Simplicity is a design key in this lovely country bedroom. A neutral wall and ceiling color give the room a cozy atmosphere and make the cool blue of the door and window blinds pop beautifully. White bed linens on the iron bed frame are decorated with a quilt for an antique look.
Knotty pine paneling is original to this cottage's living and dining space and was kept natural to maintain the modern country feel. The natural wood provides a backdrop to the owner's colorful artwork depicting a jazz club scene.
Country Kitchen With Black and White Diamond-Patterned Floor
Exposed ceiling beams stand out against the contrasting light and dark wood cabinetry. Two-tone cabinets set the stage for a bold, black and white diamond-patterned floor, which mimics the butcher block island countertop.
Carriage House: Magnificent Stone Manor in Woodstock, N.Y.
Above the six-bay garage, the carriage house offers an open concept living area complete with an eat-in kitchen and sitting area by the fireplace. Warm wood paneled walls and a vaulted ceiling give a luxurious cabin feel to the space.
Knotty wood is used for kitchen cabinets, creating a country-inspired kitchen design. Dark gray countertops make a striking contrast, while neutral tile laid in a diamond pattern is used for the backsplash.
Wood is used throughout the kitchen from the walls to the ceiling, as well as the kitchen cabinets, which blend seamlessly into the walls. A large center island combines a large wooden countertop with stacked stone to create a family-friendly gathering spot.