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Modern farmhouse-inspired dwelling in Melbourne is largely self-sufficient

Desirous of a “low-tech, country life,” a couple reached out to Brunswick-based architectural firm MRTN Architects for the design of the Trentham Long House, a contemporary home inspired by the traditional farming structures that once inhabited the Australian countryside. Located north of Melbourne, the dwelling consists of an elongated structure topped with a gable roof. To meet the client’s brief for a largely self-sufficient home, the architects optimized the thermal performance of the build...
Tags: Design, Australia, Architecture, Gallery, Energy Efficiency, Melbourne, Natural Ventilation, Farmhouse, Thermal Efficiency, Rainwater Collection, Thermal Mass, Brunswick, Patina, Self Sufficiency, Gabled Roof, Concrete Slab

Old Swedish farm is reborn as a cozy woodland cabin holiday home

Swedish architectural practice Wingårdh Arkitektkontor converted a large old farm in the south of Sweden into a holiday home with a cozy woodland cabin atmosphere. Commissioned by a family who reside in the nearby city of Malmö, the countryside retreat was fashioned as a luxurious escape into nature built predominately with timber and designed to embrace views of the lush forest through floor-to-ceiling glazing. The adaptive reuse project—dubbed Kvarnhuset (The Mill House)—has respected the far...
Tags: Japan, Design, Sweden, Architecture, Gallery, House, Malmo, Carousel Showcase, Green Renovation, Adaptive Reuse, Farmhouse, Barn, OAK, Limestone, CLT, Detailing

Solar-powered home puts an eco-friendly twist on the farmhouse vernacular

When architect Paul O’Reilly of the Australian architectural practice archterra was asked by his mother to design a modern farmhouse, he delivered a handsome dwelling that not only takes inspiration from traditional barn architecture, but also deftly addresses the region’s climatic extremes with its site-specific, energy-efficient build. Aptly named the Farm House, the roughly 2,000-square-foot abode features a gabled roofline, a veranda and timber cladding to mimic traditional barns, while th...
Tags: Design, Australia, Architecture, Gallery, House, Solar Energy, Solar Power, Carousel Showcase, Recycled Materials, Farmhouse, Rainwater Collection, Rammed Earth, Bush, Margaret River, Farm House, Energy Efficient

How to Choose The Best Farmhouse Kitchen Sink

The market for farmhouse kitchen sinks is pretty crowded right now, so the choices can be overwhelming for many shoppers unless you know exactly what you want out of a kitchen sink. A popular kitchen sink option that can narrow down these choices is the farmhouse kitchen sink. Some call it the apron sink. But even if you are sure that this is the style of kitchen sink for you, there are a couple of things to keep in mind in order to make the best choice for your kitchen. First of all, th...
Tags: Kitchen, Fashion, Home Decor, In The Kitchen, Farmhouse, Sink, Kitchen Decor, Kitchen Renovation, Farmhouse Style, Farmhouse Kitchen, Kitchen Remodeling, Kitchen Sinks, Kitchen Update, Farmhouse Makeover

Farmhouse-inspired family home combines salvaged and sustainable materials

Salvaged materials from a century-old farmhouse and barn have been given new life as Ben’s Barn, a spacious family home in Kennebunk, Maine that takes inspiration from New England’s rural architecture. Designed by Portland, Maine-based architecture practice Caleb Johnson Studio for a young family, Ben’s Barn was constructed with a mix of reclaimed materials sourced not only from the former farmhouse and barn that had stood on another portion of the site, but also from a midcentury modern teardo...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Maine, New England, Carousel Showcase, Recycled Materials, Salvaged Materials, Reclaimed Materials, Timber, Farmhouse, Ben, Barn, Portland Maine, Loft, Granite

Holiday gift guide 2018: 12 days of dining for every occasion

The holidays bring people together. Sometimes they come out of the woodwork. And sometimes it’s your besties. Or grandma. Remember her? Well, you do now. Here’s a restaurant for every occasion that’s sure to pop up this season. 1. The Girlfriend Get-together The shabby-chic harborside dining room at Malibu Farm exudes an irresistible joie de vivre that makes this a perfect spot for lunch with your besties. 3420 Via Oporto, Newport Beach, 310-456-8850, 2. The Office ...
Tags: Gift Guide, La, Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Gardens, Saigon, Farmhouse, Mindy, Brad, Costa Mesa, Hendrix, Roger, Newport Beach, Bourbon Steak

