You spend a lot of time in your farmhouse living room, so it not only needs to look great, but it needs to be functional and comfortable. Blending all three things can be tricky, but we’ve got plenty of ideas to inspire you. Need ideas for other areas too? Our small kitchen and bathroom mirror ideas galleries will get you ready for a full house renovation!
Farmhouse style is cute and cozy, it’s perfect for families as it creates a wonderful atmosphere. We’ve already discussed how to decorate a kitchen in this style, and now let’s have a look at a couple of living rooms.
Check out these wildly different examples of farmhouse style living rooms.
Relaxed Living Room
Comfort is key when it comes to farmhouse style. Big cozy chairs, a coffee table you can put your feet on, that allow the sunlight to filter through make this room one that anyone could sit back and relax in.
Stone Fireplace in a Farmhouse Living Room
Sometimes all you need to create a farmhouse vibe is a take-notice focal point. In the case of this room the black stone fireplace. No matter what else the homeowners choose to put in this room, it will always have a country feel thanks to its stunning focal point.
Hidden TV in a Farmhouse Living Room
There are a lot of elements in this room that give it a farmhouse feel, but perhaps none so much as the “barn door” detail over the fireplace. The X style doors (presumably hiding a television) are part of the new built ins, but look like they could have been restored from a vintage barn.
Exposed Brick in a Farmhouse Living Room
While reclaimed wood is one of the most common materials you’ll find in farmhouse style rooms, it’s not the only natural material you should consider. If you’re lucky enough to have exposed brick, don’t cover it up.
Who says a farmhouse can’t be glamorous? Despite its penchant for humble fabrics and simple details, a classic farmhouse living room can be given a glam update with hits of gold and a little french polish, like this room
Farmhouse Living Room Accessories
Part of what makes farmhouse style so appealing is the sense of comfort that comes from being surrounded by pieces of history. So why limit it?
Blending Indoors and Outdoors
A connection to the outdoors is a common element in modern farmhouse rooms. In this living room a wall of windows folds back and opens up to create a seamless transition to the outdoor patio.
Farmhouse Living Room Ideas
The simplicity of farmhouse style means that it can quite easily take an industrial turn. This industrial farmhouse living room demonstrates how allowing a room’s architectural details to stand out and complementing them with some modern furniture and accessories, can result in a seamless blend of two distinct styles.
Farmhouse Style Living Room
Farmhouse style is all about relaxed simplicity and comfort, comfort is clearly key. The relaxed yet elegant furnishings have that “sink right in and get cozy” feel, and are the perfect compliment to the fireplace
Fresh Farmhouse Style
Because of its reputation for being simple and uncomplicated, a light and fresh color palette is always a good choice for farmhouse style rooms.
Contemporary Farmhouse Style
Despite the nostalgia often associated with farmhouse style, lovers of contemporary design can certainly still take advantage of some of its best characteristics. Take this contemporary farmhouse living room.