Casual dining chairs, a weathered table and a sinuous dropped track fixture give a relaxed vibe to this dining area, which abuts a home wine cellar. The warm, earthy color palette extends to the ceiling, giving the room a cocoon-like coziness.
This buttercream dining room features several wood accents, including built-in bookshelves and maple hardwood floors. Overhead, faux-painted beams comprise a coffered ceiling, while an elaborate wrought iron chandelier illuminates the intimate dining space.
The open layout of this spectacular great room allows for seamless entertaining from the casual dining space into the living area. Chic neutral furnishings provide plenty of seating throughout the space.
Just outside this modern beauty lies a casual retreat with a perfect view. Concerned with utilizing their usable space, these homeowners wanted a place to enjoy their beautiful view, so they added a lounge space to their home that is perfect for relaxing.
This delightful patio in England designed by Cool Gardens Landscaping Ltd. is the perfect spot for afternoon tea and features a towering garden hedge that serves as an organic art gallery wall complete with an outdoor TV screen and audio system.
On the other side of the pool, various seating options and a stone fireplace create different zones for entertaining. After a quick dip in the water, guests can kick back on the lounge chairs or enjoy a drink by the fire.
The side table is actually a vintage painters' bench, which is low enough to the ground to work with the low-slung red Adirondack chairs. California-based DesignFix also used recycled rock gravel and string lights when designing this small side yard.
Just off the kitchen and family room areas, this casual dining space feels open and bright, thanks to the open concept floor plan and the large window in the side wall of the space. Though the furniture in this room is traditional, the space is not. This elegant dining area allows guests and family members alike to enjoy their meals while remaining a part of the rest of the home's common spaces. This luxury is something that the formal dining room does not boast, allowing the casual dining area to be both a great place for a quiet breakfast and an extension of the home's entertaining space.
A factory cart coffee table and reclaimed barn wood hung over the fireplace mantel add natural texture to this casual living space. A large brown sofa with white trim and a wing back chair provide a comfy place to sit back and enjoy the fireplace. The trio of windows are adorned with floor-to-ceiling indigo-blue drapes and bamboo blinds.
Like many of the rooms in this home, the kitchen, dining and family room feature floor-to-ceiling windows that provide a stunning view of the city skyline. A modern dining table and chairs make casual dining a cinch, while sleek white cabinets and stainless steel appliances complete the minimalistic look of the space.
Using soft neutral tones with pops of color created a comfortable casual space. The designer says she fell in love with the horizontal stripe linen fabric on the window treatments, but wanted to keep the panels looking casual and decided to use a basic rod pocket treatment on the panels to keep the fabric from becoming too formal.