Ever Wonder What Rustic Really Means?

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Using rustic pieces adds warmth and individuality to every conceivable decorative style. A touch of humor or a reminder ofrepparttar important things in life can give heart to any room, any home. Rustic can be used with contemporary, country, classic, and art deco. Chances are, rustic decorating will add charm and uniqueness to any style. People are drawn to certain styles, and there is something rustic to fit them all. Have fun with it. Incorporate those rustic touches to put an individual signature on a home. Knowrepparttar 100187 style that createsrepparttar 100188 desired ambience, but donít shy away from those things called rustic simply becauserepparttar 100189 term doesnít seem to fit. Terminology isnít important,repparttar 100190 result, an inviting home, should berepparttar 100191 end goal.

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Pat Stelzer is a former writer, columnist, reporter, and retired school teacher, currently an adjunct instructor at a community college. She has a long running interest in home decorating and in rustic or folk art pieces, her own 175-year-old home a veritable collection of many types of Americana and folk art.


Make That Small Room a "Lodge Look" Home Office

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Nothing, no one item, unless you have an antique desk or something of that nature, should completely overwhelm or controlrepparttar visual impact ofrepparttar 100186 room. Look for ideas in a magazine called Early American Life, because much of what is used in those settings are what could be called primitive, and can easily move intorepparttar 100187 kind of setting you want to achieve.

www.RusticDecorating.com

Pat Stelzer is a former writer, columnist, reporter, and retired school teacher, currently an adjunct instructor at a community college. She has a long running interest in home decorating and in rustic or folk art pieces, her own 175-year-old home a veritable collection of many types of Americana and folk art.


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