As seen on Love It Or List It, the floors throughout the main floor are now a beautiful 6.5" wide maple wood boards called 'Wave Rock.' Opening up this main floor was done by removing the wall that housed the fireplace. The wall that divided the dining room from the kitchen is now a big open peninsula for the family to gather around. The paint color in the dining and kitchen area is Behr 'Creme de la Creme.' The trim is painted 'Popped Corn.' The color in the living room and hall is 'Salt Glaze.' Jillian pulled her design together with the glass chandelier that helps to add a traditional touch to the space.
The details of this Rocky Mountain getaway really tie the space together. The couple wanted to incorporate the traditional, rustic cabin style into their home, but they also loved the more modern aspects of design, so they asked Trista to merge the two. With accessories such as antlers, natural wood and natural materials such as leather, the decor is fairly rustic, but Trista adds pops of the modern, like the printed Roman shades and the bold, natural blue to compliment the color of the beautiful colorado sky.
This modern farmhouse bathroom blends contemporary and traditional details with rustic-industrial touches, creating a look that's at once homey and chic. Exposed plumbing pipes and steel legs on the sink basin keep the sink area open, giving the room an airy feel. The straw-colored trim is an unexpected touch that brings a fun pop of color.
Nestled in the trees in southern California is this sumptuous modern home that continues its theme in the design of its backyard swimming pool. Although the pool is a traditional rectangular shape, designer Andrea Michaelson added modern touches to blend with the rest of the home's architecture.
Bold pattern abounds in this modern, open-concept living room, which blends textures and design styles to create a visually interesting mix. The fireplace is framed by a pair of niches that are fitted out with wallpaper and window seats, a fun alternative to traditional built-in bookshelves.
Dark furnishings with Danish modern lines blend seamlessly with the traditional farmhouse architecture of this light-filled, modern dining room. Throughout the home, soft contemporary colors and modern furniture updates the space for a 21st-century family. Trim is darker than the walls, creating a crisp effect that makes the space stand out.
The homeowners of this traditional townhouse hoped to give the space an entirely modern look, but some things were just too beautiful to change. For instance, the decorative plaster ceiling medallions may not fit into a classically modern aesthetic, but with the right pendant light, they blend seamlessly and contribute a lot of character to the space.
An open front porch runs the length of this modern farmhouse, offering sweeping views of the rural countryside and distant hills. The 12-acre property includes an existing contemporary structure that now serves as a pool house, connected to the main house by a 40-foot underground tunnel. Throughout the house, modern and traditional furnishings and details blend to create a space that's both contemporary and timeless.
Before renovating this pre-Depression era apartment, the spaces in the home were very dark and traditional. To remedy this, designers added ambient light to brighten up the space. In this hallway, they restored the neoclassical plasterwork to highlight the architectural elegance of the space and added modern art to match the homeowner's personal style. These efforts highlight the history of the building, perfectly blending it with the modern style of the homeowner.
The girls’ room is an excellent example of how to design a kid’s room with a sense of style. When designing a room for kids there’s a lot to be said for keeping the overall aesthetic aligned with the rest of the home. Instead of decorating with bright pastel colors and more traditional "kid's colors" that don’t reflect their personal style, Julio and Kenza have blended their grownup black and white color palette with fun elements like the heart polka dots on the sheets, typographic art and pops of orange in this kid-friendly space.