This mountain home's living room is complete with a rustic chandelier made of deer antlers. The large light fixture fits perfectly in the expansive space with vaulted ceilings that expand to the second floor.
Add a playful touch to tabletop surfaces with reindeer made from recycled gift-wrap tubes. To create them, cut the tubes to size with a utility knife, allowing four inches of length for the body and 2 inches of length for the head. Next, cut twigs with floral shears, and then add holes to the bottom of the 4-inch tube and along the top and the bottom of the 2-inch tube. Insert the twigs as legs, antlers and as a neck, then keep them firmly fastened with hot glue.
Adorned with metallic pumpkins, pinecones and deer antlers, this living room is ready for fall yet still looks sophisticated. Tree trunk tables spray painted white add a rustic touch while complementing the room’s elegant style.
This rustic open concept kitchen and dining area features a custom wood table with bench, a deer antler chandelier, a breakfast bar Island with repurposed timber used for stools, dark wood cabinets, and knotty pine wall and ceiling paneling.
Deer are not just holiday appropriate but often used as a way to add rustic and farmhouse style to a front yard and porch. For the holidays, options include carved wood deer, antler decor and illuminated reindeer of all sizes, offered by retailers such as The Home Depot.
In this beautiful white kitchen, seen on HGTV's Sarah's House, vintage brackets are given a coat of light yellow paint and repurposed to create open shelving. Behind the countertop, the wall is dressed up with grey stone tile and a smaller tile accent strip. A mixed selection of white and colorful dishes, an antique kitchen scale a set of deer antlers add a rustic flair.
The simple foundation of this conference room becomes an ideal backdrop for an infusion of color and whimsy. A bold black and white striped rug pairs harmoniously with pale blue chairs. The metallic pendant lights recall Christmas ornaments set off by brilliant purple string.
Wall-mounted antlers, a large portrait of a deer above the stunning fireplace, exquisite crown molding and a beautiful patterned rug give this creamy living room textural appeal, full of depth and detail.
Deer often rub their antlers on trees for a variety of reasons—marking territory, removing felt from antlers, wooing does and removing antlers. Whatever the reason, rubbing can lead to a tree’s death.
Easy Solution: Skip expensive tree wraps and use plastic corrugated drainage pipe to make your own tree guard. Just cut the pipe to correct size, make a slit along one side and wrap it around the trunk.