We love this homeowner's great choices, from an aged stucco treatment on the walls to alder wood cabinets and porcelain floors.
Brace yourself for a radical thought: In this breakfast room, there's no table! Synthetic suede chairs, side tables, and ottomans fill the space instead. "Sitting at a breakfast table to do anything―eating, drinking coffee, reading the newspaper―just felt too stiff," says Leslie. "Our solution gives us enough room to work and entertain in the kitchen at the same time."
photo: The walls of the breakfast room are finished in a stucco treatment. Leslie hung a Tuscan-themed painting between two metal, antique-inspired sconces.
"Rich With Detail" is from the April 2008 issue of Southern Living.