A Nordic Nook - Fine Homebuilding

previous
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Hot Water Now
    Hot Water Now
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Projects Done Right
    Projects Done Right
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • Pro Tool Rental. Learn More.
    Pro Tool Rental. Learn More.
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Custom Flooring Inspiration
    Custom Flooring Inspiration
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
next

Through the Lens

Through the Lens


A Nordic Nook

comments (0) July 2nd, 2014
BrianVandenBrink51 Brian Vanden Brink, contributing photographer

Norwegian Built-In BedroomClick To Enlarge

Norwegian Built-In Bedroom

Photo: © Brian Vanden Brink

This sweet built-in dual bed featuring Norwegian craftsmanship is found in a delightful house on an island off the coast of Maine. Actually designed and built in Norway in the mid 1950's and transported over here piece by piece, the house is unique and a joy to be in. With Nordic influences throughout, including a sod roof, carved wooden columns, and other details that speak of comfort and shelter in harsh winters, the house fits in nicely on Maine's rugged coast. One of the most charming houses I've had the opportunity to photograph in over thirty years, this one really is one of a kind.


posted in: architecture, bedroom, built in, Norwegian, Natural Wood

Comments (0)

Log in or create a free account to post a comment.