About tracysvendsen

Hello and welcome! I’m Tracy Svendsen and I’m an interior designer and the editor for Canadian Log Homes. My goal is to connect readers to the latest and most beautiful trends in home design. Enjoy!

Rustic Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas

In the first image, the stems were removed from pumpkins in varying shades and graduated sizes to create a beautiful rustic topiary.

The second image shows just how beautiful a simple rustic display can be created with an elegant white pumpkin.

The third image is both rustic and refined, combining a brambling bittersweet vine sitting atop a […]

Rustic Decorating Ideas

Pottery Barn, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands, introduced its stunning Fall Home Decorating 2017 Collection, which has a wonderful collection of rustic decorating ideas, from Artisanal Vintage to Farmhouse Industrial and Relaxed Rustic.

“Our customers are at the core of everything we do, and we exist to inspire and serve them. Last […]

Rustic Interior Design Styles

Rustic Interior Design Styles
Rustic interiors evoke a simpler time and provide a sense of connection to the past that’s hard to resist. Although it’s quite common to blend different elements of each of the rustic styles together, it does help to be able to identify the core aspects of each one.

Rustic interior design is unpretentious, emphasizing […]

Modern Mountain Home

Modern Mountain Home Tour
This modern mountain home, designed by Studio McGee, is warm, luxe and inviting. Located just outside of Park City, the garage opens up to snowmobile trails, plenty of wildlife and wide open space. The exterior is a mix of reclaimed Trestlewood, stone, steel and copper.

Syd and Shea McGee launched their design firm […]

Rustic Spring Decorating Ideas

Rustic Spring Decorating Ideas
Spring Home Refresh with Elements of Nature

Spring is officially here, and as the colors outside begin to change from cool tones and shades of gray, transitioning to sunny blooms and vibrant shades of green, our interiors can also use an uplifting Spring home refresh to reflect the season.

In this article, I thought […]

Rustic Style Decor

Keep it cozy with rustic style decor. Bring in the rustic comfort of a mountain vista to your home with hand-distressed finishes, natural cowhide and updated lodge furnishings.  Rustic style is about incorporating natural textiles, re-purposed wood accents and warm comforting colors.  Take your cues from Mother Nature’s palette and mix in shades of browns, […]

Country Decorating Ideas

Coastal Decorating Ideas

By |April 20th, 2016|Coastal Design, Rustic Decorating Ideas|9 Comments

Rustic Industrial Decor

By |February 23rd, 2016|Farmhouse Decor, Rustic Home Decor, Western Decor|1 Comment

Pioneer Log Homes

By |February 3rd, 2016|Log Homes, Rustic Decorating Ideas|0 Comments