Wall Decorating Tip By Vanessa Brunner: Salvaged Sculptures by John Whitmarsh
When we posted a Houzz Tour on designer Garrison Hullinger’s Northwest beach house, people were intrigued with the salvaged wood wall he constructed in his family room. It was a carry-over look from the master bedroom, where Hullinger had left a 100-year-old tongue-and-groove plank wall exposed. He wanted to bring that design element to another part of the house.
While browsing Flickr for photos of wood walls, Hullinger came across a shot of a stacked wood wall from a bar in Manhattan. By using building materials he found from his property and several other construction sites, he recreated the idea in this slat wall, adding a standout feature to his interior.
This stacked wood element covers a small corner wall in the family room. Although the wood was salvaged, most of the pieces were about the same color. Hullinger wanted more variety, so he stained many pieces prior to placing them on the wall. …Read Full Article