hint of rustic charm to the otherwise white space.
Still the reigning design style, the timeless look of traditional kitchens speaks to most of us. The cabinets can be painted or stained, and glass-front doors are a popular option, as are multipurpose islands.
A mixture of wood dining chairs combines at this traditional dining table; each chair showcases a different decorative back. A wood bench lines the long edge of the table opposite the collection of chairs. Four mirrors help reflect light for a bright atmosphere, and a small tree adds color and life to the design.
Traditional Cream Laundry Room With Cherry Red Washer and Dryer
A cream colored theme keeps this laundry room looking bright and open. Ribbed cabinet doors and a washboard wooden door add texture to the room. A cherry red washer and dryer pop against the neutral backdrop. Over the machines, a hanging rack keeps clothes from wrinkling.
Game Room: Clifftop Mansion in Santa Barbara, Calif.
In a playful move by the designer, emerald green covers the walls and ceiling in the spacious game room while the billiard table shows off a ruby red. Double doors allow easy access to a patio and walkway.
A pair of twin beds made with white and pink linens and gold bedskirts share a bedroom that has hardwood flooring and large windows covered with window blinds and rose draperies. A comfy polka dot chair is seated by a sage end table perfect for tea parties and story.
Traditional Black and White Bathroom with Yellow and Gray Floor Tile
This elegant bathroom features white subway tile with black accents and a period style roll-top clawfoot tub. Black trim and crown molding set off the gray and yellow patterned tile flooring. The white walls lend a clean, crisp feel to the stylish space.
The blue and khaki colors of this boy's nursery give a clean and classic feel. Simple blue curtains and a white fur rug complete the room. The animal theme is carried throughout the room in the zebra print bedding, stuffed animals and pictures above the crib.