4 Ways to Upcycle Reclaimed Wood for your Home Décor

Who doesn’t love the rich patina and character of a 200-year old piece of wood?

Some people appreciate the history, others love the dynamic character and colors that only time can create.   Whichever category you fall into, there are a variety of ways to upcycle reclaimed wood into your home décor.

Today, we’ll show you four of the most popular.

Original Surface Barnwood Paneling

Filed Under: Home Decor | Interior Design | Planning for your New Floors | Reclaimed Flooring | Residential Spaces | Tips & Trends |

13 Home Interior Design Tips From the Pros

Decorating your new or remodeled home is fun, inspiring, and personal. So is the process of scouting for interior design tips and using your imagination to make them your own.

You’re no doubt seeking inspiration from a variety of sources – that’s why we put together this selection of interior decorating tips from professional designers. 

Carlisle Walnut Flooring, Custom Inlay
Wyatt Anderson Construction

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How to Mix Wood Flooring Styles & Colors To Create a Custom Look

A sometimes overlooked opportunity in both new home designs and remodels is the chance to use different wood flooring styles and colors throughout the home to create a custom look and set just the right mood for every space.

It may be cliché, but variety really is the spice of life. Discover how you can inject more excitement and personality into your home’s style with multiple wide plank flooring combinations from Carlisle.


Filed Under: Hardwood Flooring | Home Decor | Interior Design | Tips & Trends |

Wide Plank Floor Design & Planning for Clients Worldwide

One of the most common questions we receive at Carlisle often involves phrases such as "Where Do I Buy my Carlisle Floor?".

The answer is simple, you buy it directly from Carlisle. Even though Carlisle is a small, custom mill located on the East Coast, our exclusive wide plank floor design and planning services extend to clients all over the world.  We've helped clients design a floor from Sydney to Hong Kong, and Dublin to Bermuda find the right floor for residential and commercial spaces.   Our design tools include samples, quotes, technical consultation and of course your personal Wide Plank Specialist, who will work with you through the entire project. 

Find out more about how easy it is to buy a Carlisle floor, whether you are located near a showroom, or working with a Carlisle Wide Plank Specialist by phone. 


Filed Under: Planning for your New Floors | Tips & Trends |

3 Bright & Beautiful Ways to Design with White Wood Floors

The inclusion of white wood floors in an interior design plan appeals to a large demographic for a variety of reasons.

For some, they like the idea of creating a neutral palette against which (almost) anything will match.  For others, it serves a functional and aesthetic purpose, similar to Japanese and Scandanavian design, to make rooms feel bigger and brighter.  In some cases, clients use this style flooring to create an authentic restoration style floor, indicative of some of the original wide plank pine flooring finished with white “milk paint”. 

Today, we'll look at three reasons to consider white wood floors and some examples of each, to inspire your design.


Filed Under: Home Decor | Interior Design | Tips & Trends |

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