In the living room of a house in California wine country, designer Stephen Shubel painted the stone fireplace and Currey & Company's Rainforest chandelier a powdery white, and the walls and ceiling in a pale gray. Painted stone can look good, I guess.
The star in this Oyster Bay, New York beach house is underfoot: a hand-painted, lily-pad pattern covers the sunken floor. Designer Christina Murphy continued the color scheme with grasscloth-covered walls and the upholstery on bentwood chairs.
Canadian studio Naturehumaine inserted a glass floor and skylight to draw sunlight through the interior of this two-storey house in Montreal, and reintroduced wooden boards to make a feature of the staircase.
Cozy Screened PorchCozy Screened Porch In this Hudson Valley town house, a Vermont Castings outdoor fireplace is the focal point of the screened porch. "Even in August there are nights when the temperature drops and I build a fire