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A little bit of rustic on a Friday

It's been a bit of a trying week, and I thought I'd keep things simple for today's post. I've always been drawn to spaces with lots of rustic charm, and there are so many wonderful rustic homes featured in the French magazine Art & Décoration which I manage to find at a couple book/mag shops here in Ottawa. So to end off the work week, sit back, relax, take a deep breath and enjoy the following photos...

Reader Comments (24)

Gorgeous! Love the stucco walls and the exposed brick and beams. I guess my personal definition of "rustic" is log cabin or red barn, but that may be because I'm from rural Wisconsin. =) These images make me feel like I'm on vacation in Europe! I love this version of rustic a LOT more!

15 Oct 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKelsi

Breathtaking interiors! I dream about an old wooden table in the dining-room...

15 Oct 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdesign traveller

I don't know if I could live with rustic, but I sure do love looking at it. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

15 Oct 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPearl

Wow, what a retreat. This is an all time favorite. That huge bed! Take me away!

15 Oct 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSing

These are GREAT pics!!!!!!


15 Oct 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCopious Couture

The first time I've ever seen a greenhouse kitchen - I love it! These spaces are all so beautiful, such a peaceful ambiance.. thanks for sharing them.

Gorgeous photos!

15 Oct 2010 | Unregistered Commentervisualingual

I love interior windows in a space. It's such a great way to use and enjoy old, beautiful but inefficient windows.

And those bedrooms.... Oh heck, now it's nap time ;)

15 Oct 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBarb McMahon

So beautiful! These photos bring back memories of a home my late grandparents built. It had such gorgeous romantic details. In fact, the hand rail used beside the steps was a long piece of driftwood that they'd stained and polished. Thanks so much for sharing these images today! Have a wonderful weekend.
XO Piper

Ahhh, just what I needed at the end of a long frantic Friday! I don't know what I'd do without your blog, it's my daily escape! Keep up the great work:)

15 Oct 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMelanie

Just as we're beginning to map out a new/old kitchen the right blog post appears.

15 Oct 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJeff

man these are good!

Absolutely agree with you there Kim! Done tastefully, rustic can certainly be charming and sophisticated and totally liveable! The first two images are just delicious and the combo of copper pots, wide recycled timber flooring and billowing canopies over a comfy bed...to die for!

15 Oct 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCourtney

Never has cave dwelling looked so appealing.

Totally divine! I love the authenticity and warmth. I can imagine friends and family enjoying relaxed get togethers around the old wooden table with those gorgeous doors thrown open. Nothing too precious but so stylish.

16 Oct 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSarah

just perfect!!!All of them!!!

16 Oct 2010 | Unregistered Commentermaria,greece

I loved these images -- especially the smooth plaster walls. Thank you also for the introduction to a new magazine!

17 Oct 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRegina

Hugely fascinating project!

21 Oct 2010 | Unregistered CommenterVazlav

oooh swoon!................ I'm in love =)

21 Oct 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKelly-Ann

I want to LIVE in every one of those rooms - and stage an elopement wedding in most of them !!!!!!!

22 Oct 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPennie

I like all of these interior designs and settings. Rustiness has always been a good source of inspiration and specially in well managed and carefully designed interiors just as illustrated in above snaps. I was developing a theme for my client offering interior design services and its really good to have some good ideas from this collection.

- John Devis

4 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMagento Themes

Stunning. I'd like to know where these were taken if possible. Anyone know?

17 Jan 2014 | Unregistered CommenterERo

This is gourgeos. I really want one of this at my country side.

15 May 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPaul Scoropan

love the copper in the kitchen.

15 Dec 2016 | Unregistered CommenterRachel

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