The Beauty of Natural Wood

All photos by Sarah Baker Photos, all cabinets by Woodstock Cabinet Co.

If you’ve been following us on Instagram or Facebook, or reading this blog, you know that we LOVE LOVE LOVE to use natural wood in our homes. It was a trend for many years to stain wood dark, which has a particular beauty to it, but we think the freshness and warmth that natural wood brings can’t be beat! Whether you are building a home from the ground up, doing a massive renovation, or just a little home refresh, natural wood is a gorgeous addition (and easy!) addition to your design plan. Here are just a few examples of how we have used natural wood in recent projects:

Exterior in Simply White, Trim in Graphite
Cedar plank wall in clear coat with a few drops of white.
Stunning Kitchen at the Delaware project–perimeter cabinets in rift sawn white oak with a clear coat.
Beam straps are clear coated yellow pine, and ceiling beams are painted Benjamin Moore Graphite
Exterior of the Colorado Bungalow: Soffit and garage doors in BM Graphite
Cedar hood constructed in an ombre affect, with a clear coat.
Stair railing from cedar with a clear coat with a few drops of white in it.
Exterior of the Delaware project–cedar with an exterior clear coat.
Woodstock cabinet in hickory with a clear coat.
Island in rift sawn white oak with a clear coat, and windows clad in cedar with a clear coat with a few white drops in it.
Master bath vanity in vintage teak with a clear coat.
Natural wood drawer fronts on Woodstock cabinets in Benjamin Moore Vanderburg Blue at our Midtown Farmhouse project
Natural wood with a clear coat in our Evanston project master bath
Cedar clad wall with a clear coat.
Rift sawn white oak with a clear coat in our Delaware master bath.

Now get out there and use some natural wood!!!

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