Contrasting bright white molding and light green beadboard walls bring a touch of coastal flair to this traditional sitting area and adjacent kitchen. Natural light from an alcove of windows fills the space and lets nature in. A set of French doors leads out to a screened patio dining area providing plenty of space for entertaining.
This gorgeous dome ceiling has a lighthouse-like feel. Circular windows fill the cubbies as the shape moves in to meet at a pinnacle. White molding, a soft yellow wall color and the natural lighting create a bright look. The bronze chain chandelier stands out against the light background.
As seen on DIy Network's Rehab Addict, Nicole Curtis restored the formal dining room to its original beauty. Nicole painted the walls above the hand carved African mahogany fireplace and panels dark gray to draw the eye up to the molding on the ceiling. She removed the 1970s glass and brass fireplace doors, and replaced the wall sconces with more period appropriate versions. Cracked and warped stained glass windows were repaired.
To create the open concept home the homeowners hoped for, Chip and Joanna, of HGTV's Fixer Upper, removed several walls to open the space up, creating a clear line of sight from the kitchen to the dining room. To connect the spaces, Joanna chose gray trim and molding to run throughout, creating an industrial feel for the spaces.
In spite of its extremely tall trey ceiling, this family room feels warm and intimate, thanks to the warmth of the reclaimed barnwood used in the ceiling, beams, and moldings throughout. A massive stone-veneer fireplace with barnwood trim dominates one end of the room, and a wall of French doors provides not only light but also a splendid view of the surrounding landscape.
Two plush red sofas face each other in this luxurious living room divided by a tri-cut mirrored coffee table. A large dark-stained wood mirror over the fireplace breaks up the tan patterned wallpaper and white molding on the walls. Each sofa is covered with red and gold accent pillows while a crystal chandelier and traditional sconce lights give added elegance to the space.
A neutral orange hue with marbled effect covers the high walls in this foyer. Beige molding and a natural hardwood floor finish create a calm, neutral palette to compliment the spacious feel. A mint green, glass door cabinet uses interior lighting to highlight trinkets and art stored inside. Gold greyhound statues frame the large arch doorway that leads into the home.
A luxurious bathtub with traditional fixtures is positioned to take advantage of a breathtaking scenic view. To save space, the vanity is seamlessly molded into the wood paneling of the skirt of the tub. The marble countertop features gentle curves with a raised arch, and is designed to accentuate the graceful lines of the sinks. Cool blue walls balance the warmth of the cherry cabinetry.
This living room space was treated just like the dining area. A lot of trim and molding details throughout. The bead board patterns across the ceiling gives great depth to the overall feel of the space. The lacquer wall shines on its own and brings a fresh and exciting coastal element. The hardwood runs throughout both the dining and living room areas.
Though this eat-in kitchen leans a little modern, the designers still wanted to pay homage to the home's historic architecture. So they used crown molding, wainscoting and custom built-ins on the opposite wall to balance out the bold artwork and books. Down below, a modern table with black chairs creates a chic dining space for the owners and their guests.
East meets west in this eclectic entry hall, which features a nail head-studded door, shouldered arch and original crown molding. A star-shaped flush-mount light fixture echoes the star pattern on the door. An original phone niche houses a sculpture from the owner's extensive art collection. French Colonial-inspired architectural elements are set off by the contrast brought by white walls and ebonized hardwood floors.
In addition to adding windows and light, Sherrod says shed-owners can take key design steps to make a small space appear larger. "Go light on paint colors and paint the moldings, walls and ceiling all the same color for a seamless effect," she says. "Use curtains or sheers that filter light instead of blocking it out. A tip on making small spaces feel larger is to incorporate smaller-scale furniture."
As guests enter the home, they move straight from the classic foyer into the rustic industrial first floor. The walls in this space have been removed to create an open concept floor plan, and the gray trim and molding has been continued into these spaces to create continuity. Throughout these spaces, rustic pieces are mixed with industrial pieces to create an elegant, masculine design throughout the interior of this home.
This transitional white master bedroom is a traditional minimalist's dream. Large floor-to-ceiling windows and French glass doors bring in lots of natural light, while the tray ceiling with crown molding adds that traditional touch. Furniture is kept limited with white statement pieces, keeping the space open and showing off the beautiful hardwood floors. A marble fireplace mantle and glass wall adds a little modern dazzle to the room.
Ornate decorative moldings adorn the walls and ceiling and are complemented with black paint and gold accents. The ceiling is a standout feature which consists of multiple elevations of diamond-shapes designed to draw the eye to the center of the ceiling where an oversized brass chandelier resides. A crescent-shaped macaron bar adds visual interest and additional counter space. The back wall features handsome antique mirrors to serve as the backdrop to the Macaron by Patisse signage embellished with brass-trimmed shelves designed for additional storage and showcasing macaron towers.
After the renovation, the master bedroom in the Gubelmann's new home feels modern and functional, blending Alex's modern sensibilities with Fiona's more vintage taste to create the hip hotel retreat feel that the homeowners wanted. Double doors provide a dramatic entrance, while wainscoting and yellow walls warm up the space. The crown molding frames the ceiling and its spectacular chandelier, as seen on HGTV's House Hunters Renovation.
This library space was once a sea of wall-to-wall green with gold accents and cluttered bookshelves. Now, the space is elegant and calming. The home's original molding and wainscoting has been restored and highlighted in this sleek, new design, and the bookcases have been cleaned up and stocked with myriad books. The luscious, overstuffed furniture gives the family a great place to relax and read, but this space has also been equipped with some tech savvy gadgets, such as a projector with a retractable screen, so that the family can watch their favorite soccer matches in style.
As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, the dining room was once a closed in room at the front of the home, but Chip and Joanna reversed the setup and moved removed the walls that enclosed the first floor, creating an open concept floor plan on the first level of the home. The focal point in this space is the restored fireplace that matches the funky gray trim on the windows, molding and baseboards and looks out across the new dining room table and into the living room.