Modern Farmhouse Staple: The Antique Black Bed

In every industry, you have go-to items, must-have items, staples that people cannot live without.  In the consumer industry, you have food and drinks.  In the fashion industry you have clothes and shoes.  And in the Modern Farmhouse Industy (yep, i called it an industry 😉 ) …..you have barn doors, shiplap walls, and YES….the Antique Black Bed.  End result….Modern Farmhouse Staple:  The Antique Black Bed.

The antique (or reproduction) black bed is the epitome of farmhouse style: bold frame, simple lines, and a very understated cry for attention. But make no mistake…..it makes the biggest impression in the bedroom!! It. IS. Farmhouse…. and is a must-have to complete your modern farmhouse look!!   It can go with any farmhouse transitional style as well:  farmhouse chic, farmhouse coastal, farmhouse boho, farmhouse traditonal, farmhouse rustic, and more.  So, if you are not completely committed to the modern farmhouse style, simply change out the accessories in the room, and you have a new style!!

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MODERN FARMHOUSE STAPLE:  ANTIQUE BLACK BED

So, what is the skinny on this modern farmhouse antique black bed? 

There are two styles that show up in all modern farmhouse bedrooms:  1.  the wooden spool bed and 2.  the iron bed.

The Modern Farmhouse Staple: The Antique Black Bed to complete your bedroom makeover.
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1)  The wooden spool bed– is named after a famous Swedish Opera Singer,  Johanna “Jenny” Maria Lind, born in Stockholm in 1820 (antiqueshoppefl.com).  She was a very popular singer in Europe, but didn’t come to tour in America until 1850 (antiqueshoppefl.com).  It was during this time in America that she began to favor the spool bed, and that is how it got it’s name (antiqueshoppefl.com).  But the story has a little twist.  Of the two pictures to the left, the bottom picture is actually the spool bed of that time, but the top picture is what has been “coined” (incorrectly) as the Jenny Lind bed (antiqueshoppefl.com).  So if you want to learn the true history of the Jenny Lind bed, click antiqueshoppefl.com.   This is a great article for all you antique lovers out there!!

The Modern Farmhouse Staple: The antique black bed to complete your bedroom makeover.
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2)   Iron beds were made in the USA and Europe, and were popular from the early 1800’s until about 1914 (cathousebeds.com). Production of iron beds came to a stop because of iron needed for World War I (cathousebeds.com) and the war efforts at that time. Once the war ended in 1918, styles changed, and iron bed frames were no longer cost effective (cathousebeds.com). It would take days for small furniture makers to make ONE hand-made iron bed. Cry- cry, sniff- sniff!! Thank goodness furniture companies have been able to build reproductions similar to the antique versions. If you want to learn more about the 8 iron bed frame styles, tubing, and castings ….. click cathousebeds.com. This company is incredible, and rich in knowledge and product!

As you scroll through the 35 Antique Black Bed pictures below, what catches your eye?  Are you a straight lines kind of girl/guy…..or do you like some curves?  Do you like the delicate lines or more masculine lines?  Wooden Spool or Iron?   ***This post will contain pictures of both iron & wooden, antique & reproduction, – black beds. ***


MODERN FARMHOUSE STAPLE:  ANTIQUE BLACK BED

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Do you have a favorite?  Wooden or Iron?  Simple lines, Curves, or Scrolls?  Four Poster, Canopy or Plain frame? Shoot me a comment.

 

Have a Great Week!!  Love & Hugs 🙂

 

Need more modern farmhouse inpiration?  Click here for modern farmhouse bar stools, click here for shiplap, or click here for modern farmhouse find your style mood boards.

 

 


SHOP THE LOOK:  

Looking for a bed?  Try one of these.  I tried to give as many options as possible- different looks, and different sizes.

 

1.  Click Here

Baldwin Complete Bed With Metal Posts and Detailed Castings, Full

2.  Click Here
Mandy Vintage Industrial Black Finished Metal Queen Size Platform Bed

 3.  Click Here
 Trenton Bed Set, Full, Bed Frame Included, 1859BFR

4.  Click Here or Here
Queen Metal Bed Frame With Round Final Posts Headboard and Footboard

5.  Click Here
Warren Upholstered Metal Bed, Pewter and Brown, King

6.  Click Here
FBG Affinity Complete Bed, Blackened Taupe, Full, B11274

7.  Click Here
Henley Linen Antique Iron Industrial Rustic Queen Bed

8.  Click Here
"X" Metal Bed, Black, Queen

9.  Click Here

Primitive Sienna Iron Bed, Queen

10.  Click Here
FBG Deland Headboard and Footboard, Brown Sparkle, Full, B10A14

11. Click Here
FBG Fairfield Bed, Castings, Dark Roast, King, B10066

12. Click Here

Jenny Lind Twin Size Bed, Black

13.  Click Here 
Paula Deen Home River House The Guest Room Bed, River Bank, Queen

14.  Click Here

Twin over Twin Metal Wood Bunk Bed, Black

15.  Click Here
Monoco Rustic Industrial Black Metal Coco Brown Wood Full Platform Bed

16.  Click Here
Hillsdale Logan Queen Metal Spindle Panel Bed, Rubbed Black

17.  Click Here
Hillsdale Grayson King Panel Bed, Rubbed Black

 18.  Click Here

Baxton Studio Elsie Vintage Industrial Black Finished Metal Daybed
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Find Your Style – Farmhouse Chic

