The location of this house, in the heart of a bustling resort town, demanded that special attention be paid to acoustics. The walls are built with insulated concrete forms: a wall assembly nearly 20 inches thick, comprised of a poured concrete core, continuous from footing to roof, wrapped in insulating foam and topped with cedar planks. These walls provide excellent thermal insulation and an extremely low sound transmission, even in the galley kitchen.
A beautiful globe light fixture with a frosted glass top hangs down the center of this winding staircase. A painted brick wall adds texture to the space while blending with the white surroundings. Light wood stairs keep the space bright, and a blue window frame adds a small touch of color.
Dark gray paneled walls surround this transitional library, creating a cozy, comfortable space. A leather nail-head-studded sofa is flanked by two pivoting sconces and rough iron bookshelves for study necessities. A large framed art piece behind the sofa adds a pop of color to the space's neutral palette.
Large wooden panels provide an earthy vibe in this sleek bedroom that features a wooden bed frame with built-in side table and matching lamps. A large gray area rug provides a soft and warm landing underfoot, while an upholstered bench at the foot of the bed offers additional seating.
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.
White paneling surrounds this room with a crisp, clean backdrop for pops of color in the furnishings. Symmetry is key in this space with streamlined furniture arranged around the focal mantel and wall-mounted television. Accent colors, chartreuse and soft lavender, are used for sophisticated pops of color in small benches, flowers and accent pillows. A whitewashed sculptural console is placed behind the sofa to smoothly transition from the foyer.
The open entryway of this Cape Cod-style waterfront home features whitewashed, paneled walls, a curving banister and a rattan console table that speaks to the home's casual, coastal mood. Pale hardwood floors and a neutral carpet runner on the stairway combine with the white walls and trim to create a clean, crisp, neutral backdrop that's both restful and stylish.
Employ simple DIY tricks for upmarket style that saves a pretty penny. Atlanta designer Nancy Keenan took pieces of one-by-six lumber and nailed them into place behind the standalone tub to mimic judges’ paneling, a more expensive architectural detail that can be bought in sheets. After cutting the lumber, nail the pieces onto your wall in squares or rectangles. Paint them all a semi-gloss color to create a stylish accent wall.
The ceiling in this bedroom is comprised of interlocking dark wood panels, with lighter wood cutouts and shapes. A metal chandelier hangs from the ceiling above a white daybed and large white ottoman. Heavy drapery borders a glass door and windows, showcasing a stunning mountain view.
Light shines into this midcentury modern bedroom through shallow, ceiling-height rectangular windows -- and together with crisp, white walls and a skylight the space is bound to feel bright all year round! Furnishings are kept minimal -- a low bed, simple modern chair and teak armoire are all that's needed to complete the room.
As seen on HGTV's Home Town, Hosts Ben and Erin Napier renovated an old sunroom in the Rahaim residence and converted it into a massive kitchen space with lots of light, a painted red wood floor and plenty of counter space.
Wood paneled walls surround a cozy nook with a built-in bench. Small pink pillows bring out the color of a painting hanging on the wall. Brown mosaic tiled floors look lovely paired with the wood paneling.
Minimalist designs and modern furnishing create this cozy guest bedroom with plush white textiles from the floor the bedding. The wooden panel accent wall behind the bed gives the space warmth and compliments the tile flooring.