RUSTIC / ROUGH LUXE
If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that Christmas is taking on a rustic flair. It started out small, with burlap, and birch bark and forest friends on the tree, but this year its an explosion of rustic and rough luxe cabin style.
the more pine cones, the better
rustic natural style in greens and arrangements
forest themes - owls, foxes, squirrels, bears, coyotes....
deer and birds
add a little shine here and there
some birch bark, twigs or grapevine
If your mantle is too narrow, take the rustic up and over....
Pheasant feathers and antlers are welcome
tinsel and mercury glass to play opposites
Whether you try for a smidge of the rustic, or completely immerse yourself, here are some ideas sure to inspire you! This year blackboards are interpreted into pillows, ornaments and signs. Fabrics are rustic burlap and linen, or lush faux furs...
faux blackboard pillow
rustic Christmas carol sign
rustic rough luxe lodge style
faux fur tree skirts
faux fur is big this season
NEED one for my tree....
Rustic loves a smattering of plaid
and burlap and linen
and owls - don't forget the owls...
Its amazing how elegant a twig can be...
or a simple cascade of greens
check out my pinterest board (Christmas : Rustic) to find out how to make these simple wood burned ornaments
don't forget the shiny and the glitter
to make it magical
too serious? cover it in paper mache' ...
its up to you how rustic or rough luxe you take it...
add a lot - or a little rustic to your Christmas
You're the boss!