A Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

When designing the kitchen at the Moss Mountain Farm Garden Home my thinking was to build out a farm theme in a fresh and modern way. It’s a combination of farm house style & classic with modern and vintage elements.

The principal colors are shades of white with a pale green on the walls as an accent.

The rafters on the ceiling are purely decorative. They bring in the farm house look. There are probably more lights than needed – 17 in all – but we do a lot of taping and photography in here so the additional light helps.

The windows have simple Roman shades. The fabric is linen in a soft green that echoes the color of the bead board.

The countertops bring spirit and warmth to the kitchen. I used two types of marble. I wanted the island to feel like an old fashioned drugstore counter top where you could pull up a seat and order an ice cream float.

The appliances are white enamel and stainless steel. The floors are 8-inch wide pine boards with a tung oil finish. Very basic.

Farm house sinks were a must for me. They are very deep so we can wash a lot of dishes.

An exposed brick wall adds soul to the room. It gives the appearance that the kitchen was added on the outside of the house.


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Benjamin Moore White Cloud (cabinets)
Benjamin Moore Nantucket Breeze (walls)


Edwardian Single Pedant & Open Bottom Flush Mount with Glass Shade Circa Lighting

Window Treatment

The Shade Store Flat Roman Shade, Linen, Sea


Viking Range


Classic Marble and Stone


Kohler Hawthorne Apron Front Undercounter Kitchen Sink