Something about fall makes us want to surround ourselves with a little more grit. Natural elements such as pine cones, twigs and berry branches purposely make their way into homes this time of year. For some homes, earthy style is not a rotating decoration, but a design element of the space. The style can range from material selections to accessories to the overall feeling and aesthetic of entire rooms. We’ve seen beautiful, innovative and inspiring uses of earthy decor in Sneak Peeks over the years.
Here are a dozen gorgeous rooms that will encourage you to bring some of the outside in. –Lauren
Nikki-lee's salon is like none we've ever seen
. "I wanted the place to be as stripped back as possible to expose the original character of the 1800s grade-two listed building," Nikki-lee says. The collections of plants and earthenware, natural color palette and rough finishes give the space a luxurious yet undone feeling.
Lindy and Travis
, earthy-style wasn't just about aesthetics during their renovation -- their design taste lent itself to a more accessible budget. "Travis built that table in two hours and we found that basket for the light at a thrift store for $8," Lindy shares.
Jennifer Sarkilahti's home
is decorated with pieces collected on trips and travels. Natural elements and organic materials can be found in every room of the house.
Alea and Peter's dining room
shows off their gorgeous set of earthenware and ceramics. "We tend [to gravitate] towards things made from natural materials, with an earthy feel," Alea shares. The rest of the house is decorated in found and natural pieces.
Audrey Bodisco's home
is a beautiful mix of mid-century modern, minimalist and earthy styles. "We try to fill our home with both beautiful and functional items, opting for handmade or secondhand whenever possible. Now that we have a child, we also want it to be child-friendly while keeping with our design philosophy," Audrey notes. The vase of sticks on top of the record player fits perfectly with the organic-meets-vintage aesthetic.
Marte Marie Forsberg
is a prop stylist and photographer. Her home is much like her prop inventory -- collected, curated and inspired by raw, natural beauty.
The Golden Carrot boutique
is an earthy haven filled with rustic pieces, florals and accessories complementing the stunning jewelry line.