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10 farmhouse style ideas for your home

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Inspired by simple country life, farmhouse-style design and decor can bring a cosy and rustic feeling to your home. It often features vintage pieces and natural elements like wood.

As our creative Bunnings Workshop members have shown, there are many ways to introduce farmhouse vibes to your home.

Check out some terrific examples below and let us know if we can help recreate the look.


1. Farmhouse laundry renovation by @housetohome 


Maximising space in a compact laundry, this reno features several farmhouse-inspired elements, including a brick splashback and a wooden benchtop.


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Find more ideas for your laundry in Top 10 most popular laundry renovation projects.


2. Farmhouse-style rustic outdoor table by @Nham 


Nham made this rustic outdoor table using Pine sleepers and joined them together with dowels and glue.


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Check out our Top 10 most popular indoor furniture projects and Top 10 most popular outdoor furniture projects for more inspiration.

3. Mud room makeover with upcycled cabinetry by @marisamoloney 


Marisa used Porter's Paints in the colour Squid Ink and Taubmans paint in Crisp White to turn an awkward space into a practical farmhouse-style mud room and laundry with plenty of storage.


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Don’t miss 10 practical mud room storage projects.

4. Bathroom refresh with upcycled timber vanity by @sallie24 

An old TV cabinet fitted with two new basins became the centrepiece of this farmhouse-themed bathroom renovation.


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Bathroom vanity makeovers might spark more ideas.

5. Rustic entertaining area with built-in barbecue by @sideshowmatt 


Recycled materials add character to this rustic outdoor entertaining space.


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For more inspiration, check out Barbecue stands and bench ideas.


6. Barn door feature wall by @GeoffB 

Geoff’s Baltic Pine and plywood barn doors screen an unused entrance while creating a classic farmhouse look.


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Have a look at these barn door ideas for your home.

7. Rustic Colorbond fence and gate by @Baggs 


Kyle used rusted corrugated iron to add texture and a sense of nostalgia to his gated fence.


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Top 10 most popular fence projects contains more creative ideas.


8. Rustic desk with cross frame by @jeevanfranciz 


This farmhouse-themed desk was made with a cross frame and coated with a maple stain for a beautiful finish.


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Experienced Workshop member Rob (@Peggers) shares a step-by-step guide to building your own desk.


9. Pallet timber farmhouse clock by @Tara86 


Tara made a vintage, farmhouse-style clock by attaching a clock face to a D.I.Y. pallet timber back.


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Find more clever and affordable project ideas using recycled pallet timber in our Top 10 most popular pallet projects.

10. Rustic letterbox by @Rolando 

Rolando attached a metal unit to railway sleepers with reclaimed items, creating a stylish letterbox with rustic charm.


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The Bunnings team shares step-by-step instructions for removing your letterbox and installing a new one in How to install a letterbox.


How to bring farmhouse style to your home


The Bunnings team has shared several guides on bringing farmhouse style to your home, including How to create a modern country-style kitchen and The homeowner’s guide to cladding.


If you need more assistance with styling your home, the Bunnings Workshop community can help. Don’t hesitate to ask a question.

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