Modern Farmhouse Style Home Decor Inspiration: Sarah Richardson

Bright yellow upholstered headboard and shiplap in a modern farmhouse bedroom by Sarah Richardson

Modern Farmhouse Style Inspiration: Sarah Richardson

S A R A H R I C H A R D S O N*
recently experimented
with reverse engineering.
(‘Cause she’s sassysmart
like that.)

With brother Theo Richardson,
Sarah participated in a Sibling Revelry exhibit,
designing three rooms each inspired
by a product or color from
Theo’s NY based product design team
Rich, Brilliant, Willing.

Today is about how to have fun
with color, vintage flair,
and modern design.

*Sarah Richardson has been a key fixture of the Canadian design world since starting out in 1995, working behind the scenes as a prop stylist and set decorator. By the late 90’s, Sarah realized that she could carve a niche in the emerging world of design TV by sharing her practical, endearing and inspiring approach to décor and design with viewers. Sarah launched her first TV series for HGTV in 2000, Room Service. 17 years later, Sarah is the host, co-creator and co-producer of over 250 episodes of design television that span seven hit HGTV series targeted directly to the needs of a contemporary audience. Room Service, Design Inc., Sarah’s House, Sarah’s Cottage, Sarah’s Rental Cottage, Sarah 101, and Real Potential are a collection of lifestyle television series dedicated to tackling the demands and design challenges of modern living.

Known for her upbeat and easygoing approach to creating elegant and timeless designs for every room in the home, Sarah inspires and empowers viewers by effortlessly sharing her winning style formula. Sarah’s enthusiasm for all aspects of design is infectious, and her ability to engage and inspire viewers has earned her a loyal and dedicated fan base across North America and around the world. Sarah’s programs are seen in over 100 countries worldwide.

Revelry moment no. 1:

A glorious
YELLOW BEDROOM.

Zinc paint finish on vintage glass front door cabinet in modern farmhouse design by Sarah Richardson

Modern Farmhouse Style Inspiration: Sarah Richardson

We’re seeing shiplap siding,
wainscoting, and paneling paneling paneling
everywhere in design these days,
and I LOVE it all.

Yellow decor and stripe dress on shiplap wall in colorful modern farmhouse bedroom by Sarah Richardson

Modern Farmhouse Style Inspiration: Sarah Richardson

It’s so so Sarah!

And I’m thinkin Janet Hill
should paint this vignette!

Shiny brass trophy cups

Modern Farmhouse Style Inspiration: Sarah Richardson

Coveting these trophy cups?

Antique daybed with modern upholstery in modern farmhouse room by Sarah Richardson

Modern Farmhouse Style Inspiration: Sarah Richardson

SR never misses a moment
to inject “happy factor.”
Revelry moment no. 2:

 

A work and play
BLUE DEN.

Bright blue modern farmhouse office with shiplap by Sarah Richardson

Modern Farmhouse Style Inspiration: Sarah Richardson

 

SR made this inspiration board even more
beautiful and special by lighting it.

Bright blue decor and polar bear modern art in modern farmhouse design by Sarah Richardson

Modern Farmhouse Style Inspiration: Sarah Richardson

 

Meet me in the polar bear room for a
blueberry-tini, k?

Rustic chic tray and bright purple blue in modern farmhouse design by Sarah Richardson

Modern Farmhouse Style Inspiration: Sarah Richardson

Modern chairs with blue cross on cushion and shiplap walls in modern farmhouse design by Sarah Richardson

Modern Farmhouse Style Inspiration: Sarah Richardson

Already created some similar + pillows,
but this one inspires MORE!
Loving these chairs!

Revelry moment no. 3:

A little
RED DINING ‘hood.

Red accents in a modern farmhouse dining room by Sarah Richardson

Modern Farmhouse Style Inspiration: Sarah Richardson

And by ‘hood I mean a cheery, charming, eclectic locale in which to host the homies.

Do you like the mishmash of chairs?

Modern farmhouse cabinet with red accents

Modern Farmhouse Style Inspiration: Sarah Richardson

What is more at home in a red dining room  than VIN ROUGE????

This vignette has a decidedly
SR meets Anthropologie
meets bistro magic, yes?

Boho chic dining room with red accents

Modern Farmhouse Style Inspiration: Sarah Richardson

 

Look at the gorgeous baguettes
in that cart and
all the fabrics
on the comfy chair!

BRAVO SIBLINGS!
Way to revel.

Which room do you fancy?

Peace to you right where you are.

~michele

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3 Comments

  1. February 7, 2011 / 6:51 pm

    Gorgeous primary colour schemes! The saturated blues are divine, a very cool den! Love that industrial chest in the yellow bedroom and how cute is the headboard! Adore the large cabinet in the red room, the rustic table and red painted chairs too. If I HAD to pick a room, it'd be the yellow one, it feels so 'happy'!

    Meera xx

  2. June 30, 2011 / 3:26 pm

    Your blog is fabulicious!!! I'm so happy to have found it – you have a great sense of style.
    Pop on over for a visit sometime!
    xoxo,
    Kim

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