Guest Picks: 20 Ways to Add Farmhouse Style
Get the Rustic Look with Reclaimed Wood, Apron Sinks and Pieces Rich in Character
I've got farmhouse style on the mind as I'm about to move into my newly purchased 98-year-old home, moving from the city to the country for the first time in a decade. Here are some products I've had my eye on that encapsulate that classic farmhouse look while maintaining a transitional modern aesthetic. — Kelly Serra from The Kitchen Designer
I'm a newcomer to Anthropologie's furniture line, but stopped in my tracks when I saw this rustic farmhouse table. Offset the country feel by pairing it with some mix and match modern chairs.
These classic Tolix stools complement nearly any table or room. Pair a few with a rustic table or island for a dramatic juxtaposition.
I love these classic chairs for mixing and matching with nearly any table. The wooden dowel legs soften up the look and make them feel more substantial and warm.
This refrigerator from Sub-Zero would look right at home in a modern farmhouse kitchen. Throw in a colander of farm fresh eggs and a glass carafe of milk and you're set.
Can you imagine scrambling your farm fresh eggs on this gorgeous and dramatic range? This is the real deal in terms of both performance and aesthetics.
Nothing says farmhouse kitchen more than a traditional apron front sink. Here's a classic model by Rohl that has a good bit of heft to it, rounded edges, and a milky white finish for that true rustic kitchen look.
I love the farmhouse feel of a traditional apron sink but don't have the height under the countertop required by most models. Here's a more shallow version that can work with more rigid space requirements while still providing that classic apron front look.
I love the industrial look of this semi professional faucet to add some interest and an edge to an otherwise traditional country kitchen.
As a softer alternative to the Blanco semi professional faucet, here's an option that will look great with a classic apron front sink. With no shortage of curves and a vintage touch, this polished chrome model will be right at home in a farmhouse kitchen.
These days, concrete is more than just an industrial flooring option. Trueform elevates this natural product to elegant heights, highlighting the mottled surface with a gentle sheen and adding a sophisticated edge to any kitchen.
This rustic armoire created from reclaimed antique barn wood is rich with history and character. Custom made from high quality, reclaimed and recycled doors, floor boards, siding and other original components of New England's historic barns.
Put in the kitchen to store dishware or pantry items and add an element of warmth and the unexpected.
Does it get any more "farmhouse" than this? The rustic buffet is created from reclaimed, recycled antique barn wood and is rich with character. This beautiful buffet is handcrafted with antique white pine with a wax finish and has a top crafted of distressed soapstone. The perfect conversation piece.
I love this Scandinavian inspired, made in the USA, eco-friendly cabinetry. Designed with classic clean lines and exposed tenon joinery, these pieces are designed to work with a multitude of aesthetics.
I've long been a fan of these luminescent candle holders in the richest colors I've seen. Pool together a bunch in a similar color scheme or varying as shown in the pictures to create immense warmth and ambiance in any room.
This happy rug will brighten up any room, and would look fantastic layered over wide plank rustic wood floors.
Two of these porcelain pendant lamps situated over a large rustic dining table would surely add a classic farmhouse feel. Conversely, you could put them in a more modern, sleek kitchen to add a little "country warmth."
Love the look of these iconic kitchen pendant lights illuminating an island or sink. I'd love to purchase two of these for over my farmhouse table in the center of my eat in kitchen... if budget was no object, that is!
How apropos to serve a bushel of fresh berries in this adorable ceramic farmer's market basket. Modeled to look like the traditional cardboard blueberry pints, there's finally a way to sustain that farm fresh produce look over time.
Loving this vintage-inspired simple mirror with a whimsical bird perched atop. I'm envisioning it in my daughter's nursery, or if I'm feeling selfish, in my foyer. Complementary of a variety of aesthetics, this mirror would be at home in almost any space.
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Ideabook published on July 6, 2011.
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