17 Modern Rustic Bedroom Decorating Ideas

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Create the modern, rustic bedroom of your dreams by marrying a mix of rugged materials and homey accents with super comfortable pieces. Need a little inspiration to get started? The following ideas will help you create a soothing space that radiates casual warmth without feeling cluttered or cookie-cutter.

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    Seal the Deal With Barn Style Sliding Doors

    Rustic bedroom with barn styled door
    Jennifer Worts

    This rustic bedroom by one of Canada's top interior designers, Jennifer Worts does not disappoint. The clean and airy space combines a modern upholstered bed frame with crisp shiplap walls. Sealing the deal is the sliding barn style door crafted from reclaimed wood. 

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    Country Styled Bedroom With Pretty Rustic Touches

    Countrified Bedroom with rustic touches
    Erica Riha/Homepolish

    A bedroom in a sunny Brooklyn, New York apartment gets a soft rustic vibe courtesy of flea market finds. Storied pieces like the painted wood headboard and old pastoral painting add charming appeal. Mismatched end tables are a homey touch that builds one of a kind character. An assortment of embellishments like the books and short sprigs of lavender create a lived-in look that does not feel cluttered. 

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    A Twist on Traditional Rustic Décor

    Faux Log Wallpaper Dress up a rustic bedroom
    Metropole Architects

    Typically, the palette for modern rustic décor is a neutral one, heavily dependent on the warm tones of natural wood, along with lighter colors on the walls, bedding, window treatments, and accessories. This stylish ​bedroom by Metropole Architects puts a fresh twist on traditional, rustic decorating with a stunning dark blue wall. It is the perfect backdrop for the brown and blue colors used throughout the room. Another good looking trick worth stealing is the wood feature wall, which is actually wallpaper. ​

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    Reclaimed Wood Wall Brings a Rustic Vibe

    Modern Rustic Bedroom With Reclaimed Wall
    Kem Studio

    Clean and inviting are the two words that come to mind when we gaze at the primary bedroom in this modern lodge by Kem Studio an architectural firm, situated in Kansas City, Missouri. The reclaimed wood wall brings a rustic vibe that feels calm and relaxed. 

    About This Term: Primary Bedroom

    Many real estate associations, including the National Association of Home Builders, have classified the term "Master Bedroom" as discriminatory. "Primary Bedroom" is the name now widely used among the real estate community and better reflects the purpose of the room.

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    Pretty Modern Farmhouse Bedroom

    White vertical shiplap in bedroom
    Amber Interior Design

    Modern farmhouse style puts a fresh twist on rustic details to create a modern space that feels both homey and chic. Case in point, this lovely bedroom by Amber Interior Design based in Calabasas, California. Wood paneled walls were brightened up with white paint. A pretty headboard and accent pillows evoke cozy feelings. The cherry on top is the wicker mirror that lends a stylish bohemian vibe.

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    Rustic Cabin With a Barn Wood Book Nook

    Rustic cabin daybed
    Martha O’Hara Interiors

    Martha O’Hara Interiors based in Minneapolis, Minnesota remodeled this charming country retreat. Here weathered barn wood carves out a nook for a small bed in a child's ​bedroom. Matching vintage task lights in black lends to the rustic appeal.

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    Shiplap Walls Add Natural Charm

    Tiny house small bedroom storage ideas
    Escape Traveler

    Reclaimed wood can cost a bundle. Enter shiplap wood panels. They are an inexpensive alternative that can add rustic charm to plain walls. The small bedroom in this tiny home by Escape Traveler is a beautiful example. The panels warm up the nook with soothing color and texture. 

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    Rustic New York City Bedroom

    West Village studio apartment tiny bedroom
    Dana Schulz/6sqft

    You do not need wooden ceiling beams or a reclaimed wood feature wall to create a rustic inspired space. To illustrate our point take a gander at this New York City bedroom in a Greenwich Village apartment featured on 6sqft. The old brick walls and natural timber shelving give the small space a rustic vibe.