Here are the Find Your Style- FOUR Farmhouse Mood Boards (Part 1) broken down separately to make it easier for you.  This is the fourth style:  Farmhouse Chic.  This style incorporates an eclectic mix of all of the other styles, and gives off a playful and happy vibe.   Visually, it is very dynamic keeping the eyes moving from one item to the other through: pops of color, different patterns, and different textures.  The vertical stripes, x-shaped tables, buffalo check pillows, and geometric lamps add tons of energy throughout the space while the textured tin farmhouse sign ties all of the colors together.   The farmhouse chic style is one of my very favorite styles!  ***Need more farmhouse inspiration?  Try Find Your Style:  Farmhouse Traditional, Farmhouse Coastal, or Farmhouse Rustic. ***

Is this your style?  Let me know…I’d love to hear from you.

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4.  FARMHOUSE CHIC MOOD BOARD

Farmhouse Chic- Shop the Look:
39.  Sofa 73.6″W  Fawn -amazon (other colors available)
40.  Teal Chair – houzz
41.  Farmhouse Mulit-colored Sign– amazon
42.  Buffalo check Pillow Cover – houzz
43.  Teal Pillow – houzz
44.  Mason Jar Pillow– Houzz
45.  Aqua Throw Blanket – houzz
47.  Square X-shaped End Table – houzz
48.  Turquoise Lamp Pair – houzz or Teal Lamp Pair – houzz
49.  Turquoise Pouf – houzz

Have a Great Week!!  Love & Hugs 🙂

Need more farmhouse inspiration?  Try Find Your Style:  Farmhouse Traditional, Farmhouse Coastal, or Farmhouse Rustic.

 

 

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Find Your Style- Farmhouse Rustic

Here are the Find Your Style- FOUR Farmhouse Mood Boards (Part 1) broken down separately to make it easier for you.  This is the third style:  Farmhouse Rustic.  This style incorporates more earthy tones and rugged furnishings to create a sense of warmth and comfort.  It welcomes you in with a “no fuss- style” that creates a cozy environment.  The natural jute rug and floor pouf add texture and visual interest, and the colors remain neutral.  The metal black floor lamp, coffee table (on casters), and end table give a nod to the industrial vibe …. while the tin farmhouse sign and “blessed” pillow keep things from looking too maculine.  ***Need more inspiration?  Try Find Your Style:  Farmhouse Traditional, Farmhouse Coastal, or Farmhouse Chic. ***

Is this your style?  Let me know…..I’d love to hear from you.

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3.  FARMHOUSE RUSTIC MOOD BOARD

 

Farmhouse Rustic- Shop the Look:
26.  Black Border Rug – houzz
27.  Sofa 73.6″W  Fawn -amazon (other colors available)
28.  Teal Chair – houzz
29.  Farmhouse Mulit-colored Sign– amazon
30.  Teal Pillow – houzz
31.  Buffalo check Pillow Cover – houzz
32.  Blessed Pillow– houzz
33.  Aqua Throw Blanket – houzz
34.  Black Floor Lamp – houzz
35.  Metal and Wood Coffee Table on casters –  houzz
37.  Natural Pouf – houzz

 

Have a Great Week!!  Love & Hugs 🙂

 

Need more inspiration?  Try Find Your Style:  Farmhouse Traditional, Farmhouse Coastal, or Farmhouse Chic.

 

 

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Find Your Style- Farmhouse Coastal

Here are the Find Your Style- FOUR Farmhouse Mood Boards (Part 1) broken down separately to make it easier for you.  This is the second style:  Farmhouse Coastal.  This style incorporates more casual furnishings to keep the look airy and light, and to provide a more relaxed and comfortable vibe.  The colors remain neutral and mirror items found at the beach: sand, water and sky.  The jute rug and floor pouf add texture and visual interest, and the silver lamp bases add shimmer to mimic the reflection of the water.  The coffee and end tables are the perfect blend of these 2 styles:  the x-shape leans more farmhouse while painting them white leans more nautical.  The beach access pillow ties in the black and white from the farmhouse sign, and buffalo check pillows.  ***Need more inspiration:  try Farmhouse TraditionalFarmhouse Rustic, or Farmhouse Chic. ***

Is this your style?  Let me know…..I’d love to hear from you.

