Story by Micaela Arnett / September 28, 2022

Southwest style meets modern farmhouse aesthetics in this cozy and rustic retreat built by Arnett Custom Homes.   

Natural Materials

A number of customizations make this home unique, especially the arched window connecting the kitchen and living room. The use of naturally finished wood is a consistent accent throughout the home and evokes a rustic feeling. Horizontal paneling (not to be confused with shiplap) dresses the walls and a matte black ceiling enhances the natural toned décor.

A woven swing chair hangs from the ceiling for the ultimate hang-out spot and the patterned tiles on the fireplace add Southwestern charm.

A cowhide area rug helps protect the hardwood and creates a natural texture. The homeowners styled leather poofs for extra seating and denim blue pillow accents lend a ranch-like vibe to the space. A woven tassel chandelier adds ambient light without competing with the surrounding elements.

Denim Blue Accents

The kitchen is clad in the same horizontal paneling and hardwood as the living room and features exposed natural wood shelving for decorative display storage.  

Rustic Range 

Dark blue base cabinetry adds dimension and the red range knobs add a pop of colorful contrast. Much like the arched window, the range hood features rustic wood paneling for a cohesive, antiquated look.

Farmhouse Details

An apron front sink is a must in any modern farmhouse kitchen.

The formal dining room feels spacious and bright with its glass front french doors and golden accents. The natural wood table keeps with the rest of the home and is highlighted by a combination of acrylic and mustard velvet chairs. 

Wooden Beams 

A second living room in the home is connected to the other by a pair of french doors like in the dining room. Rustic wood beams decorate the ceiling for a more formal seating area and the two-sided fireplace provides warmth in both spaces at once.  

Even the powder room got a rustic twist! A furniture-style vanity and porcelain farmhouse sink add old-world charm. The black and white floral wallpaper is perfect for a smaller space and emphasizes the homeowner’s personal style.

This home perfectly exemplifies the benefits of design consistency. A mixture of the same elements throughout the home makes for seamless transitions from room to room.

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Photography Provided by Arnett Custom Homes