12Must-Try Rustic Wall Decor Ideas Featuring The Most Amazing Intended Imperfections
Using a few pieces of wood, a few simple natural elements, or even readily available stuff from around the house as the building blocks, you can give those regular plain walls of your home a totally rustic and chic makeover, that too using the most basic of construction tools and a little bit of creativity. And that earthy texture coupled up with a dash of worn out appeal makes these 12 Rustic Wall Decor Ideas a must-try if you love experimenting with your home decor!
1. Mirrors Can be All Rustic
Head to the thrift store and purchase 3 simple, super cheap mirrors that not only look absolutely worn out but also old and rustic, making sure that they are all frame-less. How you can convert them into a gorgeous decoration for the home is by gluing them to plywood and trimming them out. Further, you need to stain them dark walnut and lighten them up a bit with the help of some Rust-Oleum Chalked paint in shades of linen white. Lastly, all you need to do is to sand them down a bunch to make sure everything looks exactly like you dream of. For bringing out a bit extra prettiness, add a gorgeous wreath on the top and hang it on the mirrors with the help of a contrasting ribbon bow.
2. Combine Small Frames Together
The four different photo frames that have been strategically and cleverly put together, each one occupying a spot on one of the four edges of a single frame prove themselves to be the most elegant and chic accent pieces, making the subtle nature of the installment climb heights of style. And the base frame that is also the largest of all sports a roughly done white paint, playing the role of connecting the individual pictures with each other. And that great pop of color brought by the staining performed on the smaller frames where browns are given more emphasis makes the group look even more adorable with that oil painting in the middle.
3. Mis-Matched Picture Frames
Lots of frames that don’t just go with each other at all, not only in terms of their sizes, looks, colors and essence when put together on one single wall with a grey or white tone are going to surprise you the core with the kind of appeal they end up bringing out. The secret in fact, is their mis-matched nature and that combination of black and white that makes them look absolutely rustic yet breathtakingly picturesque. What makes them a lot more special is that arrow at the bottom that sports your initials and the year in which you got all the pictures showcased above taken, or simply the most special year of your life – the author here has mentioned the year when she got married. Underneath the decor lies a pretty home-painted desk adorned with a few planters, vases and even more frames!
4. Hanging Mason Jar Sconces with Hydrangeas
No matter what’s the theme or kind of decor you are looking for, mason jars have established themselves as a must-have ingredients to just about any decor lists you will find on the internet. Here’s yet another inspiration having mason jars as its building blocks – wall sconces that come with a luxurious glow, brightening up a dark corner at its best. To suspend these versatile sconces on the wall, these have got simple pieces of wood plank attached to the mason jars with the help of some iron hooks. The textures and colors all go hand in hand with each other, wherein white fairy lights look so perfect with those pretty ivory hydrangea, getting the final touches with some twine. Surely, these are going to work as the most amazingly rustic handcrafted accents to your space.
5. Artistic Gallery Wall
Nothing can incorporate the idea of rustic to your decoration better than a thoughtful expression of words framed in a wooden border, accompanied by a handy shelf placed right in the middle of a wall sporting a stained and distressed appearance. What you put on the shelf is some large glass vases adorned with light shades of flowers, a few handmade rustic baskets, and lastly, a wooden frame with stained imperfections that has got a beautiful wreath in the middle made entirely out of white flora. The worn quality of each of the elements of the decor results in a cohesive, out of the box gallery wall, and it’s really not difficult to bring this trendy concept to life on your very own.
6. DIY Wooden Arrows
It’s not always essential that a decor item around the house also needs to serve some function – sometimes all you need is a touch of beauty taking the overall furnishings to new levels of magic all together. And these Wooden Arrows prove themselves to be a perfect example of the statement. Sporting a chevron pattern having the upward peaks of the chevrons draw the eye up and grab all the attention to the point of your desire, these arrows make a sure-shot mark with the interesting texture they come with, highlighted even more with the colors of the piece that blend a variety of wooden shades together, including dark staining, greys, and of course, browns. This is all you need to bid farewell to a eyesoring emptiness of any large room.
