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Sunday Dinner

Sunday Dinner Remember Sunday Dinner?  Just hearing those words takes me back to that well-loved kitchen in my Grandparents house where a single table is overflowing with Sunday bounty….bowls of steaming, garden-fresh vegetables, Sunday roast, light-as-a-feather biscuits and homemade jam. Sunday dinner was once an American institution, a strong, familiar thread running deeply through our…

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Adding Rustic Charm to Your Modern Home

Adding Rustic Charm to Your Modern Home   People often romanticize an old home, but buying one may require renovations – like putting in a new kitchen and new bathrooms and upgrading plumbing and heating systems – that can be costly.  Similarly, the rooms in older homes were often built small to conserve heat, so…

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Time for the Table

Time for the Table There’s last-minute wrapping to do and a mountain of potatoes to peel, so how do you make time for the table?  Easy.  Do it in advance and keep it simple.  The prettiest Christmas tables aren’t piled with expensive china and glitzy trimmings; they are simply dressed and inviting.  The ingredients?  Warm…

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Design Tip #8

Design Tip #8 Design Tip #8 to create your Modern Farmhouse Style – give a mostly white kitchen a personality punch with a mix of metals, warm aged brass, cool stainless steel and textures – wood beams and floors, shiplapped walls and a subway tile backsplash.  Name Please enter your name. Email Please enter a…

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Design Tip #6

Design Tip #6 Design Tip #6 to create the Modern Farmhouse Style is to put the architecture on display – exposed joinery or craftsmanship makes a room visually more interesting and gives it a soulful honesty. Keeping it natural also adds warmth, especially in a open space. Stop by the showroom located in historic Purcellville,…

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Design Tip #5

Design Tip #5 Design Tip #5 to create the modern farmhouse style is to rethink the original purpose or design when you put old pieces to work for your space. For example, turn narrow shutters into cabinet doors or this old cobblers bench into a bar countertop. Name Please enter your name. Email Please enter…

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Design Tip #3

Design Tip #3 Design Tip #3 to create the Modern Farmhouse Style: Rethink the layout. Get creative with your space and how you want to use it. it doesn’t have to be conventional if it’s functional for you. We have the ability to layout a completely different look for you with our Chief Architect Software.…

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Design Tip #2

Design Tip #2 Design Tip #2 to make a farmhouse styled home feel more modern is to add some “bling.” Whether it’s in the hardware, the lighting fixtures, the faucets or the wall color, buffing a bit of high gloss will give a space a modern feel. Stop by our showroom located in historic Purcellville,…

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Design Tip #1

Design Tip #1 Design tip #1 to bring a touch of farmhouse style to your home is to mix genres. Do not stay true to one aesthetic (especially if it’s country) or you will date your home immediately. The key to a classic, modern but not dated space is to mix styles and provenance in…

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