Lake House Decor

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I just returned from a wonderful “girls weekend”. We stayed at a family lake home on Cass Lake in northern Minnesota. The whole scene was beautiful and I loved every minute.

One of the more interesting pieces of decor in the lake home was a painted set of old oars that family had leaning against the dining room wall. I immediately fell in love and had to capture the idea.

One of the daughters of the family is a creative gal, too. She and her boyfriend (who restores WWII airplanes for a living… huh?! I guess there are a lot of ways to make a living) purchased a small collection of oars from antique stores and flea markets. They restored them and painted these awesome geometric designs on the bottom.

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The display was simple and graphic and referenced “the lake” in a subtle way. What a great way to decorate a lake home!

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