Mix graphic weavings with calico and plaid as easily as with soft leather and natural hides. West was changed by settlers arriving from other areas, and decorating preferences are still influenced by what is popular elsewhere. Copper lends itself well to rustic kitchens, and this copper island kitchenhood in medium brown patina is a gorgeous addition. Your dining table should be simple and sturdy, and a heavy pine farm table is a great choice. Fixtures can range from an upscale wrought iron candle chandelier to custom lighting made from materials like driftwood or even deer antlers. Pine is also a great choice for the cabinetry, butcher block countertops and kitchen islands.
Go ahead and hang a chandelier of blackened iron dripping with polished crystals or opt for rusted metal forged into very contemporary shapes for wall sconces.
Rustic kitchen choice
Mexican weavings, or go subtle with hues from the desert, the prairie or gentle mountain valleys.
You need not fear choosing a color palette from one region and tossing in an artistic accent or a weaving from another area. One popular choice among rustic enthusiasts is to find furniture made from reclaimed barn wood. And they offer a unique design element — an exposed front panel, rather than sitting down inside the countertop.
Wrought iron fits with the rustic look, so incorporate some of it into your kitchen design with pot racks, recipe book stands and baker’s racks.
Black has the power to add refined sophistication to a rustic design and to solidify a color scheme by pulling it together in a timeless fashion.