Why give a gift in a disposable paper box when a vintage wooden trinket box can often be found for less at thrift stores? Fill it with desk accessories, decks of cards, makeup or accessories. No wrapping is necessary for this gift — simply tie on a pretty ribbon.
Wooden boxes with press-on labels are excellent for storing multiple spices jars, condiments and even individual packets of oatmeal. Even though these items on are the top shelf of a pantry, they're easy to access thanks to great thinking by Blogger Angela Lerew of Unexpected Elegance.
A small table at the foot of this bed contains a decorative painted chest and antique bronze lamp with a striped lampshade. A delicate white orchid adds a tranquil touch to the colorful table accessories.
Well-presented gifts are sure to get everyone in the Christmas spirit. Represent the excitement of the holidays right outside your front door with a wooden gift-box sculpture. Pick up several wooden boxes from the craft store, then paint them with latex paint in your desired holiday color scheme. Cluster them together with screws or small clamps, then dress them up with ribbon. Add a picture hanger to the back, then place it on an outside wall or door.
A decorative wrought iron piece is mounted to the wall of this wine cellar complimenting the iron chairs tucked against the wall. Natural wood wine boxes placed in the room add fitting and simple decor to highlight the theme. Built in bottle storage built from floor to ceiling maximizes the available space.
The home's exterior now an extended front porch and freshly painted brick exterior in crisp gray and the shutters in black. A gray stone chimney adds texture to the home. Wooden flower boxes on the windows add an extra touch. A small lamp post serves as a marker near the end of the walkway.
Brown leather sofas add a darker color element to the soft green walls and natural wood details used in this living room design. A stacked stone fireplace surround incorporates texture while distressed wall art compliments the country style.
To make the shower look like a wooden "box" from the outside, salvaged wood was cut into strips and stacked around it. The wood was then painted white to help it feel more elegant while still providing some texture to the room.