The beautiful hardwood floors in the bar help lead the eye across the large space, from the pool table all the way over to the lounge. Painting the ceilings white gives the illusion that they're higher than they are.
Stripes of hardwood flooring make a dramatic statement in this amber-colored transitional boys bedroom from HGTV Green Home 2011. A loft bed flipped upside down becomes a pint-size four-poster bed and the transitional armchair is the perfect place for reading.
The woodwork in this striking foyer was inspired by a historical plantation in Virginia. Walls are striped with pastel green, while the hardwood floors are painted in a decorative diamond pattern. The antique walnut bench and framed artwork are more traditional pieces in the design.
Hardwood flooring may not be the most water-resistant kitchen flooring choice, but it is a popular and beautiful floor covering. The wide-plank hardwood in this kitchen is made with FSC-certified hardwood and protected with an eco-friendly wax-oil finish. Photo courtesy of DuChateau Floors
To protect the home's original hardwood floors, the designers laid down a thick runner in the foyer. Thanks to its darker hue, the rug creates a sharp contrast with the white walls and brings in a touch of drama that's befitting of a Greek Revival-style home.
The kitchen of this charming Jamestown, Rhode Island, cottage was once dim and closed off, with a narrow window. Post-renovation, it's light, bright and open, with integrated appliances, a petite island and crisp white cabinetry that extends to the ceiling for maximum storage. Hardwood flooring adds to the charm.
Incorporating textural differences into your master bath will not only create an excellent design plan, but will also add depth to your space. This master bath combines the textures of hardwood flooring, ceramic and tile to create subtle differences in line and shape while maintaining the overall neutral color scheme of the room.
This hallway is kept bright with white walls and natural light from the layers of large windows. Light hardwood steps match the flooring. A stylish glass table supports modern decoration and red flowers adding a touch of color to the hall.
This traditional foyer offers a light and bright feel with a cream wall color and white trim accents. The dark wood console provides a beautiful contrast to the pin parquet flooring, while also allowing for storage of small necessities.
Bold blue walls and heavily veined marble combine to create a bathroom that stands out in this contemporary Reno home. Exotic Danish mahogany floors tie in with the built-in cabinetry, which includes a pair of modern, floating vanities.
Industrial-style pendant lights hang over the island in this neutral transitional kitchen. The marble-topped custom cabinetry houses a 1,058-pound five-oven AGA range and a custom farmhouse soapstone double sink.