The "treehouse feel" of the HGTV Dream Home 2011 is especially evident in this room with its abundance of wood and autumn-inspired colors. Floor-to-ceiling windows and maple flooring lend an air of the outdoors, while modern furniture and a steel wall sculpture make it a comfortable and lively space for entertaining.
Evoking the home's English charm, Wedgwood blue built-ins provide plenty of storage for dishes, cups, serveware and even houses a coffee serving station. Original hardwood floors ground the dining room and a classic table is surrounded by simple yet comfortable chairs.
As seen on HGTV's Love It or List It Too, designer Jillian Harries has designed a space that is functional for the family. With two teenage girls, having a space for the whole family to spend time was important, so Jillian made sure to include plenty of comfortable seating. The open concept first floor allows the family to be together even when they are in separate rooms.
Nothing says Old World magnificence quite like this hand-painted cathedral ceiling and two-tier chandelier. The ceiling creates an instant feeling of Italian renaissance and splendor in the elegant gathering room where it exists.
This home's steel and composite decking porch, with galvanized pipe and cable railing, connects living spaces to the neighborhood. The outdoor space leads to a weatherproof gathering room, complete with its own direct-vent fireplace.
Nothing says old world magnificence like the hand-painted cathedral ceiling and two-tier chandelier of this elegant gathering room. Looking up, the room emits a feeling of Italian renaissance and splendor, while the furnishings and accessories deliver a traditional and comfortable spin on old world style. The most spectacular piece in the room is the 16th-century fireplace imported from Cyprus. Designer Lori Venners added beige Knole sofas to pull in the gold hues from the ceiling detail while also complementing the chocolate-brown draperies and dark wood furniture.
In this white, bright and eclectic kitchen, a long island provides ample space for the young family to gather. The room opens to a casual dining space that overlooks a fun family room complete with a teepee for the kids. The whole house is designed as a playful haven for the family to have fun together.