great room and master bedroom a tall, sloped ceiling with light from above, while a suite of ground-room floors fit cozily below. An elevated cedar deck wraps around three sides of the great room, offering a full day of sunshine for deck lounging and for the entire room to be opened to the outdoors with
great room above and, below, define the parking spaces for an uncluttered entry and carport. An enclosed staircase runs along the north side of the house. Sheathed inside and out with gray cement board panels, it leads from the ground floor entrance to the main living spaces, which exist in the treetops
guest room, a study, pantry/storage... I would also look at increasing the width of the building by at least 12" and give it to the spine rooms so that they are wider. Another idea is to build in a platform seat/bed in the alcove and sleep there -- during the day it is a daybed/sofa and at night the
study/dark room near the open alcove. By lowering the ceiling in the spaces under the loft one could get a pretty comfortable space that would be a sleeping space. Build in some storage for clothes... the bath/laundry seems fine as it is -- lower ceiling would be ok here if the sleeping loft continued over
the main room which is 10'-2" long ( ID). The bath + study/darkroom sit under a storage loft. I have had very preliminary conversations with other folks who were considering this as the starting point for a small cottage. We talked about making the work space behind the yellow doors the kitchen and conceiving
great room embodies open concept while maintaining distinctive stylish spaces.
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of the room; love the contemporary lines and strong geometrics.
entire room like nothing else. An "art collection" may sound fancy, but it doesn't have to be completely out of reach. If being surrounded by art you love is important to you, set aside a little money so you can splurge once every few years on a piece of original art you love. Seek out student art fairs
girl's room, Carter combined table lamps and wall sconces for bedtime reading. Here are some more things to think about when placing lighting:• Consider adding outlets in the floor so that floor lamps will "float" in a room. Complete your furniture plan first so that you know where to place the outlets