School is in full swing. The air has become crisp and we search for the comfort of warm, cozy colors.
Here are some clever ways to use wood in design and interior decoration.
These all-American wood designs are created from Thomas Jefferson’s tulip poplar trees and featured in the September issue of Veranda magazine. Jewelry designer, Mish Tworkowski was called to task to create jewelry designs with some of the wood.
You can also find some tulip poplar carved accent pieces for your home directly from the Monticello Shop.
Wood-colored, botanical prints can set the stage for fall décor and a natural theme indoors.
Another fall-like color is fig, as featured in House Beautiful for September.
This color and fruit depiction recall the sumptuousness still-life paintings of the great Dutch Masters.
Along with deep fall colors, We also like wood used in interior design, as Traditional Home featured in the September issue.
We particularly like the use of wood-grain running on the horizontal as opposed to the vertical, for a change.
The beauty of our different wood designed wallcovering in our Organics Collection: Faux Bois, Satinwood, Zebrawood, is that they can all run horizontally or vertically — just depending on how you want to install them. Either way, just peel and stick to put up and take down.
Now if you really want to enjoy a tasty treat during the coming cooler days, why not try this brandied fig recipe from the Washington Post.
This easy four-ingredient recipe gives you both fig brandy and brandied figs to simply enjoy. It can also be given as holiday gifts and offers an efficient way to get those gifts done now and out of the way.