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How to Decorate a Modern Farmhouse Living Room

If you want a living room that evokes a relaxed, rustic feel, you can decorate it with modern farmhouse elements. The decor does not have to be expensive, but it should feel comfortable and homey. You can incorporate the rustic look in the form of an expansive fireplace, a vintage style sofa, or a chunky knit throw pillow. Another great way to add a farmhouse element is to add a chandelier centered over a farmhouse coffee table.

In the style of the modern farmhouse, you can incorporate white walls with shiplap, but make sure to balance these colors with darker accents. In a modern farmhouse living room, you can combine a textured fireplace wall with an A-frame ceiling. You can also pair upholstered benches with an industrial console table, and a natural rug to give the room a warm, inviting feel.

Adding natural elements such as plants will also bring a farmhouse-inspired feel to the space. Natural accents, like wicker furniture, and a wall of exposed beams will add an air of calmness. If you’re looking for a more eclectic feel, consider incorporating wood accents and antique furniture. Decorative pieces made of distressed wood will contrast with matte metal pieces. You can also choose pieces made of nautical-inspired materials, such as a nautical-themed coffee table.

When choosing the decor and furniture for a farmhouse living room, you should consider its function. The room should be functional and have plenty of storage space. To add more storage space, choose built-ins if possible. These pieces are typically more expensive but will give you a room with more storage space than freestanding items.