Rustic, cozy, charming – this is how you can describe a barn house. But not having a barn home doesn’t mean you can’t have this style in a usual one. How to recreate a gorgeous barn-styled interior? We’ve prepared some tips to try and some examples that show how to apply these ideas, let’s have a look at them.
Classic prints, mostly buffalo check, is one of the most popular ideas for farmhouse and barn-styled spaces. This is a very rustic print to try, and you can rock it in neutral shades, or go for traditional black and white. Buffalo check can be incorporated into your decor with various textiles: curtains and tablecloths, bedspreads and bedding, rugs and upholstery. This is a very easy and budget-friendly idea to add a print to the space, and you can change textiles anytime.
Trestle tables – desks, consoles and dining ones are ideal to bring a rustic feel to your space, they are very comfy in using and look very barn-like. Besides, these old school pieces are making a huge comeback now and you can see many modern designers adding such legs to their creations. If you’ve chosen a trestle dining table, mix it with wicker or woven chairs or even wooden benches for a harmonious look.
Brick Or Stone Fireplaces
No rustic space can be imagined without a fireplace! To give your interior a barn house feel, prefer a brick or stone fireplace, add a stone or a wooden mantel. Place such a fireplace in the living room, in the dining space or in your bedroom, and a strong cozy feel is guaranteed. Add various rustic decorations to the mantel, place candles and highlight the wall over the fireplace with reclaimed wood.
Nothing can be more rustic and barn-like than lots of wood – any light, dark or rich shade of it will do. You may use it on the floors, ceilings, walls, for making beams and furniture. By the way, wooden beams are a gorgeous idea to add a cozy feel to any space, and if you don’t have any, you can always add faux ones. You may go for all-wood looks to make the space super comfy, many barns are clad with wood everywhere and look magnificent.