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2.  FARMHOUSE COASTAL MOOD BOARD

 

Farmhouse Coastal- Shop the Look:
13.  Jute rug-houzz
14.  Sofa 73.6″W  Fawn -amazon (other colors available)
15.  Teal Chair – houzz
17.  Buffalo check Pillow Cover – houzz
18.  Teal Pillow – houzz
19.  Aqua Throw Blanket – houzz
21.  Beach Pillow – houzz
22.  Silver Lamp Pair – houzz
24.  Square X-shaped End Table – houzz
25.  Natural Pouf – houzz

Have a Great Week!!  Love & Hugs 🙂

 

Need more inspiration:  try Farmhouse TraditionalFarmhouse Rustic, or Farmhouse Chic.

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Find Your Style- Farmhouse Traditional

Here are the Find Your Style- FOUR Farmhouse Mood Boards (Part 1) broken down separately to make it easier for you.  This is the first style:  Farmhouse Traditional.  This style incorporates more elegant and refined pieces, with a nod to the “softer” side in terms of color.  The dark colors do not “pop” out as much as they give a rich grounding base to the design.  The beautiful traditional rug pulls in all of the colors in the room so they blend in, creating balance and sophistication.  The lamps and floor poufs create texture and visual interest even they are neutral in color.   The mason jar pillow adds a hint of whimsy to keep the room from feeling too stuffy.  ***Need more inspiration?  Try Find Your Style:  Farmhouse Coastal, Farmhouse Rustic, or Farmhouse Chic. ***

Is this your style?  Let me know….I’d love to hear from you.

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1.  FARMHOUSE TRADITIONAL MOOD BOARD

Farmhouse Traditional- Shop the Look:
1.  Ivory Gray/Bllue Rug – houzz
2.   Sofa 88″W Sand – amazon (other colors available)
3.  Teal Chair – houzz
5.  Buffalo check Pillow cover – houzz
6.  Teal Pillow – houzz
7.  Aqua Throw Blanket – houzz
8.  Mason Jar Pillow– houzz
9.  Neutral Lamp – houzz
10.  Metal Round End Table – houzz
12.  Natural Pouf – houzz

 

Have a Great Week!!!  Love & Hugs 🙂

 

Need more inspiration?  Try Find Your Style:  Farmhouse Coastal, Farmhouse Rustic, or Farmhouse Chic.

 

 

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Find Your Style – FOUR Farmhouse Mood Boards (Part 1)

I love the farmhouse style and how effortless the decorating looks, knowing that it is anything but simple.  The lines are clean and the decor is understated, but the layout and the design are detailed and dynamic.  That is why farmhouse style is the hottest style around, and that is also why there are “branches” stemming out from it.   HUH???   Have you noticed when scrolling through pinterest or houzz,  you’ll come across a picture titled “Modern Farmhouse,” but it isn’t exactly what you would call farmhouse style?     Well, that is what I am talking about when I say branches- they are combinations of other styles mixed in with the farmhouse style.  The lines are still clean and the decor still looks effortless…….but the accessories aren’t strictly items purchased from Magnolia Market (even though you’ll see those too-thank you Joanna & Chip).  Today we will look at Find Your Style – Four Farmhouse Mood Boards (Part 1):  Farmhouse Traditional, Farmhouse Coastal, Farmhouse Rustic, and Farmhouse Chic.   Here they are in separate posts:  Find Your Style:  Farmhouse Traditional, Farmhouse Coastal, Farmhouse Rustic, Farmhouse Chic. -in case you want to view them one at a time. ***Stay tuned for Part 2  – coming soon.***

So, lets see how this works.  Basically, you can change the look of a room by simply changing out a couple of the accessories while leaving the main elements in the room the same.  In the  mood boards below, there are Four Farmhouse Styles using primarily the same items and colors, but only the accessories change the look of the room.  The sofa, accent chair, throw blanket, & throw pillows (on the sofa) are the core elements that stay, while the rug, lamps, tables, farmhouse sign, and floor poufs are interchanged throughout the different styles. Love it!!  It’s like a mix-and-match system where you can pull different items from each of the rooms to design your own personal space!!  It’s YOUR house, so decorate however it you want!!

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 FIND YOUR STYLE -FOUR FARMHOUSE MOOD BOARDS (PART 1)

1.  FARMHOUSE TRADITIONAL

 

FARMHOUSE TRADITIONAL:  SHOP THIS LOOK

1.  Ivory Gray/Blue Rug – houzz
2.   Sofa 88″W Sand – amazon (other colors available)
3.  Teal Chair – houzz
5.  Buffalo check Pillow cover – houzz
6.  Teal Pillow – houzz
7.  Aqua Throw Blanket – houzz
8.  Mason Jar Pillow– houzz
9.  Neutral Lamp – houzz
10.  Metal Round End Table – houzz
12.  Natural Pouf – houzz

2.  FARMHOUSE COASTAL

 

