Give your house that rural, but endearing look. Create the feel of a countryside by using rustic interior design in your house. Rustic interior design basically consist of implementing natural looks to the interiors. Rustic interior design creates an eclectic look that emphasizes nature: homespun, timeworn, handcrafted, distressed items, constructed of natural materials or finished in a natural hue. Rustic interior design furniture normally consists of wood, reclaimed lumber, and stone. However, bamboo, rattan, sisal, nubby cotton, wool, paper, glass, clay and various types of metal can also be incorporated to embellish the look. Heirlooms, flea market finds, DIY projects, folk art, collections, found items and vintage pieces coexist well in rustic decor, providing contrasting textures, patterns and colors. Metal-worked furniture is another great option to use with this concept.
The rustic look features wooden beams and columns as well as hardwood or stone flooring. If you don’t have these elements in your home, it is possible to put up faux beams or columns to achieve the look. The accessories in rustic interior design can be vary. Patchwork quilts, area rugs, coffee tables, table lamps, wall hangings, etc., are some of the accessories that can be used. You can also use animal paintings or paintings that depict natural beauty. Search for unique accessories like antlers, old clocks, old rifles, vases, candle holders, rocking chairs, etc.