About the Entry Hall: "I really wanted to hold it down because the story is really about the gathering room," says interior designer Linda Woodrum when explaining her decision to furnish the home's entry space with a sleek black side table, velvet-topped bench and slate-gray runner. An oversized tin-framed mirror reflects light and serves as its own subtle conversation piece.
The countdown is on! You can take the virtual tour of HGTV Dream Home 2011 starting December 20 at 9 a.m. ET. Get reminders from our HGTV Ideas Newsletter. Also, tune into the HGTV Dream Home 2011 special on January 1 at 1 p.m. ET.