Is the beam solid? how did you get the grayish, weathered look?
This is the type of beam to separate kitchen and livingroom
Cross beam into kitchen from dining. Not color. Yes to distressed wood
Notice how beam is recessed back into wall more....may be able to do with douglas firm
BIG, big beams. What size do you imagein we would use?
Think of this style in any material, stone, different wood, different color, etc.
barn beams around kitchen opening, near the eat-in area - AMISH GUY?
If the beam can't be hidden, use it to make a statement, as in this room.