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No doubt, Chip & Joanna Gaines are creating what I am calling the Fixer-Upper Effect on home design in America. We love them and we love their family-lovin' farmhouse style. Today, I am going to share some of my architectural and interior sources to get this style for yourself.
Joanna uses a classic palette of black and white to create a serene, cozy interior space. She then uses natural or reclaimed wood, antique furniture and decor pieces, and industrial-inspired hardware and light fixtures to give her spaces a unique eclectic vibe. She uses round mirrors and pendants to breakup continuous horizontal lines created by the wood paneling. Joanna also takes advantages of spatial challenges and she makes them her own, from under stair niches to kitchenettes in dormer windows. She knows how to make the most of the home!
For her black and white cement tile, check out Cle' Tile, Veranda Tile or Sabine Hill. The black shaker chair is a classic and can be found almost anywhere. Have an old piece of furniture you hate, chalk paint it white or black and add a antique glaze over it. Use black and white classic clocks, wire baskets, and natural wood architectural elements for wall decor.
For lighting the space with the Gaines-Effect fixtures, look at Rejuvenation, Schoolhouse Electric, and France & Sons. Speaking of France & Sons, which is one of my favorite furniture websites, you can find a line of rugs by Magnolia Market supplier Loloi. For paint colors: try using Sherman Williams Repose Gray or Mindful Gray for the neutral wall color and Alabaster White for trim work.