The usage of rustic style in the contemporary homes is so understandable!
It returns us back to our roots leaving a warm, cozy and unique trace behind it.
The tones, the textures and the materials of the rustic style are very relaxing.
They can be incorporated in any type of art, including the rustic wall art.
Enjoy our collection of amazing rustic wall decor ideas to find your piece that will give your home a finished look.
1. Antique Farmhouse Vibe with Weathered Reclaimed Shelves
Rustic can be very abstract and artistic! Weathered reclaimed pieces assembled in an interesting pattern create magnificent wall art.
Barn wood pieces have identical widths but when staggered in heights, they create visual interest. Add tiny shelves here and there to place items that will enhance the antique farmhouse vibe.
2. Transform Reclaimed Wood into Rustic Picture Frame Hangers
Reclaimed wood timbers transform into versatile wall art by adding vintage knobs to them. Hang vintage photo frames with special family photos to create a collage of happiness.
The distressed style of the frames matches the weathered paint marks on the unfinished wood and together they create a cozy personalized impact focused on the family.
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3. Celebrate Your Anniversary with a Personalized Wall Art
Turn your anniversary date into a piece of your home decor to emphasize its personal meaning. This example doesn’t use any special effects as they will take the focus out from the meaningful numbers.
The simple wooden frame puts the date in three rows. The fonts of the date sections are different which gives the rustic wall art a stylish look.
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4. Create a Rustic Atmosphere with a DIY Burlap Map Wall Art
If you are in love with the history of your country, you can materialize it with this beautiful rustic art idea. The framed wall art pictures a map on a burlap canvas.
It is a simple DIY project with a great rustic impact because of the elegant collaboration between the colors and the textures.
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5. Wooden Flooring Quilt Wall Art in Barn Wood Frame
If you have saved pieces from wooden flooring, you can use them to create your own quilt-like wall art.
The pieces are set within the limits of a barn wood frame. Cutting the wood pieces edges diagonally lets arrange them into an eye-catching authentic pattern.
6. Create Unique Rustic Wall Art with Scrap Pieces of Wood
Scrapped pieces of wood are the simpliest rustic wall art you can do. Carve the pieces yourself or use a wood burning tool to give the pieces a personalized design.
Adding it on blank walls will add the missing texture and will spread warmth and coziness around.
7. Vintage Rustic Mirrors with Wooden Tile Ornaments
Complement your vintage mantel decoration with a sophisticated set of mirrors. The оrnaments on the wooden tiles outline the mirror pieces with traditional rustic patterns.
The shabby chic charm of the wooden tiles glows against the glowing mirrors reflecting the natural light opposite.
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8. Adorn a Wall Chalk Painted Shutter with a Rustic Twig Wreath
Add a farmhouse piece from the outside to your interior to bring charm and harmony inside. A scrap shutter will no longer be a useful shade, however, it looks amazing as part of blank wall art.
The weathered grey paint on the wood complements the basic wall color. Added wreath of grapevine and baby’s breath anchor the gentle beauty of nature making the atmosphere so welcoming.
9. Embellish Your Home with Reclaimed Wood Wall Chevron Art
Arrow wall art is very trendy and you don’t have to look for it at the stores, just craft it. You need pieces of leftover wood- laminate, barn wood, even pallet slats. Cut the boards at equal lengths giving the ends a diagonal edge.
Once you have decided the number of arrow sections, glue the pieces together. For an enhanced rustic look, paint and then distress the surface. Another technique to give the wall art piece an authentic antique look is to stain the pieces dark.
10. Be Inspired by Stylish Wall Wooden Signs
This set of three frames is the perfect decoration for narrow blank walls. That can be a column, the staircase wall or the entryway.
Using three identical pieces together quickly makes the set a focal point. The inspiring collage motivates to feel happy regardless of all in a wonderful rustic way. The design is simple consisting of lath frames closing white canvas. The inscribed words are of different fonts aiming to stand out and emphasize their meaning.
