Rustic Glam House Tour

March 7, 2014 by 5 Comments

Ready for another Dreamy Dwelling Home Tour!?!  I love starting each weekend with fabulous inspiration!  I’m in the middle of personalizing my new-to-me traditional home and these tours give me such great ideas.  Erin from House of Earnest is showing us around her beautiful late 19th century Victorian home today — she loves soothing neutrals, natural textures, and lots of light.  She finds, mixing in gold elements adds a little interest to a mostly neutral palette and you will see in her home, the slightest nod toward global is evident.   You’re going to love with this Rustic Glam House Tour –

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Our home is a late 19th century Victorian, and has been subject to years of renovations and styles.  When we moved in, I wanted a style that was a bit modern and rustic with a hint of glam, but combined with the Victorian esthetics, I calmed down my initial design ideas and made them a bit more traditional to mesh well with the era of the home.  I’m a minimalist at heart, and there is certainly nothing understated about anything from the Victorian era, so some creative designing was needed.

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Entry – The only color I have on my walls is a dark Navy – Naval from Sherwin Williams – and it makes a statement in the home’s entryway.  Metallic frames and a gold cane chair really pop off the dark walls. I love this room and have been inspired by it to paint some other rooms dark, albeit still neutral!

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Living – Our living room is a mixture of grey, camel, black, and navy.  Normally, one wouldn’t stick all of their neutrals together, but since I use neutral as my color, I like the mixture and how, together, it all plays together nicely. Handmade art adds personality to the space as well.

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Dining – Our dining room gets the most light and I love to really play that up!  Light, breezy curtains puddle on the floor and accentuate the tall ceilings.  A big lacquered longhorn skull with gold antlers is my favorite piece in the room and a wonderful example of the rustic, but glam elements that I love so much!

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Bedroom – Our bedroom is truly a refuge for us.  My husband built the shelving behind our bed, and I painted and styled them.  They make a wonderful backdrop to our bed, creating lots of visual interest – not to mention storage!

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Office – I like to keep my office fairly a clean slate.  It’s got some details that I love – like the gold painted bookshelves – but mostly it is a place to keep distractions at bay and focus on the work to be done.

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Amazing, don’t you think!  Chris Casella did an amazing job photographing this home.  And oh my gosh, don’t you just love Erin’s style — her blog is so much fun so make sure you stop by House of Earnest and check it out!

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5 Responses to “Rustic Glam House Tour”
  1. cassie says:

    this is a new to me blog- love it! love the colors in her home!

  2. What a great tour! LOVE those navy wall and that gold chair! Thanks for sharing! Life to the full! Melissa @ DaisyMaeBelle

  3. Suzan says:

    What a beautiful home – especially love the entrance way!!!

  4. Gorgeous home and that blue and white combo…fabulous!

  5. Thank you so much for having me, Aimee!!

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