Small nooks in this foyer were transformed from dead space into a home office and reading corner. A small writing desk is sized appropriately for the corner tucked by the stairwell. Neutral colors were selected for the furnishings to work better with the walls painted in Sherwin-Williams Country Squire and the dark wood beadboard trim. The space is made more lively with colorful accessories, which are easy to swap as color and pattern styles change.
Black details — the perimeter countertops, cabinet hardware, oven and window frames — pop against the fresh white cabinets and backsplash in this stylish kitchen. The island features a striking gray marble countertop for additional contrast and interest.
A large doorless closet in a boys' bedroom has three rows of small cubes, in which different colored baskets are used to store books, toys and clothing. Two silver racks are attached inside the closet to hang clothing. The closet adds style and function to the room where the bold blue wallpaper with red accent features make the room fun and playful.
Graphic elements fill this neutral contemporary dining room with style. A black chandelier ties into the furniture and graphic-print area rug, while green trellis-patterned fabric on the dining room chairs adds color to the space.
Surrounded by white wall paneling, symmetry was used to arrange flanking chairs and the cream sofa in this transitional living room. All furniture is covered in linen in varying shades of creams and grays, while chartreuse and soft lavender are used as accent colors. A large reclaimed-wood coffee table anchors the room, while two burlap sculptural chairs with pivoting wall sconces can be used as reading corners.
Crown molding and a large fireplace instantly make this Victorian sitting room seem grand and elegant. An ornate area rug and plush champagne-colored sofas help balance the space, while a striped ottoman completes the lavish look.
The hallway that enters this nursery is not exempt from the elegant design. A flat light fixture is used in this space to minimize the effect of the low ceiling and allow for plenty of room to open the closet doors. A hop scotch rug leading from the heart of the nursery to the door adds a fun little touch to this space.
Instead of going bold with color, visual interest is added to this living room via beautiful details such as the carved trim of the coffee table and the different colored wood used in the entertainment center.
An oversized chandelier crowns this traditional foyer with flair to keep the formal room feeling more casual. The beautiful wood floors of this home are stained with a custom blend of walnut and dark oak stain to let the grain of the white oak shine through. The wood carries up a winding staircase, creating a cohesive space.
Tones of metallic silver and gold create a space that's rich and elegant. Materials mix to bring nuance and depth -- from the blown-glass lamp to the upholstered, hammered headboard and the scrollwork wallpaper.