5 Ways to Get This Look:  Rustic Dining Room

5 Ways to Get This Look: Rustic Dining Room

With Halloween behind me and Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, I can’t help but think of how much I’d like to have a beautiful dining room to host holiday gatherings. While gathering inspiration, I spotted this rustic/eclectic dining space with interesting woodwork and pretty colors. House of Turquoise featured this room from a home decorated by Four Chairs Furniture and photographed by Hiya Papaya Photography. Check out the five tutorials I found to get this look for less:

5 Ways to Get This Look:  Stone Fireplace Family Room

5 Ways to Get This Look: Stone Fireplace Family Room

I’ve got fireplaces and mantels on my brain this week. I’m loving the look of stacked stone, so I was very drawn to this beautiful living room designed by Color Drunk Designs that was recently featured at House of Turquoise. I looked around to find five of the best tutorials for projects that you could do yourself to replicate the look of this room. If you are up for a little DIYing, you can definitely get this look at bargain prices! Scroll down to find the five ways I found to decorate a living room with a dramatic fireplace.

5 Ways to Craft with Deer

5 Ways to Craft with Deer

In the past couple years, Bambi left the forest and started a new life as a hot decorating trend. I’m sure you’ve noticed: deer are everywhere! Deer themed items are especially fun to use fall and winter decor, since they add a dose of woodsy texture and a cozy cabin feel. If you haven’t already incorporated this trend into your home, I’ve found some fun do-it-yourself options for you. Check out these 5 Ways to Craft with Deer…. so you can put a deer on it!

5 Ways to Get This Look:  Rustic Kitchen

5 Ways to Get This Look: Rustic Kitchen

I spotted this kitchen vignette at Liz Marie Blog.  I don’t usually go for a very rustic look, but something about this kitchen made me take a second glance.  I think it would be perfect in a little cottage tucked away in the trees near a lake….or on a sandy beach somewhere.  It’s a kitchen that says, “Stay a while,” isn’t it?

Well, if this is a look that you love, I have good new for you!  You don’t have to pay the price of waterfront property to get a kitchen like this one.  It’s possible to turn the kitchen you have into one that looks a lot like this.  It doesn’t take a big remodel, either–the rustic feel of this kitchen comes from the accessories just as much as it does from the structural elements.

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Rustic Wood Bookcase

Rustic Wood Bookcase

I absolutely LOOOOVE this rustic backed bookshelf from Karianne at Thistlewood Farms. Why is it that Karianne makes the simplest projects that have huge wow factor. Where I, on the other hand, make something, and by the time my supply list is done I have lost you? She is brilliant – that is why!  And I like to overcomplicate the crap out of everything.  The wood against the stark white is simply stunning and I think one look at this and I am going to do the exact same thing with on of my shelves.  Thanks for the inspiration.  

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How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You Sign
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How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You Sign

I scored some free fencing off of Craigslist earlier this year.  Trying to keep on a tight budget with this Operation Restoration: Home Edition project forced us to think creatively about art on the walls.  Denise picked the lyrics “How Sweet It Is (To be Loved by You)” lyrics for the sign which is so appropriate for this family.

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