Are you inspired by nature? Do you spend as much time enjoying the great outdoors as possible? You can translate your love of nature into interior décor that is both rustic and elegant. Whether you are implementing these changes during a major renovation, or making small, cosmetic changes to bring natural enhancement to your home, your home’s interior design can reflect an outdoor look while remaining comfortable for your friends and family.
Installing new cabinets with the right finish is a great place to start when you want to create a more natural look in your home. Our line of Brookhaven cabinetry offer an array of options, including beautiful wood choices as well as finish options that allow you to customize the look of your kitchen. By keeping the finishes warm, and allowing the natural beauty of the wood to shine through, you can bring a cabin-like or cottage-like feel to your kitchen, not to mention improving storage and display capabilities.
Floors and Countertops
Floors and countertops also avail themselves to creative “outdoor” looks. Wood floors lend natural warmth, and a look that is always beautiful and timeless. While hardwood can be expensive, laminate options are available for homeowners working within a stricter budget. One major “pro” for natural hardwood floors is that you can sand out and refinish imperfections; you can’t do this with laminate flooring. Hardwood floors are also very durable, which makes them a good investment—especially when you consider the value they add to your home.
You generally have two options when it comes to wood countertops: functional vs. decorative. A decorative wooden countertop should not be used for a cutting surface, while a functional wooden countertop—like a butcher block—can be used as a cutting surface.
Bringing the look of outdoors into your home can be as simple as a bouquet of flowers from the garden, or an arrangement of pussy willow branches in a vase placed on your kitchen sideboard. Live plants on countertops and windowsills brighten up any room, and some plants are even known to help improve air quality in your home! If you are short on counter space, or if you have little ones you want to prevent digging through potted plants, a few hanging baskets mounted in the ceiling are a great option.
No matter what your design aesthetic, Cabinets & Designs is ready to help you realize the home remodeling project of your dreams. Stop in and see our showroom at 4200 Westheimer, Suite 102 and meet our team of sales and design professionals.