Wattle fencing originated in England and was traditionally woven with willow or hazel branches. However, it can incorporate a variety of twigs, reeds, or branches you find outdoors (namely oak, elder, hornbeam and ash).
Those of you who followed along with my liveblogging of the January Cure may be surprised to learn I have a three-season porch. Nowhere in any of my posts was it mentioned, because it's sadder than even my corner kitchen cabinet. It's always been a clutter magnet, and now I'm ready to reclaim it as a functional and pretty space for growing herbs and entertaining.
Architectural salvage shops are increasingly popular destinations for designers, collectors, and remodelers, and for the home decorator looking for unique furnishings, there's no better place to start a search.
The decor in this 140-year-old restored cottage looks like it was found in chic, under-the-radar boutiques. In reality, much of it was found (in spots like the roadside and the backyard), inherited, or just repurposed. It's eco-friendly, budget-friendly, and very stylish.