The bluestone patio leads from the indoor space onto the outdoor covered cabana and beyond, providing the foundation for the outdoor dining space and bordering the pool area, creating an elegant, complementary addition to the original portion of the home.
Designers wanted to create a cool entertaining space for these homeowners, so they installed a unique 14-foot onyx marble table with a stainless steel inlaid vertical grain. Rich, walnut cabinets were put in place to complement the decadent marble, while six stainless steel barstools add a touch of modern flair to the space.
Previously one story, this classic rambler was remodeled to add a second floor and update the exterior feel of the house. The design kept the pitch of the original roofline, but gave more emphasis to the height the house now has.
To complete the seamless indoor/outdoor lounging and entertainment space, designers added three six foot wide sliding glass doors that disappear into the wall when opened. This allows for the family to enjoy both their indoor and outdoor spaces simultaneously.
Leading from the indoor space with the backlit onyx bar, a blue stone patio extends under the covered cabana, but also around the pool and spa area, creating a cohesive indoor/outdoor entertaining space.
The kitchen cabinets in this design are from the original home. They have been cleaned, painted and reconfigured to give them new life and, when combined with the new cabinet hardware and drawer pulls, give the space a custom, unique, rustic look.
After removing walls and closing in the deck, licensed contractor Chip Wade creates a gourmet kitchen in the Francis home of Atlanta, Ga. The kitchen features an oversized island that holds appliances, a wood banquette and kitchen table giving the space a circular flow. The space is decorated with white cabinets and light countertops, but accented with warm accent colors, as seen on HGTV and DIY Network's Elbow Room.
Chip Wade, host of HGTV's hit show Elbow Room, poses in the finished kitchen of the Francis family. They wanted an open, functional space for their family to share meals and to entertain. Chip mad that happen by adding space and taking in the back deck. He and his crew also removed walls to make the space more open and inviting.
To add a unique touch to the Francis family's kitchen/living room combination, licensed contractor Chip Wade created custom blown glass lights and terrariums that hang over the dining table in the Francis family's newly renovated kitchen and living room in Atlanta, Ga.
Wood walls are accented by white cabinets for a clean and warm look in the Francis family's newly renovated kitchen and living room in Atlanta, Ga. By knocking out walls in the existing kitchen and closing in the deck, the Francis family will now have a central space to share meals together and will also give Tricia a better chance to watch the kids while she's in the kitchen, as seen on HGTV and DIY Network's Elbow Room.
The Francis family asked the crew of Elbow Room for a flowing and functional kitchen and family room. To make this happen, Chip Wade and his crew enclosed the back deck and demolished several walls. To make up for lost space, the crew installed an oversized island to hold appliances and supply extra storage. They also added seating in the kitchen by building a banquette to wrap around the kitchen table and adding bar stools to the end of the countertop. The kitchen, then flows into the living room where the crew added comfort in two oversized chairs looking onto the fireplace.