Hey there City Farmhouse readers. I am so beyond honored to be here and so grateful for Jen for this chance! I’m Allie, from Proverbs31girl , and I am so ecstatic to be able to share our sweet little farmhouse with you. Unlike Jen whose on the water (so envious!) we rest on a charming three acre old plantation in the heart of Minnesota. We really bought the place on a property auction (most stressful day of my life!) and have actually been dealing with it the last 4 years to bring this 100 year-old-farmhouse back to it’s magnificence! I would say my design is modern-day farmhouse, however I’ll let you decide on your own. So if you want to join me, I ‘d love to reveal you around.
Here’s a little concept of our setting. It’s really much a classic farmhouse with white siding and black shutters. We have slowly been upgrading the landscaping as well.
And now lets go inside.
Our greatest change in your home was the cooking area, which is the room you walk into as you enter that front door. If you desire to see the before pictures, inspect out my blog site. The biggest modifications we made were burning out walls to open up the space and put in a big open staircase which ended up being the centerpiece in our home.
The name of the video game on this complete house gut, was SPENDING PLAN So although we needed to start this kitchen area from scratch, we in fact got these cabinets for FREE from a girl my mother-in-law worked for. Such a true blessing! They utilized to be cherry and we painted them Sharkey Gray by Martha Stewart.
I loved that we could fit a consume in kitchen area in this location, along with a small island. If there’s something that’s not so terrific about old houses is the storage, so we need to maximize each and every single space.
One of my favorite Do It Yourself’s I did was this command center to the right of the fridge. It’s the ideal spot to keep the laptop, and also assists to keep bills organized, in addition to our weeks activities.
On the opposite side of this wall is our dining room …
There actually wasn’t an official dining space in your home when we purchased it, so we pushed back a wall and produced one.
I recently just included the floor to ceiling board and batten, and am caring how crisp and fresh it is in here now. I’m a sucker for neutrals if you haven’t figured it out by now. You won’t see too much color in here.
I’m likewise a sucker for cheap Do It Yourself’s, which is why I had a good time offering this $10 dresser a total transformation and turned it into a buffet.
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and off of the dining room is where we have an official sitting area with fireplace.
This is the space that you can normally find me.
in this chair really … I enjoy how the fireplace is main to the entire house. You can see it from almost everywhere.
and off of this room is the living-room.
and this is normally where you will discover the kiddos:-RRB-.
I’m pursuing having this whole house planked:-RRB- That would be my best outcome … it simply requires time:-RRB-.
Upstairs is our master bed room.
In a little house, this space appears a bit ridiculous, however hey, I’ll take it:-RRB- This was an addition the previous owners had actually done, although when we purchased it, it was broken up with a walk in closet on the left side of the space and more closets over there. It likewise only had 7 1/2 foot ceilings, which we raised to 10 1/2 feet since it was just open attic space above.
Our space has also doubled as a nursery lately …
so it’s been great to have the area.
we moved the closets to the other side of the room.
and also moved the laundry from the primary flooring restroom, to up here.
it likewise functioned as a closet for our little guy:-RRB-.
like I stated previously, we need to use every inch of space.
our bed room opens to the shared bathroom upstairs. I ‘d love my own, I’m grateful we have an entry:-RRB-.
We turned this $5 cabinet into a vanity.
and added more slabs. Seriously, you can never ever have enough!.
And the most current renovate was my little women room.
I had a lot enjoyable making this area for her!
and that’s it for the tour. There’s constantly projects I’m working on, so head over anytime you want to capture up!
I thought I would likewise provide you a quick glance of some of the other structures on our residential or commercial property that we have actually been having enjoyable refurbishing.
We have an old barn we utilize as an occasional store where we offer repurposed good and house products four times a year.
a little garage turned visitor home for company.
and our present job, an old grainery turned man cave.
This is a work in progress, however I guarantee you, it will deserve the wait!
Thanks a lot for spending some time to let me show you around! And thanks Jen for letting me take part your love for farmhouse design!