Mission Style Decorating, A Way to Capture Beauty and Warmth to Your Home

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Just few people know what mission style decorating is. Mission style decorating is interior decorating idea which exposes more the beauty and calm by its color. Mission style itself has many interpretations, but it’s closely referred to the revival of Mission style from Spain. However, it recently refers to warm and calm color applications on crafts and arts.

Actually, there are more homeowners are so curious with this style of decoration. Yet, they’re unsure how to start with real application into their rooms. Luckily, now there are few distinctive elements which are common and recognizable to Mission style decorating. Let’s see what Mission style options are and how to get the best application.

Mission style is identical with how we expose the original and natural material application in a room. All interior elements in this room are left in natural. The furniture, for instance, obviously exposes the original and local wood-material but different in finishing. Handcrafted furniture and fireplace highlight the room, emphasizing how wood and rock work well in creating Mission style.

A transitional living room integrated with loft over a dining room. As we see, the room is dominated by hardwood, reclaimed oaks, and little bit handcrafted interior elements like decorative metal railing system at the loft. Such idea, of course, is adopted as a Mission style.

You can also apply Mission style decorating idea in any rooms, like this hallway. Make sure that you’ve involved the distinctive Mission style elements like craftsman front door, stair railing system, and even the floors.

It feels like we’re in huge and luxurious living room which is full of timbers and artistic interior accessories. Apparently, this room is a combination of Mediterranean and Mission style decorating idea. It can be seen from logs and reclaimed wood use in room. Giraffe-head ornament, moreover, gives another aesthetic value in this room.

A craftsman family room designed in Mission style – feel warm and cozy provided by craftsman fireplace and furniture. An area rug here also takes a role as another beautifier. Take a look at the lighting effect! With low-lighted effect, it produces huge warmth and comfort. Absolutely agree that such spot is so homey.

Re-decorate your farmhouse with this Mission style decorating idea. The concept is so matching and even can support each other. Like this idea, the room still displays the original and natural elements like wooden furniture and river stones fireplace. Yet, the upper section, starting from walls to ceilings, it uses modern interior concept which is dominated by clean white. We all know that the clean white is familiar as modern color palette.

This is an example of enclosed living room idea. Generally, this room is designed in Mission-style; it’s recognizable from materials choice like tiled-fireplace, medium-toned wood floors, and craftsman stair railing system. All furniture items, additionally, also still expose the natural and original wood species.

Mission style can also be applied for a modern interior application. The instant way is by featuring it with a modern interior facade. Just add it one or a couple of craftsman furniture unit just to highlight Mission-style appeal.

This is an example of formal & open-concept living room with arts and crafts. Here, there are two different wood materials used: medium-toned hardwood for floors and darker wood for furniture. All things are on the right place and proportion. It can be said that this is a Mission-style living room with modern influence.

It’s full of warmth and comfort. With a music area, it must be so relaxing. This is a depiction how Mission-style decorating idea can give such pleasantly feelings. Also, with the finest craftsman furniture and dominant wood interior facade, it’s gonna be a high-class living room.

A craftsman fireplace corner with dark-toned wood chair and small table. The room consists of a craftsman fireplace unit integrated with glass-door/ display storage, white marble hearth, and traditional area rug.

A craftsman living room with tiled-fireplace – Add the fire feature like such fireplace to your living room. The room itself is dominated by particular wooden species, oak. the yellow walls and wood color here create the warm atmosphere.

The design is so complicated but beautiful. The staircase is purely built from wooden and mixed with metal railing system.

This is idea of craftsman home office with tribal-colored area rug, grey walls, built-in desk, and medium-toned hardwood flooring system. Uniquely, there are a couple of cabinets that are free-standing over the desk, providing much more space for storage. Then about the color choice, the wood color still dominates, but it pretty matches with medium-toned wood floors and tribal-colored area rug.

mission style home office idea dark hardwood working table modern working chair textured & knitted area rug clean white walls tree trunk decorations

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This is another design of mission-style home office. This design exposes more the working desk that keeps its original texture and color of wood species. Overall, the desk design is quite simple but stylish. It looks modern after being coupled with a modern working chair. The floors are covered with textured & knitted area rug, gives full of warmth and natural look.

