There are several versions of where the country style originated. Many people strongly associate it with America in the years of its intensive development, with the Wild West cowboys. Some believe that this style was invented by Scandinavian designers, who tried to create an interior design that has simplicity and high ecological compatibility of materials. But the main thing is not who created this style, but its high popularity and a large number of fans all around the world.
Even nowadays, when we talk about country style, we mean most often a summary image of village life with simple but comfortable furniture that was available to the villagers. So, the furniture in Swiss chalets, in American ranches, in English cottages, and even French country furniture can be called the country one.
Just each nation brings its colorful features to the interiors and furniture. And in many villages of any country people do not even realize that the furniture in their house is made in the country style, and they just live surrounded by the things that their grandparents used.
The distinctive features of true country style furniture
- massive and deliberately rough;
- surfaces are rough, unpolished;
- shades, usually light;
- the form is correct, classical;
- furniture old or aged artificially;
- furniture is made by hand or creates this impression.
Usually, wicker or wooden furniture is used for the interiors made in country style. Сountry décor style is suitable for any room or the whole house. When choosing furniture, try to decide the style of which country you like the most like. After all, having common characteristic signs, furniture of different countries has its own differences. And remember that such furniture looks more advantageous in large rooms.
Kitchen country style furniture
If you want to decorate the kitchen in a country style, then kitchen furniture should be chosen so that the overall appearance of the kitchen makes an impression of simplicity, comfort, and coziness. In this case, do not necessarily seek to buy a kitchen set. You can buy items individually, the main thing is that they combine with each other.
Kitchen furniture should be made of solid wood, all modern equipment must be hidden behind the doors of kitchen cabinets. If the kitchen furniture is Provence country style, then it can be decorated with carvings or decor in the form of drawings and ornaments.
Furniture in the style of English or American country, on the contrary, is simple, without ornaments. The dining table is better to choose a large and wooden. There will be a slide or a sideboard for dishes, as well as a small soft sofa or a wooden bench with cushions.