7. EAT Sign – Wooden Letters
Another great something that can introduce an unconventional and truly elegant rustic look to your home walls is a gorgeous done Typography. A few innovative words of love or your favorite phrases can add so much more personalization to your space, and make sure that the whole ambiance seems to be oh so welcoming and warmth-filled. What you need to take care of is the kind of material you are going for the construction, the size of the letters, and lastly, the spot of placement for your DIY job. Some lovely imperfections sported by these letter of natural wood, saying EAT make it the most amazing wall art with a unique rustiness to it, while some creative staining makes them long-lasting as well as even more eye-pleasing.
8. Gallery Wall with Handmade Pallet Clock
Great amount of close attention and thought are reflected by this gallery wall decoration which has got a huge handmade pallet clock as its showstopper. The fine detailing of the picture frames adorned with graphical posters, the decor arrows sporting a few inspirational phrases, and the lettered initials are not only amazing in themselves, but also absolutely identical to that of the pallet clock. And that’s why this wall brings out the decor on a grouped level, instead of having everything sport a separate look. The shades of brown blending with each other on the clock are accompanied by dark tones displayed on the hour and minute hand that come in a vintage kind of a design. Head to the below Pinterest share to get a deeper insight into the idea.
9. Scrabble Letters Gallery Wall
Scrabble is one such game that’s not only loved by the kids, but the grown-ups as well, but did you ever imagine you can get a wonderful and super rustic decor done with those amazing scrabble tiles? In fact, you can build a whole gallery wall that sports a few favorite family pictures of yours or some graphics in individual wooden frames, having an interesting crossword in the middle that’s actually nothing but extra huge tiles of scrabble constructed from wooden pieces. How the prints have been introduced on the wood with utmost perfection makes the wall art truly breathtaking, while certain additional items like a wooden love sign and a few arrows can bring out the final touches.
10. Rustic Wall Fall Decor
What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘fall’? Of course, lots of dried leaves with just a tint of greenery, light and pleasant shades of pastel colors, whites and greys as the major contributors and surely, a lot of warmth to make it all truly welcoming. Here’s how you can combine everything that makes the perfect recipe for a lovely fall decor together – this incredible Hobby Lobby decoration piece that’s so easy to be built at home too. All you need is to paint a few old shutter in solid coats of white and place them at a strategical location on an empty living room wall. Further, you need to collect a nice word from the store which is ‘gather’ in this one and attach it to the middle of the shutters. Add some planters on the side and you are good to go !
11. Reclaimed Wood Wine Bottle Vase Trio
Have you got a bundle of wine bottles lying in the junk and you are planning to discard them, perhaps, this inspiration by Saved By Love Creations is all you need to ditch the idea and give the bottles an all new purpose that’s not only functional, but also equally gorgeous to look at. Pieces of reclaimed wood and recycled bottles when put together with an inexpensive copper hardware, end up in this rustic wall vase set that’s totally eco-friendly at the same time. All you need to get it all done is just a few dollars to get the essential hardware and a deal of no more than an hour, and voila ! You will get the most perfect and cost-friendly wall decor for your home. Plus, this one is a great idea for gifting to your loved ones for the festive season.
12. Rustic Burlap Cross Wood Sign Wall Decor
Having a dark-stained piece of wood as the backdrop, and a light pastel colored another piece of wood in the foreground, this incredible thing of wonder has got a gorgeous burlap ribbon tied to itself, sporting a unique chevron pattern for the design. The color combination, specifically dark-grey and creamy white makes it not only soothing, but of course, rustic as well. The final touches of splendor are brought by a light brown ribbon that tops the cross made by the burlap piece with a pretty bow-shape. If you aren’t able to resist getting your hands on this Rustic Burlap Cross Wood Sign Wall Decor, you can purchase it on Etsy at the following listing, that too for a surprising deal of no more than 25 dollars.