11. Enjoy Meals with a Rustic Barn Wood Kitchen Sign
If you are looking for a piece of wall art that can match the kitchen interior, check this inspiring thematic monogram art.
Barn wood scrap boards are cut in pieces that form three letters of identical size. “EAT” is a simple letter combination but its suitability for this room, its size and rustic design create an amazing impact on the cozy kitchen atmosphere.
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12. Design Your Mantle in Style with a Scrap Wood Wreath
Looking for an evergreen wreath to hang above the mantel? It shouldn’t be a faux greenery wreath. It can be a piece made in the wreath shape but from alternative materials such as scrap wood.
This is a great DIY rustic wall art idea for those of you having loads of scrap wood and looking for a unique home decor idea to utilize it.
13. Romantic Rustic Heart Wall Art from Reclaimed Wood
The heart-shaped wall art is a preferred home decor design for bedroom decor. It sets a romantic vibe and spreads positivism in the room.
The rustic interpretation of the heart decor is a piece made from reclaimed wood. One square board acts as the backing of the wall decor. In the middle of the top board, a heart has been cut to reveal colorful slats thrust inbetween the boards.
The top surface is slightly whitewashed and then distressed to ensure a good neutral contrast for the heart filling.
14. DIY Rustic Wall Art with Candle Holders and Shelf
This dimensional wall art creates an amazing welcoming effect with the beauty of the natural wool and the glow from the candles.
Thanks to the staggered pattern of alignment, you can make it from leftover beams. The narrow shelf formed from a beam screwed transverselly gives the wall art craft a function. If you are not happy placing real candles there, you can replace them with LED ones, or use the neutral rustic backdrop to display family photos.
15. Enhance Your Pallet Wood Decor with Embossed Metal Hearts
An easy way to decorate a simple pallet wood piece of decor is to glue contrasting ornaments on a neutral surface.
The embossed metal hearts you see are very thin and shiny. Thanks to their metallic color and various sizes, they create a diverse look.
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16. Personalize Your Photo Collage Wall Art Using Old Windows
This inspiring and super creative idea reveals how appropriate old windows are for customized wall art! The original sections of the panes are of the perfect size to frame standard-size photographs.
Put two of these rustic windows on the entryway wall separated by a simple vertical word art spelling “family”. The assembled personalized collage will anchor the family as the key to turning the house into a home.
17. Vintage Metal Grinder Towel Holder with Floral Accents
Your rustic bathroom needs this vintage towel holder to glam with unique charm. A vintage metal grinder creates a versatile piece of shabby chic rustic wall decor with dual functions.
Turned upside down, the opening functions as a flower vase, while the handle becomes a hand towel rack.
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18. Unique Wall Art with Natural Wood and Rustic Geometry
Geometric wall art is usually related to the modern minimalist style. However, when the shapes are combined with wood, it quickly gets a rustic look.
The key to the unique pattern showcased here is to use natural wood instead of multiple paint colors. The gaps left between the laths let the shapes stand out. Experiment with the alignment of the laths to create your own modern farmhouse wall art design.
19. Elevate Your Wall Decor with Evergreen Ikebana Collage
Make your own evergreen ikebana to add a natural touch to your wall decor. Framed with wood and a glass pane, the collection of various leaves keep their freshness forever.
You can upgrade this idea and make a collage of 4 frames displaying the colors of the leaves during each season.
20. DIY Mason Jar Wall Sconce with Fairy Lights and Flowers
Rustic wall scones are not only light fixtures, they are also meant to give the walls a beutiful accent. The handmade wall scones from Mason jars are a versatile rustic and easy DIY project.
A piece of scrap wood, one Mason jar, one wrought iron hook, a string of fairy lights and a bouquet of faux flowers- these are the supplies you need for one piece.
21. Share Inspirational Quotes with Rustic Shiplap Wall Sign
Wall signs made from weathered shiplap are so rustic appealing. Wooden slats are arranged in a slightly staggered alignment to create visual interest.
