Cozy and relaxed, everyone seems to love a classic farmhouse or cottage-style kitchen, and with good reason. The farmhouse/cottage style is reminiscent of simpler times when life was less rushed and families spent time gathering around the table. Farmhouse cottage style is a beautiful thing: old finds look great alongside new ones, there are no [...]
The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Home Renovation
What is Industrial Farmhouse Style?
Hello friends! Today we’re going to discuss more about farmhouse styles. Just about everyone is familiar with modern farmhouse style, and while on the trendy side of things, it remains wildly popular among farmhouse enthusiasts. A twist on this style that seems to be enduring, and even gaining popularity, is industrial farmhouse style. How is [...]
Are Farmhouses Out of Style?
We just love a beautiful old-fashioned farmhouse. In fact, “farmhouse style” is so well loved that a number of different takes have evolved over the years. If you’re worried that the farmhouse look will eventually go out of style, relax. It has endured, and in our opinion, will continue to do so.. While some of [...]
How to Choose Brick or Stone for Your Farmhouse
Hey friends! Let’s play a game. I’m going to give you a word, and you take 30 seconds and write down all the words or feelings that immediately come to mind. Ready? Here we go. Farmhouse. Here’s my 30-second list: homey, comfortable, family, friends, land, white, shiplap, chickens, horses, work, hay, kitchen, porch, swing, relax. [...]
Why I Decided Not to Build My House This Year
Your Guide to Kitchen Storage
One of the most common complaints we hear is this: “There isn’t enough storage space in this house!” It’s almost a shout. Is that you? Is this especially true of your kitchen? Today we’re going to discuss the importance of having adequate storage space for all your kitchen essentials. When we built our Four Gables [...]
How to Choose Colors for Your Kitchen Cabinets
Are you longing for a new color for your kitchen cabinets but feel stuck? You go on Pinterest and see endless possibilities, get really excited, and then...the letdown. You’re overwhelmed and don’t know how to pull it all together. You admire the latest trends but you’re afraid to be stuck in a trend. You love [...]
How We Modified House Plan 14679RK
We found our dream home when we found house plan 14679RK from Architectural Designs! I (Cheyenne) and my husband Kyle looked through hundreds of plans online before finally finding the one. Choosing a house plan is no small task and when we found this one, we were thrilled to be one step closer to living [...]
Can you Live with Marble Countertops?
Hello, friends! We have a burning question for you, one that may reveal an important aspect of your personality. Here goes. Can you live with marble? Not marble look-alikes, but the real deal. Many of you will already know what we mean when we ask this question, but for those of you who are new [...]