A mission-style kitchen idea – this is well recommended for you who love natural and warm atmosphere in your kitchen. Red wood dominates this room, either for the furniture or floors. Marble countertop is added to give another color scheme in this room, so it won’t be monotone.

How wonderful this craftsman kitchen is! The homeowner has chosen walnut as the main material of kitchen cabinets, island, and floors. Granite countertop, subway ceramic tiles for backsplash, and stainless steel appliances are just the secondary color scheme in this room.

This is so incredible! A mission-style home bar design with custom TV set – The overall appearance is really elegant and inviting. Here, we’ve found dark hardwood slabs featuring natural stone walls, resulting a original mission-style interior. With dark hardwood bar installation plus recessed wine storage, this room is much more functional. Agree?

A mission-style decorating idea is also available for home exterior, including the exterior door. Like in this picture, the design is quite simple but interesting. The mixture of lighting effect, shingles, and paint colors are in right proportion. Add a decorative front mat with similar color scheme can be recommended accessory.

A mix of contemporary & mission style decorating idea – It’s clear to see how the mission style works well with contemporary furniture addition. The fireplace, for instance, is shabby but cool & stylish. It’s much more attractive after being garnished with an artistic hand painting of woman figure. The lighting is also awesome. A pair of wall lamps installed on right-left of painting gives brighter effect for the nearest area of lamps, but dim-lighted effect for the distanced objects. Such ambiance is really romantic, right?

A such great wet bar designed in mission style – Apparently, it’s shabby but so authentic & artistic. The wet bar itself exposes dark hardwood material which is familiar with warmth and natural. With a precise lighting choice, the room tends to be more classic and warmer as well.

Mission style dining table – simple but beautiful. Each unit of dining chair is attached with expensive leather seating, and the material is solid & reclaimed wood. The furniture design is in custom size and it’s handcrafted product.

It must be cozy when welcoming the guests in such open-concept living room. The room is designed in mission style decorating which obviously exposes the original and warm wooden. With a deep observation, you’ll see that almost furniture are craftsman & solid wood and just few of them are featured with other materials.

Yes, it’s just a little bit, but able to affect the whole room. The center table is a focal point as well as the real representation of mission style applied in room. The wood material is kept original as natural as the genuine one, there is no finishing/ coating/ staining/ painting covered on that table.

It’s so lovely – blue-painted walls accented by wood wainscoting over the fireplace. A couple of dark brown leather armchairs also builds the appeal of mission-style concept. This is gonna be an instant and smart idea if you want to try a mission-style living room.

This living room is the real example of most people’s dreamed living room. All things here are well considered and established, including interior layout, furniture and interior finishes, and air quality, and low-energy appliances have given this room the ultimate warmth of mission-style. Such room is also really ideal and casual for a little family, so this is well recommended for you who’re starting a family.

The bathroom, another spot that’s able to re-model into a mission-style bathroom. By adding wooden elements and keep exposing their texture and color, we’ve just given the mission-style treatment. Remember, wooden elements aren’t just for the furniture, but they’re also for decorative details like mouldings or trims.

A custom-made bed frame with higher headboard – add such bed furniture to your bedroom if you want to own a luxurious, comfortable, and warm-feeling spot to take a rest. With the finest handcrafted bed product, the room will be a classy and artistic one.

Mission-style bedroom idea with oak-finished bed frame. Textured and warm silk bed treatment and pillowcases complement the oak-finished bed frame. And the most interesting one is a wooden feature which looks like a huge gate of bed area. This feature isn’t merely a decorative element, but it’s also the complementary element of bookshelves underneath.

Simple and minimalist – this mission-styled kitchen and eating corner consist of wooden kitchen properties and dining furniture. They have been accented by various material additions like grey & glossy solid surface for kitchen island, white ceramic tiles backsplash around the cabinets, and clean white concrete for walls. Wooden application for the furniture and floors is made in different choice to give more color schemes in room.

The staircase is made of oak complete with black iron wrought rails. Both rails and stair-steps have been finishing. This treatment makes it feel so masculine as well as warm.

