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Curling up on a comfy couch to watch a movie, hosting a dinner party in a sleek but homey kitchen, and getting a good night’s sleep in a bright and airy bedroom are some of the best memories made at home. Bringing together modern sensibilities and country charm, Modern Rustic pairs warm woods with paired-back neutral color palettes and contemporary furniture for a look that’s inviting and unique. We’ve selected household staples from our Wilcox Model at Venetian Pines to help inspire you. See our team’s inspiration behind the design, then discover the furniture pieces and accessories to recreate this modern yet rustic feel in your home.

The Mood Board

An earthy palette of deep blues and warm browns informs the color scheme at the model home.


Modern Rustic style is ideal for comfortable modern living, and works well in spaces like the kitchen, where people naturally gather. Our take on the sleek white countertops, grey tiled backsplash, metallic fixtures, and wooden decor create the perfect combination of Modern Rustic.

Family Room

If you enjoy cozying up on a rainy day to watch a movie or host a game night with friends, creating a welcoming family room should be a top priority, and making sure you have ample seating is key. Layered rugs ground the room and add some texture into the space. A warm wooden coffee table gives off a farm-like feel, while patterned pillow covers add a pop of color.

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Owner’s Retreat

After a busy day at work or an evening out on the town, there’s nothing better than crawling into a soft cozy bed. Waking up in a serene and calming room with muted colors is the best way to start the day. The spa-like color palette immediately puts you at ease and inspires you to take on the day. Our serene oceanscape meets rustic feel can be achieved with just a few signature pieces.

Visit our blog for more creative ways to decorate your home. Discover the Rustic & Natural style, Transitional Yet Classic style, Casual Yet Sophisticated style, Modern Rustic style and Colorful & Eclectic style.


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Liz, Nicole and Karla

New Home Specialists


Liz, Nicole and Karla

New Home Specialists


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