Use Accentuation For Modern Country Decorating

Balck_White_RabbitsWhether 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.

Tying in accents for an all-over country feel with:

Hartford_Lamp• Country Lighting: While you do not want your lights to be glaring, plenty of light is in order for a country style. Central lighting in each area coupled with a few scattered lamps will let you go from bright and cool to warm and cozy with a few flips of the switches.

• Country Flooring: Wooden floors are always perfect for the country look. If your floors are dark, lighten up your rooms with braided area rugs that are light in Heart_Rug-Checkerberrycolor. The braided rug is the one true American form. An American tradition was born when early American pioneers began braiding together scraps of cloth and stitching them together to create large braided rugs that could be produced at home.

• Floral Accents: What could be more country than being surrounded by florals? carries a wide selection of synthetic plants that Hydrangea_Berry_Wreathso closely resemble the real thing that one is barely able to tell the difference. Willow twig garland, lavender berry bush, or the classic hydrangea & berry wreath are just a few of the many floral accents that can be found in the spring/summer collection.

Whether you’re going for a full-scale country ambiance or just a glimpse of the past, country styling using accents from can make your house feel like home.