French doors were added to create an airy, yet private home office. The walls were painted a medium gray and bright linen window treatments create soft, natural mood. A new ceiling fan was installed, and the room is staged with a traditional desk and chair and a unique ladder bookshelf.
The new Blount dining room is open to the kitchen and living room after Chip and Joanna demolished walls and brightened the space with lighter paint and french doors to the expansive backyard, as seen on Fixer Upper.
French door wall ovens are stylish, but they’re also a great choice in limited spaces because you don’t have to allow room for a conventional door to fold down in front. This new GE Monogram® model is equipped with Bluetooth so that you can control oven functions remotely with your smartphone — say, if you want to preheat while you’re hung up in traffic so that dinner still hits the table on time.
White oak floors in a herringbone pattern add visual interest and texture to the spare, simple style of the formal dining room. When the weather's nice, open up the French doors and have cocktail hour outside.
White Shaker cabinetry, subway tile and stainless appliances add to the overall traditional feel of this renovated kitchen space. The large center island covered in a Caesar stone pebble is ideal for family gatherings, while the French doors provide gorgeous light.
Working from home can be a bit dreary if you're tucked away in a plain box of a room. French doors offer privacy, let the sun shine in, close off messy areas and give you a different scene to rest your eyes on.
Great for enjoying warm nights with family or entertaining a large group, the French doors open up to the patio outside, a space that offers even more seating and acts as an extension of the great room in HGTV Dream Home 2015.