Chic Home With Big Windows

This contemporary home from Paula Ables includes an open kitchen with oversized windows for abundant natural light. Earthy colors, natural finishes and an organic design work together to bring the outdoors in.
From: Paula Ables

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Photo By: Jacob Bodkin

Combination Dining and Living Room

The open plan design is great for entertaining large groups of family and friends. An abundance of seating creates a welcoming atmosphere, while contemporary pendant lights and patterned rugs anchor the separate living areas.

Contemporary Dining Room With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

Floor-to-ceiling windows bring the outdoors into this contemporary dining room. The polka dot upholstery on the chairs adds a playful spirit to a room full of clean, structured lines.

Open, Contemporary Living Room Features Natural Stone Fireplace

This living room was designed to be comfortable, functional and stylish. The various natural textiles used in this living space, along with the open floor plan, create a beautiful, organic design that is both comfortable and contemporary. The homeowner wanted to bring the outdoors to the indoors and achieved it by using earthy colors and natural finishes.

Contemporary Open Plan Kitchen With Warm Wood Cabinets

An open floor plan with high ceilings and large windows creates a natural, contemporary look. The white quartzite countertops combine with wood flooring and cabinets to create a beautiful balance of dark and light, hard and soft. Statement pendant lights draw the eye, while fiery wall art adds warm color.

Beautiful Contemporary Kitchen With White Quartzite Countertops

In order to accommodate homeowners who love to host guests, this kitchen was thoughtfully designed to be functional, yet contemporary and sleek. The large kitchen island can act as an informal dining area as well as the perfect area to serve food. The white quartzite used for the countertops functions similarly to granite in that it is sturdy and handles a wide range of temperatures--necessary for a client who spends a lot of time in the kitchen.

Walnut Cabinetry in Contemporary Kitchen

Walnut cabinets and oak hardwood flooring give the kitchen a warm, inviting feel. Brown subway tile, modern barstools and a wooden range hood add character to the design.

Contemporary Kitchen Features Brown Subway Tile Backsplash

A large kitchen island with a white quartzite countertop next to this stainless steel stovetop is a chef's dream. The warm pendant lighting combined with wooden cabinets and brown subway tile create a welcoming ambience, just as the client requested. With a built-in island sink, large stovetop and easy access to cabinets, Paula Ables Interiors designed this kitchen to be functional for the client who loves to cook, and also stylish for the client who loves to entertain.

Contemporary Kitchen With Sleek Sinks and Arched Faucets

This kitchen is made for cooking and entertaining. The large window with a lake view provides natural light, while the white quartzite countertops function perfectly for prep work. A prep sink in the island sits directly across from the stove, making cooking and cleaning simple. The lighter tile border underneath the cabinets was designed to prevent water damage on the hardwood floors.

Contemporary Kitchen Sink With Brown Subway Tile & Large Window

This contemporary kitchen brings nature indoors with oak wood floors and white quartzite countertops. The stainless steel appliances and subway tiles provide modern, yet functional accents. The large window makes for a welcoming environment, and even makes doing dishes a pleasant task.

Soaring Glass Exterior Overlooks Pool Patio

The breathtaking house has an intimate connection with all of its outdoor spaces. Oversized windows and soaring glass walls overlook the sleek pool patio, which features an infinity pool, elevated hot tub and integrated landscaping.

Contemporary Murphy Bed by California Closets

A stylish murphy bed by California Closets is the perfect addition to this multi-function room.

Contemporary Murphy Bed in Yellow Guest Room

The space-saving Murphy bed is the perfect piece for the homeowner's guest room and sewing room. Built-in nightstands, floating shelves and upper cabinets boast storage space without taking up much floorspace. An abstract painting is a surprising addition above the fold-down bed.

Spa Bathroom With Floating Double Vanity

This spacious master bathroom gives you spa-like luxury in the comfort of your own home. Floating vanities, sleek fixtures and plush linens do the trick.

Natural Light in Master Bathroom

The floating vanity benefits from plenty of natural light, creating a well-lit spot to get ready each morning.

Orange Master Bedroom With Custom Platform Bed

A custom platform bed with an upholstered headboard strikes a modern note in the master bedroom. Papaya-colored walls add a contemporary splash of color to the neutral accent chairs and area rug.

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