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Prairie Style Decorating

Prairie Style Decorating

The prairie style decoration comes from Frank Lloyd Wright and his minimalist architecture. The prairie style emphasized built-in shelves, closets, and closets in single-story buildings that followed the long, low horizon of the prairie. Such houses usually centered around a central area with a fireplace and then branched out into wings to house bedrooms or utility rooms.

One Pinterest blogger described it as not frizzled, not strict, but just right. The settlers of the Western Movement could only bring goods that could be packed on the back of a mule or loaded into a Conestoga wagon. The real prairie houses were often built of grass, or even bales of straw, or wood pulled from nearby states that were more blessed with trees. The result was a replacement architecture.

Interior decoration often focused on a valuable piece or two brought “from the east” and furniture that residents could make from local materials. Wright’s architecture benefited from this sparse decor, which revolved around a good piece or two. As a result, the prairie style is somewhat eclectic.

You may find a concrete Greek urn on a handmade table with a distressed paint job – a look that sometimes fades into shabby chic. The prairie style is less cluttered, however. It’s best to use a special piece or two as a focal point without getting too fussy about how it looks. The original homes were more concerned with the work that needed to be done, or maybe even preserving the heirloom pieces that made it to their new world.

Prairie Style Decorating will therefore consider function. But functional does not rule out beautiful. Even ordinary wood like pine or fir can be made beautiful by staining, artful distress, or even the layered paint that is so popular in shabby chic decorating. The decorative objects are arranged in such a way that they underline the clear lines of the low, horizontal buildings. You could almost say that any type of decor is part of the prairie style – but maybe not entirely. It has a more open, lovable feel to it than shabby chic, not as fussy as Victorian or as classic as Greek. It has an open, welcoming feel to it. The decor is not that different from the country or cottage and can sometimes take on a southwestern aspect. The key to having some good pieces that are well presented.

Prairie Armoire

Lovely pine wood is used to make the South Shore Prairie Armoire. It has two dresser drawers and a hanging wardrobe. The wardrobe can easily be converted into an entertainment center when it is not needed for storage space. The cabinet is one of five mix-and-match pieces that can add touches of grace to your country-style home.

Colorful chair cushion

Comfort has never been more beautiful than this colorful prairie-style chair cushion. These hand-hung, round cushions are reminiscent of the days when “women” improved their rest times with embroidery or other unusual work, and add color and comfort to any room. Handcrafted items could be used to enhance the appearance of a homemade chair or bench.

Understated Cream and Ivory Carpet

Charlton Home brings you the Horst Ivory and Cream carpet. Suitable for any room in the house, it is especially elegant in a living room or living room, where it can be used to draw different pieces of furniture together by using its color theme.

Headboard carved from pine wood

Part of the South Shore Prairie bedroom collection, this pine headboard with distressed pine will add a touch of native elegance to your country or cottage style bedroom. It is also suitable for shabby chic decorations and speaks of restrained good taste and calm grace, a characteristic of the prairie style.

Hand-woven black carpet

This 100% cowhide leather carpet was brought to you by Calvin Klein and consists of alternating strips of black cowhide leather. The color is called Stallion Black. It’s the perfect film for colorful hand-hung pillows or even for modernist bean bags or more traditional floor pillows. It is backed with wool felt. Professional dry cleaning only.

Concrete urn sculpture

This prairie sculpture by Cyan Design might make you wonder how a Greek-style urn filled with fruits and flowers can be a prairie sculpture. But if you think of it as people who yearn for a slice of civilization in a land they considered wild, or a sculpture of someone who lives on a prairie, then it makes perfect sense.

Distressed Fir Console Table

A simple design with geometric cutouts makes this distressed Maylis Prairie console table by One Allium Way a real statement for your entrance area. It is easy to imagine a cherished table in a Conestoga wagon crossing the vast plains and becoming a special item in a ranch house.

Snow-white duvet cover

Imagine a prairie girl unwrapping this from her hope box while she and her husband set up housekeeping on the plains. This snow-white prairie duvet cover from Taylor Linens features pin tucks, crocheted lace, and frothy ruffles – just the thing to adorn a more prosaic quilt. Matching dust ruffles and pillowcases are available.

Semi-flush ceiling lamp

This beautiful prairie ceiling light for dry areas comes from Aroyyo Craftsman. The warm yellow glass shade is dedicated to concentrating on an older way of life, in which slow, careful processing was more important than mass-producing. It’s supposed to protect four lightbulbs.

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