If you’ve been thinking of incorporating farmhouse style elements into your own home, then you’re in for a real treat. Below, we’re going to share 20 different ways in which you can incorporate the farmhouse ethic into various spaces within your home. From things you can do in the living room, for ways you can dress up your kitchen, it’s all here.
Even if you’re not a fan of farmhouse style yet, you should read on. In the pictures that follow, we think you’ll see why this design style has become so popular, and how even a small farmhouse element could be just the thing that your home’s design has been missing. With all this in mind, let’s take a look at these amazing design ideas…
1. Antique Trunks
Rather than buying end tables or coffee tables for your home, why not go shopping for a beautiful antique trunk that can fulfill either role?
2. Antique Stove
Rather than getting the latest and greatest Viking gear, why not go for an antique stove in your kitchen. It works just the same, but has a completely unique look.
3. Decorative Plates
Those who really want to get into the farmhouse design style should absolutely look into creating a decorative plate display in their dining rooms.
4. Butcher’s Blocks
Not enough space for a dedicated island in your kitchen? Then a butcher’s block could be just the thing you need!
5. The Farmhouse Sink
This one’s obvious, of course. But, the best part about farmhouse sinks is how functional they are. You’ll love having one in the kitchen!
6. Old Signs
You see them all the time at antique stores… Why not throw a couple of them up on the walls?
7. Farm Table
When you want to have a dining room that embodies farmhouse style, then there’s really no substitute for the farm table.
8. Reading Nook
Somewhere in your home there’s a little-used space beneath a window. That space could easily be used for a beautiful reading nook.
Keeping wildflowers around in various rooms is something that can easily accentuate other farmhouse style choice you might make.
10. Shiplap Walls
Particularly if you’re using white walls in your home, going for the shiplap look can really add some farmhouse personality.
Forget over-the-counter bedspreads if you’re going farmhouse; there’s really no substitute for a bona fide quilt.
12. Hanging Pots and Pans
Another way to suffuse your kitchen with farmhouse style is to leave your pots and pans hanging where people can see them.
13. Wood Beams
No matter what room in the home you’re talking about, exposed wood beams will yield a look that’s decidedly farmhouse.
14. Barn Doors
Using sliding barn doors to separate rooms adds farmhouse style to a home while also making things feel somewhat contemporary.
15. Sisal Rugs
There’s something about the warm look of a sisal rug that instantly heightens the loveliness of any farmhouse-style room.
16. Old Ladders
An old, leaning ladder can be just the thing you need to fill vertical space in any room featuring farmhouse style elements.
17. Farm Tools on the Walls
Looking for stuff to hand on the walls? Some old farm implements, which can be picked up on the cheap, could be just the thing!
Not only is including a chalkboard in your kitchen or family room something that’s of the farmhouse style, it’s also something that can be incredibly useful.
19. Rustic Cupboards
A cupboard that’s made from reclaimed wood is a thing of beauty and just the right thing for a farmhouse-style home.
20. Mason Jar Décor
Any décor item that’s made from mason jars is something that’s instantly going to recall farmhouse styling.
21. Picnic Table
One thing you’ll often see in the country chic design schemes is the use of benches instead of chairs around the dining room table.
22. Contemporary Country
The dining table here is a perfect example of how country aesthetics and contemporary design principles can be combined.
Now, this is a modern bedroom, but it gets a touch of country chic thanks to that wingback chair in the corner.
The dark wood of this living room might be overbearing, if it weren’t for the area rug that brightens up the design.
25. Leather and Stone
With the giant stone fireplace looming overhead, the choice of leather furniture was wise for this space.
26. Reclaim It!
Though subtle, the use of reclaimed wood on the center island in this country chic kitchen totally sells the look.
We love how the chandelier above the bed totally frames the design of this country chic bedroom.
28. Rocking and Rolling
Sometimes a simple touch like a nice old-style rocking chair can give your country chic design just the pizzazz it needs.
On its own, the couch here might be considered tacky, but it’s incorporated beautiful into the design of this open-concept space.
30. Read a Book
Country chic or not, there’s nothing about this reading nook that you shouldn’t love. It’s so gorgeous!
31. Lovely Vanity
The table like design of the vanity in this powder room is absolutely gorgeous and totally makes the look.
32. Stainless Steel
The use of a stainless steel countertop on the center island creates an almost tavern-like vibe for this country chic kitchen.
The use of grey slate around the fireplace in this gorgeous living room is totally smart and luxurious.
The luxuriousness of this country chic living room is made by the use of symmetry in the design layout.
The expansive light fixtures above the center island in this kitchen are what really sell the country chic vibe.
36. Cabin Like
The wood logs on the walls of this open-concept space provide a cabin like atmosphere without being too overbearing.
37. Wood Walls
This gorgeous open concept bedroom beautiful incorporates natural wood elements to create a country chic vibe.
38. Oversized Coffee Table
The oversized coffee table in the center of this country chic living room really creates an inviting atmosphere.
39. Importance of Lighting
What really allows the country chic styling of this home office to sparkle is the dramatic lighting above the built-in bookshelves.
40. Attic Love
The simplicity of this country chic converted attic design is infectious. The use of old steamer trunks is a really sound choice here.