One reporter asked a great traveler, “Of all the countries and historic places you visited, what did you find to be the most comfortable place to live in?” In a split second the answer came, “the country side where I spent my childhood.”
Such is the influence that rustic symbols and themes have in many people’s minds. Memories of rustic symbols are deep rooted in everybody’s life. Rustic living imparts comfort, melodious feelings and sometimes even homesickness when forced to live within the hustle and bustle of the city life.
Faced with complex problems, multi-facial engagements, tight schedules, technological advancements and life’s complexities constantly bombarding us, many peoples’ schedules are become crazy nowadays. Simplicity becomes required somewhere within these chaotic lifestyles to provide relaxation. With its nourishing charm, a country-themed home can create this type of comfortable retreat for any family. The rustic decorating style is a key ingredient for this type of house.
When we walk through the front door of a rustic home we feel as if we are walking into a country home. The decor could incorporate a variety of accessories such as country candles, wicker baskets, pillows, berry garlands, wooden shelves and benches and anything else that arouses the memories of a more laid-back time.
Furniture of natural woods with country colors is an integrated part of rustic décor. Pressed tin panels, jelly cabinets, pie safes and long wooden shelves imparts rustic atmosphere to any home.
Rustic décor may at first appear relatively basic, but it can be deceptively challenging to properly achieve. Although country décor should appear simple, some time is required for careful planning and artistic outlook.