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Montage: 20 Rooms with Cherry Blossom Branches

It’s cherry blossom time. I know this not from seeing cherry blossoms outside my window (unfortunately), but from seeing so many on Pinterest. I don’t think Boston is big in cherry blossoms. In my neighborhood it’s magnolia trees that bloom like crazy, though not quite yet. If you’re wild about cherry blossoms, when you’re done scrolling through these, click over to my “Cherry Blossoms in the Home” post on Wayfair’s blog today too.


Laura Green, L. Green Studios
Atlanta Home & Lifestyles Inspiration House 2011
(walls are hand-stenciled)

cherry blossoms blue white dr

Photographer Carolyn Barber  –  House to Home

Cherry Blossoms Mural

Home & studio of photographer Manolo Yllera


W Design Interiors


Palmerston Design Consultants


A Beach Cottage


Dreamy Whites


Lilla Blanca


Design Within Reach


SF Girl by Bay


Canadian House & Home 
(Clarence House “Flowering Quince” wallpaper)


Supon Phornirunlit, Naked Decor
Photographer Larry Olson




Frank Babb Randolph  – Photographer Max Kim-Bee


Platemark Design


Photographer Maria Isabel Hansson for Hus & Hem 
(Marimekko “Lumimarja” wallpaper)


Photographer Jessica Pages  –  Design Sponge


Katie Ridder


Kristine Mullaney
Photographer Russ Mezikofsky for Boston Globe Magazine 

photo-Christian Oth Studio-Rhoads Garden

Flowers by Rhoads Garden
Christian Oth Photography Studio


Photographer Michael J. Lee


vi a Shoebox Decor


Photographer Ngoc Minh Ngo
Bringing Nature Home (Rizzoli, 2012)


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Montage: 57 Rooms with Plywood Walls, Ceilings, Floors

I think this may be the most comprehensive look at plywood interiors on the web. I tend to get carried away with my Montage posts; obviously this is no exception. And I left out at least a dozen. (I’ll eventually use them on Design Milk.) I began collecting plywood images about a year ago when I started noticing them, and lately, there’s been an explosion of them, as well as plenty of blogger round-ups.

But that’s not the only reason for the post. We’re actually planning on installing a plywood floor in our new Delray Beach condo. We had the contractor quote a price for tile, which turned out to be quite high, although we sourced an inexpensive tile ($1.99/sq.ft). We MUST change the floor; there’s ivory carpet, that upon close inspection reveals pastel pink and blue flecks. Not only is it ugly (though it IS clean), it breaks up the space awkwardly. When I asked about a plywood floor, the contractor was intrigued. He’s never done one, so he’s started researching and is excited. Even better, it should cost only half as much. I PREFER wood. Very psyched.

He wants to do 4’x4′ squares rather than 4’x8′ boards in order to avoid a Vermont feel. I had initially thought we’d do planks, painted white (remember all the white rooms with color pops for inspiration?), but I’m coming around to the idea. Anybody have thoughts? Also, if we do squares, do we just seal it, without painting it, for the full-on unfinished, natural effect? I’d love your opinions on this!

As you think, scroll through these plywood rooms. All au naturel.

Photographer Lisa Cohen

Balance Associates Architects

Hindsvik at Home

Johannes Norlander Arkitektur AB

NHR via gutgut.sk

via Emma’s Design Blog

Photographer Martin Cederblad

Chartier-Corbasson ArchitectsLoftLife magazine

A west L.A. home – Apartment Therapy

Nick Noyes Architecture

Rolling Huts – Olson Kundig Architects

Home of an Apartment Therapy reader

Home of NancyBird designer
The Design Files – Photographer Tony Owczarek
Architect Olivia van Dijk


Olson Kundig Architects – Photographer Benjamin Benschneider


Arquitectura-G – Photographer José Hevia


RUM magazine

Hotel Holos in Sevilla, Spain

Specht Harpman Architects

Lamino chair by Swedese in an Alpine cabin

Coastal Living magazine

Architect Jan De Vylder – Photographer  Filip Dujardin


Marie Claire Maison magazine

Nick Noyes Architecture

A west L.A. home – Apartment Therapy

A west L.A. home – Apartment Therapy

Mjolk owners’ cottage – Canadian House and Home magazine

Arquitectura-G – Photographer José Hevia

Mjolk owners’ cottage – Cottage Life magazine

Elle Interior Norway

Mjolk owners’ cottage – Canadian House and Home magazine

mA Style Architects

Davor Popadich’s home of Pattersons Architects – Dwell magazine
Photographer Simon Devitt

Kerf Design

Photographer Lisa Cohen

A Toronto kitchen – Apartment Therapy

RUM magazine

Johannes Norlander Arkitektur AB


Marie Claire Maison magazine

unidentified via SF Girl by Bay

Davor Popadich’s home of Pattersons Architects – Dwell magazine
Photographer Simon Devitt

mA Style Architects

Photographer  Filip Dujardin

mA Style Architects

Dwell magazine

PS Arkitektur

Alfredo Antuña Architect

Home of architect Rodney Eggleston of March Studio

Mjolk owners’ cottage – Remodelista

Atelier St Architecture

via Emma’s Design Blog

PS Arkitektur

Dwell magazine

 Stylist Lotta Agaton – Photographer Petra Bindel

Uni Architecture

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