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    Updated on 22 Jun 2020. Posted on 10 Jun 2020

    30 Home Decor Items To Create A Modern Rustic Space

    For those who want a clean, calm, cosy space with natural materials, a "lived-in" feel and beautiful imperfections that add character!

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    The modern rustic decor style is a contemporary take on the down-to-earth rustic decor style, which is simple, uncluttered, and celebrates a rugged, natural aesthetic. Clean silhouettes, natural materials, cosy warmth, a "lived-in" feel and even imperfections are embraced in this style. Some architectural features of a modern rustic home include an open floor plan, high ceilings, wooden beams in ceilings, stone fireplaces, barn doors for rooms and wardrobes, and large windows. Some of these aren't achievable for every home; for instance, if you live in an apartment, you may not have very high ceilings or large windows. But you can still create this style in other ways. Read on!

    1. Choose contemporary furniture with mostly straight lines in neutral colours, like this sofa. Low seating also works well.

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    Pictured: Sheesham wood, teak finish sofa - ₹11,999

    Where possible, for your main pieces, go for low seating and straight rather than curved silhouettes. But you can break this rule sometimes for accent pieces. Some of the mid-century modern furniture pieces from our post 29 Home Decor Products To Nail The Mid-Century Modern Aesthetic will work well for this too!

    2. Leave windows bare, or select solid curtains in neutral colours like grey, black, white, or brown. Alternatively, choose sheer curtains.

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    Sizes and colours available for the curtains in neutral shades.

    Neutral, solid curtains - from ₹749

    Get the sheer curtains here:

    IKEA ALVINE SPETS curtain - ₹1,050

    IKEA LILL curtain - ₹599

    3. Distressed finishes are a popular aspect of this style for anyone who is open to them. This very hipster modern brick decal is perfect if you want the beauty of an exposed brick wall without the hassle.

    4. If the walls in your home are old, or sinks have a patina, embrace this! If everything looks too new and shiny, make it look distressed with chalk paint.

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    40 colours available! Get it here:

    Chalk paint- from ₹725

    5. Imperfections are celebrated in this decor style. Embrace rugged furniture like this side table with a live (unfinished looking) edge.

    6. Natural materials are a key feature of this style. Use this beautiful rattan wall shelf to showcase books, plants, and more.

    7. For loose seating, pick cane furniture like this cane chair or this bamboo shelf.

    8. Go for lamps like this cane lampshade or this bamboo hanging lamp.

    9. A rustic chandelier made of natural materials, like this rope and bamboo chandelier, will add character to your space.

    10. If you want a more sleek fixture, how about this Sputnik chandelier? An iconic mid-century modern fixture, named after the 1957 satellite, it goes well with this style due to the simplicity of the metal and glass and exposed look.

    11. Mix and match items in similar colours but different textures, or in similar textures but different colours from one palette, like these grey, white and striped throws blankets. You can also put them against a sofa, chair, or cushions, to create texture and contrast.

    12. Go for pieces that mix textures and prints from a similar colour palette like this white textured cushion, black textured cushion or this pouffe.

    13. Or how about this beautiful, textured charcoal pouffe?

    14. Black is a popular accent colour, so go for black or dark grey curtains, cushions, throws, etc. wherever you like. These black cushion covers are a great place to begin!

    15. Or this black throw blanket Morticia Addams would approve of!

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    Blended fabric, fringe design. 30 x 170 cm.

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    Black throw blanket - ₹1,250

    16. This style isn't big on prints, so use them in moderation, as accents, like these lovely zebra cushion covers!

    17. If you're looking for more oomph, go for a statement zebra rug, but keep other pieces neutral.

    18. For understated elegance, get a jute carpet.

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    Sizes and styles available.

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    Jute carpet - from ₹999

    19. Although this decor style values simplicity, you can add a pop of the ornate, like this handcrafted mirror in a distressed, dull gold finish.

    59.5 x 59.5 x 1.5 cm

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    Dull golden mirror - ₹2,499

    20. Incorporate subtle pops of colour and subtle prints. Traditional ethnic and tribal prints are a fantastic addition. This tri-coloured Ikat bedspread is a great place to begin.

    21. You can also go for plain bedding in a solid colour like ash grey.

    22. You can't go wrong with a pair of rustic, animal-friendly resin antlers, and you can use these to hang things too.

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    Available in 2 colours.

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    Antlers - from ₹735

    23. Use this versatile chalkboard decal to draw and write down meal plans, grocery lists, quotes, to-dos, and more!

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    Made of vinyl. You can erase the chalk and then use to board to rewrite.

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    Chalkboard decal - ₹269

    24. Some simple, airtight mason jars will make your storebought items look like you grew them yourself and keep them lasting long.

    25. And these hipster vinyl stickers will makeover your jars and your entire kitchen aesthetic.

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    Black and white colours available. 7x4cm per sticker.

    ₹99 for 108 pieces.

    26. Add some whimsical macrame hangings to the walls.

    27. Or how about this vintage-looking, rustic lantern with an antique finish!

    28. Invest in this little metal storage trunk, that's both practical and decorative!

    29. This cool horseshoe that will make for a decorative wall hanging.

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    431g. 14 x 14 x 9 cm.

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    Horseshoe - ₹251

    30. Finally, dried flowers make a trendy addition to this style, adding to the aged, lived-in vibe, like these twin dried flower stalks.