How To Use Faux Beams To Create A Rustic Retreat

How to use faux beams to create a rustic retreat


Imagine What You Can Do With Faux Beams


Wouldn’t you just love to have your very own rustic retreat that you could go to anytime? Just the thought of being in the country and away from all of the hustle and bustle of our daily lives sends a signal to our brains and we instantly start to relax.

Well, we wanted to be able to have a rustic retreat that we come home to every day. So the solution to that is using faux wood beams to create a warm and relaxing place that we look forward to coming home to each day. 


Elegant French Country Living Room


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Here they used wide ceiling beams and also incorporated a rustic beam as the mantel for the fireplace. We love this elegant French Country look this is a great example how you can add a rustic beam to give it a warm and relaxed look. 



This Is a Great Farmhouse Style Dining Room and Kitchen


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The faux wood beams adds that cozy appeal and really make this Farmhouse dining room and kitchen stand out from the rest. 




Adding Faux Wood Beams with Straps Gives This Living Room A Rustic Chic Look


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We love how they used faux beams with the straps to give the appearance of an old rustic look while also complementing the beautiful dark wide plank wood floors.  This is a great way to add dimension and warmth to large open concept floor plan to make it feel cozier. 


Elegant and Rustic Come Together Using Faux Wood Beams


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Here is another great example how you can add a warm and rustic beam to an elegant country-style sitting room.


Add An Architectural Element To Your Long Entry Way For That Wow Factor


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By adding these wide rustic faux beams it not only adds an architectural element it also breaks up the long hallway. 



Transform Your All White Kitchen Into A Beautiful Kitchen Retreat


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We love how they used the wide dark faux beams in a Coffered Ceiling style to give this all-white kitchen more character and depth with a touch of rustic styling. Now, this is what I call a retreat kitchen! Who wouldn’t want to cook or just even hang out in this beautiful space? 



The American Pro Décor Faux Wood Beam by Home Depot

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Now that you have seen how using faux wood beams can transform any room in your home into that rustic retreat that you will enjoy coming home to after a long stressful day let’s quickly discuss the actual beams. Yes, that’s right they’re fake, not real wood. They are also very easy to install yourself with just a few basic tools and someone to help you. Here is a link if you would like to try your own DIY project and transform one of your rooms into your very own retreat. Click here for a DIY video on how to install faux wood beams. 

Home Depot is a great resource for faux wood beams here is their link for all of their faux beams.


You can also check your favorite home improvement store as many carry various style of faux beams.

We hope that you enjoyed this weeks blog posting and it inspired you with some great ideas that you can do yourself.  Be sure to leave a comment or share your own experience if you have done this in your home. We would love to see and hear about your projects.


So long for now and happy decorating.