This lovely photograph is from Meg and John's House Tour. They have an incredible home filled with natural textures, but this image in particular struck us with its simplicity. It proves that bringing good design and balance into a home isn't just about high-end furniture. It's also about small details. Click below to see 4 simple (and affordable) ways to bring natural textures into your home...
River Stone Mat from Viva Terra ($59) or River Rock Knobs from Skipping Stones Studio.
Image from Jim and Kari's Evanston ModernWood: Wood is a common element in most homes: hardwood floors, wood furnishings, wooden doors. Play up wood's natural appeal by pairing complimentary woods together. Inexpensive wood furnishings aren't difficult to find in thrift shops and on craigslist.
heyday right now. Woven from strong plant fibers, wicker is both sturdy and lightweight. Wicker baskets are an inexpensive way to create storage space in your home, and square ones have a clean, modern look.
Image from How to Make A One-Pot Indoor Herb GardenPlants: Plants bring life into your home, improve your air quality, and add a little bit of natural color. They're also relatively inexpensive. Add an indoor herb garden to your kitchen (see this post for instructions) and you've introduced something beautiful, edible, and aromatic into your home for under $50.