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How to Create a Modern Rustic Backyard

The modern rustic backyard design is a quite popular one. This contemporary style is perfect for entertaining friends and family, where you and your guests can enjoy your time together in a gorgeous outdoor living space. There are many different elements you can incorporate into your space. There are no strict rules you have to stick to, and instead it is a matter of taking different ideas and getting inspiration to create the most functional, fabulous space for your own home.

Wood.

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You simply cannot create a modern rustic backyard without wood. Old, aged, antiqued wood is best, and you can use it in a variety of formats. Choose a wooden outdoor dining set or set up a bar off to the side made of antiqued wood, to create that rustic look. You can even go a bit more unusual with a wooden vase holding flowers or plants, or a couple of wooden cutting boards for preparing food outdoors.

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Metal.

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You cannot forget to include some metal in your design to get that authentic modern rustic feel. A wrought iron wine rack, some brass chairs or tables, whatever pieces you think would work well in your space, if they have that modern rustic feel, they suit the theme.

Modern.

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To keep the modern effect and not so traditional, add in a built-in stainless steel barbecue or dishwasher. This not only modernizes the whole space, but also increases the overall efficiency. These appliances make preparing food outdoors and cleanup a breeze. In turn, you spend less preparing and serving the food, and cleaning up, and more time enjoying yourself and your company.

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This backyard oasis can be yours, by keeping these simple tips in mind during the planning of your outdoor space. There is no point in letting a perfectly good outdoor space go to waste, and if modern rustic is your cup of tea, these tips will help you create the backyard space of your dreams.{picture sources:1,2,3,4, and 5}.

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Posted in Outdoor on June 4, 2012

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Stefan
Stefan is the owner of Homedit.com – he started the site back in November 2008, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now.

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