ISSUE 7  |  Winter in the Desert

Steal This Look: Southwest Tablescape

February 14, 2012 11:30 AM

BY Alexa Hotz

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Recreate the look of this calm, austere dining room, inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe's life and art.

Styled by Ruth Cousineau and photographed by Mikkel Vang for Gourmet (we're still in mourning), the room features rough-hewn turquoise accents, a bone-white cow hide, and handmade ceramics.

Above: From Gourmet's "South by Southwest" feature; photo by Mikkel Vang.

Above: A fresh-baked flan and white and blue ceramics (L) set the table. A tumbleweed accent and a white cowhide tablerunner (R). Photograph by Mikkel Vang.

Above: For wall decor, source a vintage cow skull on Etsy (Bull Skull; $148 from Ani & Rose on Etsy). Image via Ethan Ollie.

Above: Ivory Cowhide Rug; $599 from West Elm.

Above: Accent with black iron accessories like the Kubus Candleholder ($185 from Mjolk) or by searching for an antique on eBay (Cast Iron Bell; starting at $9.99 from Buyer's Treasures on eBay).

Above: The Hybrid Vase Set by potter Adam Silverman for Heath Ceramics; $260.

Above: Large Mug (£25) and the Soup Bowl (£27.50) in pumice from Toast.

Above: Mud Plates by Mud Ceramics in Australia; prices range from $36 (a bread plate, shown above) to $228 (cheese plate) at Horne.

Above: Stainless steel Bistro Cutlery with resin handles; £37.50 per set from Toast.

Above: Recycled Short Glasses by Bottlehood; $19 for a set of two at Heath Ceramics.

Above: Fog Linen Napkins are made of raw linen with a stamp that fades over time; $14 each from Design Within Reach.

Above: The Joy Linen Shirt by Acne has a natural linen front and silk back; $280 from La Garçonne.