The kitchen island with its distressed and stained mahogany butcher-block provides a spacious prep area for the avid baking enthusiast and serves double duty for serving and entertaining. The backsplash beneath the upper cabinets is oversized subway tile in white, with white grout.
A large oval shaped mirror with distressed wood frame and beveled glass sits above the vanity in this well-detailed powder room with an easy eclectic style. The light green custom vanity includes a shaker-style, two-piece cabinet and a striking cast bronze under-mount sink.
Natural light pours in from the windows in this French Country-inspired seating area. A distressed wood wingback chair has slouchy neutral pillows, creating the perfect chair for enjoying your morning coffee. A simple striped area rug adds softness to the white hardwood floors, while an antique cabinets provides hidden storage.
Dramatic back lighting make suspended floating shelves pop against the deep blue accent wall. Distressed metal panels framed in the tall cabinets flank the built-in buffet and floating shelves. This accent wall creates a focal point of the room and adds an energetic visual element to the space.
Placing a built-in desk along the wall utilizes space and creates a home office space in this long hallway. A black marble countertop creates a lovely contrast against the white cabinets, and shades of blue mixed with neutrals stripe the wall adding color and a distressed look to the clean design.
Neutral paint and ample lighting give this space a beautiful bright look. Metal chairs with blue pattern upholstery are a great juxtaposition to the traditional circular dining table and elegant chandelier. A distressed buffet adds a great texture to the design, and a bookshelf and cabinet provide space for storage and organization.
To create a coastal cottage kitchen, exposed beams are painted white. The cabinets feature a distressed finish and are paired with speckled cream and brown countertops. The backsplash adds a subtle hint of sea-green color, while the dark wood island brings warmth to the space. A New England-inspired lantern hangs above the island.
The rectangular reclaimed wood table in this dining room provides a division between the living and dining areas. A distressed green bench lines one side of the table and white chairs are positioned along the other. Two globe pendant lights hang above, while bookshelves and a navy blue storage cabinet span the entire wall.
The long buffet cabinet located behind the sectional has a lightly distressed and translucent black finish that allows the grain to show through. On the wall above sits one of two iPad mounts that keep the devices that run HGTV Smart Home 2016 charged and ready to go.
Dining alfresco can be as elegant as indoor dinner parties, especially with a space as chic as this rustic outdoor kitchen and dining area. Blue stone tile grounds the space, while distressed Douglas fir beams on the ceiling and knotty cedar cabinets in the adjacent kitchen give the space a true Old World feel.
This blue and white kitchen and dining combo features white cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and a large crystal chandelier over the dining table. Light blue walls add a distressed buffet table add a colorful cottage feel to the space. While blue, white, yellow, and pink accessories and floral elements give the room a spring-like feel.
In this distinct kitchen design by Susan Serra, the brushed metal table and glass countertops are counterbalanced by the warmth of wood cabinets, hardwood floors and distinct color accents. The gorgeous hand-blown cobalt blue pendants, with natural imperfections, are scene stealers and add artisan appeal to a contemporary setting. "Natural materials in lighting fixtures such as reclaimed wood and distressed metals also add that authentic element we crave," says Serra. "Imperfections are desired and coveted...in context, of course!"