Designer Susan Brunstrum worked her magic on this great room wall underneath the grand staircase with interesting decorative items that serve to enhance her "mountain modern" theme. She selected a rustic-style console chest for small storage and surrounded it with eclectic knickknacks that add panache to an often-neglected space.
This hall features a curved balcony area and iron railing that allow people passing through a glimpse at the rustic great room. A circular red floral area rug adds a pop of color, while the vaulted ceilings and recessed lighting keep the space open.
This long hallway is a warm welcome to the master bedroom ahead and features three closets for extra storage. The louvered pine doors add the the charm of the pine shiplap walls and reclaimed hemlock wood floors that give it that genuine cottage feel.
This contemporary breezeway offers shelter from both the rain and the sun. Notice, too, how thoughtfully the space was designed, with slats that allow for natural light and stone siding that's as durable as it is elegant.
This bridge connects both sides of the house with a glass balcony railing and a view to the living and dining room areas below. The windows overlook Texas Hill Country, and the vaulted ceilings give the space an an airy, open feel. The glass balcony railing provides a contemporary contrast to the more traditional design elements of the house.
A unique turquoise settee features plush fabric that contrasts in a fun way with the rustic wood used throughout this open plan living and dining space. The Utah ski home is filled with eclectic touches that highlight the homeowners' fun and playful personalities.
Slate tile flooring runs from the front porch through the foyer and into the laundry and mudroom spaces in the HGTV Dream Home 2014. In this hallway, rustic antique wood cabinet showcases retro signs. The rich blue hue of the console and ottomans nods to nearby Lake Tahoe.