Wood is not just for the interior of your home. Reclaimed wood makes a magnificent impact on your exterior as well. The natural aspect of a rustic modern home carries through to the upholstery linens and rugs.
Randomly throwing in a rug with zebra stripes along with a matching throw pillow or two does not mean you have adopted the African style. If anything such additions often seem more at home in glamorous Hollywood Regency-styled rooms!
Just because your home is rustic doesn’t mean your furniture has to be! You will notice that in a rustic modern home the colors are subdued. While I do love brightly-colored or wallpapered walls they just don’t belong in a rustic modern interior. For this style keep your walls white or cover them in a natural material like wood or stone.
But today it is time to put the vivacious African continent and its captivating prints artifacts and designs under the spotlight.
As is the norm these days it is once again large sliding glass doors and a double-height wall of windows above that open up the otherwise ‘closed home’ towards the small private garden outside.
This beautiful bedroom in Aspen CO has a reclaimed wood ceiling and an exposed exterior stone wall. If you do not have cathedral ceilings no worries–you can still get the look of exposed beams on your ceiling like the image below.