The farmhouse style could not be more popular or current right now thanks to Joanna Gaines on Fixer Upper. A Lot of us love this look including myself.
There is also a lot of chatter and questions about the farmhouse style look losing steam and on it’s way out.
Here’s my two cents. Once the big box stores start to carry everything farmhouse and galvanized tin you have to be careful. Originals are the key! Buy the real thing from antique stores and flea markets. Farmhouse style has been around for centuries. If you love it go for it!
Buy the real deal!
So why do we love it so? Could it be the spaces can be rugged and warm at the same time? Does it evoke a time gone by?
Farmhouse style has a large do it your self component. Is it a trend or will it be around for many many years?
The farmhouse sink has seen many trends come and go…it can be classic in white or updated as we now see.
The same goes with white classic subway tile. Keep it classic or update with colored grout.
7 Elements to create Farmhouse Style that will stand the test of time.
Paint The Walls White.
It’s Classic and never goes out of style.
Embrace The Distressed. Old worn wood is your new best friend. Real wood is the key.
How great is this farm sink? So unexpected placed in a distressed dresser.
Add Architectural Interest With open Shelving
Plank or Ship lap the walls
Don’t Forget the Outside
Add some greenery. Don’t be afraid to mix in faux with real.
Word on the street is that this olive tree is Joanna Gaine’s new go to plant!
Farmhouse style is warm and cozy and full of charm. Decorating in this style is ideal for the DIY in you and can be very savvy.