Each beam acts as a canvas for part of the inscription. The weathered white paint creates the perfect backdrop for the words and yet lets the texture of the wood be visible.
Choose a phrase that inspires and motivates you and write it down with a pen or a thin brush. Hang the piece on the wall and surround it with other farmhouse decor elements to enhance the coziness the rustic style creates.
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22. Stand Out with a Framed Hanging Bottle Flower Vase Wall Art
This wall decor idea would have been great if only the plaque with the vase was there. The added antique wooden frame gives the simple rustic piece an art value keeping the rural theme on.
The key to creating a finished piece out of two different items is matching them in style.
23. DIY Hanging Mason Jar Vases for Rustic Home Decor
Mason jars could be called the most used item in the rustic decor. Their versatile design lets them be repurposed for various applications- like vases, candle holders, wall scones, storage containers, etc.
This creative idea shows how the Mason jars can be transformed into hanging vases. The project utilizes as many of them as you may need for the space you are about to decorate. The backdrop is made from short pieces of wooden boards aligned in a zigzag pattern.
Add faux flowers or change the bouquets with the seasons, either way, you will be enjoying the pop of natural colors.
24. Add Glamour with a Rustic Jumbo Bead Garland Wall Decor
This garland of giant beads is so dramatic! Placed on the top of a wall decorated with rustic pieces, the jumbo bead garland acts as the piece creating the rustic statement.
You can make this wall garland from styrofoam balls painted in the desired color. The faux beads are pretty affordable than beads made from wood.
String the balls together and finish the ends with a tissle for an exotic rustic vibe.
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25. Profess Your Love with a Reclaimed Wood and Fabric Wall Art
The love sentiment art is popular not only as a St. Valentine’s Day gift. People tend to use it to make their bedroom decor more romantic and homely.
This impacting wall art combines different rustic decor techniques in one and that makes it so unique. We see the wood base stained in a warm earthy tone. Large white letters spell the sentimental word. The “O” is replaced by a heart symbolizng love. Instead of painting it, the author has formed it out of small burlap roses.
26. Show Unity with an Inspirational Wooden Wall Art Sign
The rustic wall art can be very meaningful and send important messages! This one pictures the brotherly love and the equivalence. The rustic elements it is made of give the piece a peaciful look and an overall cozy feel.
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27. Deck the Halls with a Two-Toned Wooden Lath Ornaments
Another idea for a piece of rustic wall art that uses simple materials you can find for free. Wooden laths are stained in two different colors. The darker one sets the background while the blonde one accentuates the ornaments.
Another trick that gives this wall art visual interest is the direction of the wood laths.
28. Stunning Photo Displays with Skeleton Key Photo Hooks
Want to give your special photo memories an emphasis? Do it with rustic frames- their weathered look will contrast the beauty of the images and will turn the framed wall art into the centerpiece.
The effect can be enhanced with non-traditional holders such as antique iron keys, iron hooks, vintage doorknobs, etc.
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29. Sentimental Family Wall Art with Scrabble Tile Typography
Have you ever tried to make a Scrabble tile typograpy out of your family member names? This wall art is very trendy for entryways as it quickly gives the space the feel for a home.
The Scrabble tile puzzle here is combined with other symbollic pieces of art all related to the family.
A framed print with the birthdates, a family picture, a tiny but visually attractive sign “family”, the word art “love” and the sign “blessed” give the names of the family members an emotional depth and unity.
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30. Make an Impression with Hanging Wooden Chevron Wall Art
Natural wood laths create an eye-catching chevron pattern fixed within the limits of a large frame from weathered beams.
The tones and the textures give the overall geometric design dimension and a customized look. This artistic piece can be placed in every room where the feel for coziness and warmth needs to be improved.
31. Get an Instant Cozy Look with a Rustic Vintage Shelf Display
Rustic wall decor tends to be accepted as casual and rural but not at all times. There are rustic decor pieces that impress with their refined style and elegance.
