Unique decor is, in our opinion, a sure-fire option. And with this entry, we’re going to let you know why unique decor will always work. You can use unique rustic decor in four ways: a statement piece, a themed room, to furnish your whole house, or as seasonal additions.
Just because you live in the city doesn’t mean you can’t appreciate rustic decor. A modern loft can take advantage of the simplicity and charm that is considered typical of the countryside. Choosing a statement piece for a room is a conversation starter. People will wonder in awe at the intriguing item.
If you’re looking for something more, try going with a themed room. Most people will choose a den or bedroom to enhance the comforting sentiment of rustic decor. But you can style a kitchen, bathroom, or any room of your choosing into a vacation getaway.
As they say, go big or go home. Yes, you can take your passion to the next level by furnishing your whole home in unique rustic decor. It’s a popular trend related to another interior design method called shabby chic. Variants of shabby chic style include:
- Cottage chic
- Beach cottage chic
- French country
- Gustavian (Swedish)
Since the holidays are coming up, here are some DIY rustic-chic holiday decorating ideas. Mason jar lights are a great way to add ambiance to family dinners. Simply paint mason jars with metallic paint and add a small candle inside. The silver and gold homemade candles will compliment any setting. Bird houses made of yellow pine are a nice tough as a table setting, add spray snow and faux cranberries for a seasonal touch. Mini juniper trees set in wooden planters offer a nice rustic look with a wintry aroma. Handmade twig garland is almost free to make. Tie gathered twigs, broken into about one inch pieces, from a string to add a bit of rustic flair to a Christmas tree, banister, or mantel.
These four interior design methods are sure to work every time and in any circumstance. It just depends on how deep your love for rustic decor is. Are you a fan or a fanatic? And if you’re not sure, try the DIY rustic-chic holiday decorating ideas.