Rustic decorating is warm, cozy, relaxing, and full of charm and character. It eschews modern sensibilities and goes back to a simpler time. That said, rustic style is surprisingly savvy. To keep a rustic from looking too “country kitsch” there needs to be a balance of old and new. It should be clean, stylish and warmhearted. And most importantly it needs to be in tune with nature but not full of dried flowers and rooster paraphernalia.
Here are some tips and ideas for decorating in rustic style.