Decorating with Antlers
Antlers in home décor offer a style that’s all their own. Trophy antlers of course fit right in with the décor in a rugged hunting lodge. But antlers can also be used in more creative ways for an interesting, subtler effect. That might be why they’re a perennial decorating trend.
You can find antlers on every type of home décor, whether they’re genuine, realistic faux antlers or a more artistic representation in sculpted metal. Antlers often come in the
Pair them with:
- Rugged leather and western décor for a ranch look. Sturdy, masculine furniture and plenty of hair on hide on display, joined by wall-mount antlers, will give your home a distinctly rugged feel.
- Outdoor themes, such as pinecones and wildlife, for a mountain effect. Deer and elk antlers in particular work really well in a lodge setting—they perfectly emphasize that camp look. Antlers can add an extra note of authenticity to a room filled with black bears and moose.
- Vintage items for a country-rustic style with a fun twist. Antlers are cropping up in vintage country-themed rooms to add interest and a rustic note. An antler wall mount on a French blue wall, with distressed-finish tables and vintage signs, is sure to make your kitchen welcoming.
- Spare décor for a wistful, natural effect. Antlers are part of nature, and along with natural twig designs, they can add an austere beauty to a room for a look that’s uniquely rustic.
Antlers are a little thing that can make a big rustic statement in any room. They’re definitely worth checking out as you seek to create a unique rustic space.