FARMHOUSE COASTAL:  SHOP THIS LOOK

13.  Jute rug-houzz
14.  Sofa 73.6″W  Fawn -amazon (other colors available)
15.  Teal Chair – houzz
17.  Buffalo check Pillow Cover – houzz
18.  Teal Pillow – houzz
19.  Aqua Throw Blanket – houzz
21.  Beach Pillow – houzz
22.  Silver Lamp Pair – houzz
24.  Square X-shaped End Table – houzz
25.  Natural Pouf – houzz

3.  FARMHOUSE RUSTIC

 

FARMHOUSE RUSTIC:  SHOP THIS LOOK

26.  Black Border Rug – houzz
27.  Sofa 73.6″W  Fawn -amazon (other colors available)
28.  Teal Chair – houzz
29.  Farmhouse Mulit-colored Sign– amazon
30.  Teal Pillow – houzz
31.  Buffalo check Pillow Cover – houzz
32.  Blessed Pillow– houzz
33.  Aqua Throw Blanket – houzz
34.  Black Floor Lamp – houzz
35.  Metal and Wood Coffee Table on casters –  houzz
37.  Natural Pouf – houzz

4.  FARMHOUSE CHIC

 

FARMHOUSE CHIC:  SHOP THIS LOOK

39.  Sofa 73.6″W  Fawn -amazon (other colors available)
40.  Teal Chair – houzz
41.  Farmhouse Mulit-colored Sign– amazon
42.  Buffalo check Pillow Cover – houzz
43.  Teal Pillow – houzz
44.  Mason Jar Pillow– Houzz
45.  Aqua Throw Blanket – houzz
47.  Square X-shaped End Table – houzz
48.  Turquoise Lamp Pair – houzz or Teal Lamp Pair – houzz
49.  Turquoise Pouf – houzz

*** MIX-N-MATCH DECOR ITEMS: PICTURES***

  
 
 
  
 
 
 
  

SHOP THE LOOK

Farmhouse Traditional- Shop the Look:
1.  Ivory Gray/Blue Rug – houzz
2.   Sofa 88″W Sand – amazon (other colors available)
3.  Teal Chair – houzz
5.  Buffalo check Pillow cover – houzz
6.  Teal Pillow – houzz
7.  Aqua Throw Blanket – houzz
8.  Mason Jar Pillow– houzz
9.  Neutral Lamp – houzz
10.  Metal Round End Table – houzz
12.  Natural Pouf – houzz

Farmhouse Coastal- Shop the Look:
13.  Jute rug-houzz
14.  Sofa 73.6″W  Fawn -amazon (other colors available)
15.  Teal Chair – houzz
17.  Buffalo check Pillow Cover – houzz
18.  Teal Pillow – houzz
19.  Aqua Throw Blanket – houzz
21.  Beach Pillow – houzz
22.  Silver Lamp Pair – houzz
24.  Square X-shaped End Table – houzz
25.  Natural Pouf – houzz

Farmhouse Rustic- Shop the Look:
26.  Black Border Rug – houzz
27.  Sofa 73.6″W  Fawn -amazon (other colors available)
28.  Teal Chair – houzz
29.  Farmhouse Mulit-colored Sign– amazon
30.  Teal Pillow – houzz
31.  Buffalo check Pillow Cover – houzz
32.  Blessed Pillow– houzz
33.  Aqua Throw Blanket – houzz
34.  Black Floor Lamp – houzz
35.  Metal and Wood Coffee Table on casters –  houzz
37.  Natural Pouf – houzz

Farmhouse Chic- Shop the Look:
39.  Sofa 73.6″W  Fawn -amazon (other colors available)
40.  Teal Chair – houzz
41.  Farmhouse Mulit-colored Sign– amazon
42.  Buffalo check Pillow Cover – houzz
43.  Teal Pillow – houzz
44.  Mason Jar Pillow– Houzz
45.  Aqua Throw Blanket – houzz
47.  Square X-shaped End Table – houzz
48.  Turquoise Lamp Pair – houzz or Teal Lamp Pair – houzz
49.  Turquoise Pouf – houzz

Don’t you love all of the different looks and decorating combinations you can create with only a handful of items?  The possibilities are endless…..well almost 😉
So, now that you are at the end -which one is your favorite style…..or do you like a combination of all the styles?  If I had to pick one (would be hard)……I would probaly pick Farmhouse Chic because of all the pops of color and patterns! I also like all the cra-zee going on with it.   Let me know what you choose!!
 

Have a Great Week!!  Love & Hugs 🙂

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35 Gorgeous Natural Brick Fireplace Ideas (Part 2)

Did you ever think brick fireplaces would become popular again….or that people would actually want to include them in their “must haves” for their new home builds??!! Well, I am here to tell you – yes & well… YES.  They are still going strong my friend.  And for those of you have “remove ugly brick fireplace” on your bucket list, there is hope for you too.  You can white-wash it, or thanks to Chip & Joanna, you can now try the German Schmear technique to get rid of it once & for all!!  WOOHOO!!  Let’s get to it!!  Today I will be finishing the second portion of my brick fireplace obsession:   35 Gorgeous Natural Brick Fireplace Ideas (Part 2) and you won’t want to miss all the good info!!

