Steal This Look: An Island Cabin in the Netherlands by

Issue 87 · Into the Wild · August 27, 2013

Steal This Look: An Island Cabin in the Netherlands

Issue 87 · Into the Wild · August 27, 2013

The ultimate rustic retreat? A cabin that can only be reached by boat and has no WiFi and no kitchen appliances (save for a propane camp stove). Judith Spruijt and Arnold van der Molen bought their cabin in 2006, when a friend tipped them off to a tiny cottage located on a a four-acre plot on a small island between Amsterdam and the Hague. The couple turned the cabin into a retreat for their nautically oriented family (their children are avid sailors); here's how to recreate the look: 

Dutch Cabin Remodelista Steal This Look

Above: Photo via Interior Magasinet.

Dutch Cabin Steal This Look Remodelista

Above: Above: Photo via Interior Magasinet.

Dutch Cabin Steal This Look Remodelista

Above: Photo via Interior Magasinet.

  Ambrose Chandelier Z Gallerie Remodelista

Above: The Ambrose Chandelier from Z Gallerie is 36 inches in diameter and is $99.95.

Stikwood Wine Barrel Oak Wall Covering Remodelista

Above: Reclaimed Barrel Oak Wall Covering, a stick-on paneling alternative made from salvaged wood, is $200 for a roll  that covers 20 square feet from Stikwood.

Folding Canvas Camp Stool Remodelista

Above: The folding Lafuma PH Camp Stool is available in three colors; $15.96 from Back Country.

Grain Sack Pillows Remodelista

Above: Designer Dale Saylor clued us into his favorite source for authentic grain sack pillows: Stephanie Lloyd in the Hudson Valley. Restoration Hardware offers a facsimile of the real thing: the Vintage Stripe Flour Sack Linen Pillow Cover is currently on sale for $62 (down from $89).

Wire Hooks Remodelista

Above: Rockett St. George sells Vintage Style Metal Coat Hooks for £5 each. In the US, Cardinal Cache has four Vintage Screw-In Hooks listed on Etsy for $10. House of Antique Hardware has Steel Wire Coat Hooks ($2.49 for a pack of two) that could be spray painted black.

Black Sunoco First Aid Box Remodelista

Above: Store sundries in a vintage first aid box; this Sunoco First Aid Kit is $64 from Etsy.


Cast Iron Camp Stove Remodelista

Above: The Sportsman Double Burner Cast Iron Propane Stove; $49.95 from Amazon.

Alessi Stovetop Espresso Maker Remodelista

Above: The Alessi Stovetop Espresso Coffee Maker; $240 from All Modern.

Demeyere Tea Kettle Remodelista

Above: Demeyere Water Kettle; $64.95 from Chef's Catalog.

 



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