Joanna Gaines and Fixer Upper have certainly brought farmhouse style back to the forefront of home design. The look however now is a million miles away from the kitschy country of the 1980's and instead brighter, lighter and a little more natural. It can blend quite seamlessly with other types of decor when you stick to a neutral palette and natural materials.
If it's chippy, rusty, vintage or earthy it probably can fit into farmhouse decor. There's no need to actually live on a farm to create a home with the look. In fact, you don't even need to live in the country. I've seen plenty of suburban and city abodes that have bits and pieces from this trend that look stunning. To lend your home this style consider adding rustic wood furniture, galvanized steel, natural greenery, and subtle farm motif decor. I've rounded up a few inspiring pictures from a few of my favorite gals on Instagram to help you envision how lovely this style can look.
Rustic wood, check. Vintage style lighting, check. Country style cooking utensils, check. I bet you'd never guess this is a SoCal home! This beautifully fresh kitchen was share by Carol Estes @cestesdesign I feel this one has a little bit of french country style too.
Photo Credit: Carol Estes, Interior Designer
It's the combination of natural elements like that boxwood wreath and birch branch from this photograph by Chelsea (@creatingcottersbay) that initially caught my eye. That cow picture though totally brings the farmhouse style, but the fact that is in black and white keeps it classier.
Photo Credit: Chelsea / @creatingcottersbay
My dear friend Sherri actually hails from Florida, so more often than not her style tends be beachy and fresh but this vignette she designed shows just how easily you can sneak a little farmhouse into other styles. The barn house pictures and rustic wood give a subtle nod to country farm style.
Photo Credit: Sherri Ogg @graceindesign
Can you believe that the clock in the next Instagram pic was handmade? Talk about stunning. While this vignette is more modern in style, I simply had to show you that amazing, rustic piece of art!
Photo Credit: Lisa Marie @homesweetcozyhome
This photograph from Sarah (The Freckled Farmhouse) showcases a farmhouse style kitchen that is so beautifully neutral and minimalist. The edison style lighting really gives the space a classic, vintage look.
Photo Credit: Sarah @thefreckledfarmhouse
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