Lots of warm wood tones in your home can create an outdoorsy-masculine atmosphere, but be careful not to overdo it. Incorporate a few light-colored woods or painted wood furniture into the space to keep a balance.
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Tria Giovan

The Wonders of Wood

Lots of warm wood tones in your home can create an outdoorsy-masculine atmosphere, but be careful not to overdo it. Incorporate a few light-colored woods or painted wood furniture into the space to keep a balance.

"I had so much dark oak with my great-grandfather’s table and sideboard, I wanted a modern contrast," George says. His solution was to have the chairs commercially sprayed in a light driftwood color.









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