Modern Farmhouse

Pretty in the Farmhouse

Did someone say “modern farmhouse”? Well, yes, pretty much everyone did! You can’t get much more on trend than this look that manages to update classic vintage elements to create an environment well suited to modern living. Minimalist modern style pairs beautifully with the functional austerity of the traditional farmhouse. Simple, straightforward with a usefulness that takes comfort and ease Continue Reading →

Vintage Rocks! Bringing the Outdoors In

Vintage Turtle Shell

We humans have long been fascinated with the natural world. Flora and fauna, animal, vegetable, mineral. Is it any surprise that bringing the outdoors indoors has been “in style” for centuries? We’ve found ways to adorn ourselves and our homes with nature; earthy tones and textures become creative design focal points, the natural center of our universe. As Art and Continue Reading →

The Found Home – Natural Elements

chesapeake-bay-home

Natural elements are so timely in today’s decor and for some people they have been a part of their style for years. I’m always inspired by homes that have that “found” look – part salvaged, part vintage, part organic, incredibly unique. Here’s a peek inside a home on Maryland’s rural Chesapeake Bay Eastern Shore. The combination of rustic wood and Continue Reading →

Elements of Rustic Farmhouse Style

wooden-dough-bowl

Wooden 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 Continue Reading →

Vintage Garden Party

Vintage Elements in the Garden Landscape

Gardens start as a blank canvas for our creative juices and greens thumbs. They become a labor of love to nurture and watch grow. In return we are rewarded with the satisfaction of having created a beautiful outdoor space to enjoy. When the work is done, it’s time to share and invite family and friends to a summer garden party. Continue Reading →