See How Joanna Expertly Mixed His Rustic Style With Her Traditional Aesthetic
Repurposed Church Window Creates Focal Point in Newly Renovated Master Bedroom
As seen on Fixer Upper, the newly renovated master bedroom has been transformed with a new, neutral color palette that makes the space feel clean and bright. Joanna chose to incorporate wispy fabrics to soften the space, while wood accents and twin table lamps warm the space. Joanna also repurposed an old church window as a headboard, which created a focal point in the space.
It's the age-old dillema: Two people love each other, but not necessarily the same design aesthetic. With a baby on the way, Luke and Rachel Whyte were looking for a family-friendly home with both the rustic, outdoorsy style that Colorado-native Luke loves and the clean, traditional style Rachel favors. Chip and Jo delivered with a design that meets the whole family's needs. (But, don't they always?) Here's the before and after of the home's exterior:
Updated Front Exterior of Whyte Residence
As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, a new coat of paint revitalized the old, faded brick on the exterior of this elegant home. By keeping the shutters on the second story windows only, the height of this home is highlighted, enhancing its grandeur. The new, rich wood doors make the front of this home feel warm and inviting, beckoning guests inside.
The exterior took on a more traditional look, but the rustic style got its due in the home's living room and entryway.
Modern Entryway with Rustic Accents
As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, the entrance of this newly remodeled home has been given an elegant, modern makeover with rustic accents. The wall that used to enclose the stairs has been knocked out, transforming the feeling of the space from claustrophobic and closed-in to open and inviting. The modern stair rail gives a bit of flair to the space, while the series of black and white photos throughout the stairway and entryway make the space elegant. Rustic accents, such as the bench in the front hallway make the space warm and inviting.
The framed photo nods to Luke's roots, while the chair rail adds traditional style. See how Joanna merged the two styles seamlessly:
Striking Entry and Staircase 01:13
Next up: the kitchen, where Rachel's bright, clean aesthetic took center stage.
Modern, Rustic Open Concept Kitchen
Joanna Gaines, of HGTV's hit show Fixer Upper, wanted to give these homeowners the kitchen of their dreams. They desired a modern, rustic open concept kitchen, but their previous kitchen was small and closed in, so Chip and Joanna knocked down the walls surrounding the space to give the kitchen more square footage, but also to provide the homeowners with the open concept home they've been longing for.
Joanna added rustic touches with the wood-and-metal barstools and statement lighting. See more of her tips to nail this look:
Kitchen Design Accents 01:17
Heading upstairs, the bedroom features that stunning, upcycled headboard, along with a muted purple, gray and blue palette.
Here's how Joanna added the finishing touches to this space:
Rugged, Classic Master Suite 01:21
You've toured three amazing spaces, but we have so much more to show you. Tour the entire house in the gallery below.