Do you want to change the aesthetic of your house to something a little closer to nature?

Summer is right around the corner and nothing can brighten up your home like warm and earthy tones and beautiful textures. Don’t worry, you don’t need to remodel your entire house to give it that rustic look.

At Just Wood Furniture, we know that having a more natural and rustic home has great benefits for you and your family. Some people believe that being in a natural setting can improve one’s overall health while also lowering stress levels. As a result, it has been discovered that workers who are surrounded by plants at their workplace are more careful and more efficient at their jobs. It may even help patients who are in the process of recovering to respond better. 

With all this in view, we’re going to introduce you to some amazing ideas that can help you make your home look more rustic for the ultimate makeover!

vintage bike used as decor

Never A Dull Moment

Whether or not you live in a state-of-the-art mansion or a simple apartment, you can not go wrong with having an indoor garden. An indoor garden will definitely make any house look more natural and rustic in a matter of seconds.

Although finding the right space to add plants can often be a challenge, making use of a terrarium (which is a glass container filled with soil, stones, and slow-growing plants) can be your best option. Adding plants to your home with a terrarium is unique and attractive.

You can easily set it up by adding plants of varying heights, widths, and other characteristics to your garden. There should be at least 2 plants in every room, and they should be of different types.

Plants such as succulents, orchids, ferns, and cacti can grow very well indoors with proper care and maintenance. House plants are not only beautiful to look at, but they are also good for your health. They help to reduce your stress level while also purifying the air. 

Exposed Brick

A big yet easy change to make to your walls is giving them a more grounded look. An exposed brick wall gives your house a very rustic and loft-like appearance, especially in the living room; if you leave your wall exposed behind your living room couch, it will give a textured feel to your otherwise plain walls and it will immediately make a difference.

Wood Furniture

It is time to put those English sofas with roll-arms away and make room for some wooden furniture in your home. If you are nervous about making significant adjustments, you should concentrate on adding new pieces of furniture, artwork, and other accessories that will give the space a new look. 

The appearance of your kitchen can be made to appear more grounded by the addition of a few bar stools and a wooden table on which you can display an attractive fruit basket. Woodworking is one of the earliest forms of craftsmanship, and there is nothing more natural than using wood to make furniture.

Re-designing Your Kitchen

There is a lot of focus on the kitchen when anyone decides to redecorate or redesign, that is because the kitchen is the center of the house. It is where a lovely family gathers and eats while discussing their day. This is why your rustic remodeling should aim toward making your kitchen cozier for yourself and your family. You don’t even have to spend a lot of money. Hanging a few utensils like pots and pans on hooks near your stoves can give it the wholesome and earthy vibe that you crave.

Decorate your kitchen with nature, bring in all your indoor plants like cactus, or a string of pearls (Indoor plant) that hangs near the dining table can bring so much nature into your kitchen. If you play right with natural light and keep your window shutters in a lighter color such as colors from a white palette you will feel that your kitchen is now much more natural than what you started with.


If you are going for a rustic and natural aesthetic, then using wood and wreath to make different art is an easy option. Whether it is a wooden key holder or a cute pinecone arrangement, it can immediately add texture as well as lift up the rustic vibe in the room. You can marry nature, with your love for art, and this can even include your passion for patriotism. Many Americans, for instance, love to display the flag somewhere in their home. With the many options found at Ultimate Flags-the oldest American flag store-you can get quality flags of your design choice. You can place it alongside a plant or with a wreath to really make it look classy and rustic at the same time. 

Woven Baskets

Using woven baskets is a tiny yet effective way to change the appearance of your house. Woven baskets look more wholesome and you can put them in your house in multiple ways such as using them in the kitchen as fruit or utensils baskets, laundry baskets, and even use to set some plants. They are a great and inexpensive way of making your home more rustic.

Green Everywhere!

What gives off a more natural and rustic tone than nature itself? Go for large plants in the corners of your house, small aloe plants in your bathrooms, and focus on really sprucing up your flower bed in your backyard. In line with nature, adding flowers can immediately bring the beauty of nature into your home. With so many options available for each season, you can easily switch things up or pick a few favorites that go well with your chosen theme.

Flowers are an inexpensive and convenient option when you don’t want to redecorate. You can easily find them in stores and supermarkets.

flowers on distressed wooden floorboards

So there you go folks, six items that can make your house appear more homely. We hope you enjoyed it and this article helped you. Good luck!