One of my favorite rustic touches in any country home is rustic metal. Just a touch of rustic metal in a room can bring the barn inside your home. The use of wire baskets, galvanized buckets, cast iron, and pipe can all be gorgeous yet rustic. Learn how to make your own industrial shelving with pipe using this tutorial. Bonus points for using even more rustic metal to decorate the shelves.
Also stop by and see my tips for using vintage items in your country home.