American Farmhouse Style
From the February/March 2019 Issue:
A Virginia home transforms from colonial to farmhouse, taking its cues from the land and the family who calls it home.
By Autumn Krause
The relationship between home and land is an important one-particularly for this Rockville, Virginia home belonging to Mary Beth and JT Grier. The couple wanted to give their 1997 colonial a modern farmhouse renovation, and they turned to designer Jennifer Radakovic of Jennifer Radakovic Design to transform their home. “They have chicken, goats, horses, cats and other animals, and were drawn to the modern farmhouse style to match their actual small farm,” Jennifer says. It’s an instance of art paralleling life, and the two meshed beautifully, resulting in a farmhouse-style renovation that accommodates the family of six and reflects their homesteading lifestyle.
8. Bright and White
Designer Jennifer Radakovic combined a mahogany door, bright white cabinets (Snowbound by Sherwin-Williams) and ceramic floor tiles designed to look like natural stone for a room that feels natural, warm and full of light. The owners of this farmhouse outside of Richmond, Virginia, wanted a secondary entry space that would work for their four kids and full farm life, which includes a dog, a pony and two goats. Soft gray walls (Horizon by Benjamin Moore) prettify what also acts as an informal entrance for friends and neighbors.
A mix of open and closed cupboards gives the members of your household somewhere to hang coats, hats and boots when they come inside, plus storage space up high for things you use less frequently, such as luggage…
The homeowners at this rural farmhouse outside Richmond, Virginia, wanted an everyday entry and mudroom that was functional for a family with four kids and a whole flock of animals, including two goats, a dog and a pony. But they want it to still be pretty enough to act as a secondary front door for friends and neighbors, designer Jennifer Radakovic says. Pairing custom cabinetry in white (Snowbound by Sherwin-Williams) with the mahogany-and-glass door created a room brimming with natural light….