Farmhouse Decor GIFTS under $50

 

Greystone Farm

Did you know if you read the word “farmhouse” in a description of the historic house you want to buy, the term doesn’t necessarily apply to style? Farmhouse is a term used more often to describe function. Very simply put, homes built on agricultural lands were called farmhouses. They were built out of necessity — to house and protect the inhabitants who either owned or worked the farm. The modern farmhouse, however, has become a white hot trend in design. It represents timeworn treasures and vintage inspired designs that make a house a home. Let your home’s spirit shine with some of these vintage finds, or pick one up as a gift for that person who loves all things farmhouse. (more…)

The ULTIMATE Guide to Design Styles: Farm House Part 1

It’s no secret that farm house style for architecture and decorating has made a huge surge in the interior design world. But they weren’t really called “farm houses” until the 19th century. In the mid to late 1800’s they were called folk houses, and were much simpler then what we consider to be country houses today. Many dwellings were very modest and built for necessity, constructed of local materials without stylistic embellishment. We have come a long way from homes built with brick, mud and quarried stone. In fact “modern farmhouse” style has become one of the most popular design aesthetics of the 21st century. If down home style appeals to you, you don’t need to live in a barn to embrace country charm. Check out these gorgeous modern farm houses to give you inspiration: (more…)