Get The Look: Relaxed Country
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Creating The Relaxed Country Look
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How to create that casual country feel:
- Henley Stone wardrobes, Mushroom Nickel & Satin Cup handles
- Hanging pendant light in a neutral tone
- An oversized Soho headboard, upholstered in a harrow hopsack
- Subtle stripes are mixed with plain and botanical print fabrics
- Weathered floorboards and textured rugs help set the scene
- Anglepoise bedside lamps in a warm grey and wood finish
A trend that has been around centuries, the country look has been popular in many different forms. If you long for the feeling of cosy rural life in your own bedroom, follow our tips below on how to use modern materials and accessories, to ensure your interior is right on trend, whilst still retaining elements of years gone by.
A neutral, but warm palette such as soft whites and warms greys is the perfect starting point in creating the perfect cosy country feel. Crisp white walls are simple and clean, whilst furniture should be simple and functional, yet have a familiar, traditional shape to it, such as shaker inspired wardrobes, or a large, comfy wingback chair.
Bedding and textiles should also be warm and inviting, you can achieve this by coupling subtle patterns with different textures, layered up to create warmth and restfulness. Cool blues provide a lovely contrast to the warm grey hues and give the overall scheme a more contemporary look, and are perfectly balanced with the use of real wood floorboards, practical yet warm.
Emphasise the relaxed feel by keeping accessories simple and uncluttered, using a mixture of modern pieces, such as geometric vases and baskets, with older items gathered from eras gone by, such as beautiful botanical prints hung in a collection on the wall.
Take a look at our Pinterest board for more inspiration!
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