Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Day 969: a more simple approach
My antithesis to the more cluttered look that I posted about last week is restrained, simple style that makes me think of a well-appointed farmhouse. The furniture is antique, but not fussy, and the accessories are usually utilitarian objects displayed in collections. Fabrics are made of elements found in nature (cotton, linen, maybe even leather), and the colors are quiet.
This Texas Hill Country house is a perfect example, and this one is a more refined version. Trina from A Country Farmhouse has this look down pat. Tricia Foley is another master.
I love this look, but am definitely not disciplined enough to make it happen. Does it work for you?
Photos: All came from the new-to-me blog Brabourne Farm; click to see the original sources.