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Weathered Wood How-To

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 12/2/16 6:30 PM

When will rustic farmhouse weathered wood go out of style? Never, we hope. Especially since we’ve managed to source up a super cool and easy how-to on weathering wood for decorating to your heart’s desire. Whether you’re topping a table or creating a focus wall, this how-to will get you through it.

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Topics: DIY, wood, paint, how-to, weathered, weathered wood, stain

Transitional Porch Décor

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 11/28/16 6:00 PM

We take a lot of pride in our porches. From fall through winter, festive porch design is a must. But don’t wear yourself out arranging pumpkins and gourds, just to swap them for wreaths and garlands a few weeks later.

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Topics: Design, Plants, wood, Decor, Decorate, fall, Winter, porch, cold weather plants

Wood Decks: The Care & Keeping Of

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 6/30/16 8:00 PM

If you don’t have one, you might be looking for a home with a wood deck, or you’re considering building one. A wood deck can add great value to your home as added outdoor living space, no matter how you intend to use it (for cook outs, as a lounge area, a place to hang your hammock and nap, or all of the above).

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Topics: Outdoor Living, Maintenance, wood, Home Maintenance, outdoor, repair, deck, wood decks

DIY Paneling

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 5/17/16 7:30 PM

There’s nothing worse than an underwhelming entryway. Okay, that’s a bit dramatic – there are a few things that are worse than a less-than-impressive entry to your home. But luckily there’s a fast and fantastic way to gussy it up!

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Topics: DIY, wood, how-to, wood paneling, entryway, fixer-upper, paneling

Floors 101

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 4/22/16 8:30 PM

We are always on the lookout for any information that can help you settle into your home! If you’re looking to do flooring renovations, apart from debating what looks good, you should also be well-versed on what you’re installing.

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Topics: wood, tile, hardwood, carpet, flooring

Eclectic Kitchens: Mixed Materials

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 2/29/16 4:30 PM

In 2015, we saw a lot of interesting design elements debut in kitchen design that, when combined, may be on the horizon in a big way this year.

 

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Topics: Design, Home, Fun, Color, Interior Design, wood, rustic, Kitchen, Boho, tile, eclectic

DIY faux wood beams

Posted by Amy Patterson on 6/5/15 2:29 PM

There’s something about the look of exposed wood beams in a home…they give an air of elegance with the perfect amount of rustic cottage feel. But authentic, antique, rustic wood beams are crazy expensive – and while they’re gorgeous to look at, who really has the money to spend on them?

So, what if I told you that you could get that same look for a fraction of the price? You. Totally. Can.

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We found this nifty how-to on the White Buffalo Styling Co. website.

The trick with this DIY is using framing lumber, and staining the lumber to a shade that will acent your room. In this case, the homeowner wanted to pair the beams with the floors and create a stark contrast with the white walls and dark wood (#NailedIt). 

The end result of this project is stunning, and adds a new rustic and classic focal point to any room. 

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The project itself is a more intensive DIY for sure, but we think it's totally worth it. 

Photos: White Buffalo Styling Co. << check out the orginial post here 

 

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Topics: DIY, First Time Home Buyers, Design, Homeowners, Home Loans, Home Value, Home Buyer, Pinterest, Interior Design, beams, wood, cottage, rustic, antique

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