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.
In the northern most corner of New Jersey, Cynthia and her family enjoy a rural lifestyle full of hiking, fishing, camping, and all that the great outdoors offers. Their comfortable farmhouse was brand new when they moved in 19 years ago but has undergone some much-needed renovations recently.
We tend to be biased about the role lighting plays in a space. I mean, why shouldn’t your lighting be the center of attention and scream “Look at me!” to everyone who walks by?!
Alas, we do understand that sometimes lighting needs to offer a more subtle statement, to serve as a complement to the surrounding décor, and to balance style with functionality. (more…)
A seaside home can take on a number of different personalities from your basic beachy style to a high-end yacht look. Common themes, however, that run through many beach homes include plenty of windows, a color palette of crisp white mixed with blues and greens, and nautical style lighting.
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. (more…)
This week’s Style Me Sunday ushers in a little summer warmth to ease your chilly winter blues. And there’s no better light than our new Sydney shades to do this! Its nautical style is reminiscent of our favorite oceanic holidays—and is the perfect fixture for this eclectic space.