It does not matter if you live in the country surrounded by cows and dairy farms, or if you live in a high rise apartment in a large metropolitan city, Rustic Chic, New Wave Recycled, Shabby Chic, or Folk Art Décor are just different ways of saying rustic decorating. It does not mean tacky, or cheap, nor does it mean having a tractor tire as base for you ficus tree, it can be as simple as a couple of classic metal tractor toys displayed in a glass curio cabinet in your son’s room. Read the rest of this entry »
Whether you have a small get away cottage or large home and are looking for a way to give your home that timeless beauty and charm only a rustic décor can provide you are going to want to consider the use of slate or stone styles throughout your home.
From the walkway leading to your front door, to the patio in back, and throughout the house itself, slate and stone tiles can add charm, warmth, and originality that no other material can match. Slate and stone tiles come in a variety of colors, shades, and styles and can be used for almost every surface from walkways, to flooring, to walls, to counter tops. Read the rest of this entry »
There is something picturesque and romantic about log cabins. Additionally, these homes built out of logs have a rustic quality about them that calls for a specific interior decorating style. To really make your log cabin look like what you expect it to be there are a few tricks to keep in mind when approaching the job of decorating.
You should have fun decorating a log cabin, and the great news is that you do not have to be a professional interior decorator to do a great job with it. Instead, by having some fun and allowing yourself to be creative, you can create a really beautiful look for your rustic paradise. No matter what trust your instincts. This is going to be your home so you want to be sure that you are going to feel comfortable in it. Read the rest of this entry »
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Different Gift Ideas
Whether it is Christmas time, birthday or any other occasion where tradition demands a gift, it can be difficult to come up with the right item. There are only so many neckties, perfumes and gift basket a person can buy before they feel like a real scrooge. Besides, it is nice to give a gift that someone remembers for at least a little while. If you have been on the prowl for something different to give as a gift then unique stone gifts may be your answer.
Unique Stone Gifts
This little company has been in business for over 12 years, every since the artist and owner was in college. He created furniture and home décor products out of natural stone and steel. Before long, the pieces had grown and the small company was formed. Read the rest of this entry »
Natural textures and colors are a popular choice and a rapidly growing trend home decorating design and décor. Stone décor elements provide the perfect addition to any decorating scheme that uses stone or ceramic tiling and earth tones. Stone art works well with earthy browns and grays and even ads grit to shades of green, blue, or purple.
Natural stone artwork is right at home in a rustic log cabin or a room with the same natural decorating elements or rustic theme. Add stone picture frames with your favorite family photos to a fireplace mantel or an oak bookshelf. Stone coasters are a perfect addition to any room and work exceptionally well for the purpose they were intended. They are easy to clean and last forever.
Stone switch plate covers look perfect in a home office. Use on gray or taupe walls and combine with several stone picture frames on a wooden desk or file cabinet. Add a rustic business card holder to the room’s theme or a letter holder and your decorating will be complete.
Stone switch plates look great in bathrooms too. Stone tiling is a popular option for bathroom floors and adding a touch of natural stone décor will unify the room. Add a coaster candle plate on the back of a toilet or counter top for interest and ambience. Read the rest of this entry »
The Old West is a favorite theme for many people, who like to dress up in a Stetson and boots and hit the line dancing clubs. There is no reason why this fascination with America’s history cannot be indulged at home too with rustic décor since it is becoming increasingly popular. Whether it is used for the home or workplace, a homely ranch type rustic feeling is ideal for the cowboy or cowgirl at heart.
These decorating items are easily available online, enabling the enthusiast to have a rustic décor theme in just one room or throughout a building. There are a number of companies that sell stone and slate items for the home. The most popular motifs are slate tiles, slate coasters, stone coasters, stone tiles and more. These items evoke a simpler time, of campfires, rodeos and driving herds across the range! Many hotels and holiday cabins employ this theme as well, especially in western resorts.
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For millions of years, stone has held an ancient beauty, time-laden scriptures laced throughout with grains of sand, that create a beauty all its own. Achieving a primitive, rustic look to your home décor would not be complete without the help of the ambience of limestone, marble, or other granite materials to adorn your walls and tables.
Stone products and gifts are becoming popular in today’s market as we strive to capture a simpler, more naturalistic feel for what the earth has to offer. Rustic décor is made up of outdoor qualities that bring an intrinsic feel to our homes in appreciation of the evolving spirit of nature. Sand carving of stone help artists further achieves the forte of a realistic, rugged presence.
Wall art using deeply sanded, carved slate is an example of the radiance brought about by millions of years of stone being washed and rewashed by streams and runoffs of mountains. Ripples, river rock or woodlands, marking rugged slate, mounted side by side on a bare wall, can accent your room with natural essence. Surrounded by a frame of primitive metal further enhances the charm. Read the rest of this entry »