office area in a nook. Ideal! This way the family computer is in a space where parents can see what their kids are doing. Safety first!

Love the look of this desk area recessed into the wall space! In place of the old kitchen desk area.

Play up pattern- Red toile cozies up this desk chair

Give Your Kitchen a French Country Look

Inspired by French farmhouses, a St. Louis baker gave her character-starved kitchen a warm, welcoming makeover. Here are six ways to achieve this refined rustic look.

love the idea of having neat office area in kitchen

desk area in kitchen. Keeps desk clutter out of sight and uses chair from the kitchen table. Nice for space challenged house

A pretty, soft color palette in the foyer complements the wooded landscape outside this Lake Michigan cottage.

Lake Michigan Cabin Makeover

Boho Farm and Home: A Dreamy Cottage By The Lake / I like the front door & screen door

Group your vintage treasures by hue in an heirloom (or flea-market) hutch. More pictures from this home:

House Tour: 10 Ways to Bring Home Cottage Style

Fresh, colorful and kick-off-your-shoes casual, the cottage look is just plain easy to live with. Bring this warm, comfortable decorating style to your home with our 10 ideas.

Stylish Foyer and Entryway Ideas

Are you thinking you can't have a mudroom because you lack the space? Think again, here are tips to hep you create a mudroom 'space' in your foyer, garage, entry, you name it!


Home Restorations: Farmhouse Entry - Home Restorations: Century Farmhouse - Southern Living. Stairs near front entrance.