The most prevalent objects used in western décor are natural materials and rich earth tones and hues. The tradition comes from having to use whatever was at hand therefore a lot of western furniture art and more may be rough hewn as opposed to being factory made. That being said, it can also translate from rugged cabin decorations to modern urban design. Western architecture is as versatile as any other.
The majority of designs are noticeably of Spanish and Native American influences. The settlers took to using these items because they were generally more practical than what they brought with them from the east. Now they are so interwoven into the fabric of this country that its origins are almost forgotten.
If you choose to revisit the old west you can use layers of colors to that remind one of sunny days and colorful sunsets. Western decorating are not derived from the bright colors but the more subdued colors of the desert plains. The rich green, russets and gray blues that are found in nature. This is the palette that you must choose your colors from. Once you have your backdrop it is up to you to be tasteful in the use of art and artifacts.
True decorating is from within. A person’s home is an extension of himself or herself. It shows their interest, accomplishments and accents the one place where self expression can not go ignored. It is a way to show others sides of you that they may not even have been aware of. Browse our beautiful collection of western decor and accent your home with a form of self-expression that goes beyond day-to-day life.