From our September 2014 issue: In “Homeward Bound,” a New York couple build a new house and infuse it, inside and out, with country charm and reimagined furnishings. (Photographed and styled by Franklin & Esther Schmidt) • Preview the issue: http://www.countrysampler.com/issues/detail.php?issue_code=C0914
Prescription for Style: Channel your creative impulses to repurpose old goods with inspiration from Delaware homeowners passionate about primitives and pharmacy collectibles. (Photographed and styled by Franklin & Esther Schmidt)
These pendant lamps and chair are crafted from dried and ground brown seaweed mixed with recycled paper pulp. (Photos: Emil Thomsen-Schmidt) While seaweed doesn’t dominate dinner plates in Denmark the same way that it does in East Asia, the constantly contented Scandinavian nation has long made good use of the marine algae growing in abundance on its more than 4,000-mile-long coastline: as biofuel, as animal feed, as highly insulating traditional building cladding and now as the chief…
It is Bundt time again and this month’s theme is Spices and hosted by Deepti of Baking Yummies. Thank you kindly for hosting Deepti!!! I started thinking of using all these exotic spices but then cinnamon buns popped into my head. I wanted something with the real taste of a really good cinnamon bun, you... Read More »
PlyDesign By: Philip Schmidt Seventy-three ideas for smart home furnishings that can be made from sheet materials. With designs contributed by more than 50 creative builders, a photo of each finished project is accompanied by a list of needed tools and materials, diagrams, and step-by-step instructions.