Sep 20, 2011

Herringbone Pattern

I've always loved herringbone pattern - whether it's in fashion, furniture, flooring, etc. - it's one of those great classic design patterns that never goes out of style.  When my husband and I took a trip to New York City a few years ago, we visited the Ellis Island Immigration Museum.  I was so inspired by the beautiful herringbone tiled ceiling that spans the original immigrant processing area.  I would love to have a backsplash in a kitchen or flooring in a bathroom that looks like this!

A few days ago, I was browsing through one of my favorite blogs design*sponge and happened upon a before and after posting of the most gorgeous herringbone wood dining table handmade by Sarah Summers and her father.  I highly encourage you to check out the full posting.  Here are a few pics from the post that I stowed away in my inspiration file:

Isn't it beautiful???  The table looks like an expensive work of art!  I may try to do a similar smaller-scale side table for my living room based on this inspiration piece... -Kristen


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