With bamboo flooring and craftsman-style doorways, the foyer establishes the home's warm, welcoming and open design approach.
With a spacious open floor plan, the foyer is illuminated with Florida sunshine and invites all who enter to enjoy the lake views. A Craftsman-style aesthetic captures the "overall look of the home's era," says project manager Dylan Eastman. "We wanted this foyer to be its own room, yet still feel a part of the rest of the house."
A mudroom-inspired storage system keeps clutter and outside elements from coming into the home. A few wise words painted on distressed wood is a suitable design statement for the lucky winner of Blog Cabin 2014.
During the Blog Cabin's People's Choice voting period, online voters selected a custom-designed welcome mat at the front entrance. The rich hues balance the light and dark shades of the bamboo flooring found throughout the house.
With one look around, you'll notice a common theme inspired by the relaxing lakeside atmosphere. A custom-built bookcase is designed to look like a rowboat. It's a functional and fun way to display charming accessories, from vintage books to an old life preserver.