Room of the Day
The interior designer of this home had a local ironworker weld the extra-long coffee table base, which she topped with marble. The adjoining dining room occupies the footprint of the old louvered-window porch. | Photo: Laura Moss
A Seaside Cottage Looks Small, Lives Large
Rich wood tones and stone-like walls dominate this great room. Natural textures and pops of greenery enhance the outdoor feel. | Dry Set RL1255, @Ralph Lauren
A coffered ceiling and ornate design accents—with weathered touches—give this terrace the warmth and feel of an indoor room. | Photo: Michael Partenio
To achieve the look of a farmhouse kitchen stocked with furniture pieces try useing soft colors to highlight distinct cabinet sections. The cooktop area is defined with pale yellow; beadboard panels and a vintage green distinguish the fridge unit. Accent tiles help marry the colors used in the room. For a similar look, try Banana Pudding and Sprite Twist by Pittsburgh Paints. | Photo: Eric Roth | thisoldhouse.com
To achieve the look of a farmhouse kitchen stocked with furniture pieces, architect John Tittmann used soft colors to highlight distinct cabinet sections. The cooktop area is defined with pale yellow; beadboard panels and a vintage green distinguish the fridge unit. Accent tiles help marry the colors used in the room. | Photo: Eric Roth
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"The look is low-key Victorian," says home-owner and architect Sandy Vitzthum, who mixed timeworn furniture, such as a distressed table, with more refined turn-of-the-century touches, like a pendant lamp. A cast-iron sink and prized cherry-red Aga stove add extra character and do double duty as prep surfaces. | Photo: Jim Westphalen
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Large-scale graphic prints can be wielded to make a space feel more substantial. Here, black and white checkerboard tile stretches out the narrow design of a small guest bath. | Photo: Jill Hunter
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Traditional trim plays off the rough, suede-like texture and color of the walls in this gear drop-off spot. Camino SU105 (wall), Raised Panel RL1235 (trim), @Ralph Lauren
Soaring ceilings and an unbeatable view of the Bay Area are the main attractions of this Belvedere, CA stunner featured in Coastal Living. | Photo: David Tsay | thisoldhouse.com
House Tour: Stunner by the Bay
An old feel with a new height: The owners of this home bumped up the room's roof to double height for a soaring ceiling, which is lined with tongue-and-groove boards resembling 19th-century planks. New oak beams act as structural cross-ties. Clerestory windows flood the kitchen with light. | Photo: Jurgen Frank
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These homeowners got their dream library. The stairway landing was pushed back into the addition; a new office is tucked out of sight beyond this comfortable sitting area. | Photo: Michael Casey
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Revamped attic bedroom: New windows meet fire code, and built-in furniture, cabinets, and open shelves—together with a new bath—make use of every square foot. | Photo: Susan Seubert
Tapping Existing Potential to Create an Attic Master Suite
he downstairs hall in architect Nick Dryden's house features a ceiling made from 200-year-old reclaimed farmhouse wood. He says he wanted it to feel like a porch ceiling. | Photo: Caroline Allison
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Convert an unused portion of driveway into an inviting patio. Here, stone pavers with living green "mortar" replace a concrete parking pad. | Photo: Norm Plate
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A DIY Bungalow Renovation
Ceiling-hung cabinets hold the vent hood and frame an opening that allows the cook to keep an eye on guests. | @Benjamin Moore @Van Dyke's Restorers @Wolf Appliance @Bosch Home US @Suffolk Design Lighting
A Whaling Cottage Gets a Top-to-Bottom Redo
As part of a measured whole-house makeover, the owners of this 1938 Colonial Revival hid the living room built-ins' quaint valances behind more tailored trim and installed new flat-panel doors and exposed hinges.
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This long, family-friendly table for 12 was constructed from surplus salvaged floorboards. A vintage Nesbitt's soda cooler serves as an extra sideboard.
A Decade to the Perfect Family Farmhouse
This living room was designed to maximize cross-ventilation, with doors opening in the back as well as the front.
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Beautiful blue and white kitchen with period-style brackets in the opening to the dining room.
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The living room beams, wainscoting, and floors are all original to this home, which was built before 1750.
If These Walls Could Talk: An Early-American Cape
The television is hidden behind paneled doors and flanked by brightly lit, built-in bookshelves in this charming family room from muskokalivinginte...
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The lower half of the wall is wrapped in metal roofing. It's inexpensive, rustproof, and practically indestructible. Similar to shown: Galvanized roofing, $12 for an 8-foot-long panel; @Home Depot