Northern Michigan Home & Cottage: From cool juniper hues to deep warm rusts, these home items are inspired by the most handsome season of all—fall.
In their Denison Tiles Art Studio tucked deep in the Benzie woods, Pat and Chip Denison bring whimsical characters to ceramic life. Find Otter On Ice ($30) and so much more at denisonartstudio.com.
Emile Henry’s new line of Natural Chic dishware may be made in France, but with colors that include sand and juniper it feels made for Northern Michigan to us. Pieces priced from $17 to $70. Crystal Crate and Cargo, Beulah. 231.882.5294, crystalcrate.com.
Thick wool gives this woven Nordic star-motif rug a rustic hand-hooked look. Light the fire, Sven; it’s time to get cozy. Available in a range of sizes priced from $85 to $1,950. Betsie Bay Furniture, Frankfort. 231.352.4202, betsiebayfurniture.com.
Love (this) Bird
United Kingdom folk artist Chris Hindley, known for his birds with ’tude, carved and painted this wooden pheasant. We’d set him on the mantel and name him: He who sees all. $260. Americana Gallery, Traverse City, 231.933.0297.
Our grandparents knew what was good for us: sauerkraut, pickles, yogurt and other fermented foods. Preserve your harvest and join the zymology (aka, the science of fermenting) home-fermenting renaissance with: Mastering Fermentation by Mary Karlin.
A butler on wheels—with removable rustic wooden trays; park it and pour the Beam. $285. Stewart-Zacks, Traverse City. 231.947.2322, stewartzacks.com.