In this post, I am focusing on natural-colored brick (brick that is left natural, white-washed or has the German Schmear technique) fireplaces.  If you are looking for painted white fireplace inspirations, click 30 Stunning White Brick Fireplace Ideas (Part 1).  If you are joining in from part 1, welcome!!


So, what is the difference between natural, white-washed brick, and the German Schmear technique brick?   I thought the best way to explain it would be through pictures.

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NATURAL

Natural brick is just like it sounds, nothing is added or taken away from it.  The brick stays in it’s original beautiful state.  The only changes made are through the color of the grout lines:  matching grout keeps the look seamless, and contrasting grout gives it depth.

 

 

 

 

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WHITE-WASHED

White-washed brick uses a diluted paint mixture (like a 50/50 paint to water ratio).  You can control how much of the brick that is covered by the amount of water you dilute the paint with.  The more water that is used:  the less coverage you get.  And vice versa.  You can tell that when compared to the natural brick fireplace it has a white-ish color covering the entire fireplace.

 

 

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GERMAN SCHMEAR

FYI- According to wikipedia “Schmear” is a German word which means smear or spread (like as in butter).  That is why you will see it with both spellings: as German Schmear or German Smear.  Ok….just had to get that settled.  Now we can move on.

The German Schmear technique uses a mortar mixture (not paint)- (like 70/30 mortar to water ratio).  It is a thicker mixture more like pancake batter.  You can control how much of the brick that is covered by how much of the mixture you apply to the brick.

 

The differences between white-washed and German Schmear:  the German Schmear technique covers the brick (partially or completely) with the mortar mixture, hardens, is permanent, and is more time-consuming; whereas the white-washed method covers the brick with an opaque color (can still see through to the brick), is not permanent, and is less time-consuming.

***If you want to learn more about the white-washed and German Schmear techniques, go to the end of the post for some tutorials.  These tutorials are mot mine or performed by me,  just ones I recommend for you to try***  So let me know which one you choose!  They are all great tutorials.

As you scroll through the pictures and oohh and aww over your favorites….shoot me a comment at the end with your favorite picks!!  I can’t wait to see what everyone chooses.  Now…..let’s get to the good stuff!!


35 Gorgeous Natural Brick Fireplace Ideas (Part 2) 

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Can you tell how the brick is natural in the picture above (you can see the true brick color) where in the picture below the brick has been white-washed (has a slight white-ish glaze covering it)?  In both of these fireplaces, the grout lines are white, contrasting with the brick color to give it depth.

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In the picture above the grout is gray colored to blend in with the brick (to give it a seamless look), and in the picture below the grout is whiter and exaggerated (to give it high contrast).  Just wanted to point a couple of these out.  Carry on 🙂

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The German Schmear is soooo gorgeous- it is in both of these pictures, above & below.  It creates such an authentic look, giving an ordinary brick fireplace a ton of character. I LOVE it!!

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***TUTORIALS***

If you want to learn how to do the German Schmear click on the link at the bottom of the pictures.  If you want to learn about white-washing brick, scroll down to the next session for those tutorials.  They all share great tips and information.

***GERMAN SCHMEAR***

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***WHITE WASH***

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Let me know how it goes…… I’d love to get some feedback from you.

 

 

 

 

 

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!!  Love & Hugs – Jael 🙂

Didn’t have a chance to see (Part 1) click here 30 Stunning White Brick Fireplace Ideas.  Need some inspiration in the kitchen, click on 12 Best Modern Farmhouse Bar Stools,  or 15 Easy Solutions – Kitchen Orgnization 2018.

 

 

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30 Stunning White Brick Fireplace Ideas (Part 1)

So besides me, who is LOVING the white brick fireplace trend??!!  It is just so clean and fresh, and can be incorporated into almost any home decor style.  I love how the subtle texture of the brick blends with the smooth linear lines of the mantel to create a little piece of quiet  drama.  And since I just happen to be crushing on this white fireplace style, and we just happen to be remodeling our fireplace ANYWAY…….I thought I would share these 30 stunning white brick fireplace ideas and inspirational pictures with you (in case you are on the fence about having it done or doing it diy style).  Since I’m loving ALL brick fireplaces right now, I thought I would break these up into 2 posts:  white brick fireplaces (Part 1), and unpainted brick fireplaces (Part 2) coming soon.

As you scroll through the pictures, you can tell how different all the styles are:  modern farmhouse,  coastal, boho chic, modern, cottage, traditional, and more.  Each fireplace is also one-of-a-kind……don’t we alll want to say we have something “custom” in our house?  LOL!!   You can do a ton of different looks with the brick:  change the direction of the brick pattern, layer it high or keep it low, use as a fireplace surround or as the entire fireplace, keep straight lines or use arches, etc.  Plus if you already have it in your house (& it’s an ugly color because it’s from the 80’s) you change the color by painting it – like…. today!!! WOO-HOO!!

