An LED TV sits in a rustic niche across from the couch. “We have a lot of fencing outside that is cedar. We brought that inside, so there is a real definite tie in,” says HGTV Smart Home 2015 designer Linda Woodrum. “We took that cedar, put it in the back of the niche where the TV is, and we painted the opposite wall.”
Remodeled for a client who downsized from a large piece of property to a zero lot concept. Here in SoCal we are having a water shortage so many of my clients are moving away from the houses with acreage and buying tiny beach homes to have a pared down simple lifestyle.
This modern backyard oasis provides the ideal spot for outdoor entertaining, pairing together natural wood planks and polished concrete. Lush plants line the space providing a soft accent, while a stainless steel grill and countertop area offer an area for food preparation.
An ideal setting with spectacular sightlines is the best reason to add a deck and this creation from JW Architects takes full advantage of the view with a stylish design of cedar decking and TPO membrane (Thermoplastic polyolefin).
Using cedar tongue and groove can create a gorgeous outdoor sauna space for the ultimate in relaxation. Glenn Auerbach, who also blogs at SaunaTimes.com, often uses western red cedar for the saunas he builds in Minnesota.
A row of sliding glass doors invites indoor-outdoor living and allows plenty of light to filter through this modern home. A mix of cedar wood and stucco siding complements the natural surrounding landscape.
This sunny roof deck project features multiple seating areas, an outdoor dining table and a custom fire pit. A cedar pergola offers partial shade above Ipe decking and SYNLawn artificial grass, making this rooftop deck a perfect space for entertaining and sun bathing in the Windy City.
Cedar walls and cabinets add rustic appeal to this eat-in kitchen. A spacious island allows for prep space as well as eating space, while a professional-grade stainless steel oven and range hood add a modern touch.
A cedar ceiling is paired with cedar walls and floors to create rustic appeal in this spacious eat-in kitchen. A casual dining area and a trio of barstools at the island provide adequate seating for the family-friendly space.