The homeowners needed plenty of storage in their new addition, so designers took the opportunity to put storage wherever possible. The created an arched TV niche for a visual anchor point to the space, but it also has a storage closet behind it. On either side of the TV niche, nook areas took double duty-the right nook serves as an eating nook and game table, while the left nook is a craft table and a wet bar.
A striking Gothic staircase leads upstairs from this neutral foyer. An 18th century bronze and leather side chair adds to the medieval charm while a limed oak arts and crafts Cerusier table from David Iatesta complements the woodwork.
In this living room, bold curtains separate the main sitting area from a small playroom. Transitional furniture, durable carpet and layered patterns create a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. The cherry blossom lamp and hand-crafted end table add a subtle Asian vibe.
A leather-textured and metal-studded ceiling, hand-carved ceiling medallion and sumptuous silk drapes with double-layered tassel and bullion fringe create a cozy corner for a hand-crafted game table and leather upholstered side chairs. Gas wall lanterns complement the soft glow of the three-tiered hand-painted silk Fortuny chandelier and help create an ambiance of luxury in this one-of-a-kind room.
Set up two tables for this party: a crafting station and another table for bites and sips. With the focus of this party on crafting, dedicate a large surface for guests to make their ornaments. Transform your dining table into a visually-appealing craft station and arrange chairs around it so guests are comfortable while working on their handmade ornaments. Dress with a simple white tablecloth, then layer with a fabric runner in coordinating colors for visual punch.
If youâ€™re looking for a spot to express your creative side as a family, your coffee table may be the perfect place. Protect the surface with a table cloth or a large flat weave rug by placing a drop cloth or roll of craft paper beneath it. Next, lay out painting or crafting supplies with a cohesive color scheme among vessels.
A long, contemporary table with a waterfront view could serve many purposes, from dining to game playing to crafting. Outside, another table allows for dining al fresco. A long, modern fireplace adds coziness and literal warmth.