Have you noticed that animal antlers have become very popular for home décor? It started a few years ago with antlers on the wall.
from: Higgins Architects
from: Restoration Hardware.com
Then, I started seeing antler chandeliers used in many homes….some were in the mountains and some were not.
from: Dungan Nequette Architects
via: Alpine Dining
from: Buckingham Interiors + Design LLC
from: Susan Cohen Associates, Inc
Now, antlers are being used in a variety of other ways. Some are being made out of resin.
from: Jamie Laubhan-Oliver
from: Bruce Kading Interior Design
Note the antler used as a tie back for the curtain in the picture below.
from: Lands End Development Designers and Builders
Here is a better look.
from: Peace Design
Use them as candle holders.
from: Baker Court Interiors
Pottery Barn is marketing this faux antler wreath.
Horchow offers this garland with faux antlers and feathers.
They seems to look best mixed with other natural elements.
Door pulls can be found at River’s Edge. This one is 4″ and is cast resin selling for $5.89.
decorative antler box…visit Wildwings.com
Pottery Barn antler lamp.
And finally, maybe you like the look but you don’t want to use real antlers. Here are two “looks” made with branches from a tree.
from: Oak Hill Architects
My Chicago daughter goes to her husband’s family farm often. They have found antlers that have been shed and lying out in the field. She collected all of them with the idea of making a light fixture. I hope she does but if that does not come to pass, I would love to help her do a mantel display with antlers, feathers, pine cones, and greens.
Create and be happy!