This home, essentially a three-story plywood box, is suspended a full story to ensure views of Lake Michigan from the top-level living space. Its simple structure makes it quaint enough to feel like a cabin in the woods, yet its sleek, contemporary lines feel cool and current.
The living room and entertainment area of this basement feels industrial and rustic with its exposed black ceiling and unfinished plywood walls. The custom-built entertainment center includes a flat-screen television that lowers into the cabinet when the dry-erase board is not in use.
These handmade plywood stockings from blogger Erin Loechner reflect a Scandinavian aesthetic, and the wood subtly warms up the white mantel. Best of all? They're magnetic, so they can be removed and filled with ease.
Build your own island using crates and plywood. This rolling DIY kitchen island project provides simple instructions for building the frame using plywood, then uses six large crates for the drawers on either side of the island, along with three vegetable crates in the center.
Salvage has become increasingly popular in regard to eco-friendly, custom-designed pieces. To add one-of-a-kind flair to a basic mirror, plywood was cut to size, then a corrugated metal remnant was cut as a frame using a grinder with a cut-off wheel attachment. To protect the raw edge of the corrugated metal, a whitewashed strip of trim was attached to the plywood. Lastly, the mirror was put in place, then secured to plywood using mirror mastic.
The clean, modern cabinets have beechwood surrounds, plywood back boxes and feature soft-close. The cabinet hardware has the look of weathered copper with a blue-green verdigris patina. Antique inspiration is behind the kitchen island, which is clad in a cold-rolled steel wrapped around a plywood substrate for a smooth and durable work surface.