There is something so beautiful about a tree bark that is white, orange and peeling!
Enter, the BIRCH TREE.
If you remember, last year I had a landscape friend that collected birch wood for me while he was cleaning up a site. I ended up stacking it by my fireplace and by the front door. What an easy way to add a rustic, warm and woodsy feel to a home.
Here it is just stacked by my front door. EASY!
I also have stacked it in a basket......it's a fun different look.
When I ran across this birch bed, I knew I'd have to do another birch post! I love the natural monochromatic feel of this bedroom. (and then a pretty little dash of pink in the flowers!)
I have also thought, painting birch trees as an accent would be a very nice addition to any home. Here are a few examples:
I know this is more a cherry tree than a birch, but I still loved it :-)
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Or how about stenciling on some birch trees to the front of a dresser?
What do you think of this birch coffee table? I think I would have stained the bottom wood piece a nice deep mahogany color but it's a pretty fun item of furniture. Better Homes and Garden has a full tutorial on how to make one yourself - it even didn't look too hard!
There you have it! Lots of great birch ideas.
Next time you talk to your landscape friend, ask them to save you a few logs!