What do you think of when you hear the term “Rustic Design”? At Airoom, Rustic Design is a style that brings elements from nature into your home remodel in a way that is both elegant and refined. It is casual and comfortable, has softer lines, and uses natural elements such as stone and rich woods. Check out some of our favorites:

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BRING THE OUTDOORS IN

This remodel in Riverwoods was a home addition that needed to match the outdoorsy feel of the existing property. We extended the beautiful wood exterior to the home addition and continued the theme by incorporating natural elements into the design.

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COMFORT IN THE KITCHENS

The Riverwoods home addition remodel included the kitchen as well. Airoom used brick from the former fireplace to create a unique backsplash and installed a distressed copper range hood to create a homey but sophisticated kitchen. Interested in seeing more of this rustic remodel? Click here – bit.ly/1qOo1aY

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USE STONE AND WOOD

A Keniworth remodel brought the outdoors in by using stone to cover the area around the fireplace, installing an innovative design that allowed the fireplace to warm three areas. This Airoom design utilized rich woods to make this area feel more cozy and comfortable. Want to see more of this re-design? Click here – bit.ly/1qoGGrU

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ADDING CHARACTER

This exterior remodel also incorporated stone by placing it along the chimney in a unique pattern, complementing the home and adding some interest for the eye. This different design element adds curb appeal to a charming home. To see more, click here – http://bit.ly/1kJ6Lhz

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SIT AND STAY AWHILE

This Airoom design used warm colors, stone and wood and was complimented by leather furniture to create a cozy and inviting room addition. This great room’s goal was for the family enjoyment and one that guests can feel very comfortable sitting and visiting. Click here to see more of this remodel – http://bit.ly/1jhmaKZ

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HAVE A GLASS OF WINE AND ENJOY

With candle lighting and stone walls the wine cellar becomes naturally rustic. The center piece of the room is an intricate wood wine barrel embedded into the wall appearing to function as a keystone for the stone work around it. Want see more of this Airoom wine cellar? Click here – http://bit.ly/1ts9zsG

Are you looking to incorporate some rustic elements in your home? Consider soapstone over granite, look for woods that have character, and consider wide plank wood floors. Highlighting the natural imperfections and flaws in your materials make them stand out and adds personality to your home. Add some vintage objects and industrial elements to complete your look.

Whether your overall style leans more toward laid-back country comfort, or you’re just looking to add rustic design in certain areas of your home, you’ll want to explore rustic ideas as you prepare to bring a bit of the outdoors in.