This open plan dining room allows for easy transition between the kitchen and dining spaces, while exposed beam vaulted ceilings give the rooms a spacious look. Natural light streams through windows on both sides of the room, illuminating the dark brown dining table and chairs. A globe chandelier adds a modern touch.
With its large sitting areas, central kitchen, TV, game room and bar, the lodge is the gathering place for family and visitors. Built in a hub-and-spoke design with the main house as the hub, the 4,100-square-foot timber frame structure is made from large fir beams recycled from an elevator built in 1904. The beams have a 100-year-old patina that is striking. The exterior boasts cedar siding custom milled by Pioneer Log Homes and shaved on site.
A long island divides this open-concept kitchen and living space. Stained concrete underfoot and wood beams overhead give the space an earthy warmth, while sleek track lighting and modern cabinetry and countertops play to the home's industrial edge. Complementary shades of blue and orange add both color and character.
The wood beam ceiling echoes the inlaid flooring design in this Colleyville, Texas, breakfast nook. Warm wood trim and rich, traditional furnishings mix with Gothic details in the architecture, giving this home the feeling of a castle. The traditional kitchen features an open floor plan and stone surround for the cooking station.
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines removed the wall between the homeowners' kitchen and dining room and they installed a natural wood support beam in it's place. All new white cabinets and black marble countertops bring a modern look to the kitchen, and two hanging globe light fixtures illuminate the breakfast bar. A new stainless steel range and vent hood is surrounded by a beveled subway tile backsplash.
You can see why a space like this is called a great room. The room connects the entry, living room, kitchen and family room with its tall vintage timber beams and openness to the upstairs master bedroom. Seating from the convertible sofas allows for flexibility in the large space, and the dining room beyond has an amazing ocean view.
Comfortable, oversized plush armchair and sofa beckon for relaxation, reading and friendly conversation near the grand stone fireplace. Large, wood ceiling beams draw the eye to the warming fireplace centerpiece while a stunning rug adds to the space's elegant sophistication. Arched entryways keep the room feeling large and open the space between the dining room and kitchen.
The formal dining room off the large foyer sits behind the gourmet kitchen for convenience for entertaining and family gatherings. A stacked stone focal wall is paired with sleek black ceiling beams and soft neutral tile flooring for a contemporary Tuscan-inspired space. A pair of chandeliers sit above the oversized table surrounded by comfy, earthy chairs.
A new fireplace was added in the living room, creating a visual focal point with its neutral rock facing and built-in benches on either side. The addition of an exposed beam vaulted ceiling makes the room feel more open, while removing a wall between the kitchen and living room allows for an easy flow between spaces.
This city loft in Dallas, TX, offers a living-dining area with oak hardwood flooring, exposed concrete beams and clean lines. Architectural details act as art in this space, as the marble topped kitchen island draws the eye naturally to the dining table beneath the stairs and to the sofa placed in front of floor to ceiling windows.
This Craftsman-style living and dining space feels grand with beautifully vaulted white ceilings with exposed beams. A large, modern pendant light hangs above the living room space with bold, blue furniture positioned to view the nearby outdoor space with a sliding glass door. The open concept kitchen and dining space is steps away and flows naturally with matching design.
This 2,127 square foot cottage has a fantastically landscaped, luscious cottage garden. The entire home has been newly remodeled with warm, gentle tones, high pitched, open beam ceilings, skylights and French doors to let in plenty of natural light, a state of the art kitchen, a new roof, two new bathrooms, three bedrooms and nearly a quarter of an acre.
The large tan sectional in this transitional living room provides ample seating for a large crowd. The open space allows people to visit and socialize between the kitchen and living room areas while the white-beamed ceiling adds a traditional note to the space. A large wood coffee table fills the space in front of the sofa for a cozy, sitting area effect.
An arched stone entry bridges the living room and kitchen in this Tuscan-inspired home in Austin, Texas. In the living room, a beamed ceiling and warm wood finishes give a nod to Mediterranean design, while a wall of glass offers sweeping views of the outdoors. The stone fireplace ties in the with both the accent wall and the home's exterior.
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines installed a natural wood support beam above the breakfast bar. All new white cabinets and black marble countertops bring a modern look to the kitchen, and two hanging globe light fixtures illuminate the breakfast bar. A new stainless steel range and vent hood is surrounded by a beveled subway tile backsplash to complete the stylish look.
Open wall space connecting to the kitchen leaves the dining room feeling open and comfortable. Tufted leather chairs create a sleek set up around the natural wood dining table. An elegant table setting complete with large stone candlesticks is lit by the curled chandelier hanging between wood ceiling beams. Black metal letters decorate the wall spelling "Home" for an extra inviting detail.
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines removed the wall between the Purks' kitchen and dining room to create a more open concept feel. They installed a natural wood support beam in it's place. The appliances were replaced and moved to the other side of the room- a new washer and dryer is now located in the laundry room. All new white cabinets and black marble countertops bring a modern look to the kitchen, and two hanging globe light fixtures illuminate the breakfast bar.
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines removed the wall between the homeowners' dining room and kitchen and installed a natural wood support beam in its place. The dining room is illuminated with a metal chandelier and staged with bright, comfortable chairs and a dining table set with blue plates and French Country accessories and greenery. The new French doors open to the backyard and offer additional natural light.