A whitewashed wood-paneled wall stands tall behind this master suite's upholstered headboard. The space's neutral palette creates an inviting, soothing atmosphere, perfect for a relaxing personal retreat.
To transform their dingy and outdated laundry room into a bright and modern-day utility space, design blogger Erin Loechner and her husband, Ken, renovated the entire room from top to bottom sans contractor. They added wood-paneled walls, enclosed shelves above the washer and dryer, tiled flooring, a concrete vanity countertop, custom pendants and handcrafted details, like leather cabinet pulls. Now, the space appears stylish and homespun but 100 percent functional.
Existing wood used to frame the house was whitewashed and used for the cladded wall and charming bench area. An active gear closet stores all outdoor clothes for quick and easy pick-up before exiting the house.
Wall-to-wall storage and a tucked-in beverage center adds tons of function in this media room, while a whitewashed wood feature wall offers texture and visual interest, The homeowner wanted something completely custom and durable so that his young children could play freely in the space, so designer Blu Interiors selected custom furniture made with durable fabrics and a rug created from FLOR carpet tiles, which are easy to wash and replace as needed. The homeowner is from Atlanta, and the ATL marquee lights are a fun way to show off his hometown pride.
Wood-paneled walls with a chalkboard paint inset add character to this traditional dining room. A wood buffet table topped with white candles offers storage space for dinnerware, just steps from the round dining table that seats four.
This beautiful retreat celebrates handmade and textural accents. Wood-paneled walls, smooth hardwood floors, a custom wet bar and fireplace create an elegant seating area to unwind at the end of the day.
Stepping into the owners' private study reveals a light blue ceiling and traditional, wood-paneled walls. To balance the more masculine elements of the room, the designers brought in a cream-colored sofa, tufted armchairs, a traditional wood table and a blue area rug.
A large black console table graces this transitional entryway with a tall glass buffet lamp and an oversized sculptural mirror. White wall paneling opens up and lightens the space, while chevron ottomans give the entryway a fresh, trendy feel.
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.
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.
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.