Rustic furniture is unique among other furniture offerings. This decor is always unique with some variation. Sometimes it is completely unique to any other piece in the world. A great compliment of rustic furniture in your home personifies both strength and warmth. Unlike fully processed furniture, this type of furniture is inviting and has personality. Whether you choose log furniture or furniture made from smaller or planned pieces of wood, a rustic furniture piece personifies strength. The tanning of the leather, the choice of fabrics and the natural wood construction radiates warmth, an overall feeling of intimacy, and the unassuming character of nature.
In seeming contrast to warmth and intimacy, a rustic decor draws the grandeur and vastness of the great outdoors inside. The furniture is a reminder that we are only a part of something much bigger and much greater than ourselves. Often this furniture is placed in a cabin or a lodge with the purpose of getting back to nature. This may be a lake or mountain home used as a retreat, a fishing cabin or a hunting lodge. However, furnishing your home, or at least a couple rooms of your home with rustic furniture is also way to escape the sterility of the work world and a way to have a personal, natural retreat in your own home. The reminder of the greatness of nature is always a great way to put a work life in perspective.
Beauty is shown in many ways but there may be none better than natural beauty. Nature has a wild beauty that is captured in rustic furniture pieces and brought indoors. Whether that beauty is represented in knotted Alder Wood finished just perfectly or it is exercised in the tanning of rich leathers garnishing a sofa, the beauty of nature is brought into your home.
In a world of mass production and uniformity a piece of rustic furniture stands out as beautiful in its uniqueness. It may also be referred to as western furniture, cabin furniture or lodge furniture. Each may have some distinctions but all celebrate the beauty and ruggedness of natural wood, aged or distressed wood and rich leather. No two pieces of rustic furniture are the same; each is unique. Whether you decide to place a log bed in your bedroom, a leather sofa in the living room, or an aged barnwood extension table in the dining room, each piece is unique with its own distinctive character as only nature grows. Rustic furniture is truly a creation as unique as the larger Creation it came from. It is a reminder of a world of grandeur and vastness. It is a personification of strength. And rustic decor is an outpouring of warmth that fills your home with a natural beauty.