Rustic wood accents, upcycled furnishings, and vintage-inspired accessories can help any home achieve country charm
1 of 10Erin Kunkel
Make an Entrance
This home's facade was whitewashed for a modern—and clean—look. The contemporary white of this 1910 farmhouse is softened with rustic accents like a wooden console table, a metal catchall, and a warm yellow front door.
2 of 10Serena & Lily
Choose dining chairs with a weathered look. This armchair is inspired by French cafe seating and features weather-resistant, sustainable, grade-A teak (which grays with age) and powder-coated aluminum.
3 of 10Thomas J. Story
In this cabin with vaulted ceilings (a farmhouse style staple), interior designer Tim Pfeiffer mixes furnishings from various eras in his living room; the clean lines of the pieces tie the eclectic look together. As well as housing books, built-in shelves display nautical treasures ranging from sculptural pieces of driftwood to naval teacups.
4 of 10Terrain
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Shop secondhand shops for vintage pottery or buy reproductions of your favorite throwback designs. These classic enamel pieces will be your favorite present-day nod to the past.
5 of 10Thomas J. Story
Bring in the Old (and Old-Looking)
This kitchen incorporates a vintage-style stove and farm sink to evoke a farmhouse vibe. New native-fir open shelves and countertops were added as a rustic contrast to the otherwise white palette.
6 of 10Terrain
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Accessorize with textured products like this handwoven jute doormat.
7 of 10SawyerCeramics / Etsy
Choose accessories that are handmade or have a handmade look. This stoneware utensil crock (or wine bottle holder) is wheel-thrown and dipped in a white glaze.
8 of 10Thomas J. Story
This second-floor bedroom (with original shiplap walls) takes advantage of the low dormer ceiling for a sleeping nook.
9 of 10West Elm
Add farmhouse style to any space with wood accents like these dinner plate chargers—perfect for a rustic aesthetic in the dining room anytime of year.
10 of 10Thomas J. Story
Let There Be Light
Wherever possible, take advantage of natural light. Here, light spills into the dining room through large drape-free windows that showcase the garden view.