In order to separate this home's sitting room and dining room, the designer chose walnut paneling for this open doorway that visually jumps off the surrounding white molding. The honey color of the wood also brings a beautiful richness to both spaces.
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.
Designer Leanne Ford keeps this country kitchen feeling sophisticated with a striking dark gray and white color palette, accented by stainless steel lights and appliances, as seen on HGTV's Restored by the Fords.
This cottage kitchen from designer Rodney Tassistro makes a big statement with a bright red oven fixed between white cabinetry. Between the oven and black range hood a multicolor fish decorates the white paneled wall. The diagonal ceiling is also designed with white paneling.
Terracotta Design Build used a pair of glass tables for this lovely white living room. On a budget, you can get the same clean look with acrylic tables, says Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson, designer with Terracotta Design Build in Atlanta. She suggests stores such as CB2.
A modern white grand foyer designed by Melanie Turner Interiors for a Southeastern Designer Showhouse & Gardens in Atlanta features paneled walls and contemporary artwork, of faces, by Sally King Benedict. The staircase has a sisal stair runner. The entryway also has a settee, a twig cocktail table and a screen with fabric in a Cubist design.