If this lovely and lofty farmhouse (which is a lesson in rustically elegant country style) in Hudson, NY, proves anything, it’s that modern farmhouse style has far more interpretations than we can imagine. Just when you think you have seen your share of white board and batten farmhouses with black steel windows and walls of shiplap springing up everywhere in suburbia and beyond, you come across a home like this one designed by Jennifer Bunsa, and if you’re me, you simply LOSE YOUR FRIGGIN MARBLES.
There is just so much thoughtfulness and keen collecting going on here. It seems apparent the owner loves nature, rugged natural materials, modern sleek furniture, and pleasing geometric patterns. The loftiness of these spaces, quite frankly, blows me away, as does the playfulness with scale and the tasteful, sensual marriages of rough and luxe.
While everyone and their granny seems to be hanging a retro beaded macrame something or another on their wall, just wait til you glimpse the owl keeping watch over a room in this amazing farmhouse…now THAT’s a deliciously whimsical riff on a home decor staple I recall as a child in the ’70s!
I have never seen a farmhouse kitchen design quite like this one with its genius mix of rugged charm, country sweetness, nostalgia, New England sensibility, and globally informed luxe. I bet you’ll agree. In spite of its lofty ceilings, its design keeps it feeling very human-scaled, welcoming, and cozy. The Bohemian bath is so chic and freshly unique, it’ll instantly kill you smack dab in the face, so try not to utter curse words at your own bath after admiring the one below. (I’m always saying it, “Admire without the need to acquire–this skill changes everything!” and so I’ll try my best to take my own advice.)
I’m not cool or young enough to appreciate the bedroom which surprised me with the design’s austerity and moody point of view. I need my bedroom to be a tranquil haven of a cloud where I can dream, retreat, and heal from the residue of daily days. For me that means soft romance and comfy cozy unfussy simple lovely. (The shadows cast by the arms on those modern bedside wall sconces would likely scare the pants off of me in the middle of the night, and midlife mama here already has sufficient insomnia triggers!) Thoughts? I’m also surprised there isn’t more greenery alive in rooms throughout the home, given the abundance of natural light and the decidedly natural, organic vibe.
Meet me at the finish line to dish about any design details from this modern farmhouse you found especially beautiful or curious.
I’d love to see more of the butler pantry, and isn’t the island a sight to behold?
Get ready for Mr. Owl!
Wow! Just when you think you have seen every version of modern country house or modern farmhouse represented on Pinterest, oui?
Peace to you right where you are.