Frequently Asked Question About Rustic Decor
What is Rustic Decor?
Rustic home decor is a design style that uses and highlight natural elements and materials that will resulting an aesthetic and beautiful spaces. The main characteristic of rustic decor is using a lot of wood, exposed bricks, many different frames, comfy furnishings, and soft neutral color palette.
Is Rustic Decor Outdate?
For some young generations – or millennials, rustic decor may seems outdate. But honestly, we believe that all decor style still can works great and it really depends on what results and effects do you want your spaces look like. Moreover, rustic decor style is timeless and keep evolving to adapt the current trend in interior design, and that’s the main reason why a lot of people still love this design style.
Furthermore, rustic style can bring a lot of benefits that can’t be achieved by other style. For example, rustic decor can make the space still looks attractive and interesting for a quite long time, while other decor style may looks boring after just a few months.
How to Mix Modern and Rustic Decor?
If you still want to use rustic style for your room but at the same time wanted to add a touch of modern style to it, here are some tips that you can follow to help you achieve this goals :
Use a lot of White
By using a lot of white elements, you can make any rustic space feels a bit more modern. The best way to incorporate white into any rustic room is by using the walls. And one of our favorite is painting an unfinished bricks walls using white, as it will make the walls feels modern yet still had some rustic looks.
Use Fine Wood Instead of Distressed Rustic Wood
Another approach that you can use is by using fine finished wood instead of any rustic distressed wood. This will help make your rustic space feel a bit more modern. However, your space will lose some of it’s artistic rustic vibe.
Use Modern Design Furniture
One of the most important concept when creating a rustic space is by using a lot of rustic style furniture or decoration items. Thankfully, today there are a lot of manufacturer that designed furniture with modern design and style but had a rustic finishes, and you can make use of this kind of furniture to blend a rustic vibe with modern touch. For example, you can use a coffee table with modern and sleek design, but using distressed wood and metal finishes.
Use a lot of Clean and Sharp Lines
Another great ways to incorporate modern style into rustic decor is by using a lot of sleek, clean and sharp lines and edges. This can be applied not only to the furniture and decor items, but also you can apply to the trim, molding and frames. To get a perfect results, combining the sharp and sleek lines with rustic wood.