White, grey, greige. I love these colors and have them in my home, but they’re all I seem to see on Pinterest and in magazines anymore. White walls are especially linked with farmhouse style, but many old farmhouses were often places full of color and pattern. Victorian farmhouses like mine were often originally decorated with dark stained trim and patterned wallpaper. We discovered layers of patterned wallpaper downstairs while the upstairs bedrooms were painted in shades of green, blue and pink.
I’m interested in bringing some color back into this happy home of ours and aqua is one of my favorite shades. This color looks great in both new houses and historic homes. In fact, the famed “haint blue” color of painted Victorian porch ceilings is generally a shade of aqua or light blue. Continue reading →
A giant cast iron sink, wood floors, an adorable island, and beadboard all around. These are my dreams for our farmhouse kitchen, but I would be lying if I said it wasn’t already pretty dang charming. Even with all of its quirks (like mismatched countertops on the same counter!), our kitchen is one of my favorite rooms in the house. We added some farmhouse kitchen decor to make it feel more like the farmhouse kitchen of our dreams. Here are some of my favorites and some that I’ve picked up for our farmhouse kitchen. Note: this post contains affiliate links to products I love.
Farmhouse style furniture is so fun to pick out, and my favorite part yet of furnishing our farmhouse has been the search for beautiful farmhouse beds. Beds are the defining feature in any bedroom, and swapping our your bed for a classic farmhouse bed is a quick way to add farmhouse charm to your room. For our three bedrooms, we settled on three very different styles of farmhouse beds: spindle, metal & wooden cannonball. (Note: this post contains affiliate links to products I love ♥)