HGTV Dream Home 2011: Living Area Pictures

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Room for Large Crowds

    \"I started with the sofa,\" says interior designer Linda Woodrum of her living area design scheme. \"The green is about the harbinger of spring. When the fields and the trees start to turn green, it is a really exciting, emotional time.\"

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Area Barn Door

    A vintage 7 by 7-foot barn door, discovered at a local architectural salvage center, serves as both a conversation and an art piece. \"It's an antique but has a very modern graphic feel about it,\" says interior designer Linda Woodrum.

  • HGTV Dream House 2011 Table and Wooden Apple Bowl

    A pop of red stands out against the room's high-contrast palette of green, white and black. A set of six coffee tables can be moved about the room, as activity requires.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Room Table Lamp

    Birch-bark boxes serve as pedestals for decorative objects. A modern-art metal lamp stands in high contrast to traditional turned-wood furnishings.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Area TV and Media

    A console table provides baskets for storage and houses the room's home entertainment system. A 60-inch, flat-panel television transforms the space into a home theater.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Area Chairs Detail

    Two oversized Windsor chairs that flank the home entertainment center lend timeless style. \"There's a sense that they are old or are they new, like Amish quilts or Shaker boxes,\" says interior designer Linda Woodrum.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Area Furnishings

    A three-tiered side table serves up a container of fresh grass and decorative bowl, fashioned from a fallen tree.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Area Flowers

    Paperwhites in bloom recall the room's inspiration: springtime in Vermont.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Area Ski Vermont Print

    Posters purchased at the Stowe Ski Museum mark the entrance to the ski dorm. \"The bold graphic posters worked with the feel of the room,\" says interior designer Linda Woodrum.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Area Hallway

    Two cedar carriage house doors, reclaimed from the local architectural salvage center, find new life as the entrances to the guest bedroom and ski dorm.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Area Barn Doors

    The ceiling, clad in 1-by-6 pine planks, is cooled down with a one part water to one part grey paint wash.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Subwoofer in Living Area

    Velodyne subwoofers project sound throughout the room.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Lutron Control in Living Area

    The living area's Lutron control has the ability to dim lights and lower window shades for optimum TV viewing.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Area Kitchenette

    An adjoining kitchenette services both the living area and the terrace. The nearly 10-foot-long counter features storage space, a refrigerator and oven/warming drawer unit.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Area Kitchenette Decor

    Reclaimed barnwood is fashioned into a frame that surrounds three shelves of glassware and earthenware. The dark quartz countertop is dressed with industrial-style task lamps; Waechsterbach dinnerware is at the ready should a gathering segue to dinner.

  • Dream Home 2011 Living Area Kitchenette and Stairs

    The kitchenette offers easy access to the main-floor kitchen via the staircase.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Room Stairs

    An alcove below the staircase offers additional storage space as well as a spot to make a subtle design statement.\"I think with a family room, you are going to accrue a lot of junk: games and people's stuff,\" says interior designer Linda Woodrum. \"It is a great way to do storage.\"

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Room Artwork

    Photographs taken by carpenter David Brown make a dramatic statement as one arrives at the bottom of the staircase. \"It was just sort of stop and notice,\" says interior designer Linda Woodrum of David's snapshots. \"And they are gorgeous.\"

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Living Area Bookcase

    A floor-to-ceiling bookcase adds flavor and color and is the perfect spot to display reading material and natural elements that connect indoor to outdoor spaces.

  • HGTV Dream Home 2011 Mountain Views in Living Area

    A soft and shaggy rug underfoot begs guests to push coffee tables aside and recline. The sofa is equipped with a fold-out bed, should weekend guests exceed bedrooms.

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