This historic home's front door is bordered by sidelights and a transom window, allowing maximum natural light into the foyer. Designer Tip: Provide seating in a foyer, such as this antique Windsor chair.
This simple dining area designed by Emily Henderson for Secrets From a Stylist features a drop-leaf table and black Windsor chairs. Black-and-white toile wallpaper sets a traditional backdrop to the space.
An antique brass chandelier hangs above the dining table with Windsor chairs. The wallpaper and floor-to-ceiling curtains, along with the collections of blue toile plates, give this dining room a romantic, vintage feel.
Gray walls give this open space a cozy feel. Barn-style pendant lights add a subtle rustic flair along with vintage-style Windsor chairs. A butcher block island provides extra counter space convenient storage for wine bottles.
This dining room designed by Judi Ackerman features a large cherrywood hutch and a painted wood dining table. French country details are mixed with traditional elements throughout the space: plate collections, Windsor chairs and floral Roman shades.
A distressed iron base pairs with a rustic wood top for a chic farmhouse-style dining table. The blue banquette with a leather cushion and Windsor chairs surround the table for comfortable seating the whole family can enjoy.
Black windsor chairs and a rustic wood dining table look out to the contemporary open living room. Floor to ceiling windows let in plenty of natural light and offer views of the backyard from both living and dining areas.
Classic Windsor chairs surround a traditional wooden table, while a draping chandelier adds a fun yet sophisticated touch the space. Roman shades dress the bay window, and a classic buffet provides much-needed storage and a spot to serve food when entertaining.
A classic master bedroom is equal parts masculine and feminine featuring a soft blue color scheme with a slightly nautical feel. Iconic furniture pieces, such as a Windsor chair, Shaker-style side table and an iron bed, ensure this room’s timeless appeal.
Although part of a large, open great room, this dining area remains set apart by a defining area rug, keeping a dedicated space for formal dinners and gatherings. Primitive Windsor chairs give the formal dining area a country look, especially paired with a hefty wooden farm table.
Everything about this living room feels and looks classic, from the sofa lined with throw pillows to the country-style Windsor chair to the bench-style coffee table. A muted green area rug defines the sitting area, while a white fireplace and mantel serve as a focal point in the timeless space.
Futuristic upholstered arm chairs, farmhouse style black Windsor chairs and traditional upholstered nail head trim chairs add variety to the dining room seating. “I used three completely different kinds of chairs in pairs at the dining table to add a little personality, charm, and to tie it into Asheville which is all about individualism,” says interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn.
Painted Windsor chairs and a contemporary take on a wagon wheel chandelier set off the warm wood trim in the dining room of this updated Craftsman home. A low, Mid Century-inspired sideboard complements the black-painted chairs. The design team used large-scale furniture and lighting to offset the home's high ceilings and bring the spaces down to a more comfortable level.
Walk down the stairs from the living area, and you enter the home's lower level tailor-made for family gatherings. Ana Claudia has created unique nooks in every room of the home. Just below the staircase a reading nook has been carved out, with favorite books on display. A Windsor chair invites visitors to take a seat and read a good book.
A wrought iron chandelier with candle-like lights accents this English-style dining room. Straffordshire China in country blue lines the shelves of a wide buffet table behind a long dining table and Windsor dining chairs.
This bright white kitchen includes a wall oven, cooktop, butcher block-topped island and ample room for a breakfast table. The crown molding on the cabinetry and Windsor-style chairs offer charm to match the era of this Old Greenwich, Conn., seaside home, which was built in 1895.