This home's kitchen is a beautiful space perfect for gathering and cooking gourmet meals for family and friends. The lattice windows add a charming appeal and the rustic wooden chandelier speak to the kitchen's setting in the North Carolina mountains.
This North Carolina home has nine bedrooms, this one suited with two double beds for visiting guests. The calming green design runs from the walls to the carpeting, as a large fireplace with green and white tiles warm the space.
A view into one of nine bedrooms in this North Carolina, Colonial style historic home. A wooden four-post bed with a sheer canopy is stationed in the corner of a red-toned room and flanked by two oversized windows.
This mountain home located in the North Carolina Brights Creek Community, has a metal roof and beige board and batten exterior. Exterior elements, such as, the wooden porch beams and stone front path are a nod to the natural surroundings.
This mountain home has a lodge look and feel with its vaulted ceilings and exposed hand hewn beams. The open concept living and dining room features plenty of natural light with large picture windows that look out on the North Carolina mountains.
One of the best features of this North Carolina home is the many windows that flood the home in light and provide great views of the surrounding woods. Whether baking or dining, a great view is sure to be found in this airy kitchen.
The ground floor solarium designed by Francie Hargrove of Highlands, North Carolina, brings in elements of the natural setting outdoors with a display of antlers and framed, pressed botanicals. A fern motif on the curtains and floral pillows continue the nods to the great outdoors.
This large stepping stone path is part of a private vista garden located in the North Carolina mountains. A large rock serves as a resting bench for those traveling on the walkway. The landscape is kept simple so the mountains become the space's main focal point.
Accessorizing with vintage winter sporting equipment, such as skis, snowshoes, a sled and skates, gives a rustic cottage appearance to a North Carolina front porch decorated by blogger Amy Buchanan of AttaGirlSays. The sports equipment joins yard sale finds, including the table, vintage wooden toolbox and the dresser frame.
The homeowners wanted a nursery that would inspire a love of nature and the outdoors in their little boy, so designers drew their inspiration from the mountains of North Carolina. To create a focal point in the space, designers even commissioned a mountain mural on the wall behind the changing table.
A radical break from the rustic mountain cabin with a design motif of pinecones, bears and rainbow trout, this stunning Cashiers, North Carolina home was the site of the 2018 Cashiers Designers Showhouse sponsored by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles and the Cashiers Historical Society. Rooms instead featured big city flair considering most designers hailed from Atlanta, but also from New Orleans, and the Highlands and Cashiers, North Carolina region. Inspired by chateaux in France and Italy, this 42-acre estate overlooking Lake Glenville was decorated with some au courant trends including lots of assertive, stylish wallpaper, a preponderance of soft pastels, plenty of Chinoiserie and subtle nods to the beautiful local surroundings in botanicals and floral motifs.
For the media-room bar she designed for a spirits lover in Austin, Texas, designer Natalie Howe used vintage bottle caps set in lilac-colored grout. “I sourced the caps through a collector in North Carolina,” she says. “It's fun, vibrant and always brings a smile – which mixes perfectly with cocktail hour.”
This is stone-floored terrace with a view overlooking the mountains and a lake in North Carolina is the perfect spot for entertaining. Wooden tables and chairs in two distinct seating areas accent the natural look that the stone terrace creates. Potted foliage is placed in various places to adorn the natural furnishings.
A stone fireplace and exposed wooden ceiling beams add to the rustic style of this spacious living room. A pair of brown leather armchairs and a neutral sofa provide comfortable seating around the fire, while plenty of windows flood the room in light and show off the beautiful woods surrounding this north Carolina home.
A set of twin beds in this cottage-style guest bedroom offer visitors more options than a full or queen model. Cornice boards upholstered in blue gingham are mounted above each bed and lined with a sheer drape that lends an ethereal, cloud-like feeling to the space. Quilts on the bed reflect the home's North Carolina heritage.
When the homeowners of this rustic cabin on Lake Lure in North Carolina decided to make the weekend retreat their full-time home, the kitchen and outdoor spaces had to be improved. One of the renovations: A timber arbor frames the new front door which welcomes guests and provides a visual transition into the peaceful retreat.
You would never know that this fabulous walk-in closet was created from an outdoor storage room. An exterior door and window were closed and removed to allow space for custom built-in shelving, providing ample room for clothing, shoes and jewelry. Nicole Norris, ASID, NCIDQ, is responsible for the dressing room design in this North Carolina home.
For the foyer and stairwell in the Madcap Cottage interior design team's North Carolina home, hand-painted details inspired by great English country estates brought the once-dark space to life. There's a "tented" ceiling, painted floors and a hand-painted pagoda chandelier from a consignment shop. The designers are authors of "Prints Charming: Create Absolutely Beautiful Interiors with Prints & Patterns."