As seen on HGTV's Elbow Room, this great room in a converted barn features a mix of contemporary and rustic elements. An oversized black island overlooks the vacation-like living room, which features striped green chairs and a cream-colored loveseat.
Though this kitchen in East Hampton, N.Y., leans more modern than rustic, the wood beams and floors nod to the home's barn-like exterior. Meanwhile, the vaulted ceilings, white walls and delicate pendants give the space a light and airy quality.
Bohemian floor pillows sit next to the main living area to be used as extra seating when needed. A prized piece of art hangs on its own wall for maximum appreciation. The white barn door adds a rustic cottage element.
Barn light sconces and rustic wood plank accents bring a country cottage feel to this bathroom. Chrome hardware, a stone walk-in shower and chic, dusty blue vanity cabinets give the space a refined elegance. Transom windows let natural light flood the room.
Local materials are prominent throughout the home, appearing as rustic white oak floors, live-edge walnut accents, reclaimed wood beams and barn siding along the island. These details not only infuse each space with warmth, but also create cohesion between the home's interior and exterior.
This petite living space mixes rustic and Southwestern styles for a feel that's warm and inviting. Decorative lath wall panels clad the exterior wall where barn doors once hung. Those same doors have been repurposed to slide over the large living room window when privacy is desired.
Dancing Wind Ranch lives up to its name with a completely self-contained cattle operation and everything needed to maintain it, including barns, corrals and yes, even helicopter storage. Spread out over the 1,700 acres are two compounds: the headquarters for running the cattle operation and the owner's residence, which has a rustic 8,100-square-foot home and barn near a national forest with exquisite views.
Industrial-style metal stools sit at a large black island in this charming cottage kitchen, which features stainless steel appliances and beautiful white cabinets. As seen on HGTV's Elbow Room, the kitchen can be found in a converted barn that pairs rustic charm with modern furnishings.
Sliding barn doors bring a casual, rustic vibe to this contemporary bedroom while also providing privacy for the walk-in closet and en-suite bath. A built-in ladder between the spaces leads to a private loft. As in other bedrooms in the contemporary California beach house, this one features a cozy seating area that's great for entertaining.
A peacock blue wall floats in the middle of this bedroom, creating both a functional headboard and a focal point for the space. A built-in shelf serves in place of bedside tables, while wall-mounted lamps provide reading light. A barn door on a sliding track adds a rustic touch, perfect for the casual beach setting.
The 3-light vanity lights above each sink have a glossy shade of barn red with a chrome base. These lights coordinate with the other red accents used for this bathroom, which help tie the space to the adjoining red guest bedroom. The two tall mirrors that sit between the vanity lights and sinks have rustic wood frames with a distressed white finish.
Wood reclaimed from a barn in Texas' Hill Country lines the ceiling of this butler's pantry, providing the newly constructed space with a sense of history. Matching scraps of wood are laid in a herringbone pattern below the counter to tie in with the ceiling, and the rustic wood is contrasted nicely with an elegant pendant light, mint-green cabinets with glass fronts and a marble countertop.
Kelly and Co. Design created a contemporary-style bar in this renovated barn entertainment space without losing the ambiance of its rustic surroundings. A black granite countertop and zinc bar top sit atop wood cabinets and stainless steel fixtures. LED backlighting, which can be changed according to mood, showcases the bar selections. The bar features a keg tap, a wine fridge, a dishwasher, a refrigerator, and ample storage for glassware and other serving pieces.
To create a baby girl's nursery that is feminine without being precious, the designer chose a gray, coral and neutral palette with rustic and vintage elements. The resulting look is clean and simple; family treasures make it special. Coral stripe paint color: Sherwin Williams Coral Island Code SW 6332; Chair rail paint color: Sherwin Williams Worldly Gray Code SW 7043; Window panels :Nate Berkus for Target; Crib: Baby Town; Crib Mobile: Pottery Barn Kids; Grey Glider: Buy Buy Baby
To create the perfect city escape Mikel added in rural and rustic elements. In this case, the designer drew on his Trading Spaces experience with a DIY project. Mikel couldn’t get barn doors delivered in a small New York elevator, so he decided to build his own. “This is New York and we don’t have yards,” he says, “so I had to bring the wood up and build the doors in my living room.”