Article - The Country Charm of Rooster Home Decor

by AnnaRae Mills

There are plenty of reasons why so many people are attracted torooster home decor. Perhaps it's because the rooster remindsthem of time spent at a grandparent's farm. Or, maybe it'ssimply because they like the casual, down-home look for at leastsome of the accessories and accents in their home. Whatever thereason, rooster designs and depictions can add a vibrant splashof color to a room, especially in the kitchen and/or diningarea.

Rooster home decor includes a wide variety of items. There areaccent rugs, wall clocks, framed prints, table decorations, keyracks, and many more things that have a rooster as part of theoverall design. Some designs are rather subdued while otherdesigns are so bold and bright that they are hard not to notice.

This type of decor is most often seen in a home decorated in thecountry or rustic style. However, it can sometimes be used inhomes that are furnished in other decorating styles, depending onwhat the other decor items are like. And, since rooster designsare quite common on things like kitchen canisters, spoon rests,utensil holders, wall tiles, and wallpaper borders, there's agood chance to see rooster-themed items in the kitchen area, nomatter how the rest of the house is decorated.

The popularity of rooster home decor can be partially attributedto the vibrant colors it can add to a home, as well as the ideathat the rooster represents the beginning of a new day due totheir early morning habits. Also, people like various types ofdecor that depicts animals, whether it's dogs, cats, horses,wildlife, or farm animals. There are a wide variety of items,such as accent rugs, sofa pillows, table decorations, curios,wall art, and much more that might feature animals.

A popular way to add rooster home decor to any room is withwindow accents or small figurines that can be placed on a shelf.Such items make it easy to have this fun and colorful element inany room without overwhelming the other types of decor.

There are plenty of items that let you add rooster home decor tothe bathroom as well. You will be able to find toothbrushholders, soap dispensers, tissue boxes, and other bathroomaccessories that have a rooster design or depiction on them.

Whether you want just a few pieces of rooster home decor here andthere, or if you want an entire room decorated in this theme, youwill be rewarded with a warm and welcoming feeling for your home.Plus, it adds a certain touch of country charm.

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AnnaRae Mills loves informal home decor; especially the western, rustic, southwestern, country, and lodge styles. She has dozens of great decorating tips to share with you. Plus, see more than 375 pictures that show why casual home decor is more popular than ever. Go to

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