A giant tree grows inside CRAs renovated farmhouse proposal

Italian design office Carlo Ratti Associati has unveiled designs for the Greenary, a renovated farmhouse that will be designed around a large, leafy, 50-year-old Ficus tree. Rising to a height of nearly 33 feet tall, the perennial tropical plant will anchor the main living area while the various living quarters will be arranged around the upper canopy. The adaptive reuse project is the first step in CRA’s competition-winning master plan and factory for Mutti, one of the leading tomato brands in...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Italy, Factory, Parma, Carousel Showcase, Green Renovation, Natural Light, Adaptive Reuse, Farmhouse, CRA, Mutti, Perennial, Carlo Ratti Associati, Master Plan

The Rustic Chic Fall Wedding of our Pinterest Dreams

Laura and Tony’s Canadian countryside nuptials is the epitome of a rustic chic fall wedding done right. Rich reds and oranges against wood backdrops, similar to this past Maine wedding, make us feel like we’re running through the apple orchards! Grab a PSL and get to pin your heart out with this stunning wedding. It’s highly unlikely you’ll get bored browsing this rich gallery from Mango Studios – these photos are keeping us on the edges of our seats! View full post
Tags: Autumn, Maine, Wedding, Rich, Countryside, Psl, Farmhouse, Laura, Tony, Real Weddings, Rustic Weddings, Fall Wedding, Rustic Chic, Mango Studios

Building a custom kitchen banquette and table

Jo and I recently completed an amazing kitchen renovation for her parents, and as part of it, we built them new custom banquette seating and a variation on a farmhouse table. The transformation from their old eating area to the new was astounding. I mean, just look at what they had before! Building the banquette was a custom job all the way. Because every space is different, and every family has different seating needs, I’m not going to be able to give you complete step-by-step banquette b...
Tags: Kitchen, Crafts, Table, Build, Seating, Farmhouse, Jo, The Home Depot, Make, Banquette, Varathane Wood Stain, Carbon Gray

Bohemian Romance with Macrame Details Galore

Simply put, this shoot brought together not only some of the sweetest wedding ideas, but also the sweetest wedding pros. Rae Leigh Photography pulled out all of the stops when they headed to The Farmhouse in Montgomery Texas to photograph this totally-romantic shoot dreamt up by wedding planner Grace and Charm Events.With heaps of yummy florals by A's Floral Design, you're also given a perfect dose of macrame detailing, dresses with the prettiest of textures, and a dreamy all white wedding venue...
Tags: Texas, Summer, Wedding, Moscow, Spring, Pink, Latte, White, Ivory, Grace, Oliver, Blush, Farmhouse, Monica, Rose Gold, Light Sage

Top 5 Home Design Trends For 2018

If you haven’t been paying attention to this year’s home design trends, then you’re missing out! But don’t worry, it’s not too late to get on board with this year’s top 5 home design trends because they work well no matter what season it is. We got a head’s up on the most loved trends for 2018 from the best closet design company  in the world. Antique Accessories We live in an astonishing period where ancient is fresh once more and antique objects are getting a lot of attention in vario...
Tags: Kitchen, Fashion, Pinterest, Home Decor, Walmart, Interior Design, Recycled, Upcycling, Home Design, Farmhouse, Cabinets, Don, Nuvo, eBay Craigslist, Joanna Gaines, Home Life

A net-zero modern farmhouse kicks off a sustainable community in Texas

When a pair of retired ordained ministers set their sights on creating a sustainable community for “spiritual renewal,” the couple turned to Austin-based design practice Miró Rivera Architects to bring their vision to life. Located on a 47-acre meadow property in Texas, the recently completed Hill Country House serves as the community’s first housing prototype and as a private residence for the clients. Affectionately dubbed “The Sanctuary” by its owners, the spacious farmhouse-style abode comb...
Tags: Texas, Design, Austin, Architecture, Gallery, Solar Energy, Solar, Green Building, Geothermal Energy, Carousel Showcase, Off-grid, Farmhouse, Rainwater Collection, Locally Sourced Materials, Sustainable Community, Modern Farmhouse

