19 Gorgeous Updates for People Who Adore the Farmhouse Look

Get that perfect blend of rustic and chic that Chip and Joanna are famous for, without stepping foot on the show!


By Hometalk Highlights

Stack cans into a rustic vase (for free!)

Stack two cans together and give them an aged makeover, for this simple and stylish vase.

Turn an old window into a stylish sign

Use an old window to craft your own farmhouse sign and make the Gaines’s proud.

Make that boring set of drawers look unique

Turn any old set of drawers into a unique accent, using old license plates & paint.

Use vintage kitchen tools in your design

Infuse your decor with vintage by using old cooking utensils for decor, like this wreath.

Use warm grey hues for cozier decor

White is a crowd-pleaser, but toss in a bit of warm grey, to add depth and coziness to your space.

Add a shiplap wall to an empty hall space

Build a shiplap wall on the cheap, to fake that romantic barn style for any type of home.

Incorporate more hutches into your storage

Hutches provide ample storage in any room in your home, including the kitchen & bathroom!

Use pallets to fill walls with vintage art

Make this print and pallet artwork for your walls to add interest and rustic chic to any space.

Distress your wood pieces (using dark glaze)

Turn your painted wooden pieces into lightly distressed treasures with this cool glaze method.

Highlight wooden details with white paint

Bring out every curve and carving of your best wood pieces by highlighting them with white.

Bring in a French doors or barn doors

Decorative doors are a great opportunity to rustic-ify your home in a practical, bold way.

Display photos in a wire frame hanging

Turn an empty frame into a wire photo display, perfect for showing off old family photos.

Make your own faux vintage treasures

Can’t find a vintage treasure for cheap? Make your own, like this wood veneer tobacco basket.

Give supply storage a rustic facelift

Don’t miss an opportunity for statement decor - even your storage can go rustic.

Sprinkle dark accents throughout your decor

Dark pieces create a dramatic focal point for any room. Use a piece or 2 to ground your look.

Update a bathroom with wood & white

Turn any bathroom into a farmhouse powder room with neat touches of white & wood.

Put distressed white wood everywhere

White wood walls are a must when you’re seeking the clean, country look of Fixer Upper.

Bring in pipes for a hint of industrial charm

Pipes are the new way to give a high-end home a few romantic touches of industrial charm.