By Tatum Eiler. interior. Published at Friday, October 05th, 2018 - 19:12:17 PM.
Think rustic. and you might imagine a wooden ski lodge or historic. half-timbered home. Rustic design doesn't have to involve chunky. dark timber. thick lines or even a roaring fire. Keeping weathered wood. hand-stitched fabrics and a cosy frame in mind. rustic designs create a feeling of warmth and love. evoking the phrase 'the home is where the heart is'. Re-use old furniture. rummage around the antiques in your local market and avoid the over-polished look.
Dot ferns across the room in clay pots and vases. mirroring them in a monochrome canvas. Polish off the look with two cage chandeliers above Florentine-style cushions.Think rustic style can't support Asian fusion? Think again. Create your own Eastern haven with a painted clay feature wall and golden frame of an idol. Make cubbies in a wooden bookcase. covering your floor in zigzagging wooden patterns. Provide Orientalism in red velvet couches.
the main space with an open goblet fireplace. Set a curved seat on wood. while your floor mis-matches heavy wooden coffee and dining tables. Let copper pipes run around your space. adding sofa blocks in turquoise for colourful charm. Let your rustic living room be bathed in grey. Head your feature wall in exposed brick. popping a couple of coloured abstracts on for size. Clothe your floor in muted wood. lounge and TV cabinet in charcoal. tying a long cylindrical light onto their backs.
Bring in your feature at the very last moment. with large wicker pendant lights that truly light up the scene.Achieve the rustic look with a Mediterranean twist. Place a bevy of different ferns behind a mushroom L-couch. a greyed tree trunk before it. Make it cosy with a plush grey rug in a similar hue and a smattering of brown cushions. Polish off the setting with flowers in a coconut and two glass vases.