Barn doors, shiplap siding, lots of light, a soothing palette and comfy furniture come together beautifully in this Atlanta guest house.

Home Tour: Atlanta Guest House

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Wall-to-wall carpeting warms up this stately charcoal gray family room.

Bringing Wall-To-Wall Carpet Back

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We're loving the peacock chairs, fresh art, soothing gray walls and the unique chevron-style wainscoting in this Richmond Homerama show house dining room by Young House Love. See the whole house here.

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Our Showhouse

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Designer Barbara Westbrook likes to go deep and dark in the dining room, since it's most often used at night. "I want you to feel embraced when you walk in," she says. The gray-brown shade on these walls is one of her favorites. To balance it, she lightened up the chairs, carpet, shades, and artwork.

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The Case for Moody Neutrals

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This big open-plan kitchen is the official hangout for a family of four and their friends. They custom-fit the space to their needs, with lots of drawer storage, a peninsula that doubles as a dinner table on weeknights, and a stainless-steel worktable island.

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One Big, Happy Kitchen for Family Gatherings

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DIY touches, from a textured table runner to turned wood candlesticks, lend this spirited eating area welcome warmth

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Create a Festive Holiday Dining Room

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A breakfast room is brightened with vintage clocks, keys and an oversized invitation to EAT. Via Bless'er House

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Revamping the Breakfast Area - Bless'er House

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Items salvaged from old mills and barns become the floors, ceiling, and shelves in this couple's rustic kitchen

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Create a Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen

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These homeowners painted the cabinets white but opted for birch butcher-block countertops and a maple island for added warmth to their kitchen.

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Long-Awaited Kitchen Remodel With DIY Cabinetry

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The owners of this kitchen painted the cabinets white but opted for birch butcher-block countertops and a maple island for added warmth.

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Long-Awaited Kitchen Remodel With DIY Cabinetry

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This once plain powder room was rebuilt in a vintage style featuring a custom rough-hewn vanity.

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Surprise Gut Remodel for a Vintage-Style Powder Room

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This detail-rich dining room features beautiful built-ins with leaded-glass.

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The Best Whole House Remodel 2015

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To reinforce the bath's period style, the homeowners added thick trim above the wainscot and swapped in a salvaged pedestal sink. | Sconce: @potterybarn | Paint: @behrpaint Flint Smoke (walls) and Absolute White (trim)

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The Best Whole House Remodel 2015

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In this kitchen remodel, the owners installed windows salvaged from a nearby house, DIY upper cabinets to match base ones found on Craigslist, and a vintage sink donated by a parent. The family's English lab, Hunter, guards the back door.

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The Best Whole House Remodel 2015

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A tall ceiling painted light blue draws the eye upward and creates the illusion of more space in this charming living room. And a barn door in a deeper hue takes up less space than a traditional door with hinges.

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The Living Room

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Clean lines and just the right amount of color used in an unexpected place (the double doors) make for an elegant dining room.

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A healthy dose of Craftsman detail and a cheerful color palette gave this new back porch front-and-center personality

From Plain to Period-Perfect Back Porch

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A botanically based color scheme accented with silver creates a soothing, sophisticated gathering spot in this green-themed living room

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Create a Leaf-Green Living Room

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Wallpaper with a Spanish tile design, a band of darker gray above, and a stylish pendant light give this dining room an updated look.

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A 1930 Craftsman House Transformed

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Two serious cooks with salvaging skills and DIY smarts expanded and upgraded this kitchen inside of a 285-year-old house. The hardworking island doubles as a breakfast spot for the kids.

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Bigger, Better Kitchen for a Pre-American House

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We love this DIY backyard pergola and patio, which was made with salvaged pavers.

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A 1930 Craftsman House Transformed

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The owner of this 1920s home outfitted her cottage with a white, overstuffed sofa and chair, a large vintage festival sign attached to a frame of old shutters, and an ottoman made from an old box with vintage grain sacks used as cushion fabric.

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A skylight in this windowless master bath ushers in much-needed natural light. Subway tile and a Carrara-marble-topped vanity upgrade the dated 1988 addition.

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This enclosed porch multitasks as a catchall for sandy flip-flops and damp towels. Folding chairs offer comfy spots to put on sandals or pack a tote before heading outside.

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A leaf-covered patio gets a romantic upgrade with vintage furniture, mood lighting, and a party-ready trestle table. See how to recreate the look!

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Create a Tuscan Outdoor Room

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