And I just have to give a shout out to the QUEEN of white brick fireplace inspiration…..Joanna Gaines!!  Everything she does is magical, and the white brick fireplace is no exception!!  Her shiplap and white brick creation is simple perfection, and I love it so much that I am adding it to my house….. even as we speak.  I can’t wait to add mine to the mix – making it thirty-ONE white brick fireplaces!!! 😉

***If you are looking for more help on this as a diy project, scroll down to the end of the post for some tutorials.  These tutorials are not mine or performed by me,  but ones that I recommend for you to try.   Hopefully, theses tutorials will help you decide if this is a diy project you can take on, or something that you should hire out.***  So, let’s get rolling….

30 STUNNING WHITE BRICK FIREPLACE IDEAS (PART 1)

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Isn’t it great how the color and style of the mantel completely sets the tone and style of the room?  It can be painted white for a crisp, clean  (modern look), left natural (boho look), stained dark (traditional look), cedar (rustic or modern farmhouse look), hung with corbels (cottage), etc.  The mantels can be prominent or subtle, and sometimes there is no mantel at all.  The possibilities are endless!!  As you scroll through these, you’ll be able to see the differences.  And you’ll also begin to lean towards one or 2 distinct styles- right??

 

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White fireplaces are not limited only to the indoors.  Continue the fireplace theme onto an attached outdoor patio, a closed-in sunroom, or a detached outdoor kitchen/seating area.  It will add texture to smooth surfaces like concrete and tiled floors, and will create a beautiful ambiance for nighttime entertaining.  Can’t you just see the kiddos toasting marshmallows for s’mores while the adults sip wine?  Oh yeah- I’m there!!!

 

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You can tell how the different shades of white paint colors (on the fireplace) change the mood and feel of the room.  The brighter whites create a “cleaner” formal style (below), whereas the softer whites create a more “relaxed’ style (above).  The height of the fireplace also changes the feel of the room.  Lower ceilings and fireplaces lean toward a more casual style (above) and provide a cozier environment whereas as a taller fireplace adds more drama and sophistication (below) creating a more formal environment.  BOTH of these rooms are extremely gorgeous…..it just depends on the look you are going for, and the mood you want to create for your home.

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The hearth also plays a huge part in the “feel” of the room. In the picture above, the fireplace does not have a hearth and is set up to provide warmth to the dining room.   It doesn’t need to invite guests to sit down and relax, because they are close enough to the fire while they are sitting in the dining chairs.  In the picture below, the fireplace does have a hearth and is set up for a place to come and “cozy up” in the larger family room.  The hearth is needed here to provide additional seating for larger groups of guests, and to provide an area to come “warm up”, due to the larger sized room.  Once again…just depends on the function and style of your room.

 

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Notice the arch in the picture above?  I love the softness it creates when compared to all of the linear lines.  It also adds an “old world” or authentic look to the fireplace-right?  But don’t be fooled….arches can be incorporated into more modern fireplaces too (go back to picture 5).  It just depends on what you do to the rest of the fireplace design that changes the style.

Note the position of the fireplace position in all of the rooms pictured also.  Some fireplaces are designed to go in the middle of the room, whereas some are off-centered (picture below) or positioned in the corner of a room.  Some have bookshelves adjoining them, some have windows, some have walls, and some have open spaces (outdoors or two-sided fireplaces).  Each fireplace has it’s own unique look- love this!!

 

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Don’t forget about the inside of the fire box either.  The herringbone pattern (above) with the soft or dark yellows hues adds interest and character to a simple fireplace design.  Want it to look more subtle, go with the lighter shades of yellow.  Want more drama, go with the darker or brighter shades of yellow (like the last picture by Studio-McGee).   It also creates a natural focal point, drawing the eye down away from the not-so-attractive TV!!!  What will they think of next?

 

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All of these white brick fireplaces (and rooms) are just sooooo stunning!!  So, which ones are your favorites?  Difficult to choose…I hear ya!!  If you would like to learn more about painting your existing fireplace white, read the tutorials below.  It’s amazing what some paint can do to transform an out-dated fireplace.


***DIY TUTORIALS***

If you have existing brick on your fireplace that you have been wanting to paint white, read the 3 tutorials listed below (just click on the link below the picture).  Each of these tutorials gives great advice and tips to help you through the process, and take your worries away.  No reason to keep that ugly old fireplace anymore…..especially when painted brick fireplaces are on trend.  Painting it will lighten your entire room, giving it a much more modern and fresh look, and will change the entire style of your room.  Plus, it will be clean!!  Ok- so who’s in??  Try it and let me know how it goes.

