Design trends may come and go, but the trend towards all things rustic shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. With deep vintage roots, rustic elements help us feel closer to nature and lend an organic vibe to spaces. The use of wood and other natural elements create a warm, relaxed, and inviting feel. (more…)
At last week’s Design Bloggers Conference in Atlanta, I happened to pick up a copy of Mountain Living magazine and was immediately drawn in by the stunning photos of rustic yet oh-so-elegant homes. As I was flipping through the pages, I landed on a feature of a guesthouse designed to mimic the look and feel of ancient Native American dwellings. (more…)
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In a recent blog post , we visited with Sarah Phipps, a resident of Bend, Oregon, who has been flipping houses for a number of years. Recently, Sarah finds herself spending more and more time in design consultation. Clients are eager to tap into Sarah’s eclectic style, her skill set, and years of on-the-job knowledge. On a recent project, she transformed a tiny kitchen in an old mill cottage into a functional and funky space. Today we check out the living area of another original mill house located on the west side of Bend near the Deschutes River.
If youâ€™ve been following our blogs on the Orlando Vision House 2011 , the chandelier over this dining table may look familiar to you. If itâ€™s not ringing any bells, think back to the background within the kitchen – and there it is! In the distance, The Textile 3 Light Industrial Chandelier coordinates seamlessly with the Blue Collar Pendants suspended over the kitchen island. Both incorporating a galvanized finish as well as a cast guard with ribbed jelly jar glass, they add a rugged, barn touch to the quaint industrial farmhouse feel of the open kitchen and dining area! (more…)