Tips for Designing a Chic Rustic BedroomDecember 28, 2015
My home decor style has definitely evolved over time. Nowadays, I really love the warmth and coziness offered by rustic decor and I try to incorporate rustic elements into various rooms in my home! In particular, the bedroom is a fabulous space to add some rustic touches, because a warm & inviting mood is ideal for that space! However, if you’re unfamiliar with rustic decor or how to best incorporate it into your home in a thoughtful and intentional way, be sure to check out my tips below. These are general guidelines to keep your bedroom feeling both rustic and chic!
Tips for Designing a Chic Rustic Bedroom
1. Stick to a few colors in your room decor!
This is generally good advice when designing any space in your home. If you want the space to look refined and elegant, pick only a couple of different colors and make sure (nearly) every element in the room belongs to one of those selected colors. Is red your favorite color? Then, be sure to add it to your room in a big way!
I love red as a statement color and I found this really cute rustic bedding from CabinPlace.com. Available in twin, full, queen and king, the Adirondack Getaway Comforter Set lends a wonderfully rustic touch to any bedroom. It’s available in a classic windowpane design, which lends an elegant touch to the bedding!
2. Incorporate nature in the decorative accents.
When designing a space, it’s always important to incorporate elements from nature into the design if you’re going for a rustic look. For example, consider adding any of the following natural elements to your space’s decor: creatures, animals, trees, mountains, etc.
I really love this Lantern Night Light with Moose, which features a really cute moose silhouette. Wouldn’t this be a super cute way to light up a bedroom at night? Illuminate your space with the warm glow of light from this lantern-shaped light!
3. Pay attention to the details.
Sometimes, when designing a bedroom, it can be easy to focus only on the big pieces. However, don’t forget all those little details that will add to the rustic look and make a space feel well-rounded! For example, a great throw pillow or wall artwork can really bring the space up a notch.
I’m totally loving the Crimson Moose Canvas Pillow. Isn’t it a gorgeous addition to any rustic bedroom? I love the deep crimson red color with chocolate brown accents. It’s made of sailcloth, so it will be durable for years. I would love to add this pillow to my bedding set!
4. Go with classic colors for the big pieces.
This is a design philosophy I’ve practiced for many years. I’ve always believed that when it comes to the big, investment-grade pieces, it makes sense to stay with classic colors. You can always add pops of bright color with the accessories & decorative accents. Therefore, if you change your color preferences in a year or two, you won’t have to buy a completely new set of furniture for the whole room. You can simply switch out some of the colorful accessories!
This is just one reason why I love this Rustic 3D Moose Wildlife Mirror! Not only is it framed in tubular steel, which will complement any home decor palette, it also features a really cute moose & 3-dimensional pine tree! What a fabulous mirror for a rustic bedroom!
5. Don’t forget the lighting.
Proper lighting is always essential when designing a space. And when it comes to creating a rustic mood, there’s nothing better than a pair of antlers.
That’s why I totally love this Antler Whitetail Chandelier! With three 60 W lights, this chandelier will provide plenty of light for a bedroom, dining room, hallway, and more. It has been meticulously designed to make sure the antlers look natural & authentic! And I love that it serves both a functional & aesthetic purpose in a rustic bedroom!
I hope these tips help you design a bedroom that’s both rustic and refined! Even if you’re working on revamping another room altogether, these generalized tips will help you narrow your design focus and create a well-designed look! When you’re ready to buy the products for your rustic rooms, be sure to check out the selection at Cabin Place. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, they have been Experts in Rustic Bedding & Decor since 1999! I love that they offer 30 day Hassle Free Returns! And if you subscribe to their newsletter, you will get special deals & product offers in your Inbox! Don’t forget to follow Cabin Place on Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest to stay up-to-date on their latest products & promotions!
Now, visit Cabin Place and tell me: Which room(s) of your house could benefit from some of these adorable rustic touches?!