The black color of the wood pieces and the fine golden distressing on the carvings give the wood a more sophisticated finish with a dramatic effect.
32. Combine Art and Functionality with a Rustic Ladder Shelf
Rustic ladders are always more than pieces of art. Thanks to their step rods, they become a functional part of the rustic decor.
The ladder hung on the wall is elevated to a display shelf. Framed photos alternate with rustic small elements to add to the space a piece of the people living there.
33. Transform Your Home with a Rustic Windmill Clock Accent
Take advantage of the windmill shape and transform it into the accent of your rustic clock.
Placed above a rustic farmhouse decor collection, the large wall art gives the decoration a finished look and anchors the unique and cozy vibe in this home.
34. Be Charmed with Oversized Letter Board and Wreath Accent
This shiplap wall needed a piece to enhance the beauty of the natural materials and yet create a contrast that will liven up the space.
The oversized letter board is a wonderul idea to decorate a wide blank wall with one decor piece and with no investment. Frame the inscription with two garlands of eucalyptus leaves to let the inscription stand out.
35. Stand Out with Decoupage Pallet Slats Wall Art
Narrower sections of a wall or columns don’t need anything too large. The pallet slats cut at desired size can be your decor-savor for narrow walls if you stack them vertically.
Use the decoupage technique, paint them white and write an inspiring message or do an inspiring paint art on them.
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36. Turn a Window Frame into a Chic Wall Decor with Mirrors
Give the plain mirror an extraordinary frame design to turn it into the focal point of your home. The inexpensive idea features the repurposing of a window frame with glass panes.
Remove the glass sections and replace them with the mirror sections. Depending on the color scheme of your home, you may want to paint the wood a matching color or give it a weathered finish to anchor the farmhouse vibe dramaticly.
37. Elevate Room with Retro Wall Mirrors and Boxwood Wreath
In the interior design, mirrors are used not only as a means to reflect an image. They are used in smaller spaces as a focal point that visually enlarges the room.
This rustic wall decor example features not one but three mirrors set as a collage on the wall above the sofa in a living room. The whitewashed distressed surface of the frames clearly marks the rustic presence. The added wreath on the middle mirror section welcomes nature inside and gives the three-piece wall art an elegant look.
38. Add Dimension to Your Decor with a Rustic Lattice Wall Art
There are a few lath alignments that relate to the rustic style. Chevron was already featured in one of the previous rustic wall decor ideas and now it is time to review the lattice wall art impact.
The pattern leaves gaps that reveal the backdrop on which the upcycled piece is hung. This adds to the design dimension and easily blend with the existing decor.
39. Add Texture and Character with Wrought Iron Wood Shelves
Another representative of rustic wall art that also provides functionality is the shelf unit. Made of iron corbels and wooden beams, the piece makes an elegant statement on the neutral wall.
The combination of the materials reveals contrasting textures which relate to nature. They coordinate with each other in a very elegant way and set a special place for antique farmhouse decorations and personalized items to be displayed.
40. Create a Cozy Living Room with Upcycled Window Frames
This living room is so cozy and welcoming and if you wonder what the key to this is, well, it is the rustic style. Neutral tones, farmhouse textures, vintage containers look simple but when they combine together they set magic full of air and warmth.
Most of the decoration we see here is upcycled and given a new function. The mirrors are made from weathered window frames. Placed at both sides of the sofa, they create the visual illusion of larger sitting furniture. They also sit opposite the real windows which let them reflect the natural light coming through.
41. Love-Inspired Wall Art with Knitted Heart Key and Berry Vase
Another rustic wall piece inspired by love features a plaque functioning as a wall sign and a flower holder. Simple white painted slats form the background of the art. The word “love” is insciped with dark brown wood letters. It is intriguing that the letter “o” is replaced by a small knitted heart holidng a key.
