FurnitureMarch 10, 2015

Live Edge.

I saw this picture on Pinterest and feel in love with the unique concept of using a live edge wood slab for a sliding door.  I mean, it’s pretty damn cool right?

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I’ve long loved the natural and yet modern look of furniture made of live edge wood.  I think it’s a look that’s going to stick around for a while.

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In fact, I’m considering replacing my glass coffee table with something like this (just much smaller since my entire living room is about the size of this coffee table…)

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Look how cool these floating shelves are?  They would also be amazing in a commercial application like in a boutique for display.

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Speaking of commercial applications, this bar is incredible. For many reasons really, but the counter is such an amazing focal point.

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Using a floating slab as a powder room counter with a vessel sink is another cool use.

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My favorite application is still a dining table though! :)

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Hudson Furniture makes the most stunning live edge tables, I’m sure many of you have drooled over their ads in shelter magazines.  And their showroom in Manhattan is unbelievable- like, INSANE. But so are the prices!  I had a client that loved this table but not the price…

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So we instead ventured out to Jeffrey Greene Design Studio in rural Pennsylvania (maybe getting very lost thanks to GPS on our way…) and worked with them to create a similar table for much less.  We got to pick our slab and make sure the metal finish and leg shape were just right. And I have to say I think it came out fabulous!

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I love the handcrafted nature of this table in the formal, traditional space.

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Here are some finds featuring live edge wood!

Anthropologie Bed

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Room and Board dining table and coffee table

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Chairish console table

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High Fashion Home metal and wood dining table

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A smaller accent, this Crate & Barrel mirror

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You can also find a TON of tables and slabs on Etsy from various sellers!

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