In this open plan kitchen and dining area, cabinetry and other accents on the outer perimeter are dark. To brighten up the room's overall look, the center of the space has lots of light elements: white ceiling beams, a light hardwood floor and countertops.
Windows fill this serene bedroom with natural light. Designer Kristie Barnett decorated with a soft green color palette, with the hue found in everything from the walls to the armchair to the curtains, bed skirt and area rug. Antique-style furniture pieces and a beamed ceiling give the room a charming, live-in character.
A dramatic and commanding master bedroom features rich brown walls that add depth and interest, creating a cozy atmosphere. The walls are upholstered with chocolate brown velvet and trimmed with brown gimp. Raw silk drapes add texture and are trimmed with Greek key tape on the edges.
An open floor plan brings together this home's living room, dining room and kitchen with white exposed beam ceilings throughout. Industrial light fixtures illuminate the dining table and kitchen island, while blue and white woven stools add a pop of color in the kitchen. Hardwood floors are used throughout the spaces.
A soft siding color is contrasted with black shutters and white support columns. The brick from the walkway continues onto the covered porch with outdoor sitting space. The healthy grass yard gives off a natural, colorful glow.
Exposed white beams and walls painted in a chalky white create a crisp palette for this bedroom. Antique French linens and furniture upholstered in vintage menswear fabrics add to the soft look. A dark fireplace with a white mantel provides a lovely focal point and offers a cozy sitting area in the space.
Dark gray/blue walls create a deep background for the bright red accent pieces in this bedroom design. The high, white ceiling balances the bold color blocking. Red bed linens, a red armchair and a blue rug with white stars bring a patriotic feel to the design.
The large gourmet kitchen is cathedral-like in feel, thanks to its soaring ceilings propped up by rustic beams. Arched windows along both boundary walls let in sunlight; additional lighting is provided by two elaborate chandeliers.
Chevron hardwood flooring adds a beautiful pattern effect to the design of this kitchen. Above, white exposed beams cross the wood ceiling marrying the wood and white elements used throughout the room. A large white island creates an eat-in space with stylish wood seat barstools.
A bold blue area rug pops in this otherwise neutral living room. A white beamed ceiling and a beautiful marble fireplace set the tone for this subtle and sophisticated room. Interesting touches are brought in through the bold lighting choice and creative artwork.