In the central living area between rooms use pocket doors. French doors invite daylight to flow through the den and the living room of this farmhouse. Pocket doors between the rooms slide closed for sound control.
Ideas at the House: Country House Meets Chic Modernity
Cottage Kitchens: Inspiration - Our Pembridge Shaker Kitchen by deVOL is a pretty kitchen in a country cottage. We love those pendant lights.
Creating a room within a room with a pocket door divider. (Great for kids who have to share a room but want a bit of their own space.) Some great ideas, many contemporary style.
I love hideaway kitchens!