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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

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

Bringing Wall-To-Wall Carpet Back

Young House Lovefrom Young House Love

Our Showhouse

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.

Our Showhouse

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.

The Case for Moody Neutrals

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.

One Big, Happy Kitchen for Family Gatherings

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

Create a Festive Holiday Dining Room

Bless'er Housefrom Bless'er House

Revamping the Breakfast Area

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

Revamping the Breakfast Area - Bless'er House

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

Create a Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen

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

Long-Awaited Kitchen Remodel With DIY Cabinetry

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

Long-Awaited Kitchen Remodel With DIY Cabinetry

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

Surprise Gut Remodel for a Vintage-Style Powder Room

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

The Best Whole House Remodel 2015

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)

The Best Whole House Remodel 2015

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.

The Best Whole House Remodel 2015

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.

The Living Room

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

La Dolce Vita Blog: Interior Design & Decorating Ideas and Inspiration

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

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

Create a Leaf-Green Living Room

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

A 1930 Craftsman House Transformed

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.

Bigger, Better Kitchen for a Pre-American House

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

A 1930 Craftsman House Transformed

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!

Create a Tuscan Outdoor Room