This roundup rustic wall decor will give you lots of ideas to add the eclectic warmth, charm and rustic look you’ve been craving.
Rustic decor is defined by its warm and use of natural materials. Wood is a big element, along with distressed metals and lots of found objects that are used as is or upcycled for other uses. It’s eclectic with a touch of hominess. And it’s easy to
Filling up an empty wall is the best place to display this rustic decorating style. And it’s the cheapest. No tearing out walls and replacing with expensive wood paneling and hand-hewed accents. Nor does it require buying expensive furniture and rugs. The rustic look is easy to duplicate on the wall for a whole lot less money… because the pieces are small and usually inexpensive.
And it’s easy to duplicate. Let these room ideas and my favorite products help inspire you to create the room of your dreams.
➽ Wooden Signs Add Rustic Charm to a Wall (+ DIY Video)
Joanna Gaines is the Queen of Farmhouse and Rustic design. Many of her rooms included a wooden, weathered look sign. Big or little they make an impact.
If you can find original, funky old sign then snag the up quick. Mr. Muse found me this pig sign and I’m totally in love with it.
If you’re not lucky enough to find something like my piggy sign, you could make one yourself, just like Remodelaholic did in this video.
No time! No talent? No worries. Amazon has you covered with lots of wooden signs. Here are three of my favorites.
➽ Let Letters and Words Spell Out The Rustic Look in Your Home
Someone loves “L’s.” But really, adding lettering to your wall is a great idea. Whether it one letter (maybe the family name) or a word. To ratchet up the rustic look, make sure to add letters in wood or metal.
Here’s a great idea for your rustic wall decor using letters. These wooden letters spelling “eat” are perfect for a kitchen and this slim vertical space. Look for rustic style look for wood or galvanized letters. You can spell out something meaningful or just be haphazard. Copy this look with these ideas from Amazon:
➽ Making Rustic Wall Decor Personal
What do I love about this rustic home decor… besides everything? The personalization that I see on this wall decor grabbed me. Lots and lot of family photo. The “home” sign is a nice touch, along with the great corner shelf to display even more rustic looks.
➽ Make Room for More Decor Options with Rustic Shelves
Adding a rustic shelf (or two) to your wall decor not only adds a textural and dimensional element to your layout, but it gives you another space to sit additional decorative accessories. If you’re looking for more rustic shelf ideas, then check out one of my favorite Kat’s Friday Finds.
➽ Arrows Point the Way to Rustic Wall Decor
Arrow designs have been finding their place (or should I say hitting their mark) in rustic and farmhouse style decor. Wood, metal, signs and even paint all add an interesting element, especially to a gallery wall layout.
➽ Easy Country Rustic Decor with What You Have
For me, rustic wall decor is just a hodge-podge of what you have on hand. This room above is a perfect example. By themselves, any of these elements would be lost on a wall. But together, they make a perfect rustic look. Oh… and did you notice the ladder? The homeownwer shows you how so made that beautiful rustic piece herself.
➽ Mason Jars Scones Add Rustic Charm to a Wall
Another decorative accent that’s big within rustic style decorating is Mason jars scones. You can make them yourself as Rae from Southern Fairytale shows up. But if you don’t have the time, Amazon has you covered with a variety of ideas. Add flowers (fresh or dried), candles or grab up on with fairy lights already included (I just ordered a set for my bathroom wall).
➽ Windmills are the Perfect Rustic Home Decor Accessory
A big trend in rustic decorating lately is windmills. I’ve seen some homes with full-sized windmill blades on their wall. Or even bits and pieces just like the image above. There’s a whole host of other options for those of us small homes, from wall clocks to poster art. You can add the same rustic decorating element to your home with these pieces.
➽ So Many Wall Decor Possibilities with Rustic Picture Frames
If you still need to fill in spaces in your rustic wall decor, then take a look at picture frames. Not only can you add can you personalize your wall decor with photos or family and friends, you can fill those frame with quotes, words, add a piece of your child’s art, or any other images that fit your style. You can even back it with chicken wire and hang other objects or just leave it empty because it’s a great look by itself.
➽ Make Over a Wall with Rustic Wood Charm (DIY Video)
If you want just a wow look, with only a few wall accessories, then you can make over the wall. Marcy shows you how in the video. I love the reclaimed wood look, especially with distressed colors. Did you know you can do some similar? Take a look at these possibilities.
➽More Rustic Wall Decor Ideas for Your Home
➽ Are You Ready to Create Your Own Rustic Wall Decor?
I hope these ideas have given you the inspiration to start decorating your own walls with rustic style. Let me leave you with a few more images to whet your decorating appetite thanks to Rose at Vintage Street Designs.