Farmhouse Trends You’ll Love
More and more people are embracing the farmhouse style in 2017. However, if you just heard of it, you might find it challenging to create the correct color patterns. The style is simple; you choose natural finishes and classic accessories to make your home look vintage and inspiring. It is a farmhouse design, but there is no dirty work needed to keep your home looking country.
One of the best way to bring a country feel is to have a small minimalist black and white display over your dresser or a cabinet. If you visit your local flea market, you will get great items to add to your gallery wall. It should be simple and minimalistic to achieve the magic of a country feel.
You can add your gallery items on an empty stairway. Choose one or two items to add to the empty stairway, and you are good to go. You can add a few smaller accessories to accentuate the larger items.
An entryway gallery wall will also look great. Grab all the items you can and combine them to create a rustic feel.
A slightly weathered mirror will bring out a ranch-style theme. You can find one in your Austin furniture store or get creative and DIY a weather mirror from a salvaged window. Use dried lavender on the sides to accentuate the appearance of the mirror.
You can also decide to go antique with a minimalist trend. Choose a dark stained antique mirror with a pure white background. Even better, you can choose reclaimed wood to make a DIY mirror frame. The patterns on the mirror frame will bring out the beauty of the mirror and bring out a country feel.
There are lots of antique accessories on the market to create a rural feel in an urban home. Apothecary jar vases are a good example. You can replace your conventional jar vases with mason jars. They will bring a vintage look to any part of your house they stand. You can create DIY labels for the apothecary jars, for a better appearance.
Monotone jars will also add a pop of great color and a home-grown intrigue especially if your house interior décor features a single color. This is your chance to put the fine china away and embrace a more traditional look.
Your kitchen will also need a change. You can do this by choosing some accessories including mason jars, wire baskets, and rustic signage among others. You can pair the accessories with white shelves to give the whole kitchen a country chic appearance.
Choose Sliding Barn Doors
You do not need to embrace the unfinished look of ranch-style installments. If you just copy a single style and it looks great, you will have created a retro style. If you choose a baby blue barn door, it will be totally on point bringing a light blue and clean finish. As a clean sliding barn door, it will quickly become the focal point in your house.
You need to choose a sophisticated bathroom door; bearing a rustic style without being rowdy.
Neutral and Natural Textures
Nothing shouts farmhouse more than wood, pure wood. To achieve the textures that shout country, you will need wooden furniture with white backgrounds. It creates a great atmosphere. You also need to add planters and shiplaps to get the outdoor experience inside an urban home. This will leave you craving for open pastures.
Wood accents and woven chairs are effortlessly welcoming. They offer you a place to enjoy good countryside cooking.
A farmhouse design looks great on any house when done right. However, when you overdo it, the design will transform a good looking home to a cluttered and uninspiring space. If you do not know which element or accessory to use, or which will match your existing décor, it is reasonable to seek the help of a designer.
The essence of a farmhouse design is to have a vintage style with a country feel while still maintaining the serenity and good appearance of the house. This can only be achieved when good colors, accessories, and furniture are chosen. If you choose potted plants, ensure you take care of them.