Whether you live in the country, or simply wish to create a homey environment to feel as though you do, decorating in country style is the perfect way to create a casual but elegant atmosphere. Fashioning the inviting, unpretentious charm of the country, with added twists that make your home uniquely your own, is easy with the right inspiration.
Although country décor by its very nature is eclectic, one may want to escape the overbearing country style of our grandmothers, and instead choose to accentuate a room with homespun touches like animal accents, subtle, homey floral and rustic colors to help bring traditional country style to the modern country home.
Country décor has its roots in American folk art, which in comparison to “high art” or “fine art”, tends to serve utilitarian and decorative purposes, as opposed to being purely aesthetic. Folk Art is characterized by a naive style, in which traditional rules of proportion and perspective are not necessarily utilized.
Typically produced by an indigenous culture or by peasants or other laboring tradespeople, folk art is specific to its particular culture and varies geographically, thus makes it difficult to describe as a whole. What is universal to folk art (and the country décor that it inspires) however, is that it is created by men and women outside the confines of the art academy and thus resonates with the aspirations of everyday life of “common folk”.
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Country Straight Valances: One of the best ways to add country decor to your country or primitive home. Our valance curtains are available in a variety of country styles and primitive fabrics and are perfectly sized for use as an insert between a pair of swag curtains on wider windows. These country primitive valances coordinate beautifully with our matching tiers, panels, table linens, and kitchen accents.
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Country patriotic décor – these few simple words evoke intense feelings of warmth, devotion, family, home and hearth. You can attain these same welcoming feelings for your home with the wide selection of patriotic theme and other Americana home decor by PiperClassics.com
Country primitive, classic, and vintage type patriotic décor is famous for its highly tactile qualities; the prickle of a twig wreath, the rough edges of a basket, the soft snuggly comfort of a country pillow, the smooth simplicity of glass and the welcoming humor of decorative farm animals.