Elements of Rustic Farmhouse Style

wooden-dough-bowlWooden Dough Bowl from The Heirloom Shoppe

Farmhouse style is all about a casual and inviting feeling with lived-in charm. Like many design styles and trends there is not an official definition or specific pieces that must be used, leaving you the freedom to make it your own. Whether you’re in the country or an urban city you can capture this style with pieces from the shops at Vintage And Main. Here are some of our favorite farmhouse finds.

Vintage Wooden Furniture1. Cupboard Wall Cabinet from Oceanside Castle
2. Rustic Dining Chair from Hunt and Found
3. Antique Blanket Chest from Hartong International
4. Primitive Wood Table from 86 Home

Get farmhouse style with a mix of furniture pieces that give that done-over-time look and feel. Combine natural wood and distressed paint finishes and use free standing furniture pieces for versatility.

Vintage Mason Jars5. Large Antique Mason Jar from The Heirloom Shoppe
6. Mason Jar Lamp from Bee Jay Kay
7. Instant Mason Jar Collection from Gizmo and HooHa

What’s a farmhouse without vintage mason jars? They are fun to collect, great for storage and display and easily repurposed or upcycled to suit any room in the house.

Vintage Crocks8. 5 Gallon Pickling Crock from Oceanside Castle
9. Ironstone Butter Crock from Tipple and Snack
10. Stoneware Crock from Bee Jay Kay
11. Cheese Crock from Gizmo and HooHa

Vintage crock pots are great for holding and displaying almost anything throughout the year. Made in a variety sizes, this makes them great for plants, kitchen utensils, hand towels and more.

Vintage Metal Decor12. Milk Stool from Gizmo and HooHa
13. Enamel Bowl from Gizmo and HooHa
14. Vintage Scale from Hunt and Found
15. Skeleton Keys from Cake Number 9
16. Vintage Graters from Reconstitutions

Aged metal pieces are wonderful reminders of a working farm and add an industrial element to the farmhouse style.

Vintage Baskets17. Gathering Basket from Moms Antiques N’ Things
18. French Basket from Vintage French Linens
19. Pigeon Carrier Basket from Saffron Colored Pony
20. Round Wicker Basket from The Heirloom Shoppe
21. 1930s Basket from Nachokitty

Practical, endearing and beautiful, vintage baskets can be used anywhere in the home for added storage and collecting.  Baskets that are hand woven of natural materials, add a rustic touch to any space.

Vintage Ironstone22. Large Ironstone Platter from The Little Things Vintage
23. Ironstone Casserole from Rush Creek Vintage
24. Ironstone Serving Plate from All Things White
25. Ironstone Cream and Sugar Set from Gazaboo
26. Ironstone Chamber Pot from Untried

Displayed on open shelves, white ironstone is easily accessible and looks beautiful. Collect and combine all shapes and sizes. Plus Ironstone transfer-ware pieces can add pattern and color to complement your décor.

1900s-shepherd-tapestry1900s Shepard Tapestry from Just Smashing Darling

Framed textiles and pastoral scenes are a quaint reminder of simpler times and fit in well with the many other elements of farmhouse style.

Your farmhouse style could also include cotton textiles, wood crates, advertising tins, wooden bowls, and farm animal prints.  The possibilities are endless and Vintage and Main is here to help with your farmhouse decor needs.  Just remember there’s no right or wrong when it comes to choosing vintage pieces for your decor and this is what will truly make it feel like home.

Written by: Gazaboo

Gaz is the owner of Gazaboo. A 1920s farmhouse in rural Ontario is home to this vintage loving garden enthusiast, where a perfect day includes good coffee, vintage finds and digging in the dirt.


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Gaz is the owner of Gazaboo. A 1920s farmhouse in rural Ontario is home to this vintage loving garden enthusiast, where a perfect day includes good coffee, vintage finds and digging in the dirt.

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