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BARNS, CABINS, COTTAGES & FARMHOUSES


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CLASSIC DOWN-HOME CHARM Farmhouses were made for the kind of old-fashioned décor that has delivered tried-and-true country comfort for decades. Quilts on the bed, patterned wallpaper, a chintzcovered chair in the living room—these signs instantly convey that in this house, rough edges are softened with homespun care. Proudly displayed collections of yellowware or jadeite, and treasured antiques such as spindle beds or pine tables, are other hallmarks of a style that says “you’ve come home.”

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FA R M F R E S H

A headboard made from reclaimed shipping pallets with barn lighting gets warmed up with a mohair throw and graphic pillows.


Nicely Neutral An absence of color can bring polish to a rustic space and seems perfectly at home in a more refined residence.

➜ Vintage finds bring character to this kitchen: a pine farm table, metal bistro chairs, and a painted hutch that proudly displays the homeowners’ collection of milkglass dishware.

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barn in the Texas Hill Country, white brightens up the rough-hewn floors and unfinished wooden walls. A chandelier adds a grace note.


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On the island shelf, a pair of baskets and a vintage galvanized tack box make an attractive spot for stashing unsightly grocery totes and bulky bakeware.


Built for Business The kitchen on this farm was once a horse stable. Now it is a handsome and hardworking space with reclaimed wood, antique furnishings, and vintage fixtures.

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Worldly Wise When you’re mixing things up, look beyond the U.S.A. Vintage pieces with foreign flair add a well-traveled air to country rooms.

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A graphic hotel sign draws attention away from the hardworking heat and air wall unit just above.


Pigs are country, whether in France or in this Texas cabin. The Gallic theme is emphasized by a toile-like pillow on the rustic bench below.

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A Light Touch

➜ Afraid that too much wood might be

A plush coffee table in pale blue makes this a living room where ladies and gentlemen can feel at home. The crimson armchairs and pale blue shade combine for a sophisticated pairing.

While a traditional log cabin can easily read masculine, heavy, and dark, the owners of this new Jackson, Wyoming, log home wanted a cozy residence with a feminine feeling. One strategy: using colorful floor coverings to add warmth throughout—even in the kitchen!

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stifling, the homeowners chose to paint the kitchen cabinets a warm gray. The result is an airy contrast to the paneling in surrounding rooms.


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SEPTEMBER 2016

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RECLAIM, REPURPOSE, REFURBISH, OR RESTORE YOUR WAY TO THE COUNTRYSTYLE HOME OF YOUR DREAMS!

CLASSIC DOWN-HOME CHARM

Rustic touches borrowed from barns, cabins, cottages, and farmhouses make even modern homes feel warm and snug. Country Living offers an abundance of inspiring ideas and gorgeous photographs to help you find your design style, whether it’s Classic Down-Home Charm, Eclectic Country, Reclaimed Rustic, and more!

Each month, Country Living brings its lively reporting on the casual, comfortable were lifestyle to 12.6 million and is the #1 newsstand Farmhouses made for the kindreaders of old-fashioned seller in the shelter category.

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Reclaim, repurpose, refurbish, or restore your way to the country-style home of your dreams! Rustic touches borrowed from barns, cabins, cot...

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