“Home is very important to me and consistently shows up in my lyrics,” said singer-songwriter Carole King, who spent nearly 20 years transforming a historic ranch in central Idaho into an environmentally friendly residence and recording studio. “Home means comfort. But this house, more than any I’ve had, gives me the sense of being wrapped in the warm blanket of nature.”
Blur the lines between kitchen and living area. This French country kitchen has a warm, library-like atmosphere that disguises its utilitarian purpose. The designer seamlessly carried over the kitchen's dark green details and elegant lighting fixtures to the hearth's lounging side — or maybe it's vice versa. It's hard to tell where one space ends and the next begins.