Minimalism adds a modern twist to this traditional farmhouse

Columbus-based practice Jonathan Barnes Architecture and Design took cues from early 19th-century agrarian architecture for its design of the Sullivan House, a contemporary residence that comprises two gabled barn-like structures. Located in the leafy Ohio suburb of Worthington, this single-family home offers a modern take on the local farmhouse vernacular with its simple form clad in natural materials and large expanses of glass. Completed in June 2016, the Sullivan House is a spacious resid...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Ohio, Michigan, Columbus, Minimalist, Carousel Showcase, Farmhouse, Slate, Worthington, Slate Shingles, Limestone, Open-plan, Douglas Fir, Gabled Roof

Here’s What the Same Wedding Style Looks Like at 3 Different Price Points

There seems to be endless wedding inspiration out there, right? Gowns, cakes, floral chandeliers and more that become your tried + true style muse. But you never really get a peek at the price tag for these wedding details – so how do you know what to expect based on your personal wedding budget? Today we’re joined by a team of talented wedding creatives who decided “enough with the unknown!”, as they showcase the same rustic-chic farmhouse wedding style at 3 different price points to help you p...
Tags: Wedding, Wedding Planning, Farmhouse, Wedding Style, Wedding Design, Wedding Budget, Rustic Chic

Ancient rural hamlet reinterpreted as a solar-powered modern home

Rimini-based GGA Gardini Gibertini Architects has renovated a cluster of historic buildings into a modernist dwelling set in the lush Italian countryside. Named the AP House, the project comprises three structures with a more streamlined farmhouse aesthetic on the exterior and a light-filled contemporary interior. The striking renovation is located on one of the highest hills in Urbino atop ancient remains that date back to the Medieval Communes. Clad in rustic stonework, AP House consists of...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Italy, Solar, Tuscany, Solar Panel, Carousel Showcase, Green Renovation, Natural Light, Walnut, Farmhouse, Modern Architecture, Concrete, RIMINI, Urbino

The Prettiest Summer Color Palette at The Farmhouse in Texas

I've been saving this inspiration shoot for the perfect day. Smack in the middle of Summer where color reigns Queen and sunshine dictates the vibe. This, to me, is the very most perfect July wedding color palette on earth. Pinks and oranges and big old fashioned dollops of yellow that are set in such a shockingly lovely way against the simplicity of The Farmhouse in Texas. With a design by Jennifer Laura, crazy beautiful florals by Petal Society and imagery from Awake Photographers, this is one ...
Tags: Texas, Wedding, Photo shoot, The Blog, Farmhouse, Grapefruit, Wedding Style, Rustic Elegance, Jennifer Laura, Petal Society

A Michigan farmhouse is reborn as a beautiful modern vacation retreat

A city-dwelling family in need of rural respite reached out to Von Weise Associates to make their country escape a reality. In response, the Chicago-based architecture firm delivered a stunning modern getaway that fully embraces the rural vernacular with a sensitive renovation of an existing farmhouse and barn. Located in the southeast Michigan township of Sawyer near Lake Michigan, the Retreat House consists of a new single-family house and adjacent studio for the artistic couple. In designi...
Tags: Design, Chicago, Architecture, Gallery, Michigan, Vacation Home, Carousel Showcase, Green Renovation, Adaptive Reuse, Farmhouse, Retreat, Sawyer, Lake Michigan, Barn, Farmhouse Renovation, Holiday Home

Staying in a Very Special Accommodation: A Farmhouse in Gozo Malta

Gozo is an island among Maltese islands. It is the second largest following Malta Island. It is a popular place which for a long time has been recognized for its natural arch known as Azure Window. It was a tourist attraction which was a pride for Gozo Island until sadly a stormy weather caused its collapse on 8th March 2017. When in Gozo you have various housing options but I urge you to consider staying in a farmhouse and I will tell you why. The Beauty of a Farmhouse in Gozo Malta Accommod...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Victoria, Farmhouse, Gozo, Gozo Malta, Gozo Island, Malta Island, Gozo Farmhouse

