Erin and Ben agreed with the homeowners that the home would be better served by restoring the original porch. The French doors get updated for proper function and are painted ox-blood on the exterior side to match the front door, and white on the inside in keeping with the interior trim.
This family room feels so comfortable with a cushy sofa and armchairs. The Craftsman-style cabinetry provides lots of storage, both open and hidden. The warm wood finish is brightened by lots of windows and light blue walls.
The bookshelves get modified slightly to give them cleaner look more in the Craftsman style, and French doors with frosted glass are added between the living room and the adjacent space that could serve as either an office or spare bedroom.
White floral bed linens give a feminine, softening effect over the sturdy, dark wood bed frame. Wood nightstands and the wood framed french doors add to the wholesome, craftsman feel of the design. Neutral curtains and roman shades blend the wood finishes with the neutral wall coloring.
The neutral toned bedroom in this Craftsman style home is designed with relaxation in mind. Cream colored carpeting lines the floors with wooden baseboards and accents, plus large exposed beams overhead. The bedroom also features wooden French doors that open directly to the water view.
A built in entertainment center with mesh door cabinets is tucked into the wall leaving open floor space for seating. A thick wood bench with brown leather seat cushion sits low, keeping the view to the television open. Red curtains frame wood french doors adding a warm tone color to compliment the wood elements. A tile surround and wood mantel give a decorative finish to the fireplace.
The design of this home gym is kept simple and clean, allowing for plenty of space and focus for a good workout. The machines are surrounded with open floor space for a safe environment. Glass French doors can enclose the room while still providing a view into the living area. Wooden cabinets keep accessories stored easily and out of sight.
Shaker-style cabinets fill these kitchen walls creating space for organized storage. French doors to a rear patio create a light-filled through line from the kitchen to the rear yard. A black island countertop breaks up the brightness and white color usage throughout the design.
Though predominately traditional, this dining room has some Craftsman influences, including the chandelier and beautiful wooden details. Just beyond the dining space, French doors lead the way to the patio area.
Soft, neutral walls combine with large windows and French doors to create a light, airy environment in this Craftsman-style living room. A rustic, stacked stone fireplace is the focal point of the room.
Exposed wood beams add Craftsman style to this light and neutral master bedroom, where French doors lead out to a beautiful porch area that overlooks the ocean. Comfortable blue armchairs provide the perfect spot to read a book and rest.
The Craftsman home has walls of long windows and French doors that blend the indoors and out, and step out into the beautiful backyard. A contemporary pool is surrounded by a simple, neutral patio, where dining and relaxing outdoors is a must.
The earth-toned kitchen is designed to reflect nature's colors and blend the indoors and out. A pair of French doors with sidelights make up most of the east wall of the kitchen and bring in a dramatic amount of light. The doors open out to the backyard, which the homeowners use every day.
Custom-cut slate wall and concrete fireplace surround make for a stunning rustic focal wall in this contemporary Craftsman living room. A comfortable neutral sofa is paired with sleek, lounge-like chairs for cozy seating, while a low bench in front of the French doors provides extra seating without blocking the lake views.