The rustic decor can give us a nostalgic and special atmosphere that brings us closer to the traditional and immerse us in our roots of country houses to move its parsimony and good taste to our world today. This style is very fashionable in rural properties and homes seeking a rift with the modern. Do you want to know how to get that vintage effect with rustic decor?

 

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Colours and materials rustic decor

To get a vintage effect with rustic style, we should use natural elements; beams and wooden furniture – especially pine-, rattan, wicker, mud and stone. Flee prefabricated furniture and prints all the personality that can home with handmade furniture. The predominant colours should remind land. Use the beige base and print details in ochre, olive green, light red, gold or terra cotta.

 

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The accessories have to remind the country life: wicker baskets, aged mirrors with wooden frames, watering cans, cupboards with ceramic dishes... You can find antiques at flea markets or antique shops. Much better, if you find pieces of Roman art as columns, vases or sculptures. Although we know that is complicated...

 

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“Under the Tuscan Sun”: the paradigm of rustic decor

Who does not remember the beautiful Italian villa "Under the Tuscan Sun"? Within the rustic, Tuscan bring home the nature and flavour of ancient Italy in a strong bond with the countryside and nature. This style emphasizes the importance of light and the presence of the garden and landscape.

 

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Audrey Wells comedy defines itself Tuscan style: brick and stone floors, whitewashed walls, pieces of Roman art and an escape from everything that smacks artificial. We also show robust furniture, very large and always in wood, usually brown, and pictures with large mouldings.

 

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If you want to print that effect vintage Tuscan style, simply follow the above guidelines. You can mix the brick floor, tile or ceramic, besides the typical Tuscan sandstone. Use wrought iron grilles for the windows and the head of the beds. As a final note, the curtains usually drag a little on the ground; keep that in mind.

 

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Have you taken note of these tips to give your home a vintage touch to the rustic style of Tuscany? Dare and enjoy a more natural environment in your own home!