 

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Have a Great Weekend!!  Love & Hugs – Jael 🙂

 

Need some painting tips…..try  Distressed Hand-Painted White Round Mirror DIY or  How to Stain Banisters Dark with Java Gel.

Want to learn more about shiplap, and how to add it to your home or fireplace try 41 Shiplap Ideas (Not just for Walls)

 


Here is my fireplace that they are working on.  I’ll post “after” pictures when it is all done and painted!!

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12 Best Modern FarmHouse Bar Stools

I just have to say that I have been wanting to do a post on modern farmhouse bar stools for.EV.ER!!! and I am soooo excited to finally get the chance.  There is just something about the modern farmhouse style that draws you in with it’s clean lines and no-fuss approach to decorating, and the bar stools follow these same guidelines.   Once the bones of the kitchen are set up in the modern farmhouse style, the bar stools actually accent and personalize the space.  And this is what makes each person’s kitchen sooooo unique- love this!!!

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When scrolling through pinterest for kitchen inspirations, 3 things immediately catch my eye:  bar stools, light pendants, and the color of the  kitchen cabinets.   These are the 3 elements that seem to move the eye around, and give the most interest to a plain kitchen canvas.  Since most of my kitchen inspirations have a little farmhouse style in them, I knew finding the 12 Best Modern Farmhouse Stools wouldn’t be a problem.   It’s just that I didn’t know if I could edit all of  these bad boys into a cliff notes version post (yep- I said cliff notes…remember those)?  So, I will try to do my best and scale it down the best I can…which means….grab a drink & some snacks.  You’ll be here for awhile!!

This post contains affiliate links which means I will receive a small compensation if you purchase from these links.  This helps me to be able to write free content, and to support my blog.  I only choose items that support the content of my blog topic, which is intended to help you, the reader.  Thank you for your support!!!

 


12 MODERN FARMHOUSE BAR STOOLS

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FIRST THINGS FIRST:

Here are some guidelines to help you with measurements and spacing when purchasing bar stools.  The main thing to look at is your counter height:

counter height (35″ – 37″) = counter stool

bar height (41″-43″) = bar stool

extra tall bar height (44″-47″) = extra tall bar stool

So, don’t forget to measure!  Let’s get to the good stuff – the styles!!!

 

 

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1.  ROUND BAR STOOLS

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Shop this Look:  Round Bar Stool –  Option 1, Option 2, Option 3, Option 4


2.  MODERN ROUND BAR STOOLS

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Shop the Look:  Modern Round Bar Stool- Option 1, Option 2, Option 3

 


3.  MODERN INDUSTRIAL CHIC BAR STOOLS

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Shop the Look:  Modern Industrial Chic Bar Stool – Option1, Option 2Option 3, Option 4


4.  SQUARE BAR STOOLS

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Shop the Look:  Square Bar Stool- Option 1, Option 2, Option 3, Option 4 ……Option 4, Option 5, ……Option 6


5.  METAL BAR STOOLS WITH BACK

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Shop the Look:  Metal w/Back Bar Stool – Option 1, Option 2, Option 3, Option 4


6.  X-BACK WOOD BAR STOOLS

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Shop the Look:  X-Back Wood Bar Stool –  Option 1Option 2Option 3Option 4Option 5Option 6 


7.  MODERN INDUSTRIAL BAR STOOLS

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Shop the Look:  Modern Industrial Bar Stool – Options 1, Option 2, Option 3, Option 4


8.  UPHOLSTERED BACKLESS BAR STOOLS

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Shop the Look:  Upholstered Backless Bar Stool- Option 1, Option 2, Option 3, Option 4, Option 5


9.  BISTRO BAR STOOLS

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Shop the Look:  Blue French Cafe Bar Stool – Option 1, Option 2, Option 3, Option 4


10.  UPHOLSTERED BAR STOOLS WITH BACK

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Shop the Look:  Upholstered Bar Stool with Back – Option 1, Option 2, Option 3, Option 4, Option 5


11.  MODERN MISCELLANEOUS BAR STOOLS 

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Shop the Look:  Modern Miscellaneous Bar Stool:  Option 1, Option 2, Option 3, Option 4, Option 5, Option 6


12.  WOODEN SADDLE BACK BAR STOOLS

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Shop the Look:  Saddle Back Bar Stool- Option 1, Option 2, Option 3, Option 4, Option 5


 

So many to choose from- right??  It’s amazing how one bar stool style can look so different depending on how it is made:  color, fabric, wood/metal, and shape.  The style not only changes the look of the kitchen….it also changes the feel of the kitchen.  Love that!!

