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Renovated Tuscan Farm House, Siena, Italy
Ideabooks7,113
Questions12
Bring the sunshine in with a warm, mellow yellow throughout your dining room. This is a great way to soften up a space that has a lot of hard surfaces in it.
“floor” — kriseit
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Seeley Family Room
Ideabooks82,992
Questions94
and window and wall coverings all help absorb sound. The tray ceiling and wood trim here act like acoustic tiles, providing more nooks, crannies and surfaces for sound to wrap around. This creates both better audio quality and less din for those in other parts of the great room who might be bothered by
“Colors” — 08212010
Taylor Smyth Architects
Bridal Path Residence
Ideabooks26,493
Questions12
entertaining (ever been to a party that didn't end up being centered in the kitchen?), they are ideal for skylights. Skylights can aid in lighting work surfaces and parts of the kitchen that might otherwise be dark. The view out the two windows in this kitchen is of trees that shade the space, but the skylight
“island” — kmcafee13
Robert Young Architects
Living Room
Ideabooks16,638
Questions13
exposed wood trusses a modern flavor is to treat them in the same manner as the rest of the construction. This Lake House on Long Island gives every surface — walls, floor, ceiling, trusses — a consistent whitewash. With this treatment, the large living space recalls a gallery, where objects stand out from
“pool house couch” — stelsmom
LKM Design
Kid's Bedrooms
Ideabooks7,204
Questions7
This sunny window is a great area to store children's books and a few toys. The shelf can be used as a play surface or a cozy spot to read a book or two. Plus, the shelf on the wall adds additional storage that mothers and fathers everywhere will appreciate.
“A wall book shelf” — vineet
Jeanette Lunde
Dining room & birtday
Ideabooks1,667
Questions2
Beadboard is not a cookie cutter affair; there are numerous variations of panel widths and heights and surface applications. Seen as both a wall application and cabinetry, note that the different widths look cheerful and cottage-like when painted white and accented with colorful decorative touches.
“Chambre Mathilde” — bessy422
Hsu McCullough
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Boise Residence
Ideabooks3,011
Questions5
McCullough found a contractor who specialized in log cabin homes to mill the trunks, planing the top and bottom sides of the trunk to create flat surfaces. He let them dry out in the shade for a year before bringing them back inside and adding casters to the bottom.The dining table came from a now-closed
“lamp over table. could use driftwood” — pbwally
Modern Living Room
Ideabooks16,569
Questions14
pouring forms. Notice how the strong horizontal lines of the surround and additional texture play counterpoint to the vertical lines of the smooth wood surfaces surrounding it.
“Fireplace and set up” — Erin Lipka
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