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5 Ways You Merge Classical And Rustic Aesthetics

The uncanny merging of the classical and rustic styles is something that not many homeowners think about. Most of this blend lies in the creative merging of these materials and textures, so here are a few ways to help you get started:

 

1. Tufting and a small wooden expanse

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If there is one thing that defines the classical aesthetic better than anything else, it’s tuting. Even a small piece of tufted surface is enough to emulate a full fledged classical vibe in your homes. Similarly, a small uninterrupted wooden textured surface is enough to bring in the rustic vibe. This living room interior design features the best of both style by using just these two simple details.

 

2. Classical furnishings and modern wood accents

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Classical style furniture such as sideboards, mirrors, and the like are an excellent way to introduce one half of this theme in your home interiors. The other can be introduced by using a moderate amount of wooden accents throughout the space. This open floor plan is the perfect interpretation of the classical rustic look – effortlessly graceful, gorgeous, and elegant.

 

3. Old school vs. modern aesthetics

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You can get the best of both the classical and rustic themes just by striking the right balance between the old-school and modern aesthetics. The classical style interpretation these days is all about being sleek and modern, while the rustic style is still very wood-oriented. Getting the best of both worlds requires some artful blending of these two mainstream genres within a single look.

 

4. Fabric and laminates

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The artful combination of fabrics and laminates that is used in this bedroom interior design is the perfect half-and-half of classical and rustic. The stylishly upholstered headboard with its glamorous overhead recessed lights present a unique classical formation. The wooden floors and laminated cabinet at the top on the other hand contrast the whole look with a modern-rustic vibe.

 

5. It’s all about the textures

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At the end of the day, how you or anyone else ends up perceiving the theme of a certain room depends totally on the kind of textures that you use in a space. Take this bathroom as an example; it uses the subtle textures of the tiles to emulate a classical style effect while the wooden textures on the vanity effuse half the space with a rustic aura.

 

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