***Now, that you’ve scrolled all the way through….. which one works best for your style?   Let me know which one you try.***

 

Have a Great Weekend!! Love & Hugs – Jael 🙂 

 

 

Need more kitchen inspiration?  Check out 15 Easy Solutions – Kitchen Organizations 2018 and 5 Tips- Painting Dark Kitchen Cabinets White (And the Mistakes I Made)

 

Want to add some shiplap to your home:  Try:  The Shiplap Guide:  Shiplap, Tongue & Groove, and Plank Walls (Part 1) or 41Shiplap Ideas:  Not Just for Walls (Part 2)

 

 

 

 

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41 SHIPLAP Ideas: NOT Just For Walls (Part 2)

If you are a modern farmhouse, beach house coastal , or cottage chic kind of girl, then shiplap is your new best friend.  If you didn’t know much about shiplap before Joanna and Chip Gaines started HGTV’s hit TV show “Fixer Upper,” you DO NOW.  It is the perfect combination of rustic warmth meets casual elegance, and can be incorporated into almost any decor style.  If you wan to learn more about shiplap or how to install it Click  The Shiplap Guide:  Shiplap, Tongue & Groove, and Plank Walls (Part 1).

So, now that you know what shiplap is, you’re probably needing some ideas on how and where to use it- right?  Well, you’re reading the right post.  Here are 41 inspirational pictures to get you motivated!!

***  I am using the term “shiplap” in this post as a collective term that incorporates all 3 methods for getting the “shiplap look”.   These pictures will either use 1. shiplap, 2. tongue & groove, or 3. plank methods (see post 1).  Just wanted to clarify***  SO…..LET’S GET GOING!!


WHERE TO USE SHIPLAP :  1. LIVING ROOM 

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Use shiplap in the living room behind shelves,  as an accent wall, above the fireplace, behind built ins, or on a TV wall.  It adds just enough texture to balance out smooth surfaces (like electronics, lighting, and curtain rods), and gives the room an instant focal point.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WHERE TO USE SHIPLAP:  2. BEDROOM

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Use shiplap with almost any decor style:  coastal, farmhouse, shabby chic, cottage, rustic, modern, industrial, and so on.  Use it on ceilings or behind the bed to add drama, or use it on headboards/ bed frames to add instant character.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WHERE TO USE SHIPLAP:  3. BATHROOM

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Use shiplap horizontally or vertically.  The horizontal lines add visual width, whereas the vertical lines add visual height.  It looks great behind vanities and free standing tubs.  Afraid to commit?  Use a small amount (like a half wall) around the tub or in a small half bath/powder room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Shiplap is extremely versatile.  It can be painted, stained, white-washed, left natural, or sanded and sealed – to name a few.  Paint shiplap white for a fresh clean look or paint it dark for a moody, dramatic look.  Leave shiplap natural (knotty and raw) for a rustic look.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WHERE TO USE SHIPLAP:  4. ENTRY & HALLWAY

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Use shiplap on entry or staircase walls.    It gives your guests a glimpse of your decor style and what they can expect to see in the rest of your home. Shiplap also adds architectural detail to small areas, where there is minimal space to place furniture.

Use shiplap in the hallway as an accent wall, or as a hidden door for the powder bath.  It adds a little excitement to an area that is usually left bare.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WHERE TO USE SHIPLAP:  5. KITCHEN 

 

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The kitchen gives you a ton of options to use shiplap.  Use it as backsplash, on kitchen islands, in bay window nooks, as pantry doors, barn doors, or wrapped columns.  Use small boards or wide boards to get the “look” you want.  Most common boards widths used for shiplap are 6″, 8″, or 10″.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WHERE TO USE SHIPLAP:   6. LAUNDRY, MUDROOM, & PATIO

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Use shiplap in unexpected places like laundry rooms and mudrooms.  These rooms are not typically seen by guests, but  can still be beautiful 🙂  Plus, you might need a little inspiration while you work- LOL!!

Use it outside in patio/entertaining areas to bring the warm & welcome feeling outdoors.  These areas will feel more like extensions of your home, than feeling separate or cold.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WHERE TO USE SHIPLAP:  7. MISCELLANEOUS

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If you still aren’t sure if you want to add shiplap as a permanent structure, try it out as an accent.  It looks great (picture to the left) lying against the wall, and also in a frame (picture below).  It will add the character and charm you want without adding anything permanent to the wall.

 

No matter which one of these shiplap ideas you decide to try, you will have a little taste of how shiplap makes your home FEEL!!  And I know your guests will notice it too 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

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HAVE A GREAT DAY!!  LOVE & HUGS 🙂

P.S.  Which one is your favorite??  Shoot me a comment….I’d love to know!

 

Want more SHIPLAP inspiration see my pinterest board:  pinterest.com/toojewels/shiplap-love/

Want more DECOR TIPS inspiration click How to Make the Perfect Bow, 10 Ways to Add Buffalo Check, Opening up Kitchen Wall to Dining Room.

 

Stay tuned for Part 3……My Home Project REVEAL.  Here are my inspiration pictures:

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***UPDATE:  PROGRESS ON MY HOME PROJECT***

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I am so excited for the final reveal- hopefully soon!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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