The Scott brothers made the dining room even more illuminated and spacious by knocking out the walls between the kitchen and dining rooms. They created a cohesive room-to-room flow by replacing the light floors with a richer hardwood. To balance the new floors and keep their design elements consistent, the brothers brought in light beige chairs with patterns and details that coordinate with those in the great room.
By knocking down the great room wall and raising the floor to be level with the rest of the house, the Scott brothers successfully made the room bright and airy. While the lack of wall takes out the obvious barriers between the great room and kitchen, the strategically-placed seating and vibrant rug create a clear separation in living areas.
Sara's tastes run toward a nouveau classical look with an affinity for ornate furnishings and French antiques. The combination presented a decorating challenge for Joanna who frequently leans more in the direction of farmhouse country and rustic themes. This new foyer – highlighted by black and white marble floors, rich textures and dark gray paneling – offers a mix of contemporary elements and old world touches making for a carefully integrated look that marries comfort and style.