Since construction of our house is in full swing, I’ve been trying to share more about what we have planned for our home. Last week I shared details on my kitchen dreams. In two weeks I am planning to give a full progress report, (with lots of photos included.) And this week I am talking all about our style inspiration.
Picking a style
The style that we are hoping to pull off is farmhouse. More specifically, I would say rustic farmhouse with a few modern flares. For example, cement floors. I have to admit, my feelings on the farmhouse inspiration are a bit mixed. Here are a few thoughts I’ve had over the past year.
#1 I feel like the farmhouse style is a bit overdone. I think it is mostly because it is so classic, & Joanna Gaines is amazing, but I usually tend to shy away from things that feel trendy.
#2 When building your home in a “barn”, out in the country, farmhouse style just feels right.
#3 For me, farmhouse style goes far beyond decor. I want the bones and features of our home to radiate the style. I don’t want to simply just imply it with accents.
#4 Since we are DIY’ing as much as we can, picking a style that has plenty of inspiration to be found has been very helpful.
Now that I’ve shared about the style we want, lets talk about the ways we hope to to incorporate it.