For the Love of Shiplap
The world can thank Chip & Joanna Gaines for making the Farmhouse contemporary style a popular look in homes all over, not just Texas! Joanna has been quoted describing her decorating rule of thumb as:
“I tend to stick to a classic look and I like to incorporate character and interest with unexpected décor and design.”
3 Modern Ways to Add Farmhouse Character to Your Home
#1 The Right Backdrop Sets the Tone
Farmhouse color palettes are best known as timeless classics with tones of gray, they complement a variety of homes and furniture pieces. The colors below are popular Benjamin Moore shades that are almost fool proof when it comes to a “modern farmhouse” look.
#2 Interesting Light Fixtures Customize a Room
The sky’s the limit when it comes to light fixtures, not only do places like World Market, Wayfair, and Ikea have interesting metals and shapes, but you can find amazing DIY projects on Pinterest to try on already existing fixtures! The lights in this kitchen show the impact interesting fixtures make.
Picture Courtesy of Pinterest
#3 Barn Doors Give Back
Barn doors are a popular look, but did you know they can also be a wise investment when it comes to selling your home? In a study done by Zillow Digs on more than 2 million listed homes last year, those that had “barn door” in their description showed as much as a 13% higher sale price than expected, along with less time on the market!