Neutral, light colors make this master bedroom feel calm and fresh. Bed and night tables: Bernhardt; Custom mill work: AWWSI; Fabrics: Robert Allen; Seating: Lee Industries; White grasscloth wall covering: Seabrook; Lighting: Arteriors
Off the main house is a pavilion, which acts as an office when it's not being used as a guest house. This elegant bathroom features a stunning floating marble vanity, rich mill work and hammered metal sconces for an earthy contemporary atmosphere.
A monochromatic room can still have a warm look when you layer textures and architectural details. The living room off this kitchen features a sitting area of comfortable chairs and intricate mill work surrounding the fireplace. An ornate white glass front hutch in the corner connect this space with the adjoining traditional kitchen.
The custom rough-edge bar top is made from longitudinal slices of raw pecan hand cut at a wood specialty shop in Valley Mills, Texas. The same wood was used to create the open shelving and work desk in the new home office.
A stone fence meanders around a series of garden rooms in a Lake Forest, Ill., property, which is owned by a professional gardener and was featured on a tour by The Garden Conservancy. The garden has more than 60 varieties of woody plants alone and includes a formal lily pond and a shade garden, woodland garden, rain garden, working garden, vegetable garden and rose garden.