Style Guide: Farmhouse Decor Essentials

Farmhouse style has been around for a while, however thanks to HGTV and the show, Fixer Upper with Chip and Joanna Gaines, the style has become much more popular and trendier. Unlike past versions, today’s style tends to avoid being too cute or going overboard with one thing, like pigs or roosters. A farmhouse style home should aim to look collected over time by balancing old with new and avoid being matchy-matchy. Not only is farmhouse style cozy and comfortable, it is family friendly and versatile. There are many sub-styles to farmhouse, such as modern farmhouse, French country farmhouse or industrial farmhouse.

Despite which sub-style you are trying to achieve there are several basic elements to farmhouse style that you can use to create the look you desire.

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Six Mid-Century Modern Design Tips

Mid-Century Modern style dates back to the 1940’s early 50’s and has been extremely popular ever since. It embraces minimalist style but still allows personality to shine through. Clearly here to stay, its clean lines and classic streamlined shapes will never go out of style. Here are six design tips to help you achieve the Mid-Century Modern look.

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