Finding Authentically Rustic Furniture


In recent years, rustic interiors have become increasingly popular due to interior design trends like shabby chic and the more recent, sophisticated trend of rustic vogue. As such, there has been an increase in demand for rustic furniture and décor, leading to numerous ‘faux’ rustic furniture entering the market. However, we believe that faux rustic furniture doesn’t come close to matching the quality and aesthetic of authentically rustic antiques. Simply put, you can’t beat the real thing!

So, in this blog, we’re going to give delve into finding authentically rustic furniture to help you incorporate some real rustic style into your home.

Why Choose Antique?

By definition, rustic largely refers to a worn appearance, and this worn look is authentically afforded to antiques due to the time they have been in use. When attempting to recreate this look on contemporary pieces, the same result is never achieved, and the piece only ever looks to be a poor imitation.

Moreover, there are numerous reasons to choose antique furniture beyond the aesthetic of rustic antique pieces. From the unmatched quality to the historical significance, discover more reasons here.

Where to Find Authentically Rustic Furniture

These days, a quick google search of ‘rustic furniture’ will offer numerous results. However, you want to be careful to avoid the fakes currently saturating the market. As such, we consider ‘rustic antiques’ or ‘rustic antique furniture’ a better choice when searching for that perfect rustic piece.

Fortunately, we have eliminated much of the searching process for you by dedicating an entire category of our website to the rustic pieces that we have available.

Shop the range here.

Furthermore, with new items added to the website daily, you’re sure to find something perfect for your home at Penderyn Antiques! Just keep an eye on our ‘New Stock’ section or sign up for our newsletter to receive weekly stock updates, so you can be sure you won’t miss that authentic rustic piece that’s ideal for your home.

Styling A Rustic Interior

When it comes to styling a rustic interior, there are many ways to achieve an authentically rustic look. One of our favourite ways to do this is through drawing inspiration from the rustic vogue interior design trend. Nicknamed the ‘cottagecore glow-up’, this sophisticated take on rustic interiors is the perfect way to add some timeless style to your home, as many elements of the trend draw on some of the most enduring principles of interior design.

Discover our guide to rustic vogue here.

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