Imagine looking through a sepia-filtered image or an old-fashioned, black and white photograph, and feeling a sense of nostalgia run through your body. This warm and fuzzy sensation is a general effect of rustic tones, largely thanks to their vintage look.

Though a number of people find rustic shades too rough around the edges, this has nevertheless been a popular theme used in parties, wedding receptions, restaurant interiors, and even homes.

 

A rustic design primarily makes use of greeneries, metal accents, and a lot of wood. Antique items, such as traditional cars and cameras, are also a staple in these settings. These pieces not only add much-needed appeal to the overall design, but also help bring remnants of the past back into the present.

The result is a rugged and robust look that is very captivating to the eye. It teaches us that style and elegance can come even from the huskiest of packages.

Rustic looks also serve as a strong reminder to us that with time, the beauty of certain objects can evolve as well. It might take a while, but we eventually learn to appreciate the allure that they provide.

If you’re drawn to these types of looks, we’ve curated 20 different rustic-themed images that are just perfect for you!

#1

#69472E #C7B297 #140F0B #987657 #E8EAEE

#2

#C43E09 #2A0F0A #46392D #BF936C #825F44

#3

#BA412C #CD6858 #3D3937 #CDCECC #9C7658

#4

#AA846F #A9AF92 #2E2D26 #877D6B #645B4E

#5

#EAD8AC #C46C4C #1E3226 #A19F81 #7A9179

#6

#BC271E #63B8C4 #C9BE98 #835038 #230F0E

#7

#2C605A #A9D4CC #799E9A #DBD9D7 #47342C

#8

#AF703C #903F38 #392926 #D2CBB4 #B58766

#9

#F2E19F #B18920 #364D4E #CAA756 #C3CCC9

#10

#E9B78B #C54D34 #974739 #29202A #632F2F

#11

#447404 #725F35 #593931 #302219 #DCD7CE

#12

#0D386F #1B77C4 #C0B7AD #8F97A2 #3B3835

#13

#362434 #CBBCB5 #65535C #1D1719 #9FB9B8

#14

#362434 #662E22 #92706B #282C34 #B1BCC9

#15

#2BB7E8 #BF2F28 #C58260 #32302A #3382C6

#16

#D5ADA5 #A8CFCB #2B2D32 #696B6E #92A9A3

#17

#690A12 #BF650D #30371A #C6A070 #EEDECB

#18

#AC4B1A #343E52 #C6BCB3 #746C6C #090809

#19

#853409 #343E52 #B47250 #6A4632 #3C1F12

#20

#1C0D0E #8F6444 #92B8AA #502E28 #C5D5C5