Eat-In Kitchen: Historic Prairie House in Riverside, Ill.
The spacious, eat-in kitchen boasts warm wood throughout the cabinets, windows, furnishings and floors. A unique tray ceiling with a wooden border stays true to the historic home, while stainless steel appliances add an updated touch to the space.
Forest Green Marble Countertop, Large White Farmhouse Sink and Exposed Wood Beams in Craftsman Kitchen
Deep forest green marble countertops add gorgeous color to this kitchen design. A large, white farmhouse sink is fitted into the counter below the natural light of a trio of windows. Exposed wood ceiling beams compliment the wood finish of the island fixed under the lantern pendant light with heart trim.
Erin and Ben agreed with the homeowners that the home would be better served by restoring the original porch. The French doors get updated for proper function and are painted ox-blood on the exterior side to match the front door, and white on the inside in keeping with the interior trim.
Contemporary Craftsman-Style Mountain Home Entrance
A lofty cathedral ceiling makes for a grand entrance in the foyer and allows transom windows to let in ample natural light. The stacked stone facade, lantern sconces and contemporary wooden door give this exterior a rustic, Craftsman look.
Craftsman Home Exterior With Front Yard Rock Bed, Concrete Walkway and Green Siding
Chocolate brown trim frames the green siding of this craftsman home creating a woodsy color scheme. A concrete walkway travels through the front yard to steps leading to the covered front porch and entryway. A rock bed running parallel to the walkway gives the front yard an intriguing element and adds rough texture to the natural calm of the space.
Sitting Room: Historic Prairie House in Riverside, Ill.
Two distinct sitting areas offer ample seating for family and friends when entertaining. Wood-backed sofas, stained glass lamps and upholstered benches reflect the craftsman design found throughout the home.