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Home renovation ideas that will have you calling your contractor

Michele Borboa, MS is a freelance writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, food, lifestyle, and pets. Michele is a health and wellness expert, personal chef, cookbook author, and pet-lover based in Bozeman, Montana. She is also...

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

We all have that one special room in the house that we're over-the-top in love with and think it should be featured on a home design blog. But what if every single space in your home was the envy of your friends, family and strangers abroad? We've found 17 outrageously stunning rooms that if designed under one roof would give you the coolest house in the world.

A kitchen that is the view

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

The kitchen is the heart of the home so we're going to start our home tour here. We covet rooms with a window view of something magnificent, but this enviable kitchen more than satisfies the need for aesthetics with its warm and cozy feel, large tile floor, miles of counter space, commercial range and the archway opening that spills into the living room to keep the home chef connected to the family or dinner guests for the evening.

A book lover's dream dining room

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

When books are food for your soul, combine your reading passion with your need to eat. This uber cool dining room features gloss black paint that keeps the natural light from the windows flowing through the room. The black and white color scheme gives the book collection the opportunity to come to life as bright accents.

The living room that breathes life into your soul

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

This warm and cozy living room beckons you to step down into its tranquility and recharge. The natural Asian-inspired wood elements, windows with an enchanting tropical view and generous comfortable seating makes this space a haven for relaxation.

An entertainment room for theater junkies

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

Movie night at your house will be the talk of the block with a home theater room boasting a sizable screen, luxury seating and a fiber-optic starfield overhead. Hook your gaming controls and you'll have a game room that rivals amusement park attractions.

A master bedroom you can live in

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

Of all the rooms in your home, your master bedroom should be the one to invite you in to stay awhile. Everything about this irresistible space makes it a special place to rest, relax, enjoy coffee in the early morning, chat by the fire, gaze out the windows, sip wine in the evening and catch up on your journaling.

The master bathroom to die for

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

To go along with that idyllic master bedroom, this glamorous master bathroom makes getting up in the morning an exciting endeavor. Who doesn't want a coffee bar within steps of waking up? You can get your caffeine fix and a bit of breakfast before you have to face the world. Then when it's time to unwind, simply run a hot bath and sink right in to the oversized tub.

A walk-in closet with movie star quality

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

How can a girl get dressed in cramped quarters? This sizable walk-in closet gives you the room to gaze at your clothing and shoe collection. It also delivers a vanity area where you can make sure you're well-coiffed before walking out.

Give your child a bedroom retreat

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

Make your kiddo's bedroom the coolest place in the house by incorporating nature into the design while providing a comfy reading nook and an opening to the outdoors that entices your child to be inspired.

A guest bedroom that guests anticipate

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

Turn your guest bedroom into a place that your visitors can't wait to stay in. The gray and white color scheme (along with the lush gray blanket) gives the room a peaceful and calming ambiance. The study, angular walls and archway make this bedroom an inspired space that guests will fondly remember.

We'll take this guest bathroom any day

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

In addition to the alluring guest bedroom, spoil your guests with a spa-quality bathroom. Marble, glass and earth tones will entice your visitors to take a long, carefree shower with lots of space.

Welcome to the wine cellar

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

Whether you're an oenophile or just love to wine and dine with your family and friends, this inviting Mediterranean-style wine cellar may just be the most popular place in your home, if not the neighborhood.

The home office that will have you seeing green

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

Green is full of life and it can effortlessly up the verve factor of your office space. Natural light from the large bay window, bright whites and cushy chairs will have you loving every minute of your work time.

When a laundry room isn't the most boring room in the house

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

If you loathe doing laundry, this eclectic laundry space may just change your mind. Not only does it have a personality all its own, it also delivers laundry accessories in the most artfully accessible way.

Home fitness has never been so awesome

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

When you don't want to hassle with a sweaty crowd, bring the gym to you by designing a home gym space that has an open floor plan and considerable natural light from windows that give you a beautiful view.

Make your basement the place to be

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

Transform your basement into the hot spot in the house with stonework, stucco walls, wood bar and shelves, and games people play.

The ultimate craft room

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

For the DIY goddess who loves color, texture and tools within a finger's reach, this craft room is an Eden for inspiration and creativity.

A pet room that treats pets like celebrities

These design ideas will get you in the mood to start a renovation project

Denise Richards got it right with this luxe space for her pets. Complete with lush seating, sleeping booths and even a chandelier, this room is bliss for pets and the pet lovers who want to pamper their furry friends.

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