Woods are Pretty. Really.

2:23:00 AM

After living my whole life with dark cherry varnished wood as a foyer table, dining set, china cabinet, and other dark brownish stuff, I kinda sworn off wood. I just wanted to lighten things up and use bright bright bright! (if you dare, see our house before photos here)

But, yes there's a big BUT, (I've got big but and I can not lie.. haha..)  recently, I'm really drawn to wooden stuff. Not those varnished glossy ones, but the reclaimed rustic look. They are just pretty. It's warm, it adds texture, it's interesting.

The different tones in this wall are amazing.
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Look at how different treatment of woods (walls and floors) look together. Yes people. you can mix all kinds of woods!
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Elle Decor

Gray washed wall.
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The warm tones looks great with yellow accents.
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Charming as a sink vanity table. I love!
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Actually planning to strip some of our furniture and keep it raw, like this one.
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The table is great, but the ceiling.. oh the ceiling...
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Again, different type of woods, all in one cute room.
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shilo byrd

And yes, they work well with modern pop arts as well.
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I'm a convert. I love them. I want them. If there's one thing I learned, don't generalized things. I hated the glossy dark varnished furniture we had, and thought all wooden stuff are awful. These photos proved me wrong. Soo wrong.

6 comments

  1. Elle, I do the same thing. I have a mixture of woods and it is such an inviting look. Love this post : )

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  2. They are gorgeous! Thanks Kelly.

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  3. Beautiful photos! I'm so glad you re-considered wood :) There's only one American wood (walnut) that really has a dark color, so most of the dark woods you see are stained. It's when you go back to the natural look of it that you find wood's real beauty. Thanks for the great ideas!

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  4. True that! Natural wood is most beautiful. I'm trying to incorporate more and more woods with each new project. :)

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  5. Gorgeous! Wood furniture has long been a staple of home decor for thousands of years. In fact, probably since the beginning of human history. Today's wood furniture can add class and style to any home if implemented the right way. The beauty and the elegance of wood furniture can be emphasized with durable finishes. Furniture made of any type of wood is known to add matchless beauty to any room it occupies.

    Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Amazing images! Chandeliers are a great addition to any home and can instantly turn a plain room into a room of luxury. They are a great investment and when hung correctly in an appropriate room, they provide a great talking point for guests. To find one visit your local homeware store or search online.

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