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.
Look at how different treatment of woods (walls and floors) look together. Yes people. you can mix all kinds of woods!
Gray washed wall.
The warm tones looks great with yellow accents.
Charming as a sink vanity table. I love!
Actually planning to strip some of our furniture and keep it raw, like this one.
The table is great, but the ceiling.. oh the ceiling...
Again, different type of woods, all in one cute room.
And yes, they work well with modern pop arts as well.
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.