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Valerie took some inspiration from a friend's home when she designed her own kitchen. The kitchen features sleek GE Profile appliances, pecan cabinets with wavy-glass doors and Bordeaux granite countertops. The arched, walk-in pantry door at the back of the kitchen, along with the curved niche above the wall oven, echoes the shape of the front door.
The Schreibers use the space under the main staircase as a casual dining area. Like many custom touches in the house, the bar was built by a team of Amish carpenters. The extra room comes in handy during the holidays: "We always end up having 25 to 35 people for Christmas and Thanksgiving," says John, a grandfather of four.