Rustic elegance is on the Remodelista editors’ radar this week, as they visit modern homesteads to gather new ideas for showcasing old materials and vintage styles.
With our partner Gobrick.com, we’ve come up with five new reasons to admire brick, and to consider using it as a building material: Durable, Sustainable, and Timeless: 5 Reasons to Consider Brick.
Moravian Star Pendant
An “impossibly small bathroom, done on a budget, with rustic and handmade accents” is impossibly charming as well in ceramic artist Paula Greif’s upstate New York apartment. See more in this week’s Steal This Look post.
“The modern straw broom emerged in Massachusetts at the end of the 18th century with the discovery of sorghum grass, a local crop previously grown exclusively for animal feed,” writes contributor Megan Wilson in this week’s Object Lessons post.
Faucet & Soap Dish
“One less thing to clutter the area around the kitchen sink: that’s what a faucet with an integrated soap dish has to offer,” writes Alexa. She rounds up her favorites in this week’s 10 Easy Pieces post.
Your Grandma’s Lawn Chair
“Suttle Lodge is situated on a picturesque 15 acres in Oregon’s Deschutes National Forest, with the hope of bringing some much-needed hipness to a roughing-it environment,” writes Fan. See more at The Suttle Lodge: A Hipster-Rustic Retreat in Oregon’s Deschutes National Forest.