Posts Categorized:Talus Musings

Idaho Winter Wedding | Sandpoint, ID

Idaho Winter Wedding Talus Rock Retreat Spectacular vistas surround your every turn as you take in the snow capped peaks of the Selkirk, Cabinet and Bitterroot mountain ranges. Starry nights are reflected upon Lake Pend Oreille as your path is illum...
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Sandpoint Bed and Breakfast

Sandpoint Bed and Breakfast   Sandpoint Bed & Breakfast Raves Setting is ‘second to none’ Travel writer with The Columbus Dispatch says Sandpoint has a “pleasant little downtown district” and its forte “lies in its natural beauty...
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Talus Rock Retreat’s Antique Carousel Pony

  “Talus Rock Retreat’s antique carousel pony sat in the back of a thrift store for at least six months. I must have passed it ten times during my frequent visits deciding that the face was too macabre to display in a home. But after...
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Talus Rock Retreat’s Hand Carved Front Door

“Following the rules of DaVinci and Mother Nature, design elements in the Retreat are expressed in 3’s, 5’s, and occasionally, 7’s. and these rules can be found in Talus Rock Retreat’s hand carved front door. Compositions of buildi...
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Talus Rock Retreat’s Timber Frame

Talus Rock Retreat is predominantly built with stained concrete, authentic stone, hand-troweled stucco, hand-scraped, hydronic radiant heated maple floors, and knotty-alder doors and cabinets. The timber frame in the main part of the Retreat took mor...
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Talus Rock Retreat’s Grand Arbor Ceiling

  “Saddled with developing the interior design of a 20 ft. octagonal ceiling which was bound to draw upward gazes due to it’s soaring height, I felt compelled to make sure the viewer was rewarded. I considered a trompe l’oeil like ...
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Talus Rock Retreat’s Interior Castle Wall

“The castle-like finish on the angled corner you see in the kitchen was an attempt by the architect and me to make the outside appear to be inside; observing from the outside, the interior castle-like wall continues with an invisible transition...
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