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Rustic Decor For Your Home

Rustic décor brings a home one step nearer to nature. Of course, one step may not seem like a lot, but if you are living in a bustling city, that one step can seem to be like a mile. If your world is stuffed with cell phones, computers, and some other technology that “makes the world a better place,” coming back home to a house filled with rustic décor can be a relief.

Rustic decor is known as a traditional or formal type of design. Sometimes it’s often known as country furnishings. Rustic decor provides the room an older, antiquated look. This appearance is ideal for rooms with antique fireplaces, engraved doors, high ceilings and Victorian windows. Additionally they fit rooms used for holding formal meetings like board rooms. Rustic decor can be used for halls, living rooms, garden or study. Additionally it is considered the most appropriate decor for cabins or log homes. The rustic decor centers on wood tones and pieces that present an outdoorsy feel, an outlet to nature in this fast paced world.

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Wooden floors present an antiquated effect to a rustic decor. However the accessories you place in the flooring will make a greater impact. Persian hand woven rugs are suitable choices for this style. However, you will want to note that Asian carpets are best fitting for big rooms as then the entire length is stretched out to exhibit all the designs on the carpet. Additionally, you will need to pick rugs which match the form of your room.

Decorating the walls

For starters, wood paneling is among the ideal ways to begin a rustic decor. If paneling is out, then paint the walls in warm tones in which evoke wood: tans, beiges, browns or warmer whites like ivory or cream. Wallpaper, especially in a log-cabin style, also can create the desired background. Whatever your wall covering option is, aim for having a sense of being warmed by the sun in the outdoors.


There are particular furniture pieces that help to bring life to your rustic decor. Stick chairs which are tied together, rockers, split tree trunk coffee tables, old fashioned bear claw bathtubs and dry sinks all add to the comforting rustic country flavor you want to achieve.


There are numerous new ways to adorn this look. Make use of throw pillows, lamps, blankets, plus more. You may use a southwestern blanket which has vivid colors to place on an ottoman for decor or you can make use of a plain white blanket. The colors from the southwestern blanket will assist you to balance the room if you don’t have enough color already. The white blanket can help tone the colors down if you have too much.

Creating a rustic decor is a good start for newbies.