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Modern European Farmhouse | Home Design

Can I pull off European Farmhouse?

You have seen the sign EAT flooding your Instagram feed or the beautiful barn door that your neighbor pulls off so nicely to close her office. It works for them, but can everyone make it work? The answer is yes, but maybe you want to try incorporating a few elements before you fully get your modern farmer on. Here are a few ways I found that would work to incorporate European Farmhouse style into any existing home decor.

Let’s pause for a moment before I dive in. Do you know the Farmhouse Basics? I didn’t. I thought it was just a movement for upscale rustic.

  • Sturdy, time-tested furniture handcrafted from distressed woods and wrought iron
  • Color palettes with white, gray, cream, navy, and sage
  • Large inviting family-style furniture creates a laid-back vibe
  • Open shelving showcases necessities and heirloom pieces
  • Old becomes new with the style’s focus on upcycling and renovating

Modern Farmhouse Colors | Home Design

No matter your look, these timeless colors may be classified as Farmhouse, but can work well in any style of home design.

Source: Behr Paint

Rustic Living Room

An easy way to try the style out is with holiday decor. Especially fall and halloween, where fall lends itself to more warmth and a cozy vibe is the ideal. Here are other ways to incorporate a little coziness for fall in your home design.

Source: Amazon

Farmhouse Wall Sconce

These farmhouse wall sconces would be an simple and risk free way to incorporate a little of the style. I think they could be used in the kitchen as well, or an entry way.

Source: Wayfair


This gallery could be used in a variety of settings. It brings a little warmth and a nice way to show off favorite sayings and photos.

Source: rusticrootsil

Farmhouse Kitchen

This rustic piece of furniture is beautiful, a piece that would be filled up with beautiful pots and cookbooks that might even be too pretty to actually risk spilling anything on.

Source: Country Living

This rustic bench in white will offer plenty of seating and sticks with the cozy vibe. This would be good for a breakfast nook or small apartment kitchen.

Source: Wayfair via Room Remix

This kitchen blends the best of both worlds with a touch of modern with clean lines and stainless steal, but has that lovely barn door and farmhouse sink.

Source: Country Living

While you may not have urban chickens yet, incorporate a few of these design elements to give your house that farm fresh vibe. Minus the smell. Try a few styles through the app to what they look like in your home.