Modern Farmhouse Design
If you have been hearing buzz about “modern farmhouse” or perhaps Chip & Joanna Gaines‘ makes your jaw drop, I am here to break it down for you!
This trend takes super clean palettes and layers on warm wood, texture, greenery and the result is utter simplicity. You may be a modern farmhouse devotee if you:
*Love to pop vintage finds against clean white walls;
*Have a thing for reclaimed wood;
*Think some over-sized lanterns would make great pendants over your kitchen island.
Some key elements to pull it off:
*Keep it simple. Remember relaxed elements and the contrast of the textures – think knotty wood and some wrought iron.
*If you want to pull off window treatments in this style think old shutters or even handkerchief linen.
*What about rugs? How about some estate sale finds, worn with age?
*Then there are the elements of barn doors and ship lap paneling which I would use sparingly – unless of course you are on a real farm.
Photo Credit: KEN LINSTEADT ARCHITECTS