The newly-remodeled kitchen features a mixture of rustic and modern elements. All of the wood is reclaimed, and the natural grain and textures work nicely as a contrast to the slick modern edge of the quartz counters, backsplash and stainless steel appliances.
HGTV Dream Home 2012 is a modern, rustic ranch home that boasts almost 4,000 square feet of living space. The home's muted gray exterior and subtle native landscaping help it blend seamlessly into the Utah terrain.
In the master bedroom, designers kept the modern theme at the forefront of their design with simple, muted colors and clean lines, then they brought in heavy, wood grained furniture to incorporate the rustic feel into the space.
From the rear of this modern-rustic ranch, the homeowners have access to all of their home's exterior spaces. From the more intimate, lower outdoor dining area and covered lounge space to the larger, upper level dining area with a grill space, each space is accessible from the home's interior, allowing for a seamless indoor-outdoor entertaining space.
Joanna Gaines, of HGTV's hit show Fixer Upper, wanted to give these homeowners the kitchen of their dreams. They desired a modern, rustic open concept kitchen, but their previous kitchen was small and closed in, so Chip and Joanna knocked down the walls surrounding the space to give the kitchen more square footage, but also to provide the homeowners with the open concept home they've been longing for.
The front entrance of this home elegantly mixes the modern and rustic elements and gives guests a preview of what they will find inside. The clean lines of the steps and columns introduce the modern aspects of the home's design, while the rich, wood door nods to the rustic details in the interior spaces.
A rustic stone and wood home contrasts against the sleek, contemporary pool. Modern white lounge chairs surround the pool, while native trees, grasses and perennials make the pool terrace feel at home in the context of the adjacent meadow.
Tiling all or part of wall can provide a hint of dramatic flair in any bathroom. Designer Jessica Murphy of Her Cave Atlanta bought her contrasting charcoal Niagra quartzite and glacier marble splitface stonework tile, and received a 50 percent discount because it was her first purchase. She says a lighting fixture can command visual interest and be cheap, like this one that she bought on eBay for $150.
A wooden sculpture atop a square wood pedestal just inside the door sets the tone for the mix of traditional mountain house pieces and modern accents in this updated take on a Lake Tahoe vacation home.