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How To Decorate Your Bedroom For That Rustic Look

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How To Decorate Your Bedroom For That Rustic Look

Author: Lee Dobbins

Today decorating a rustic bedroom is a mixture of designs borrowed from the French, English and some Swedish country looks as well. It is often defined as being coarse, charmingly simple, unfussy, unfinished but yet still have some endearing qualities about it. When decorating a rustic bedroom you need to include natural woods, aged surfaces, rough finishes as well as simple lines in your design.

The floor in a rustic bedroom should ideally be made from wood and they should be bare and then simply waxed and hand polished. Sometime you may wish to paint your bare boards in a light colour and then add oriental rugs or throws to provide visual warmth and colour to the floor.

The type of furniture that you should include in your rustic design should preferably be made from pine and you perhaps painted with hand painted designs on it such as flowers, birds, animals, country scenes or leaves (it really is like trying to bring the outdoors inside).

If you can use either a ladder back chair, rocking chair, benches, wicker furniture or a Windsor chair as seating in the room. A good idea for use as a dressing table in such a room is to get a good pine kitchen or dining room table.

If you want to give any of your furniture a more rustic look then brush with a coat of paint then rub most of it off. Once the pain has dried then apply a wood stain unevenly over the furniture in order to give it that weathered look.

To add an even more rustic look to your bedroom include some baskets around where you can place wood, pine cones, flowers, plants or even needlework into. As for the lighting then use brass candle holders, oil or kerosene lamps, hurricane lamps and tin lanterns all of which can be easily converted to be used as an electrical lamp instead. Also use recessed ceiling fixtures or vintage wrought iron or metal chandeliers to provide you with the right sort of lighting to achieve the rustic look.

When choosing colours for decorating a rustic bedroom you should include neutral tones ranging from white to bone, earth tones such as red barn, blues or greens.

Article Source: http://www.articlesbase.com/home-improvement-articles/how-to-decorate-your-bedroom-for-that-rustic-look-97845.html

About the Author:
Lee Dobbins writes for Bedroom Designs and Decorations where you get more bedroom decorating tips and find out more about creating a rustic bedroom.
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