By Roger Hazard
The Modern Farmhouse's open kitchen and dining room act jointly as the heart of the home. The open stairway brings in a constant stream of sunlight, and provides a reading nook beneath the stairs. The large kitchen island offers ample storage and workspace, and the dining area accommodates guests and even has room for our piano.
- Bosch refrigerator
- Maytag range, microwave, and dishwasher
- Aubrey pulls in oil-rubbed bronze (Restoration Hardware)
- Large wooden spherical drapery finials repurposed into cabinet door pulls (West Elm)
- Long brushed nickel pulls (IKEA)
- Dakota Button wall hooks (Restoration Hardware)
- Georgian doorknobs in aged bronze (Schlage)
- Polished concrete flooring
- Board-and-batten effect created with strips of wood lattice
- Jute runners wrap the steps of the open stairway (Overstock.com)
- Sherwin-Williams "Hinting Blue" above board-and-batten
- Gallery white on board-and-batten and trim
- Stairway was originally black metal with bamboo inserts on steps. We repainted it glossy white.
- Shaker-style cabinetry. Upper cabinets and island have been repainted white and Army green, respectively (IKEA)
- Bamboo counter stools (a Craigslist triumph)
- Marcel mini sofa (Pottery Barn)
- Wood dining table that we hand painted white and selectively distressed (Austin Antique Mall)
- Antique metal dining chair, recovered with gingham fabric (Hudson NY / IKEA)
- Eames white fiberglass shell chair (Modernica.net)
- Antique Baldwin Acrosonic piano that we repainted tangerine (acquired from Chris' friend)
- Metal piano stool, repainted white and recovered with bath mat (Room Service Vintage / CB2)
- Vintage metal chest of drawers with pull-out desk that was originally used in a now-closed sanitarium in San Antonio (Uncommon Objects)
- Karlstad chaise with natural slipcover and metal feet (IKEA)
- Small white table that we hand painted white (Austin Antique Mall)
- Japanese wood box converted into pendant light (Uncommon Objects)
- Nelson Bubble Lamp crisscross saucer pendant (Room Omaha)
- Light hidden inside of drum
- Akari Noguchi paper lamp (Circa50.com)
- Can lights with spot bulbs on dimmer
- Textiles & Window Treatments
- Throw pillows on chase (West Elm, Home Goods)
- Throw pillows on sofa (Pottery Barn, West Elm)
- Cowhide rugs with colors conveniently matched to Buck the dog's fur (Tandy Leather)
- 2" wood blinds with white fabric tape (3 Day Blinds)
- Cowboy pattern fabric (e-prairiegirls.com)
- Wood drapery pole, supports, ring clips (The Home Depot)
- Artwork & Accessories
- Vintage marching band drum (Uncommon Objects)
- Metal mesh tray originally used for sterilization of instruments, chemical baths, or baking? We're not sure. (Austin Antique Mall)
- Vintage taxidermy (Uncommon Objects)
- Vintage metal car and camper toy (flea market in Hot Springs, AR)
- Wood and ceramic bowls for Buck's food and water (flea market)
If you are interested in discussing a similar transformation to your own home, contact us for a consultation.
Hot right now on Roger + Chris
We completely redesigned the interior and exterior of our modern home in Austin, Texas. Come take a look inside.
We've gathered some of our favorite sofas and armchairs in gorgeous blue velvets, along with design inspiration from around the web.
A cute, 160-year old Italianate Victorian had the potential to be a stunning garden house - but only after taming the garden, adding style to the porches, and applying some unexpected new colors.
Tour Roger and Chris' guest bedroom.
We wanted to add substance and texture to this wire piano stool, so we recovered it using a chenille bath mat.
A brief video shot on a sunny afternoon in our home here in Austin. The dog and the cat weren't interested in having their naps interrupted.