6 DIYs to Get the Modern Rustic Look on a Budget

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6 DIYs to Get the Modern Rustic Look on a Budget
Lucy Akins (1); Tim & Mary Vidra (2, 3)

If your décor style leans more toward the rustic side, but you still love a touch of modernism, try out these budget-smart DIYs to create a perfectly balanced look in your home or workspace. From furniture to accessories to lighting, we've got all your modern rustic needs covered.

Tree Stump End Table
Tim & Mary Vidra

Tree Stump End Table

This rustic end table certainly brings the outdoors in, but the hairpin legs give it a decidedly modern edge. Pair it with furniture that has clean lines for a cool, mid-century vibe.

Antique Basket Pendant Light
Tim & Mary Vidra

Antique Basket Pendant Light

Transform an old wire basket into a stylish lighting fixture for the perfect industrial accessory. The pendant-style feels fresh and current, while the aged metal gives it old world charm.

Log Slice Chalkboard Sign
Tim & Mary Vidra

Log Slice Chalkboard Sign

A log slice sign hung in your entryway offers a rustically charming greeting to visitors, and the chalkboard paint gives it that modern edge. Change it up each season with a new sentiment.

Glass Bottle Vases
Tim and Mary Vidra

Glass Bottle Vases

Recycle glass bottles into sleek flower vases. Up the rustic appeal by filling them with various wildflowers and cluster them together for a truly stylish, modern-day centerpiece.

Hanging Plant Holders
Lucy Akins

Hanging Plant Holders

Every space needs a bit of greenery. These DIY plant holders are completely contemporary, but displaying them on a birch branch and hanging them with twine presents a rustic twist.

Industrial Pipe Bookcase
17 Apart

Industrial Pipe Bookcase

A bookcase not only adds storage to your space but also the opportunity to display your favorite books, photos and various objet d'art. As far as style goes, this industrial pipe version is as modern rustic as it gets.

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