Along the side of the typography, there is a vase holding a twig of berries. The clear Mason jar is attached to the wood base with a clamp that matches the style of the art.
42. Unwind in Luxury with Gold Feathered Stenciled Pallet Slats
The idea for rustic wall art with pallet slats can be adapted to your taste and vision. If you are not keen on the letter signs, then you may like the stenciled slat art.
Golden feathers have been chosen to ornament the weathered beams. There is a play with the size of the slats and also with the direction of the feathers. These two give the art dimension and enhance the interest.
43. Bring Nature Indoors with a Branch Coat Rack
This is an inspiring idea of a hat rack for free. Inspired by nature, the rack is sturdy enough to hold a dozen of hats and scarves.
When you take your next walk in the forest, gather thicker branches and make your version of this eco-friendly entryway rack.
44. Modify a Dull Wall with Statement-Making Privacy Screens
If you want to give a blank wall a bold statement, do it with privacy screens. Paint them a color that contrasts with the basis.
Usually, chalk paints are perfect for this as they create an even and thick coat and the texture they create relates to the rustic style.
45. Make a Bold Statement with Red Shutter Wall Display
This homely setting stays in the entryway. It is so well arranged that you would think you enter the most private part of the house.
The weathered window shutters are the first thing your eyes catch because of their unusual place and warm color. The weathered window in the center is another outdoor element used in the rustic interior decor. The simple berry wreath unites the wall decor components and brings the bright red color out.
46. Brighten a Space with Vibrant Multicolored Canvas Wood Art
This artistic wall art is made from reclaimed wood pieces and different colors of paints. The vibrant look comes from the combination of blue, white, yellow and earthy brown tones.
The slats are well arranged to let all shades stand out and yet coordinate with each other and giving the rustic piece a finished look.
47. Make a DIY Home Map Wall Art with Personalized Touch
This is an easy-to-make piece of wall art with a great personalized impact. A wooden board is painted black to set a good background for the customized ornament.
That is a section of the map transfered on vinyl and then sealed on the black wood. A small orange heart marks the exact place of this house.
No more words than the word home are needed for this personalized craft idea as it says enough.
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48. Create a Rustic Wall Collage with Personalized Signs
Various rustic items that are smaller in size can be combined together to create a unique wall collage. Wooden frames, vintage galvanized containers, natural elements and burlap create a neutral color scheme that balances the airy feel of the space.
Personalized signs give this collection a sentimental filling which enhances the welcoming vibe.
49. Add a Hint of Nature with a Rustic Vase Plaque
The vase plaque idea is represented in its standard design- a weathered wood beam, a metal vase and a bouquet of flowers.
The beam could be any reclaimed solid piece you find. Give it a whitewash and let it dry. Get a rusty metal grinder and cut it in halves. Screw one of them on the wood.
Then just fill the opening with real or faux flowers. The plaque is very cheerful and it could be the perfect complement to your kitchen wall decor or entryway decor.
50. Showcase Your Style with a Windmill Wrought Iron Wall Art
Another farmhouse item from the outdoors that can be successfully used inside is the windmill. Turned into a clock or repurposed into simple wall art, the windmill fascinates with its metal components and rustic look.
Set it in the center of the wall and use it to attract attention to other decorative elements adjacent to it. This living room decor idea features window shutters as wonderful displays of family images.
51. Add Intrigue to Your Wall with a Wooden Fabric Cross
Give the cross an artistic rustic look with this DIY wall decor idea. You need a single wooden board, satin fabric a burlap flower and your hot glue gun.
The fabric takes the look of a cross thanks to the pressing in the center of the ribbon hidden by the flower. It is the flower that makes this wall art so rustic appealing and unique.
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52. Achieve Monumental Beauty with Rustic Deer Antler Decor
The rustic wall art can be a combination of a handmade sign and an animal setup. The trophies have been a common decor means of the rustic style for ages.
When you are hoosing the other piece for your wall art, make sure it is wooden or otherwise you risk creating a chaotic look.
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