Romantic Mediterranean Dining Room Brings the Drama
Dark gray walls set the tone for romantic dining room, accented by the rustic nature of the reclaimed table and linen chairs. Custom drapery is drawn back for a dramatic touch, while topiaries set against framed neutral fabric create instant sculptural art pieces.
Small transom cabinets and open shelving provide storage for easily accessible kitchen necessities. An ornate tile backsplash gives added visual interest to this sink area and provides contrast to the smooth black countertops.
Designer Melissa Salamoff gave this galley kitchen Moroccan tile features that are reflective of the overall Spanish-style home. The arched mosaic tile backsplash over the stove echoes the arched doorway leading into this kitchen.
The Tuscan-inspired home has an Old World feel while maintaining a contemporary floor plan. Designed by Don Sharp with Sharp Design Studio, the Tampa Bay showcase home for 2014 has won many design awards including a national Aurora award for best single family design in the $500,001-$750,000 category and Parade of Home awards.
The Mediterranean-inspired family room is designed with rugged textures and comfy textiles. A vaulted wood-paneled ceiling crowns the room, while the furniture arrangement allows for two comfortable sitting areas.
A large bank of windows lets natural light stream into the kitchen and gives any dish washers the bonus of a pretty view. Light gray cabinets and a tile backsplash soften the crisp white countertops and farmhouse sink.
This breakfast nook provides a cozy space to wake up and enjoy your morning cup of coffee. The large unobstructed window fills the area with light while the bench, built into the corner, gives ample seating and tons of pillows to lean on. The traditional Mediterranean style of the kitchen is modernized with a neutral gray wall color. Storage isn't a problem in the eating area, the bench has been outfitted with concealed storage for dishes or linens.
A Moroccan tile backsplash in neutral tones is the focal point of this gray Spanish style kitchen. Arched doorways mimic the niche behind the stove, while white cabinetry on either side provide plenty of storage space.