Old, country and casual. The style of rustic decoration, also called farm house has been gaining more fans, because it refers to the comfort and tranquility of the cottages, refers to contact with nature and its warmth. Studies show that the origin is confused with the own humanity history and that China inspired the diffusion to the rest of the world and shortly after the style had spread throughout Europe. England and France were the main hubs of rustic decoration.
This type of decoration is no longer restricted to farmhouses and migrated and has also been used in the houses and apartments of the city, providing the same welcoming effect of the houses built on farms.
The material and finish characteristic of the rustic style seek in its essence, if they keep being as close as possible of the natural, the most similar shape that can be found in nature, like this referring to the sensations of affection, comfort and recalling the past, the memories of our ancestors.
Main features of rustic decoration:
Wood is the protagonist of this style, it is essential to print this style to the place because it reminds nature and its warmth. At this point the wod has to be highlighted on the place, not just to be used only in the furniture, the wood can be present in the ceiling, tables, wardrobes, beams, the lining, the floor and the wall cladding.
Wood can be used in the form found in nature without many finishes or polishing’s in shaped pallet, crates and even demolition wood can be used in infinite forms, if the goal is to create a sophisticated rustic, prefer the polished woods.
The use of apparent bricks is another striking trait for conferring s stripped and unfinished look. Choose a highlight wall to apply them and the lightness and timeliness that give the place. This material can be used in natural way or painted, there is also the option of ready-made coatings that perfectly mimic the material.
Plants in decoration. When we talk about rustic decoration the first association is with rural area, so the use of plants can be a great resource. The size of plants should be decided by taking in the pipe the available area, usually medium-sized plants such as cacti, hibiscus, ferns, succulents are used, they can be placed in rooms, bedrooms and especially in bathrooms, before deciding to take into account the amount of light and water needed for the survival of each of them.
Bet on earthy and neutral tones. Use colors such as brown, orange, burnt pink that can be mixed with beige black white and gray. Warm colors like these give idea of warmth and proximity to nature and are easy to combine with other materials besides wooden furniture.
Antique furniture and craftsmanship combine perfectly. This is also a great opportunity to recycle and reuse a charming furniture like that table or wooden bench that was your grandmother’s, but don’t over do it in quantity so you don’t get the idea of a too old space.
The pieces of craftsmanship add esthetically and a lot of personality to the space where they are inserted, carry very unique points of view. So invest in clay vases, framed mirrors, blankets, rugs that value the rustic proposal even more.
Natural materials. All materials of natural origin are welcome, good examples are stone, ceramic, which can be used in finishing floor and wall and natural fibers and leather on carpets, curtains, padding and blankets.
Do not be caught the search for perfect pieces, because the esthetic rustic values precisely the absence of stoning, finishing, if not is that are no longer rustics. The idea is using materials and objects more natural as possible, the imperfection in the rustic is what brings beauty. Invest in old pieces, like glass jars old crockery, cans, straw baskets, wooden spoons and embrace their stories and personality.
It is a classic that never goes out of fashion, a comfort in modern and intense rhythms of work and life and you have to consider the functionality and beauty of each environment also offer comfort to the resident and his guests.