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Steal This Look: A Rustic Porch and Summerhouse in Australia

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 24, 2013 01:04 AM
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by Alexa Hotz last modified Jul 23, 2013

Yesterday, we posted on the interiors of Ellis House, a historic guesthouse in Kyneton, Australia. Today, we're dissecting the outdoor style of the house's wraparound porch and original 19th-century summer house. To recreate the look, we've sourced a few elements similar to those chosen by designer and creative director Tracie Ellis. Above L: The Ellis House's cool blue-gray exterior color palette. Above R: Rattan seating and hanging flower pots on the porch. Photograph by  Sharyn Cairns  for  Ellis House . Above: Original to the property, the 19th-century summerhouse in the garden. Photograph by  Sharyn Cairns  for  Ellis House . Above: A slatted wood bench with knitted pillows and a navy throw blanket. Photograph by  Sharyn Cairns  for  Ellis House . Above: Ikea's new Älmsta Chair is made from lacquered rattan with a bamboo back for $99.99. N.B.: The chair is meant for indoor use, but at this price point, it might be worth the risk on a covered porch. Above: A hardwearing blanket for outdoor use is Restoration Hardware's  Washed Linen Indigo Throw  loomed from a linen and viscose blend; $99 for the 50-by-70-inch throw. Above: The  Galvanized Steel Planter  is €12.50 from Manufactum in Germany. Above: For growing plants up the side of a house, the  Flexible Window Trellis  is made in Spain from slim willow twigs; €15 each from Manufactum in Germany. Above: Used as an outdoor accent color, Farrow & Ball's  Down Pipe  imitates lead on exterior ironwork and helps to camouflage plumbing pipes against brickwork; $100 per gallon for the Exterior Masonry finish. Above: From Ellis' line, Aura Home, the  50-by-50cm Moss Stitch Throw Pillow  is made from a cotton/acrylic yarn; $59.95 AUD for the filled cushion. Above: These  Fiberclay Egg Pots  are made from a fiberglass and clay composite for a frost and UV-resistant quality; $28 for the large at Terrain. Above: The Storsele Chair  is made from black-stained, peeled rattan coated in a clear lacquer finish; $119 each from Ikea.   Above: The Topless Wire Guard Outdoor Light is available in a choice of 21 finishes, including galvanized as shown; $158 from Barn Light Electric. For more, see our post 10 Easy Pieces: Barnhouse-Style Outdoor Lighting . For more outdoor looks to steal (think  pool pavilions , potting sheds , and modern lounge spaces ), browse through all of our  Steal This Look posts on Gardenista.






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