Originally, farmhouses were decorated with whatever was handy and functional. These times more thought will go into decorating in farmhouse style, but practicality is still a significant element.
Nothing needs to be too fragile or valuable. Instead items ought to be sturdy while still maintaining some sophistication and style. Additionally, a home decorated in this style must consist of hand-me-downs and flea market finds combined with fresh pieces. For instance, an old crop table and shaker cabinets combine beautifully with stainless steel appliances and modern light fixtures in a farmhouse kitchen