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The weathered wood cabinets in the kitchen above make the room look storied and full of character. You look at the salvaged material and instantly imagine how it was found and what work went into its transformation. We think that's part of the appeal of "rustic" interiors. We've gathered a few rustic modern pieces for the home after the jump...

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The island above appears to be a weathered old wooden workbench. We love the warmth it lends to this stainless steel kitchen.

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The wood in this dining room furniture at VivaTerra is salvaged from old railroad ties.

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This baseboard heater is painted by Cynthia Lee Quinn to look like weathered wood.

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This weathered wood headboard is on sale right now at Pottery Barn Kids.

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The Lake Side Table from BDDW comes in an oxidized maple that looks like was salvaged from a barn.
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This Architectural Wooden Mirror from Flutter has a weathered wood frame. Given its large size, it can add substantial rustic detail to the home.

Top photo: House to Home. Island photo: At Home with Kim Vallée.