Who said tree houses were just for kids. If you wished you had one when you were a kid and never did; wait until you're all grown up; find a nice tree invite your friends and build one. This is the most amazing tree house I ever saw; built by Tereasa Surratt and David Hernandez who have the whole cozy chic theme nailed down.
"Named after Tereasa’s father (who passed away just a year after hanging a rope swing on this big, old elm), Tom’s Treehouse gives the beloved tree, which later came down with Dutch Elm disease, an inspiring second life as once-in-a-lifetime dream project. Every little detail–from the building materials used (salvaged from dairy barns and a condemned bungalow) to the showstopping antler chandelier (made by Tereasa with antlers gathered from the Wandawega woods and her hometown in rural Illinois) and handmade pillows created from old feed sacks–has been carefully, tediously, lovingly considered. And the design is all about reuse. Even stumps coming through the bottom get new functionality: side tables! Some of the furniture was handmade, the rest has been repurposed from thrift store and flea market finds. As a result, the interior, like the tree itself, reads like the ultimate ode to creative reinvention." taken from designtripper
|(all photos by: Bob Coscarelli)|