See an overview on how to create faux finishes such as graining, stenciling, distressing and more.
Use wood stains to create the effect of an inlaid design.
Create a textured metallic finish using this elegant technique.
Use faux techniques in your bathroom to create a rustic style.
A faux-stone wall treatment is an inexpensive alternative when real stone is way out of the budget, from DIY Network.
Top off the rustic and homey decor of a log cabin with these ideas.