32 Recycled interior decorating ideas

The Barn by Architect Michelle Penn

This barn home is modeled after an existing Nebraska barn in Lancaster County. Heating is by passive solar design, supplemented by a geothermal radiant floor system. Cooling uses a whole house fan and a passive air flow system. The passive system is created with

Mexican Country Hallway

Mexican Country Style hallway featuring pine trunks on stands with a James Havard painting.   Image from Mexican Country Style by Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr

Raw Wood and Concrete Kitchen

Industrial gray kitchen - the perfect mix of old raw wood in the mismatched cupboards, cement and designer metal chairs. Slightly elevated kitchen overlooking the dining room with a large rustic wooden table from Thailand. Around the table, Verner Panton chairs (Vitra), Table Sophie

Exposed Timber Kitchen

Amazing grand kitchen with super high ceilings ad an entirely exposed timber framework. Polished concrete floors. Image from interior design book English Eccentric by Ross Byam Shaw

A Bit of Cool

Second Life [amazon_link id="B00007AWXZ" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ]Elle Decor Italy December 2013[/amazon_link] Photos: Giorgio Possenti Cool space to sit in with those glossy red plastic retro chairs and the "Don't Walk - Walk" street light. [amazon_link id="B00007AWXZ" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ][/amazon_link] Full Home Tour

Chevron Flooring for the Walls

Second Life [amazon_link id="B00007AWXZ" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ]Elle Decor Italy December 2013[/amazon_link] Photos: Giorgio Possenti Recycled wooden parquetry flooring used as a feature wall in this bedroom creating a lovely headboard in a chevron/herringbone pattern [amazon_link id="B00007AWXZ" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ][/amazon_link] Full Home Tour

White Doors – Elle Decor Italy December 2013

Second Life [amazon_link id="B00007AWXZ" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ]Elle Decor Italy December 2013[/amazon_link] Photos: Giorgio Possenti Vintage, ornate bedroom wardrobe doors painted in a white distressed finish. [amazon_link id="B00007AWXZ" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ][/amazon_link] Full Home Tour

Second Life – Elle Decor Italy December 2013

Second Life [amazon_link id="B00007AWXZ" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ]Elle Decor Italy December 2013[/amazon_link] Photos: Giorgio Possenti A home with a unique eclectic mix of retro and modernity, tied together with red accents. Creating new atmospheres from dusty retro objects, recycling things to give them a

Natural Tree House Living Space

Tree House in Citta [amazon_link id="B00007AWXZ" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ]Elle Decor Italy 2013[/amazon_link] Photos: Max Zambelli Natural living space with walls made out of recycled antique timber [amazon_link id="B00007AWXZ" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ][/amazon_link] Complete House Tour