This outdoor deck is a great place to enjoy the scenery, and the homeowner selected the perfect deck railing to enhance that view! The branch balusters maintain the architectural integrity of thisrustic mountain retreat, while making an incredible connection to the tree lined landscape.
The outline of these branch railings for a mountain retreat stands out beautifully as the sun sets in the evening. Notice how the balusters crafted from Mountain Laurel trees also play on the barren trees in the background.
As a piece of artwork, this short handrail section will add visual interest to the interior or exterior of a country home, farmhouse or cottage. The top and bottom rails painted in charcoal are delightfully simple, while the branch balusters with their reddish hue form a naturally beautiful design.
Unlike a line of vertically placed pickets, limbs from Mountain Laurel trees are not common and never boring, as shown in this picture of a weaving handrail section. Their sinuous shapes form works of art with each section displaying its own unique design.
Artistically arranged branches form a flowing X shape in the center of this handrail section. This is only one of an infinite number of eye-catching patterns that can be created with branch balusters cut from Mountain Laurel trees.
This branch baluster deck railing displays a beautiful contrast of linear and curvilinear lines. Sharply squared newel posts and a set of horizontal top rails frame arrangements of sinuous Mountain Laurel branches that intermingle along the balustrade.
The Mountain Laurel Handrail creates an eye-catching art form on the deck. Additionally, the organic branch balusters make a natural connection between the indoors and outdoors and blends in beautifully with trees in the background.
Here’s another view of the yellow stairs railing showing a close up of its incredible weave that draws the eye from the foot of the staircase up to the balcony. Prominent top and bottom rails, and hefty newel posts add to the impressiveness of this grand railing.
Rustic themes typically embrace rough textures, unfinished surfaces and simple lines. However, as seen in this picture of a natural branch railing, Mountain Laurel sticks interlace to create an artistic form and add an understated elegance to rustic interiors.
Unlike metal rod or wood picket railings, this branch railing mirrors the beauty of nature. The twigs with their bark intact are cut from Mountain Laurel trees and display interesting designs with their sinuous shapes. The branching balusters in this picture are particularly fitting for the woodsy setting.