There are three things a home should be—warm, cozy and comfortable. What's the easiest way to achieve all that? Through rustic decor, of course! This style is a classic as it can easily transcend trends. Achieve the look with these tips: 

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1. Create a balance between natural details and modern furniture.

Imperfect elements such as raw stone, wood beams, and bricks contrast and highlight modern, often rectilinear furniture designs or mid-century modern pieces. 

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2. Soften a wood-heavy space with color through throws, area rugs and floor pillows.

Add a few whimsical touches by way of toys and accessories with a weathered look or patina

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3. Choose natural materials and neutrals, and go for symmetrical arrangements and displays.

Add hints of tribal weavings and bohemian throws. For a more cohesive look, consider sticking to a theme for consistency. 

4. Let the sunshine into your home.

The more natural light, the better. Bringing in the outdoors while having cozy decor is the essence of rustic living. 

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5. Offset neutral hues with happy colors.

Try fuchsia, aqua and lime—colors that contrast nicely with vintage furniture and wooden elements. 

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This article originally appeared in the December 2015-January 2016 issue of Real Living Magazine. 

This story originally appeared on Realliving.com.ph.

* Minor edits have been made by the Femalenetwork.com editors.

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