A sophisticated way to achieve a mission-style living room. The color schemes and natural materials existing in this room are the soul of Crafts & Arts Style. Here, warm color schemes like wood color, earthy brown, and beige are dominating the room, while hardwood and stones are spotted at least in the dominating elements of room such as floors and fireplace.

Craftsman U-shaped kitchen idea – Mission-concept is obviously recognized from material and color choice. The wood color and wooden material become the main emphasis that requires to be exposed more in this room. Why? These elements are the main point of how we build a mission-style interior decorating idea.

A narrow bathroom with antique & mission-styled chest with black marble top – the chest here is an accent as well as a focal point that adds the warm and calm feelings among the cold-toned interior.

Mission-inspired home office with wood-mantled fireplace – this room is designed in Mission Style in which Crafts & Arts dominate the room. The room feature many interior items deep green walls, wood-mantled fireplace accented by green tiles surface, dark hardwood wainscoting, wooden furniture, dark-toned wood floors, and traditional area rug.

It’s lovely stair design. This design is inspired from Mission Style homes nearby. With finest and most detail design of metal rails and wood posts, they complement the whole stair’s body. Each element of stair and railing system is built with the richness of material and color palettes. That’s why the overall design offers the ultimate luxury, elegance, warmth, and casual performance.

This is just an example of powder room which is particularly designed in Mission Style. The room is supported with dark hardwood wainscoting, a similar color scheme to the open cabinet under sink.

The simple powder room with dark wood cabinet, white drop-in sink, dark wood-framed mirror, white-painted wainscoting, and white hexagon tiles floors. Casual and warm feelings are obviously discovered in the use of wooden material. Such feelings, then, contributes more in creating a Mission Style idea.

This kitchen idea really fits for a ranch house or large cabin. Both cabin and ranch house are familiar with local wooden use. Like this kitchen, it keeps showing wood material off in many spots (it seems that the wood dominates the room). Such concept has its own purpose: giving warm and calm appeal like what a Mission Style goes to.

Different to other common Mission Style kitchens, this one has been equipped with slanted-island posts. The floors here are constructed from a particular wood species which is called Hickory (a species of tree originally grows in East Asia or North America).

This is a Mission Style home exterior design. The construction uses red bricks material for the outer sections like the front gate and pillars’ base. The inner section is built from wood siding walls and the railing system that fences the porch. The hardwood here is used for framing the numbers of exterior windows, front door, and arched main gate’s top.

It’s old and shabby, but this room feels warm and quiet. Interestingly, most of wooden furniture units are made of recycled Oaks. Lighting effect, in the other hands, plays a big role in making the color richer.

A powder room in Mission Style – this room is empowered with white wainscoting, dark wood vanity with cabinets, dark green countertop, and undermount sink. A decorative-glass window also takes a significant role here.

Black subway ceramic tiles here may be intended to make it a contrast over the white bathroom fixtures (toilet & pedestal sink). The upper wall section, on the other hands, is warmer and lighter in color. The main goal is to balance the both sections: upper and lower. Wood trims and frame applied on window and mirror, in addition, work optimally in making the subway tiles much lighter.

A dining room in Mission Style – the room is highlighted by dark color schemes which are applied on almost spots, like eating corner, fire feature, and storage space. These colors are distinctively used for giving a Mission Style touch which then bears the warmth in room.

Mission Style is also applicable for the outdoor area. This backyard patio complete with an outdoor kitchen, for instance, is designed by using local wooden as the material and black wrought iron hinges as the accent and functional item as well.

Cherry is one of best quality material for furniture, home structure, and others related to architecture. In this dining room, cherry becomes the main material and it features dark wood finishing has resulted stylish dining furniture set. Another wood is also involved to give a Mission Style appeal in this room.

Arts and Crafts Style bathroom design – the dark hardwood vanity with cabinets and white top here is the distinctive item representing the warm and calm Mission Style application.

Dressing room can also be remodeled into another interior style; a Mission Style dressing room, for example, sounds interesting and needs to try. Like this one, the room consists of large wooden walk-in closet and cabinets for storage. The exposed stone walls also add another natural element after the wooden.

Still about the Mission Style dressing room; this one is much bigger than previous design. This men’s dressing room uses transparent glass door that can be the mirror. The island here is added to make the user easier when selecting or putting the chosen outfit.

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