Our sister sites looked north for inspiration this week, and returned with enlightened ideas to recreate at home. A few of our favorite stories:
- Beautifully designed multi-functional storage implements reminiscent of the Shakers: See Accordance with Nature: Thoughtful Wood and Metal Goods by a Self-Taught Maker.
- Alexa culls modern renditions of an age-old style in 10 Easy Pieces: Modern Refectory Tables.
- Gardenista was speaking our language this week with Garden Tech: A ‘Smart’ Irrigation Controller That Can Change Your Life.
- Compact, efficient, and one with the landscape: Tour a family’s Norwegian getaway in No Place Like ‘Hytte’: A Tiny Cabin in the Norwegian Woods.
- And the black thumbs among us will be reading 10 Things Nobody Tells You About Houseplants before indulging in the next Instagram-worthy houseplant trend.