Several months ago I found an image of an American flag framed and hung in a Restoration Hardware designed office.  Oh how comfy causal those sly dogs are.  It’s a simple design template with all of those greige, beige, and taupes but incredibly difficult to recreate in my own home.  I guess those trendy and colorful patterns are too tempting for this girl.

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I love those moody dark grey walls…

With this image and a $5 aged American flag I found at a garage sale more than a year ago, I set out to recreate this look for my office/craft room.

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 As you can see from the photo above my flag is without glass and sort of pops out from the wall.  I’m in love.

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 Another great pic.  Look at that ruler trimmed desk!  Still one of my all time favorite projects.

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Restoration Hardware American Flag4I’m quite sure that most people don’t immediately think of the American flag as a design element but I’m telling you guys it looks awesome.  Maybe it’s because I saluted this flag every morning for four years or maybe it’s awesome because being an American is awesome.  I think both.  I also think we should start an American flag decor trend.  No offense to the Brits (I’ve got nothing but love for you and Jack) but let’s let Old Glory have a shot at the decor spotlight for awhile.

I’ll be back later this week to show you how I hacked my way into Restoration Hardware’s flag decor but for now let’s just sit back and stare at this ol’ beauty.

The tutorial can be found here.

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6 Responses

  1. Sherry @ The Impatient Remodel

    I would also know how you framed it!! It looks amazing!

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  2. Lisa Huff

    Christine, it looks awesome and I love your office craft room and that ruler trim, oh my!!! Thank you again for linking up to our Something to Talk About Link Party. Have a great day xo Lisa

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