Renovation: Senoia FarmhouseFarmhouse Living Room, Atlanta

Laurey W. Glenn (courtesy Southern Living)

Example of a country living room design in Atlanta with a standard fireplace and no tv —  Houzz
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itaylerer wrote:May 2, 2013
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    Historical Concepts

    In a previous question about putting wood on the walls, the builder responded to say that it costs about 4x as much to do wood planks instead of drywall. This would likely apply to the ceiling, as well.

  • linepom
    Plafond coût
msewise wrote:October 23, 2013
  • meenda
    Where did you get the table? Also, do you know what the dimensions of the table are?
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    Historical Concepts
    It was a find in a local antique store. I don't know the dimensions.
lyhanc wrote:June 16, 2013
djrohrer wrote:November 7, 2013
  • lilo14
    i LOVE THE ANTIQUE LOOK TO THE TABLES! But how do you get the look or where can you buy something like it?
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    Historical Concepts
    dhrohrer - an update to your question from last November - I've just learned that the "inner surround" closest to the firebox is from Eldorado Stone, while the "outer" surround is a wood surround custom crafted by the builder.
Eric Fox wrote:October 4, 2013
ammrdh wrote:August 5, 2013
  • mukiemd
    I love the chandelier - where can I find one?
  • Nancy Torrisi
    Love the table!
spirittree wrote:May 13, 2013
Amanda Yannello wrote:July 21, 2017
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    John Bynum Custom Homes, Inc.
    I always have and we get a better finish. But there are some new water based products out from Sherwin Williams that we are starting to try. Oil is tough to work with and can yellow over time
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    Historical Concepts

    Thank you, John!

iamcathy wrote:April 23, 2017
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    Historical Concepts

    It is roughly 23x15. For a full floorplan of this home, the 2012 Southern Living Idea House, click here.

  • iamcathy

    So grateful.....Thank you

bwilson77 wrote:April 3, 2015
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    John Bynum Custom Homes, Inc.

    Yes. Wood planks are about 4 times the cost of sheetrock installed.

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    Historical Concepts

    John is the builder of this house, and many other fine homes. The cost factor he provides is a great figure for planning purposes.

jonates5 wrote:February 17, 2014
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    Historical Concepts
    Thanks for your question, unfortunately I do not know the paint color.
  • abraswell1
    I believe SW Pearly White is used in most of the rooms in this house. You can find the resource article on Southern Living for this Idea House.
Whitney wrote:August 24, 2013
Lawrence Wetherby wrote:June 30, 2013
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    Warner Builders
    Hey Lawrence, about $40.00 per sq ft, labor and materials if done correctly.
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    Historical Concepts
    We are an architecture firm and I don't feel like we are the best to answer that question. I would check with local landscape/hardscape firms.
Jess H wrote:May 21, 2013
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    Historical Concepts
    I'm afraid I can't answer your question. We are the architects and did not select the plants or furnishings. I checked the Resource Guide for the home and I don't see any indication of the plant type.
  • Beverly Hamilton
    Se ven muy bien las semillas de pino en ese plato de madera.
Elizabeth wrote:May 5, 2013
sillytwin wrote:May 3, 2013
Bruna Payne wrote:May 2, 2013
suzmcwhorter1 wrote:March 2, 2017
sombug77 wrote:March 18, 2016
Shannon Thomas wrote:February 29, 2016
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    Historical Concepts

    The table was vintage/antique. Just a tip, if you click More Info below the photo you will see many questions that have already been answered. Within that is a link to the Resource Guide for this house, should you have any further questions it might be helpful!

Diane Vacca wrote:February 10, 2016
hengelfelt wrote:May 18, 2015
Marilyn Ayre wrote:February 12, 2015
denafarden wrote:June 30, 2014
suzannerankins wrote:October 23, 2013
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    Historical Concepts
    Thank you for your question. The ceiling is detailed with wood planks. The ceiling height is 9'-4", a bit unusual since this was the renovation of an old home.

What Houzz contributors are saying:

becky
Becky Harris added this to 12 Farmhouse Touches That Bring Homeyness to the Living RoomJanuary 14, 2016

9. A rustic table. A smaller farm table can work well as a sofa table or library table in a living room. Smaller versions inspired by farm tables make good coffee tables in a farmhouse living room as well.

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Janell Beals - House of Fifty added this to Embrace a Few Beautifully Weathered Surfaces for a Happy, Durable HomeNovember 18, 2015

Weathered furniture looks appropriate in both cottage-style homes and tailored and sophisticated spaces. And if you’d like to layer area rugs over those durable floor options, consider sisal, sea grass or jute, which contribute warmth and texture while being durable and stain resistant.

isabella_max
Janell Beals - House of Fifty added this to What to Do With That Fireplace You’re Not UsingNovember 13, 2015

A more unexpected approach to placing logs in a unused firebox is to tuck in a basket filled with bundles of cut firewood.

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Mitchell Parker added this to Photos of 2013: The Most Popular Farmhouse SpacesDecember 13, 2013

5. The spaces in this renovated Atlanta farmhouse come up frequently in our top photos of 2013. This wonderfully bright living room with a cloth sofa just begs for a do-nothing day. See more photos of this homeChandelier: Laurenza 8 Light Chandelier LC624 from Ballard Design; drapery fabric: Fluting Stripe, Tracery Interiors; drapery hardware: Deauville Finial & Rod Set (FG048), Classic Ball in Black, Ballard Designs; firebox: Vent Free Series by Isokern, Earthcore; fireplace surround: Soho Boutique Surround in Oyster Shell Honed, Eldorado Stone; mantel: custom wood millwork by John Bynum; rug: braided jute RN006 in Natural, 9 by 12 feet, Ballard Designs; table behind sofa: vintage; sofa: Chichester Chesterfield 1120-LL, C.R. Laine; sofa fabric: Sailcloth Salt 32000-0018, Sunbrella

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Becky Dietrich, Interior Designer added this to Lessons in Living Comfortably: Embrace the Scratches and DentsOctober 10, 2013

Ever so discreetly, timeworn furniture hints at history. I wonder if this primitive table came out of Grandpa's barn or served in Great-Aunt Martha's kitchen during the Depression. In reality, it may have fallen off the back of a truck last week, or been a fantastic garage sale find. Whatever its origin, the dents and scratches make me curious.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

ssstukel
Sheri Stukel added this to Michigan3 days ago

SW Pearly white walls etc. This has a good link to resources!

john_badie
John Badie added this to John's ideasMarch 14, 2020

painting color + plants + lighting

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