Monday, October 29, 2012

Rough Luxe Dining #1

The first post in a Series… 

Raw Imperfection…Old Beams, Salvaged Wood, Recycled Limestone, Brick or Stone…..Little or no Color…Lot’s of texture…

 

Portfolio

 

 

hanging lanterns

 

dining - bottles centerpiece

 

rough lixe

 

Verdigris Vie: The New Villa

 

 

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casual yet elegant

 

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all image sources found here http://pinterest.com/chattersley/dining-rooms/

 

What defines Rough Luxe for you?  Which image most appeals to you, and why? Do you prefer texture over color?

10 comments:

  1. I love the rough luxe look - I tried it out in a small way at home, and then in a big way at our weekend place. I am definitely a texture over color person. The first photo is from one of my favorite magazine spreas houses of all time and that sums it up for me - linen, wood and an elegant chandelier.
    xo,
    Phyllis

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  2. I agree Phyllis about that MElle design dining area above...It is one of my favorites of all time. Those ladies are so talented!

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  3. Very hard to choose a favourite. I could very happily live with all of these. I love the look of rustic looking tables combined with wicker or slipcovers and a glam chandelier. x Sharon

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    1. A little glam with the organic rusticity does it for me to Sharon!

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  4. This is one of my favorite styles. Love all the beams and wood ceilings.

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  5. The first one is stunning! The second simpler...the third has such great composition...


    ...and on and on and on...

    Great post!

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    1. Thank you so much Linda for stopping by! I really appreciate it!

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  6. Cindy,
    I love the very last room the best. The combination of the beams, wicker and copper contrasted against the bright white is so refreshing. Really I love an old beam anywhere.
    xo, Lissy

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  7. I love all of these dining rooms - all of them invite you into the space with great style, but without feeling too stuffy or intimidating!

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