This concept brings the great outdoors, indoors. Therefore think about rustic interior design reflecting a sustainable, organic environment.
The key influence of this concept is nature and you could easily create a wonderful Eco-friendly home around this design style. There is a continually, growing interest in rustic interior design as more and more people are looking for ways to improve upon the quality of their lives using organic materials in their homes.
The images below show how basic materials are used to create a rustic style. Such a soothing combination of warm mid toned wood with shades of soft gray and cool clay.
Elements of nature will help you produce a cozy feel to your design however, try not to over do it as what you do not want is to end up with a home that resembles a log cabin that you would expect to find Yogi bear living in.
You are looking to build your rustic interior design in a subtle way so that your home is a feel good environment mixed with style.
Here you can see how it is the elements of the structure that give the overall rustic style to this home. The furniture is from classic contemporary ranges which provide the delightful fusion of styles.
The room has been tastefully put together. If you do not have structural elements on view it is possible to have faux beams and or columns added into your room. This will help you achieve your rustic interior design.
Another way to capture the rustic style for your home is shown in the image of the living room below.
This is a good example which shows you that you can create this concept in a smaller room. The light walls, floor and ceiling help make this space bright and appear bigger.
Color: build a collection of subtle color that is natural and earthy.
Tones of slate, green, tan, brown, amber, grays look fantastic. You could mix in yummy caramel tones and shades of cream.
The rustic look is layered with rough timber, fabrics, soft lighting and you can achieve this by the materials and finishes your choose and by making the combination work within your space.
The image of the living room below shows how to use a vivid contrasting color to the neutrals which creates a super modern look to rustic home interiors. The rough wooden floor boards, assortment of accessories and furniture give this room a real rustic touch.
Decor: your space should be furnished with wooden objects. Wooden logs look really fabulous as tables or seating and can transform your room into an amazing rustic styled home.
Pine is a good timber to use and the stain should be mid tone to dark.
Metal worked furniture is another great option to use with this concept. The seating in the image of the kitchen below shows a superb example of this. Observe how the materials and colors work together. The floor finish is slate and the walls are stone. All the subtle tones and neutral shades compliment each other, and provide the space with harmony.
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