13. Elegant and Understated Raw Wood Shelf
A softly glowing collection of candles gives a peaceful aura to this wall piece and it brings into play the powerful natural element of fire. This is a marvelous study in contrasts, which emphasizes the stark simplicity of the grouping. This is a marvelous rustic wall decoration idea and while it would be at home in a variety of settings, it seems well suited for a mission or southwestern style. If you are not comfortable with wall candles, the shelf is useful for many other pieces of décor. Flameless candles are also an option to replace candles. This piece will fill a wall nicely and is strong enough to stand alone or work as a focal point of a grouping.
14. Hand-painted Whitewashed “Life Is Beautiful” Sign
A heartwarming sentiment on weathered shiplap is a marvelous bit of rustic wall decor. The wood planks attach to each other in an imperfect arrangement and the flaws in the wood plainly seen. Perhaps this is alluding to the idea that life does not need to be perfect in order to be beautiful. The mixed typefaces used in the piece, add interest easily and are a popular trend in art and décor. This wall art is an ideal backdrop for the simple accents on the table; the starfish gives this grouping a nautical feel, which works well with rustic pieces.
15. Orchard Ladder Display Shelf
The photo credit really says it all here, “Charming Imperfections,” such an idea description that gets right to the heart of rustic wall decoration ideas. Here something as ordinary as an old ladder hanging on a wall is elevated when used as a display shelf. Cleverly, placed accent pieces enhance the simple nature of this piece. Here a set of three framed photos is joined with rustic figures, flowers, and a lantern. The pops of color add emphasis to the grouping. This rustic collection is another example of how effortlessly unexpected items can bring a room together.