What a lovely, lovely entry. Stone stairway, beautiful wooden floors, and unexpected delight of the fireplace all add up to a thoroughly wonderful space. greige: interior design ideas and inspiration for the transitional home
Nantucket Entry by T. Keller Donovan, wainscoting on staircase, blue wall with family and sea art. I'd put a large port hole window at the foot of the stairs. Maybe a grey instead of blue and like this for the living room and hall.
Look from entrance hall through to garden, without dining room becoming the hall Archway Hall under Stairs toward Dining Room (Dutch Colonial in California by Tommy Chambers Interiors)-I like the dark wood stairs w/ light walls and white trim