As Cheryl began planning to build a new farmhouse in her hometown of Linn, Missouri, design inspiration came from her 150-year-old family home which once stood on the property.
“Unfortunately, the home was in a state of disrepair and couldn’t be saved,” Cheryl says. “In designing our new home, I tried to preserve the farmhouse look from the old house but with some improvements.” (more…)
Thanks to this year’s pandemic, many people find themselves working from home with most scrambling to carve out office space at the kitchen counter or the dining room table.
Others have had the pleasure of working from home pre-pandemic including Marke and Kimberly of Denver, Colorado. They combined their home and work spaces into a “creative ecosystem with separate but complementary parts: the house, shop, and outdoor spaces.” (more…)
If you missed Monday’s blog post, be sure to click over and take a look as we started our tour of April and Andy’s new barn home. The bones of the house actually came from Canada where an old barn was carefully deconstructed, moved to Pennsylvania, then the frame reconstructed on the couple’s property. (more…)
As April and her husband Andy planned their dream home in the mountains of western Pennsylvania, a timber frame or log home appealed to their love of rustic charm and antiques. When a barn nearby collapsed during a snowstorm, the couple considered using the timbers as a framework for their home. (more…)
Remodeling an older home requires a special touch especially when the homeowner wants to blend the old with new. A talented interior designer can often help preserve the history of the home while introducing updated fixtures and finishes. (more…)
If you’re like most people, one look at a barn conjures up images of horses, storage space for yard tools, or perhaps a rustic man cave. Interior designers, however, have an eye to see beyond the ordinary to envision all of the possibilities that a space could be. (more…)