DECOR: Bridle Party by Annie Brahler Smith

Looking for equestrian design inspiration? Look no further than this weeks beautiful equestrian design piece by House Beautiful. The House Beautiful Equestrian Decor piece has simply left us both in awe and of course equine decor envious! Without further adieu we are over the moon to share with you our current equestrian decor favorite! Experience incredible equestrian design with the talented Annie Brahler Smith, founder of EUROTRASH!

Timeless elegance meets classic country lifestyle through vintage Louis Vuitton luggage, luxe leather Hermès saddles and stunning oak beam and stone architecture. These beautiful images captured by BJÖRN WALLANDER, just simply speak for themselves. Room after room one is entranced by exquisite attention to detail and infamous allure of  equestrian lifestyle.

House Beautiful Equestrian Decor

The European mindset that is at the very center of the Euro Trash aesthetic; beauty is here to be enjoyed, shared, and celebrated in every aspect of life. That mindset, coupled with a drive to inspire self expression is at the very heart of Euro Trash.- Annie Bahler Smith

House Beautiful Equestrian Decor

“The husband, a retired professional baseball player, gave his wife the Hermès jumping saddle as a gift.”

House Beautiful Equestrian Decor

The custom dining table is built from 700-year-old Syrian oak beams that look “almost petrified,” the designer says.

House Beautiful Equestrian Decor

“Tosk, the family’s Arabian, grazes in front of the limestone entertaining cottage. To remove old varnish from the salvaged doors, Brahler-Smith sprayed on a mixture of lye and water, then sealed the raw wood with clear paste wax.”

House Beautiful Equestrian Decor

“The tack room door is made from reclaimed tongue-and-groove floor planks and finished with a brass pull from an old mail slot.”

House Beautiful Equestrian Decor

Brahler-Smith, who flanked an antique Dutch table with a pair of vintage distressed-leather wing chairs, doesn’t worry about wear and tear. “If something gets stained or broken, that’s a scar from life, and it’s beautiful,” she says.

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Photo details, interview & quotations credit: Kathleen Renda 

Photo Credit: House Beautiful

Designer: Annie Brahler Smith



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