The Dream House: A Cozy Farmhouse Keeping Room

Today's another installation of my dream house series. If I could plan my absolute dream home, what would it look like? One thing is for sure, I'd have a cozy keeping room nook located right off of our kitchen. It doesn't have to be a big space- just a little space with enough room for a couple of overstuffed armchairs and a fireplace. And while we're dreaming, how about vaulted ceilings with rustic exposed wooden beams? Yes, please! My goals for this room would be to create a warm, cozy space that I could curl up in to do my morning Bible readings or a place the kids could later work on some homework while I'm cooking dinner. A nice, quiet place of relaxation. With that said, I think I'd focus less on color and more on textures in the space- a neutral palette with the introduction of a soft wool rug, white shiplap walls, rustic wooden beams, leather furniture and a brick herringbone fireplace. I think I could spend some nice, cozy time in there, don't you?!

Source list:

chandelier (one of my all time favorites!)
fireplace image (unknown source)
knit blanket (I also have this one and have gifted this one! and eyeing this faux fur throw... Santa?)
not pictured, but you can imagine all kinds of pillows in this room like these, these or these

I realized when I was making this board that I don't really have any go-to sources for quality vintage-looking leather furniture. Do you have any recommendations? Do share!

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1 comment:

  1. Oh I love all of this but especially that leather chair. I have wanted a leather sofa forever. . .not sure this is the house for it but I love how inviting and warm that worn leather looks. Happy Thanksgiving, sweet friend. xo


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