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What’s one of the most “in” styles right now for your home
? Well, that would be a rustic, of course! More and more houses are starting to incorporate the feel of a wood cabin or farmhouse into their design these days. This is because a rustic design gives your home a lot more warmth than those cold, modern designs. Keep reading down below to learn some creative ways that you can give your home that rustic look.
1. Add A Rustic Headboard.
If you use some old pallets, some barn wood, and some imagination, you can great a rustic headboard for your bed that is reminiscent of a barn door. You’re going to seriously feel like you’re living in a farm house when you sleep at night with a rustic headboard.
2. Wrap Your Cabinet Handles in Twine.
This is a cute idea to give your home a boost in the rustic department. Wrap your cabinet handles in twine to give you a reminder of the hay that would be in a barn. And this is pretty simple to do, so it won’t take much time or money at all!
3. Use Old Pallets for Your Shelving Units.
Old pallets of wood are super cheap and pretty easy to come across, no matter where you’re based. That’s why they’re a good idea to use as shelves. With a bit of extra supplies, you’ll find yourself with pallet shelving units that will go great with the rest of your rustic home.
4. Make A Wood Pallet Bench.
Of course, another way that you can use pallets is as a bench. You can add this bench to your entrance, where your kids can sit to take off their shoes when they come inside. Plus, you don’t have to understand every element
of woodworking to make this happen in your home!
5. Create Rustic Photo Frames to Hang Around the House.
Take some old wooden photo frames that you have hanging around, add some burlap for the background, and you automatically have some rustic photo frames that you can use for your favorite photos of your family. You can hang these anywhere in your home and they will be absolutely perfect to give your home that rustic look.
6. Make A Wooden Pallet Wine Rack.
As with the other wooden pallet ideas
, this one is going to pretty affordable to put together and just require a bit of elbow grease and creativity. You can use a wooden pallet to store all of your wine!
7. Create A Rope Frame.
With some twine and a hot glue gun, you can create a rope photo frame that automatically gives any old photo frame a rustic boost. Just add the twine around the edges, glue it into place, and you have a rustic photo frame.
8. How About a Twine Lamp?
The uses of twine in making your home super rustic doesn’t stop there! You can wrap the twine around any bedside lamp to transform it into one that would be found in a farm house or wood cabin.
9. Of Course, A Rustic Coffee Table Is Great.
Go out into your backyard or one of your neighbor’s sheds and you’re sure to find some wooden slats that you can use for this idea
. Just put together a few pieces of old wood and you automatically have a rustic wooden coffee table that’ll go great in your new rustic living room. There’s no way you can really go wrong here, so feel free to mix and match various types of wood!
10. Make A Wooden Photo Frame to Add to Your Bedside Table.
If you just take some small slices of wood or branches from your backyard, you can transform those boring photo frames beside your bed into wooden photo frames. Similar to twine photo frames, this is super easy to do and has magical effects on the style of your home.
And there you have it! These ideas are going to automatically make your home seem more like a farm house or old wooden cabin. Which ones do you think you’re going to try out