In a survey of over 1,000 Americans, the team at Next Day Blinds found that the #1 home trend of 2017 was “Modern Farmhouse” with one-third of respondents listing this as their favorite style. So what exactly is this style? Short answer: think Fixer Upper. And for those of us who are less familiar with the show (*cough* me *cough*), think matte black + soft white + wood + a minimal mix of vintage and modern pieces. And a massive vessel of hydrangeas.
The look is at once humble, welcoming, polished and cheerful. It’s like your grandma’s house, if your grandma was incredibly stylish and believed in editing down tchotchkes. Though some of the hallmarks are similar to the warm industrial style that we also happen to love, this is more country cottage (with a modern spin), less converted factory.
One of the keys to creating the perfect farmhouse livingroom is finding the right furniture. Casual and comfortable couches, rough-hewn barn-wood coffee tables, and natural decor elements typify the look. Since purchasing a whole new furniture set may be outside of your budget, making use of organically colored cotton or linen slipcovers, a few French country-inspired pillows, and thrift store finds can go a long way towards altering your livingroom’s look.
But even if you currently live in an urban apartment, you can still create a cozy country farmhouse feel in your own home by including rustic antiques and a simple color palette. If you would like to add some country charm to your home, the 35 decor examples below feature easy to duplicate design ideas for your own living room