Traditional barn raising techniques bring a modern cost-effective farm to life

With traditional rural roots and modern flair, the Swallowfield Barn by MOTIV Architects builds community in a rural neighborhood in Langley, BC, Canada. Built for the architect’s parents, Swallowfield Barn not only meets the needs of the farm, but also serves as a community gathering space with room for concerts, weddings, art shows, and more. The cost-efficient design/build project was built with reclaimed materials and, combined with the use of volunteer labor via a traditional barn raising,...
Tags: Design, Livestock, Architecture, Gallery, Wyoming, Community building, Carousel Showcase, Reclaimed Materials, Rural, Farmhouse, Barn, Fraser Valley, Douglas Fir, Rural Architecture, Gabled Roof, MOTIV Architects

A Romantic Farmhouse Wedding with a Must-See Venue

Callie and Justin's farmhouse wedding was an absolute dream! Their wedding day was one that dreams are made of. The August weather wasn't too hot like it normally is in Texas — it was as if the whole day was magical.From Ellen Ashton Photography, "One of the things I love about Callie is her attention to detail. From her invitations from Pretty Post Calligraphy, to her reception design by Wed and Prosper, everything was carefully and thoughtfully planed out. Which in turn make it so much fun to...
Tags: Texas, Summer, Green, Wedding, Spring, Emerald, White, Gray, Farmhouse, Justin, Callie, Dusty Blue, Real Wedding, Ellen Ashton, Spring Real Wedding, Summer Real Wedding

Solar-powered forever home is a modern take on the rustic farmhouse

‘Waste not want not’ seems to be a motto of Horseshoe Farm Residence, a modern solar-powered farmhouse built with reclaimed materials in North Carolina. The clients, a couple seeking an off-grid forever home, tapped design-build firm Buildsense to craft the two-story home set on land the couple had lived on and used for over 15 years. Modern finishes paired with rustic recycled materials like the brick and barn siding give the home a timeless appeal perfect for aging in place. Located in Creed...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Reuse, Passive Solar, Solar Panels, Solar Power, North Carolina, Tuscany, Carousel Showcase, Recycled Materials, Reclaimed Materials, Off-grid, Farmhouse, Creedmoor, East West Orientation

Welcome Visitors With The Perfect Guest Room

via Etsy   If you’re someone who loves to host, then the prospect of having guests to stay is an exciting one. Even if you don’t love having visitors, it’s important to give them a warm welcome. Creating the perfect farmhouse guest room means you can offer visitors a home from home, making them feel comfortable and at ease. Take a look at these top tips for creating the perfect guest room to help ensure your visitors have the best stay.   Create a room that’s light and minimal One of ...
Tags: Fashion, Home Decor, Farmhouse, Bedding, Home Life, Bedrrom, Guest Bedroom, Etsy If

Kansas cafe keeps town running with Swedish food

OLSBURG, Kan. (AP) — The holidays are fast approaching, and that’s good news for Erin Gutsch, proprietor of the Farmhouse cafe and grocery store in this Pottawatomie County hamlet of 219 people. Last year marked another successful holiday season for the business, known then as Loberg Grocery. The name was changed to the Farmhouse in […]
Tags: News, Kansas, Farmhouse, Pottawatomie County, Nation & World, Loberg, OLSBURG Kan, Erin Gutsch

Governor announces grant to help new cidery

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced a new state grant to help a cidery open a new facility in Virginia Beach. McAuliffe announced Monday that he’d approved a $20,000 grant to Farmhouse Cidery to open the largest hard cider production facility in the region. Farmhouse will invest $750,000, create nine […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Ap, Farmhouse, Terry McAuliffe, Virginia Beach VA, Nation & World, Virginia Beach McAuliffe, Farmhouse Cidery

