Traditional Entryway With Elegant Curved Staircase
This two-story entryway combines traditional and Mediterranean influences for an impressive demeanor. A curved staircase is prominently on display, along with its scrolling ironwork. Red velvet accents are used throughout the main level for a cohesive look.
The hallway of this beautiful French Country home are not left out of the renovation. The walls of this hallways have been outfitted with a lovely coat of yellow paint that reflects the natural light that enters the home through the large French window, making the space bright, warm and inviting.
The clean, simple lines of the architecture and furniture, including a stately wood front door and rectangular console table, keep this foyer stylish and elegant. Soft yellow walls brighten the transitional space.
Alex Ray, of Five Senses Art Consultancy, was inspired to illustrate a move away from technology back to the basics of communication through an installation of hand-cast bronze letters and ancient symbols, as seen at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014. An overhead view from the staircase shows the letters tumbling down a white wall where dark brown hardwood floors are accented by a yellow carpet runner.
Transitional Staircase With Cheery Yellow Wallpaper
A traditional staircase gets a contemporary makeover with bright, yellow striped wallpaper that adds a bold and cheerful touch to the neutral toned space. A traditional, wood chair offers a sunny seat by a large window in the landing.
To make entertaining easy, this home has a wet bar with two mini fridges, a prep sink and lots of cabinets space for storing glassware and accessories. The white marble countertop is an elegant pairing with the mahogany cabinets.
Gold, glass and mirrors make a glittering first impression in this entryway. Flanked by two side chairs, the striking table features mirrors on its drawer fronts adding dimension to an otherwise condensed space.
Featuring patterned rugs as wall hangings and keeping a Southwestern design, this railed hallway overlooks the living area of this home. As the hallway makes a turn, four peekaboo doorways reveal framed artwork of a complementary theme.
Great Hall: Cape Cod Estate on Buzzards Bay in Dartmouth, Mass.
The great hall was inspired by the great center halls of shingle style houses—generous in size and timeless in beauty. The center hall connects the major rooms on the first floor: the broad living room, the octagonal dining room and the cubic stair hall.
Eclectic Playroom Features Secret Room Behind Bookshelves
Behind the bookshelves, this secret hiding place in a little girl's playroom is the perfect escape to let creativity run wild. A chalkboard accent wall allows endless possibilities to draw and decorate.
This grand foyer area features a sunny yellow wall color paired with decorative white crown moldings and classic columns. Three multicolored Oriental area rugs lead the way to the family room, while a glass bell jar chandelier illuminates the space.