Posts tagged ‘wooden’

April 23, 2012

DIY Vintage Photo Frame

Vintage things are very fashionable and look cool. Such a photo frame with black and white photos would raise your spirits every day. The supplies are: a bare wood frame, two 8×10 black and white photos, DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint in Snow (Titanium) White, a sponge brush, steel wool, Sticky Tak and some Washi Tape. The crafting is rather simple, don’t forget to dry-brush the frame before starting the work. Such a frame would save your memories for a long time and, of course, would be a great addition to any interior. A detailed instruction of crafting and how to give such a look to the frame is here.

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April 14, 2012

Refined Rustic Living: Country Chic Mountain Retreat

For those of you who love a rustic or you can say, sort of boorish look for their interiors, here is an exemplary design you can follow, take suggestions and draw inspiration from. The design is in fact the perfect blend of rustic aspects thrown in together — and the end result is simply awesome.  Put together by Architect D. Stanley Dixon and designer Nancy Warren, this cottage is located on the pastoral hills of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. The charm of the place and the elegance of the building make it a lovely sight to behold.

 

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March 3, 2012

Wooden lamp design by Fermetti

If you are looking for artful and stylish light installations for your contemporary home, there are plenty of spectacular designs and materials to choose from. The Belgian studio Fermetti offers an interesting and original twist for this very significant aspect for interior design.

The Blub lamp collection contains sculptural light installations, stylish and minimalistic, but sculptural and original through the original use of blonde, richly textured wood. The pieces are most suitable for suspended lighting, whether placed individually or arranged into a group at varying heights. Their basic but playful and rounded shapes remind of bowling pins or stylized chess pieces.

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