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Inside The Village Museum of Maramureș – Where Houses Tell Their Own Stories

Village Museum

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Most people don’t necessarily consider life in the country as something cool, fun or entertaining. A place where the old prevails is not somewhere you travel for fun, right? Well, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. The countryside has plenty of surprises in store. And, as a rule of ...

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Shake Roofing – A Trade Preserving The Carpathian Mountains Old Charm

Shake Roofing

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Shake Roofing – A Trade Preserving The Carpathian Mountains Old Charm Much of the charm and splendor of Maramureș lies into the heart of the villages, where massive carved wooden gates guard robust traditional houses of yesteryear. The abundance of timber has driven interest in woodworking among men, who have ...

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8 Traditional Interiors of Rural Romanians in all of Their Storied, Rustic Glory

Romanian Traditional Interiors

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Traditional interiors encompass stuff produced by inhabitants who have a proud tradition of making things for themselves. Their homes are layered with folk art made of natural materials such as sheepskin, wood, hemp, cotton and wool, which were not intended to be “art for art’s sake” at the time of their creation, but rather utilitarian ...

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3 Tips to Choose Authentic Rustic Home Decor

Rustic Home Decor

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+3 Tips to Choose Authentic Rustic Home Decor Over the past four years, I have come across different antique and vintage collectibles. Five months after my husband and I met, we were already gathering vintage, traditional garments, rustic home decor and many tools for spinning, weaving and farming. We even ...

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Traditional Houses in the Countryside

Old Houses

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+Romanian Village Life -Traditional Houses in the Countryside Until the beginning of the 20th century, the traditional house was a single-storey structure, built of adobe, or with logs, employing corner joints. The roof was initially thatched, or covered with spruce shingles (dranita, sindrila). Read more Shake Roofing – A Trade ...

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Charming Painted and Carved Traditional Houses in Rural Romania

Romania Traditional Villages

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+The painted and carved traditional houses that can be seen in rural Romania are manually sculpted, carved and painted in a diversity of colors and motifs. All aspects of the peasant’s lifestyle show a deep connection with the nature. The motifs on their clothes, dowry boxes, paintings and carvings are all inspired by ...

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Exploring 18th Century Inhabited Romanian Traditional House from Bucovina

Romanian Traditional House

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditGoogle+A Romanian Traditional House From XVIIIth Century Exploring the Romanian countryside is a rewarding adventure. In the old villages one can find true gems hidden in plain view. It felt like we found a treasury. And we did. The house is described in a book from 1950, “Old Houses from Bucovina”. Unlike many ...

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