Cowboy chic is an aesthetic inspired by Western culture romanticizing the lifestyle of cowboys and horsemen. This room decor style is massively inspired by the classic American way of living in the ranches, where people had their unique way of styling their living spaces. Presently, this style is not only popular in various regions of the US, but it has also become something that many people, from around the world, appreciate and want to incorporate into their home decor.
The cowboy chic style includes decor pieces that are mostly made of polished wood and rugged leather. The color palette of this aesthetic consists of a variety of colors inspired by the landscape of such ranches that includes shades of deep red and vibrant blues along with warmer shades of brown. Similarly, many people also want to have such decor in their bedrooms which is why people prefer to keep some elements inspired by the aesthetic. It can include furniture like western beds and other decor items like wall hangings. If one is planning on getting their room transformed into a Cowboy Chic aesthetic, with the help of Western-style furniture, then the following tips can be of great help:
Go For Deeper Tones
The Western style is known for deeper tones and darker shades of colors inspired by nature and the surrounding areas of a Western ranch. A variety of colors that can be included in the decor in the form of various pieces of furniture can be inspired by the natural elements found. The deeper-tone furniture can be made of materials like dark-colored leather and wood. There can also be the incorporation of colors like brown, maroon, and cherry.
The darker shades should also be accompanied by lighter shades of certain colors like blue to provide a form of contract to the whole room. So, if someone is buying a brown couch or bed, one can try to contrast the same with subtle shades of other colors. Not only will this add contrast and dimension to the room decor, but also cut down the monotonicity of using just a darker color palette.
Choose Rustic Materials
Besides going for deeper colored materials, one should also invest in some rustic materials to get the feel of the cowboy-chic aesthetic. Rustic materials can either be thrifted or may be bought via vintage shops. It can include buying older but sturdy furniture which matches the overall aesthetic of ranches. Rustic materials already have a deeper shade to them which makes them fit the room’s aesthetic. In the case of rustic wood furniture, it is good to get the furniture polished to give it a more cowboy-chic look. Such pieces also add subtlety to the whole room while keeping it according to the theme.
Another way is to combine the rustic wood furniture with the modern sofa bed. This will give another look to your room.
Add Vintage Textiles And Create Combinations
Along with spending on the furniture, one should also focus on the kind of textiles that can go well with the furniture and the whole room. Textiles can be used in a variety of ways to make the room look more cowboy chic. They may be used as covers for beds and sofas, carpets, wall hangings, and even table clothes. The cowboy chic aesthetic is enhanced by the use of vintage textiles.
While getting the textiles best suited for the room, one should opt for all different types of textiles. It can include different colors, patterns, and even textures. Then the textiles can be used in combination with each other to form different designs and make the bedroom look more lively. It will also add a new personality and dimension to the furniture and will help in cutting off the monotonicity of the shades of the furniture.
Add Animal Inspired Furniture
Animal-inspired furniture elements, like leather accents or designs shaped like animal skulls or horns, also provide a distinctive touch to the overall aesthetic. The Western-style also includes various elements inspired by animals like motifs, leather, and even animal skin. So, to replicate the style, one can go for leather-fitted furniture like chairs and bed rests. Besides this, for people who do not wish to get actual and real leather, one can also go for faux leathers and other materials that give the effect of being animal-inspired without causing any harm to the animals. One can also go with furniture with designs shaped like animal skulls or horns to add that influence to the room.
Go Thrifting And Vintage Shopping
One of the best places and ways to get vintage furniture inspired by the Western style is to go to a vintage or thrift store. Vintage stores, especially those dealing with old American aesthetics or the Western cowboy style, can be one’s best bet to get good quality and rustic furniture inspired by cowboy chic. Such a shopping experience may also help in getting acquainted with the various things that inspired such a style and what other elements can be added to make it look more in alignment with the overall Western style of cowboys and horsemen. These elements can then be added to the bedroom to make it even more cowboy chic.
In conclusion, incorporating Western-style furniture in one’s bedroom decor may be tricky but can be done by following some easy tips. Such a visually captivating space can be created by utilizing deeper tones inspired by nature and contrasting them with lighter hues along with the use of rustic materials, such as vintage or thrifted furniture that can add an authentic touch. Additionally, vintage textiles in various colors, patterns, and textures can bring personality and depth to the room. Besides this, exploring thrift and vintage stores offers one an opportunity to discover unique pieces that may align perfectly with the cowboy chic style. It can help in getting done with the bedroom decor while also providing insights into what other furniture or styles may be used to enhance the overall look of the room.