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Rustic lighting is a great way to achieve a warm and cozy feel in your home. If your space tends to be more classic or traditional, rustic pieces can give a homey, comforting look and feel. Rustic Lighting Styles When it comes to rustic design in general, it’s all about bringing the outdoors inside. The foundation of rustic style is comprised of natural materials and earthy textures. Rustic interior design style is inspired by the rugged charm of the American frontier. Rustic light fixtures tend to include distressed and vintage finishes such as antique bronze. Wood materials, and use of iron and...

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If you want that wood furniture or lamp to always look its best, here are a few tips to keep it in tip-top shape: Location, Location, Location Watch heat sources.  Don't place a wood piece near a radiator or right next to a heat register. The temperature swings could damage the wood with warping or splitting. If you have a wood table with leaves, store the leaves near the table itself. This ensures that the leaf will not warp or swell/contract differently from the table. If you store the leaf in a basement or attic, the moisture and temperature differential...

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There have been countless studies showing the benefits of getting back to nature - both physically, psychologically and improved sleep.  So why not bring those elements into your home? You don't have to remodel or have a green thumb to enhance your living space with elements of nature. Natural Lighting: Not many of us are lucky enough to have a view or outdoor space like this, but we can use what we have.  Natural daylight will do wonders for you, thanks to vitamin D.  So throw open those curtains and use the windows you have to let in the daylight...

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Bring Outside In During these cold, snowy winter months natural lines, colors and textures will bring warmth and movement into your living environment; as well as sooth the spirit.  You can accomplish this with natural wood or fiber products: Click here for all of our natural wood products Color Compliment your rustic earth tones with vibrant color.  We rustic home owners love our earth tones, but adding color can really set the tone for the room.  Add bright vibrant colors to eating areas for an upbeat mood or deep jewel tones to bedrooms for a relaxing atmosphere. Click here to...

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin   Welcome to CrookedWood! It is our mission to bring you the best in rustic, western & lodge décor, including design and decorating tips.  Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, we have our fingers on the pulse of rustic/lodge/cabin/western décor.  For us, this is not a decorating trend, but a way of life! At CrookedWood, we are all about the experience.  Every home is unique, as is every customer.  Buying home décor is more than picking out a sofa, it is creating your home, your personal environment, your space.   We are here every...

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