Little Cabin in the Woods

Someday, I am going to have a summer cabin in the mountains.  Growing up in a ski town, I have no interest in spending too much time in the mountain snow.  But summer and fall are lovely times to get away from the heat of the city.  It would be great for family gatherings, girls weekends, 4th of July, etc.

The cabin will look like Aidan’s cabin in Sex and The City.  Sort of like this:

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Of course, my husband and I aren’t big on being tech free, so it would have to be set up with a satellite dish and an internet connection.  Here are the interiors I have designed for my cabin.  In reality, it would probably be furnished with thrift store and craigslist finds, not these more refined selections, but this is my fantasy, don’t ruin it!

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Hope you can come for a visit!


About sanctuaryhome

The Sanctuary Home blog was created in May 2009 to augment my interior design business, Jamie Foley Interiors. Below is the design philosophy that guides my business and this blog. A beautiful house isn’t a home unless it speaks to its occupants and fits their lifestyle in appropriate and unique ways. I believe that design can be approached in two ways. The first is from the gut, what feels right. The second is from a logical methodical perspective. I design using the second approach. I feel that having a reason why a piece is selected, having similar elements in the room or throughout the home makes it feel unified even if the similarities are not obvious to the casual observer. It makes a home feel special and contemplative. Building the interior of a home is a process. I create a plan for investment pieces that will last a lifetime, filling in with less expensive, less important pieces that can be replaced when they wear out or look dated with additional investment pieces or of the moment trendy items that update the home. Using vintage or antique pieces with new grounds a home. If everything in a home is new, it feels like a model home, it has no soul. If you use all old pieces, if feels like you live in a garage sale. The beauty is in the mix. Creating timeless interiors involves using pieces from all design styles. It gives the home a layered look and allows a home to look as if the pieces have been acquired over time. Using furniture from all one style or period makes a home look fussy and intimidating. I look forward to working with clients with all budgets and design aesthetics to create a home that special to their family. I encourage clients to express their individuality throughout the entire design process, this ensures your home fits your needs and will delight you every time you walk through the door.
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2 Responses to Little Cabin in the Woods

  1. virginiavought says:

    What a fun post! Would love to know your sources.

  2. Pingback: Woman of Steel? « Sanctuary Home – Jamie Foley Interiors

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