Futuristic solar home hidden inside 18th-century stone ruins

The stone ruins of an 18th-century Scottish farmhouse have been brought back to life as the envelope for a surprisingly modern solar-powered home. Nathanael Dorent Architecture and Lily Jencks Studio crafted Ruin Studio with layers like a palimpsest, from the 200-year-old farmhouse frame to futuristic and tubular interior shell. In addition to the use of photovoltaics, the dwelling was built to near passivhaus standards and boasts a super-insulated envelope. This unusual home located in the r...
Tags: Design, Scotland, Architecture, Gallery, Insulation, Solar Power, Ruins, Carousel Showcase, Green Renovation, Adaptive Reuse, Farmhouse, Pitched Roof, Ruin Studio, Nathanael Dorent Architecture, Lily Jencks Studio, Palimpsest

Modern Farmhouse Wedding with Organic Details

When your wedding planning process starts off with a proposal in front of the Eiffel Tower, it’s a no-brainer that your wedding will end up carrying that super romantic feel all the way through the night. Corrina and Isaac’s Texas farmhouse wedding had tons of organic details, romantic soft pink blooms, and beautiful wooden accents […]
Tags: Texas, Wedding, Eiffel Tower, Pink, Ivory, Montgomery, Eucalyptus, Farmhouse, Isaac, Romantic Weddings, Corrina, Polaroids, Mustard Seed Photography

Charming Italian farmhouse hides a surprisingly modern interior in Tuscany

Lenzi + Baglini Architetti architects transformed a 16th-century Italian farmhouse into a beautiful contemporary home without compromising the building’s historic charms. Set atop a hill in the heart of Siena’s Chianti region in Tuscany, this adaptive reuse project preserves the traditional rural architecture on the outside, but hides surprisingly modern spaces in the interior. The renovated farmhouse on the Chianti Hills overlooks vineyards and woodland through new cutouts and apertures in t...
Tags: Design, Washington, Architecture, Gallery, Siena, Tuscany, Carousel Showcase, Green Renovation, Studio, Adaptive Reuse, Farmhouse, Attic, Chianti, Hardwood Floors, Contemporary Home, Rural Architecture

Gorgeous Washington barn house marries rustic elements with modern style

This gorgeous American barnhouse in Washington is the fruit of four years of collaborative architect-client labor. Seattle-based SkB Architects worked together with clients Charlie and Tracey Brown to design and build the Manson Barn, a large and modern multipurpose farmhouse built from the ground up with local materials. The gambrel structure puts a modern twist on traditional American barn vernacular and frames stunning views of the Cascade Mountain Range. Located within twelve acres of appl...
Tags: Design, Washington, Architecture, Gallery, Seattle, Carousel Showcase, Farmhouse, Charlie, Barn, Manson, Cascade Mountains, Cedar, Gambrel, Cobblestone, Patina, Dormer

The Farallon is a tiny farmhouse-style home you can take wherever you go

We’ve written before about Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, which handcrafts tiny dwellings for people interested in exploring low-impact living. One of our favorite designs is the new Farallon RV with a classic farmhouse aesthetic. Not only is this tiny home a beauty to behold, but it can also connect to standard RV water and electric hookups, making it a breeze to set up. The Farallon comes in several different styles with multiple floor plans, ranging from 218 to 292 square feet of usable spa...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Home Office, Tiny Houses, RV, Carousel Showcase, Tiny Homes, Tiny House, Tiny Home, Farmhouse, Hardwood, Loft, Loft Bed, Tumbleweed, Recreational Vehicle

This tiny farm house on wheels can travel with you wherever you roam

We’ve written before about Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, which handcrafts tiny dwellings for people interested in exploring low-impact living. One of our favorite designs is the brand new Farallon RV with a classic farmhouse aesthetic. Not only is this tiny home a beauty to behold, but it is surprisingly affordable and can also connect to standard RV water and electric hookups, making it a breeze to set up. The Farallon comes in several different styles with multiple floor plans, ranging from...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Home Office, Tiny Houses, RV, Carousel Showcase, Tiny Homes, Tiny House, Tiny Home, Farmhouse, Hardwood, Loft, Loft Bed, Tumbleweed, Recreational Vehicle