Rustic accents are often used to add winter warmth to interiors, but rustic doesn't just mean stone fireplaces, thick wooden beams or aged pine. Here, an old, country-style cabinet door is repurposed into a serving tray with basic door pulls as handles.
This luxurious master bathroom features a small nook for additional storage. The second vanity area is defined by a rustic dresser, lacquered trays, mercury glass vases and the focal point: sunburst mirrors fashioned from antiqued mirror panes.
This small dining area combines a unique reclaimed wood table with reclaimed wood benches in neutral tones to create a rustic feel. Stylish pendant lights descend from the relief ceiling and sheer curtains control the window light.
Longing for that summertime feel during the winter months? Bring the beach right to your table. This sea-inspired centerpiece is easy to make and can be used all year round. "A rustic wooden tray provides the base for the rectangular glass vase filled with sand, candles and a variety of seashells," Katrina Giles of Seaside Interiors says. Add vibrant shells and starfish for an extra boost of summer hues.
To create the rustic, timeless look the homeowners wanted, designers brought in wood accents such as the serving tray on the counter and the pitchfork against the wall to complement the rustic wood floors in the space, adding warmth to the kitchen's timeless design.
This contemporary dining room balances masculine features with feminine details, such as metallic finished walls, white tray ceiling with contemporary pendant chandelier, rustic wood slab dining table, and soft neutral upholstered dining chairs.
Large built-in cabinets provide lots of storage for this living room; the molding on the front adds an unusual graphic element. Touches like the wood coffee table and mantel bring a gentle rustic feel to the space.
This lovely living room opens to the kitchen and dining room beyond it, creating an airy, light-filled space that functions well for all family members. Rustic wood paneling and a wood tray ceiling balance the room's sleek furnishings, giving the space a casual appeal.
White is a classic tone often used in shabby chic designs. HGTV fan rnhey wanted to create a light, airy dining room ideal for casual year-round entertaining, so she used this fresh hue as the base for her entire design. The upholstered cane-backed chairs, freshly painted table and vintage marine life prints are reminiscent of relaxed summers and shabby seaside homes. White beadboard walls allow the sand-colored curtains and accessories to act as complementary accents rather than simply appearing in the background. For an elegantly shabby look, combine your rustic pieces with more contemporary counterparts. The white table and rattan chairs feel ultra casual, while the symmetrical prints, pleated draperies and dark wood serving tray deliver a perfect hint of refinement.