Designing a vintage farmhouse living room without too much white was a bit of a challenge. Because this is more of a “curl up and watch a movie” room to our family, we decided to use this opportunity to try out dark walls and we chose a lovely navy paint color for this space. I’m loving the concept of a darker, more masculine space as a contrast to some of our brighter rooms. I think it’ll work since we have the same vintage inspired style throughout (because this is an old farmhouse after all!)
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When I first began designing our farmhouse dining room, I was feeling a bit hamstringed when choosing a rug. There are tons of beautiful neutral farmhouse rugs, and I love the look of jute and sisal rugs that perfectly embody farmhouse style. BUT I have cats and I’m sure they’d be thrilled if I brought home what they assumed was a floor-sized scratch pad…
I explored some other options and fell in love with the antique look of Turkish rugs. Of course, actual antique rugs are even more stunning, but I wasn’t willing to risk ruining an antique with spilled food. The reproductions are beautiful and fit in well with a traditional or modern farmhouse look. I picked so many favorites that I thought I’d share them with you all!Continue Reading ».
Believe it or not, we don’t use AC in our home. A few tricks keep it comfortable inside even though it’s regularly in the high 90s throughout the summer. Using fans helps save a ton on cooling bills (or helps get rid of them completely like we did!). And even though fans get a bad rap for not being very pretty to look at, there are definitely some beauties out there! Here are a few of my favorite vintage & farmhouse style fans to help keep your home cool.
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