Rustic Furniture & Design is the perfect way to give any room and inviting, lived-in & loved look. Distressed wood details tell a story & metal accents add texture to any space. It’s also perfect for hiding wear & tear and is super family friendly. If you are looking for some extra trendy style, throw in some industrial style accents. That can mean some old schoolhouse pendants that feature exposed Edison bulbs or even a classic dining trestle table, hand crafted from reclaimed wood. Keep in mind any of the hot trends below & you are sure to create the unique and comfortable rustic space you’ve dreamed of!
1. Industrial Iron Lighting
Old school houses & shipyards never knew how lucky they were to have such stylish lighting. Simple, classic lines made from with industrial metals and finishes are great ways to add some texture and character. No Need to refinish, it’s the natural distressing and perfect patina that makes it a great find.
2. Mixed Chairs or Bench Seating
Place 3 chairs on one side of your dining table and long wooden bench with some cushions on the other. You can even mix in some stools. Mix and matching chairs is a hot trend that you used to only see happening cafes and while you were flipping through design magazine. Now it’s an easy way to spice up your breakfast nook or dining room. Pair metal with wood, plastic with … whatever you want!
3. Reclaimed & Salvaged Wood Furniture
Reclaimed wood furniture doesn’t mean flea market and thrift store finds any longer. Hand crafted sideboards made from 200 years old teak wood, salvaged from a train station in the south of France, have a romantic history that comes straight into your home. Reclaimed wood has taken center stage in today’s most stylish rustic furniture. Rich in history, these solid reclaimed wood pieces have a story to tell and a new life to share with you.
4. Mercury Glass Accessories
Bring in some glamour to your rustic space with mercury glass hurricanes, orbs and accessories hand blown into old work styles. Hurricanes are candles holders with either holes or patterns so that the light can dance through to
create a calming atmosphere. Some are designed with old wood handles on them so they can easily be hung outside while others can stand 4’ tall and make quite a statement next to the fireplace.
5. One-of-a-Kind Pieces
Incorporating furniture that cannot be found at any old furniture store can give your home a stylish edge over your neighbors. Be fearless when it comes to picking out these pieces. Whether they come from overseas or made right here in the USA, it’s the chipped paint, natural distressing, vintage style and lived in look that makes these pieces great!