They say that fashion is cyclic and decorating trends are definitely no different. The old often gets recycled and upgraded to create hot new trends. But this takes a whole new meaning with the use of reclaimed wood. Giving old and discarded wooden planks a new lease on life, reclaimed wood brings along with it textural beauty and plenty of economic value. Sometimes the old flooring in your attic or that garage shed wood can be reused as you renovate your home and give a more modern sheen. There are other occasions when locally sourced reclaimed wood can keep your home revamp within budget.
From modern farmhouse dining spaces to ones with understated rustic charm and a dash of wooden warmth, homeowners no longer want just a polished, contemporary dining area. It is all about giving the room a distinct character even while allowing it to blend in with the larger theme of the open plan living. With that in mind, here are 15 inspirations that bring home cozy rustic effervescence even while staying true to modern functionality. Some more modern than others, there is something here for everyone!
A reclaimed wood accent wall with a distressed finish is a cool way to give the dining space that shabby chic vibe without moving away from the modern color palette. The rest of the room can still remain contemporary with a small accessory or the dining table complementing the wooden accent wall with a similar finish. Simple and neutral finishes for the reclaimed wood wall also help in blending it easily with the rest of the open plan living area.