I'm honored to have a guest post today from Arcadian Lighting.
Take it away Susi...
Take it away Susi...
Today’s guest post is from Susi, a writer for Arcadian Lighting. Founded in 2002, Arcadian Lighting started selling decorative home lighting fixtures and lamps online, and has become one of the top Internet retailers for home lighting products. Visit their website and cool blog for more information.
Rustic vintage décor is a popular trend in design right now. Natural materials like stone and reclaimed woods are mixed with vintage cabin, farmhouse and even modern styles to create the charming rustic vintage décor we're seeing in shelter magazines and on design blogs. We've pulled together some examples of retro vintage style. Have you noticed this trend? What do you think? Love? Hate? Let us know!
Image above (via) I'm So VintageRustic cabin style is having a bit of a renaissance in design right now. Mixed with other styles like vintage, modern and even contemporary, rustic elements are trending hot right now. Even taxidermy.
Image above (via) Country LivingRustic and vintage elements fill this new kitchen with charm befitting a 19th century homestead. Recycled wood beams add a rustic feel while accessories like the hanging lantern add vintage charm.
Image above (via) PinterestA popular way of adding a rustic feeling to a room is by using antlers as decorative elements. Hung on walls or displayed in cabinets, antlers add a natural element to a room. This dining room features vintage lighting as well as a vintage bookcase used as a china cabinet.
Image above (via) PinterestReclaimed beams create a dramatic rustic style headboard in this bedroom. Vintage style clip wall sconces add a vintage touch to the rustic chic style room.
Image above (via) Birch and BirdThe white antler chandelier and barn doors add rustic charm to this entry. A vintage Navajo rug adds color as well as a feeling of nostalgia.
Image above (via) Country LivingVintage and antique flea market finds and heirlooms decorate this stone and wood filled rustic cabin bedroom. Love the painted chest at the foot of the bed that adds color to the room.
Image above (via) FlickrShabby chic vintage style meets rustic in this pretty bedroom. The masculine wood feeling of the vaulted wood ceiling is offset by the feminine lines of the chandeliers.
Image above (via) Birch and BirdIt may surprise you that vintage modern can also work in a rustic style room. This large barn style living room has an airiness that works with the clean lines vintage modern furniture and those stunning pendant lights.
Craving more of the retro vintage style? Stop by Arcadian Lighting for more inspirational design ideas.
Wow! Don't you love all those inspiring photos?
Thanks Susi, and be sure to check them out!