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Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Steal from Modern Homesteaders

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Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Steal from Modern Homesteaders

September 21, 2018

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.

Brick Backdrop

 Photograph by Rory Gardiner, courtesy of Mark Lewis Interior Design.
Above: Photograph by Rory Gardiner, courtesy of Mark Lewis Interior Design.

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

A Petite Moravian Star Pendant in Bronze with Clear Glass is \$\248 at Shades of Light.
Above: A Petite Moravian Star Pendant in Bronze with Clear Glass is $248 at Shades of Light.
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.

Artisanal Broom

Three corn husk Barn Brooms, in black, “tipped,” and natural, are made in Pennsylvania by Lostine; \$65 each from Lostine.
Above: Three corn husk Barn Brooms, in black, “tipped,” and natural, are made in Pennsylvania by Lostine; $65 each from Lostine.
“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

Available from House of Antique Hardware, the Platte Wall-Mount Kitchen Faucet with Soap Holder and Rounded Levers comes in three finishes (shown in polished chrome) for \$589.90 to \$6\28.90.
Above: Available from House of Antique Hardware, the Platte Wall-Mount Kitchen Faucet with Soap Holder and Rounded Levers comes in three finishes (shown in polished chrome) for $589.90 to $628.90.
“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

For a similarly retro look on the front porch, consider a green and tan webbed folding aluminum chair. A Charleston Classic Chair is \$49.99 from Lawn Chair USA. Photograph by Natalie Puls.
Above: For a similarly retro look on the front porch, consider a green and tan webbed folding aluminum chair. A Charleston Classic Chair is $49.99 from Lawn Chair USA. Photograph by Natalie Puls.
“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.

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Brooms & Dustpans

Barn Brooms

$60.00 USD from Lostine

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