Incorporate some natural elements into your gift wrapping. Here twine is wrapped around a Chinese to-go box with an added a sprig of greenery. Additionally, a copper tag was used to emphasize the rustic look.
TaLaya and Kerrick found their 1500 square foot home to be a storage challenge. This living room features one of TaLaya’s most creative solutions: a large wooden armoire. Woven cane gives the piece a handmade look that is beautifully complemented by the other woven elements in the space. Of particular interest is the patterned basket that ties together the colors of the rug and pillows in the room. The brass stool and accessories deepen the layers of metallic color in the space.
The chalets feature plenty of architectural detail inside, as well, including exposed beams and rustic hardwoods. A live-edge bench in the mudroom is a nice design detail that helps give the space a rustic vibe.
The plants lining the dining table are prototypes for an outdoor installation Paul is designing for the Brooklyn community. A graduate of Jamaica’s Edna Manley College Of Art in Kingston and the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England, Paul remains fascinated by the sense of nature that he grew up around. Now in Brooklyn, he represents nature in his sculptural work.
Instead of larger potted plants, which can weigh a room down, why not add sweet, low-maintenance succulents? They work well in smaller glass and white containers and reflected on this glass table, add a lot of brightness to this living room. A pretty white throw is also a great way to add brightness to a room.
This bedroom brings the outdoors inside. A chandelier over the bed is made from painted antlers, and the furniture is rough-hewn. Tan, white, and green plaids in the bed linens and window treatment lend to the rustic feel of the space. A rustic wood chair and coffee table offer the perfect sitting area for relaxing and enjoying a good book. Houseplants lend to the natural element while a green glass bedside lamp helps illuminate the space and tie in the color scheme. A natural jute throw rug anchors the entire area.
The details in this bathroom complete the luxurious look. The rich wood moulding and natural stone walls and floor of the shower help to bring in the natural beauty of the outdoors, while the windows on the ceilings let in natural light that highlight these features.
A stunning, custom wood dining table features brings a natural element into this contemporary dining area. Matching benches provides ample seating that is ideal for entertaining. No maintenance, faux succulents soften the hard, straight lines that fill the space.
This in ground pool features unite concrete for durability and modern flair. Full spectrum LED lights illuminate this aquatic feature so the fun doesn’t have to stop once the sun goes down. Natural brownstone coping line the pool’s border and the plaster/ tile colors in the pool play off of the natural tones on house and deck area. Artistic handrails help tie the metal elements from the nearby deck to the pool area.
Beautiful soaking tub with natural wood surround provides ample storage to keep your spa retreat clutter free. Complemented with light yellow roman shades that brighten the space, this spa bathroom is ready to melt your day away.
As part of the McIntyre home transformation in Atlanta, GA, licensed contractor Chip Wade included a pullout pantry for ample storage, an expanding kitchen table for increased seating and a buffet style kitchen layout for prep, cooking and easy cleaning. Many elements were added for ease of use including this expandable table. The design aesthetic mimicked a sleek industrial kitchen, but added natural and warm elements like the tree trunk sink, wood table and brick floors. The transformation also includes open seating area to host family and church members, as seen on DIY Network's Elbow Room.
White-framed windows and wooden glass doors let in the light in this cottage sunroom. A white sofa and chaise lounge provide seating over the hardwood floor and tan rug. Square whicker stools sit next to the natural wood coffee table, and blue tie-dye throw pillows add color to the neutral room.