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    Pallet Bed Frame With Tons of Shoe Storage

    Bedroom Storage Shoe Pallet Rack
    Homepolish/Pop Sugar

    Sure you can purchase modern rustic décor, but you don't have to go shopping for mass-produced stuff to duplicate this homey storage solution in a cute little bedroom by Homepolish. The handy shoe storage unit was built out of old wood pallets.

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    Campy Bedroom With Rustic Flourishes

    Campy rustic bedroom with vintage motel sign
    Locati Architects

    A vintage motel sign gets a new life as a campy headboard in this rustic hotel bedroom by Locati Architects. The burnt orange walls match the sign while enhancing the room's cozy appeal. Another fantastic idea is the wood trim around the windows and walls. Raw wood was installed instead of conventional crown molding. The old books and bear lampshade on the left bring on the kitsch.

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    Take the Edge of Reclaimed Wood

    Crisp and fresh rustic bedroom
    Martha O’Hara Interiors

    In this stylish, rustic bedroom, Minnesota based design firm Martha O’Hara Interiors took the masculine edge off a reclaimed wood ceiling and stone fireplace with contrasting fabrics. Details including the plush neutral bedding and the country plaid curtains add softness and a sense of balance to the room. There is no need for a traditional end table when you have a tree stump you can paint half white. The small wing chair on the right may not seem like a typical choice for a rustic bedroom, and that's the point. It lends sophistication while providing a practical purpose.

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    A Nordic Inspired Bedroom With Rustic Flair

    Whitewashed rustic bedroom
    Emma Beryl Interior Design

    Give a Nordic styled bedroom some rustic flair with a whitewashed wood feature wall as shown in this Brooklyn, New York loft by Emma Beryl Interior Design based in New York City. Duplicating the look is a cinch using peel and stick wood plank by Stikwood, LuxeWall, or Artis Wall.

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    Rustic, Glam and Mid-Century Style

    Rustic inspired bedroom with black walls
    Griffin Carrick Design

    Bold black walls lend swagger to this sanctum by Griffin Carrick Design located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The room is a stunning mash-up of rustic, glam and midcentury modern styles. Soft accents including the light and airy curtains and luxurious sheepskin rugs offset the rustic wood headboard. Sprigs of eucalyptus and matching marble lamps flank the bed. The abstract wall on the right is a playful counterpoint to the rest of the furnishings.

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    Create a Bespoke Rustic Feature Wall

    Rustic room with wood panel accent wall
    Millhaven Homes

    You can get mighty creative when creating a bespoke feature wall. In this cozy bedroom by Millhaven Homes located in Lehi, Utah wood planks were arranged in a traditional American Indian pattern. The navy and white wood panels set the tone for the room's color scheme.

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    Accents Can Infuse a Room With Rustic Vibes

    Simple and clean white rustic bedroom

    Sometimes all you need are a couple of decorative accents to infuse a space with a rustic style. In this southern style home by Homepolish interior designer, Diane Hewitt a lucky horseshoe and pebble-filled table lamps add rustic vibes to a crisp, neutral bedroom.

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    Rustic Inspired Hotel Room

    Rustic bedroom beadboard walls
    Studio Tack

    In this hotel room, two-tone beadboard walls and a color scheme steeped in shades of white, green, gray, brown, and blue are both nods to the classic rustic style. Contributing to the old-timey feeling are the two wrought iron inspired bed frames. 

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    Modern and Rustic Small Cabin Bedroom

    Rustic Bedroom with Chevron wallpaper
    Locati Architects

    Piling on layers of various patterns and textures in a mix of different brown and cream colors is the trick that makes this homey bedroom by Locati Architects one of our favorite examples ever. The reclaimed wood wall anchors the space while print fabrics in contrasting patterns covering the walls, window, headboard, and pillows add both visual interest and depth.