Style Look Blog House 2

Style Look Blog House 2

Style, according to the Meriam Dictionary, is a particular way in which something is done, created, or performed: a particular form or design of something: a way of behaving or of doing things. So let's talk about your home. It's got a style, right? Some way of saying This house is mine. This is the 'Look Blog" number 2, number 1 can be found here.

Style, according to the Meriam Dictionary, is a particular way in which something is done, created, or performed: a particular form or design of something: a way of behaving or of doing things. So let's talk about your home. It's got a style, right? Some way of saying This house is mine. This month, I'll be doing 4 houses that are unique in style but cohesive in each home to a style. This is house number 2, and you can find house number one here.

House two's first story looks like this: 
With an exterior that looks something like this: 



So this house is unique in that two different spaces move up through both stories. Basically it just means we need to design these areas first so we can make sure there is congruity between the spaces.

It also has a dark hardwood floor through the kitchen, breakfast nook, dining room, and and foyer.  Hardwood floors by Cromwell Hill  I would love dark wood floors in our kitchen
Let's start in the Family Room.

First, let's look at what we have already from the space: the fireplace and built in shelving to start. I love that modern flat screens can be mounted above electric or gas fireplaces with little hassle, and think it looks fan-freaking-tastic.
 Sectional  round sofacenter piece Like this arrangement with the sectional and two chairs by the fire
However, i don't like how plain and boring this is. Let's mix it up a bit, shall we? For this house we're going for a Bright, Colorful, Homey feel. 


berry brights  the colors for my new kitchen Except instead of greens its turquoise And instead of that yellow - its a brighter mustard

ahhhhh, much better. 

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Now, that chandelier is still funky looking I think, and I'd probably replace it with this beauty if she was big enough, and hey this is my design so I'm saying we find it in a big enough size to match the Family Room.  black chandelier

Breakfast Nook

i love this idea of a booth style table here, and the lighter blue is a nice pull in from the family room and into the darker blue kitchen., the yellow a cute little accent, and painting it in stripes for the color of the family room and the blue kitchen would be perfect! 

Glamorous Housewife featured Country Living Hooked on Houses  Color combo booth seating stools table

Kitchen:

Probably more than I can handle on the backsplash to ceiling but I like the color


Onto the Dining Room 
colorful dining room
I think this is the perfect dining room set up for your bright home. It's a little bit eclectic with the colored chairs but still has a nice uniformed look. The floor is that nice dark hardwood, don't forget! 
 
Onto the Living Room
I love Living Rooms, it's a feature many modern homes have eliminated but it's a lovely formal place to sit and talk to guests. The Living Room and Dining Room of this house have a connecting column wall so keep in mind that these rooms can be seen from one another. ( I'd paint the columns coordinating colors to the chairs, but that's just me.)
 

I just love this, pulling in all the colors from the rest of the first floor and allowing you to display all the artwork! 

The Entryway 


I just loveeee this. Let's have this in the entryway. It's on Etsy! 

I just might have to break down and get this oneit would work perfectly on the wall right across from the entryway Hmmm

comfortable contemporary upholstery antiques and a mix of decorative objects Pale golden yellow walls pick up color from the custom area rug Hanging above it is a beautiful gold-framed mirror Walls striped with light and medium yellow add interest yet remain neutral A traditional chest is flanked by matching antique chairs
i also just love this light and dark yellow striping, and i think it'll work with the rest of the place- so let's do it! why not? 
Next is that downstairs powder room. it's only a half bathroom, but it may be a nice place to pull in the red in as accents( keep in mind you still have the dark hardwood in here, not that white tile) :
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Next is this 5th bedroom/study room. 
I've decided that this is going to be a library, because my guy and I have more books than we really know what to do with. (Those shelves in the living room might take a quarter of our books.) My style of library I like the room in general and think it looks like a lovely place to get lost in a book

Since the room doesn't have a natural fireplace I'd probably build one. a DIY for it is here.

Full Downstairs Bathroom
BATHROOMS ARE THE BEST AND I LOVE THEM! Ok, good talk. For our bright house i decided this bathroom should have some boho feel: 
gypsy bathroom part 2bathroom bohemian decor

AND THE FIRST FLOOR IS DONE! YAY! SO UP UP UP THE STAIRS! 


ombre painted stair risers from Favorite PINS FridaySaturday  Beneath My Heart
how about in Ombre? 
FLOOR 2

For the second floor, you can back off on your color scheme a little bit, however since this particular house has a soaring Family Room and Foyer, keep in mind that you can still see up into the second floor areas. For this reason, your foyer and family room colors should reach to your second story ceiling and should extend to the walls of those spaces. So your foyer has yellow stripes, and I vote you carry that through the second story hallway. Don't forget about your hardwood floors :)




LAUNDRY ROOOOOOOM! 
I just love laundry rooms. For some people, they're these dank little places with cement floor and little light in a basement somewhere. But with the right love and time, they can transform themselves into places you actually want your laundry to be in :) The full Ion Board for Laundry Room is here, but for our house, I decided it would make sense to keep this sort of bright and clean as well: 
laundry room

Master Suite 
MYID- Lido home Calming blue master suite
I love this color scheme for the master suite, but don't forget that the fireplace has built in bookcases though :) 

Nice blue master bathroom

Jane Im speechless Jack That closet is the size of a bedroom Jane Whats your point

Bedroom #2 The Nursery


Bathroom #2
Ultimate Feminine Bathroom        An arched alcove flattered with generous windows sets up a bubble bath haven in this bathroom bursting with classic femininity Lush floral fabrics and sweet pink tile pour on the sugary touches The claw-foot tub with matching vintage-style faucet rests on a mosaic tile floor with crystal chandeliers glowing overhead Pure magic 3

Bedroom 3- Turned Study office inspiration

Jack and Jill Bathroom
Jack and Jill bathroom
Green and grey colors.
 jack and jill bathroom
Grey tile. 

Bedroom #4 - Older Boy's Room

Spiderman comic wall mural in childrens room - izzy likes the idea of a comic picture on her wall
I love this fantastic mural. add this great bed and you got yourself a (geeky) boy's room :) 
A superhero room complete with Metropolis headboard and bad guy pillows to battle My boy is a happy one
Blue prints came from here.


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