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How To Display Your Collections - Rustic Design Style

How To Display Your Collections: Rustic Design Style

It does not matter how big or small your living space is or whether you rent or own. We all have something we love to collect. Often, we start our collection because of a positive experience surrounding the item. Your collection may also hold great sentimental value. Whatever the reason, your collection deserves to be displayed and enjoyed. Thankfully, rustic style design has many elements to it that make it easy to display your collection. Once you have finished decorating your living space, it is time to go back and figure out the best place to showcase your collection. Here are some ideas and tips to get you started.
Rustic Living Room Ideas Round-Up

Rustic Living Room Ideas: Round-Up

If you plan on having a rustic living room, then you must be looking to create a place that is inviting and relaxing. To create the perfect atmosphere, there are specific ideas to try and incorporate. A rustic living room will try to make the most of nature. This includes the colors and textures that are found in nature as well. Before starting your redesign, or update, take a good look at your room. Take note of any exciting architectural features that might already be there. Also, look at any windows and notice what is outside of them.
Farmhouse Signs and Rustic Interior Design - In Or Out For 2020

Farmhouse Signs and Rustic Interior Design: In Or Out For 2020?

Home design trends come and go, so it can be hard to know which ones are sticking around and when it is time to update. So how do you know if farmhouse signs and rustic interior design are still a design trend for the New Year? Before we dive into the staying power of these design trends, I think it is essential to realize that two distinct ideas are going on. Let us look at each trend individually, see how they complement each other, and then figure out what is staying and what is out for 2020.
How To Choose A Rustic Farmhouse Area Rug

How To Choose A Rustic Farmhouse Area Rug

Once you have all the design elements installed in your home, you want to tie it all together with the use of rugs. Rugs are a very effective way to ensure design continuity throughout your house. The key is to pick the right rug for your design style. There are a few tips you should keep in mind when selecting a farmhouse rug. There are also a few tips to consider when placing the carpet to have an impact. Let’s take a look at some key factors to consider when purchasing a farmhouse area rug.
Wine Country Style - Designing a Rustic Home Inspired by California Vineyards

Wine Country Style: Designing a Rustic Home Inspired by California Vineyards

In 1998, Disney released The Parent Trap, a remake of a film from the 1960s. This movie featured a home nestled in the beautiful California wine country (Napa specifically, in the film.). The style was cozy yet vast, classic yet sleek and efficient. Homes there achieve the epitome of open concept and utilizing every inch of space somehow stylishly yet functionally. It is a common misconception to believe that farmhouse design is only popular in the southern United States but in fact, the wine country has been utilizing farmhouse design for just as long if not longer. Despite the style being rooted in the overall aesthetic of a farmhouse, it can be achieved in any type of living space. Below are five great ways to incorporate this rustic design into any part of your home!

FAQs & How Tos

How to make a rustic crate coffee table

Unfinished rustic crate coffee table
Unfinished rustic crate coffee table

So you’re looking to build your own rustic-style coffee table. Building your own rustic crate coffee table is not only cost-efficient and trendy, it can be downright fun and a great talking point for when guests come over.

Some of the more common questions are:

Where do I start?

Where do you get the lumber and other necessary ingredients?

What do you need to bring your project to fruition?

What are the benefits of building your own coffee table?

We’ve broken down these questions and more in the content below.

What you’ll need to make a rustic crate coffee table:

  • Four crates – apple crates are recommended
  • Sanding sponge
  • Gloves
  • Stain or paint
  • Paint brush or sponge
  • Four metal or unfinished wooden bun feet
  • Square wooden plank (after temporarily placing four crates and measuring center area. See below)
  • Wood glue
  • 1″ wood screws
  • Drill & drill bits

Visit your local crafts store or farm with excess crates. Pick up 4 matching crates. Keep in mind, the better condition the crates are in, the less work you’ll have to do.

Sand crates

Sand the crates down and remove and rough areas, splinters or jagged edges.

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