Bringing The Old West Style to Modern House Designing

What could be more fun and engaging than incorporating the age-old story Indians and cowboys into your home decor? For you who have a wild sense of adventure and love a great story, this could be a very interesting theme for your next home decorating project. This is a great way to bring the rustic feeling of the old west into the modern world of today’s hectic lifestyles.

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Try to vision a house with leather upholstered and knotty pine. Antlers and massive fireplaces everywhere are also first that comes up in my mind when an-old design idea pops into my head. The possibilities are as endless as your imagination and only limited by your spending budget in all honesty. An old-west style is a look that could be pulled off on almost any budget for you who are willing to make a few thrift store bargain and purchases along the way while investing a fair amount of elbow grease.

One thing you want to keep in mind with this certain theme is not taking it too far. This could be so easy to do and it will only detract from the appeal and charm if you do so. Choose the decorations carefully but implement them minimally. This should also help with possible budget restrictions as well as keep you on track for finding the perfect decorations rather than picking up everything you see only to discover later that many simply will not work with the design and style you are hoping to achieve in the long run.

Wood panelled and floors are a great statement for this sort of decor as well as stone for a fireplace. You want solid furniture rather than something that appear delicate or dainty and you certainly want to keep the room mannish in appearance if at all possible. The style of the old west for a home decoration isn’t for bachelors alone but too much of a feminine touch will simply killing the charm all together. In fact, the less feminine touches the better save these touches for a romantic bathroom or bedroom rather than the primary spaces that family and friends will visit.

Keep in your mind, if you want to replace some parts of your house, you should know what you’re doing on that material type. Some of the old house material contain dangerous substance such as asbestos fibre, if you’re not sure about the material type, the material testing is a must. Some articles in the web also explained about it, this is one of the sample which is talking about checking the asbestos material in Sydney: ,, take a look and grab anything good to keep and help your project safe.


You might also want to take great pains to emulate the rustic nature of the old west within your kitchen. No delicate china patterns or tables with legs that look like that might fall off with a tough wind. This is a ‘mans’ style of decorating and it needs to look as though it will withstand any penance a man can dish out in order to keep the amusing and light appeal of the remainder of the home. You can discover modern sinks, hardware and fixtures that are designed to look like those of the old west and beyond if you look in the appropriate places.

For those who are searching for something a little out of the conventional this is one style of decorating that unquestionably fits the bill. See what delightful schemes and dreams you can come up with and what sort of tall tale will go along with your old west style then create the story within the walls of your home. There is no better way to go to a residence decorated this way.