For homeowners who love to entertain, it was an easy decision to convert the main floor of this house into an open concept layout. The floor plan combined three separate rooms (living and dining room and kitchen) to create a versatile space ideal for large parties. Bright yellow accents are an energizing finishing touch.
Cozy Country Cottage in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
This beautiful country cottage has been renovated to include a warm color palette that plays on the warm, California sunshine let in by skylights and expansive multi-pane windows and French doors. The ceilings are high pitched and feature exposed beams, creating the cozy cottage feel in this just over 2000 square foot home.
A vibrant orange desk paired with a contemporary gray chair sits against a yellow wall in this kid's bedroom. The carpet is shades of black-and-gray rectangles to contrast against the bright colors of the room.
Soft Yellow Open Plan Kitchen With Nearby Dining Area
This kitchen features a yellow accent wall and brown wooden cabinets. Blue pendant lights hang above the kitchen island, while the nearby dining area boasts a wooden table. Exposed beam ceilings throughout and countertop succulent plants add a Southwestern feel.
Yellow Stripe Accentuates Dramatic Height of Bedroom Ceiling
The dramatic ceiling height is accentuated by a strip of yellow painted above the beadboard trim and below the picture rail in this bedroom. Vintage schoolhouse pendant lights speak to the era of the 1879 home.
Light and Bright Open Concept Living Space With Exposed Beam Ceiling
Wall-to-wall sliding glass doors allow natural light to floor this living space, while also providing access to the outdoor pool and patio areas. The exposed beam ceiling adds a Southwestern touch, while natural hardwood floors finish the look of the space.
Warm, Bright, Open Concept Remodeled Kitchen with Breakfast Nook
The beautifully remodeled eat-in kitchen has an open concept design that allows the kitchen and breakfast nook to share natural light. The design also increases the functionality of the space with a peninsula that allows for easy food serving and a clear line of sight that allows for the visual connectedness of the two areas, making this a great place for entertaining or a quiet breakfast with the family.
This footstool-turned-ottoman was destined for the trash. The fabric was torn and the wooden base had seen better days. But with a coat of paint and yellow fabric, it's now a cheerful addition to this sitting room.
Black and Yellow Contemporary Kitchen and Dining Room
One of the goals in this kitchen makeover was increased storage. Designers achieved that by extending a row of cabinets into the dining area. The long island and cheery yellow barstools act as visual separation between the kitchen and living room.