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The Modern Farmhouse

Modern Farmhouse Living Room

By Roger Hazard

The Modern Farmhouse's living room, sunken a foot from the dining room, is filled with light through the huge windows facing West. The cool, concrete floors and high ceilings create a sense of spaciousness, and the rear door leads out to the covered patio and landscaped backyard.

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Sources:

  • Appliances
    • Internet TV, chosen because most TV sets are incredibly ugly (Sony)
    • Zeppelin stereo (Bowers & Wilkins)
    • Pro-Ject Debut III turntable in white (Needle Doctor)
  • Hardware
    • Georgian doorknob in aged bronze (Schlage)
  • Surfaces
    • Polished concrete flooring
    • Board-and-batten effect created with strips of wood lattice
  • Colors
    • Sherwin-Williams "Hinting Blue" above board-and-batten
    • Gallery white on board-and-batten
    • Gallery white on trim
  • Furniture
    • Corona sofa (Macy's)
    • Eames fiberglass shell rocking chair in limited-edition "elephant" with walnut rocking base (Modernica)
    • Besta console table / storage unit behind sofa (IKEA)
    • Glass and wood coffee table (Blu Dot)
    • Amazing rough cowhide chair (found at The Upholstery Shop in Austin)
    • Weathered wood console table - originally a tall farm table; legs cut down (Austin Antique Mall)
    • Wood milking stools (found on a farm in Iowa)
    • Besta white laminate cabinet housing DVR and DVD player (IKEA)
  • Lighting
    • Mid-century teak lamps (Austin Antique Mall)
    • Brass picture light (Ethan Allen)
    • Carefully hidden uplights on timers
    • Can lights with spot bulbs on dimmer
  • Textiles & Window Treatments
    • Assorted throw pillows (Pottery Barn, Anthropologie)
    • Surplus Army blanket (Banana Bay Trading Company)
    • Striped area rug (Dash & Albert)
    • 2" wood blinds with white fabric tape (3 Day Blinds)
    • Blue gingham drapery fabric (IKEA)
    • Wood drapery pole, supports, ring clips (The Home Depot)
  • Artwork & Accessories
    • DUNES vintage metal sign (Austin Antique Mall)
    • Vintage B.S.A. marching band drum (Austin Antique Mall)
    • "The Serious Man" portrait (junk shop)
    • Metal airplane toy (flea market in Hot Springs, AR)
    • Cowboy clock (gift from Chris' brother Darian)
    • Streetlight light bulb mounted in wood block (gift from Chris' brother Darian)
    • Original cowboy/bear/girl/strongman illustration (gift from Chris' brother Darian - who clearly has great taste)
    • Cambodian Buddha bust (Target)
    • Rusty wheel (Austin Antique Mall)
    • Orange and blue ceramic balls (Shoal Creek Nursery)

If you are interested in discussing a similar transformation to your own home, contact us for a consultation.

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Roger Hazard · Founder · Roger + Chris · Sharon Springs, NY
Roger Hazard is TV's original home stager, as well as designer / producer on the international, Emmy-nominated "SELL THIS HOUSE," "SELL THIS HOUSE: EXTREME," and "MOVE THIS HOUSE." MORE ABOUT Roger Hazard

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