True to Form: Wood and metal remain in their natural state at the Barnards home in the Riceville community.
The corten steel siding will weather to a color that matches the earth.
Zen Greeting: The entry, clad in bark harvested in Barnardsville, carries nature indoors and frames a spectacular view of peaks in the distance.
Clean & Simple: In the living room, mid-century modern-style furnishings and two works of art by Kevin speak to the couple’s clear aesthetic.
Bright Ideas: From the sapphire blue velvet sofa brought over from England to the vibrant bar stools, color brings a playful element to the modern abode. Carla and John cut acoustic panels found at Habitat ReStore, painted them, and hung them in a pattern to create an island accent.
Scene Setters: Large accordion doors—the couples’ biggest splurge on the project—open the entire space to the spectacular mountain surroundings.
Tranquil Quarters - The bedrooms are smaller spaces by American standards, but less space means less clutter and a more relaxing sleep space.
In the guest bathroom, the couple chose a patterned tile.
A 900-square-foot covered porch overlooking a valley and mountains
The Great Outdoors: There are spaces to enjoy the outdoors on both sides of the steel-wrapped home
The pebble patio set up for entertaining