Thanks to Fixer Upper and its darling co-hosts, Chip and Joanna Gaines, the modern farmhouse style is one of the most popular aesthetics in interior design today. If you're looking to add a rustic-chic flair to your own home without doing a complete overhaul, consider adorning your walls with some farmhouse-inspired elements. Here are just a few farmhouse wall decor ideas to incorporate into your home.
1. Add shiplap accents.
Found in barns across the country, shiplap is a smooth wood board that's a staple in farmhouse designs. Install a row of white-painted planks as an accent wall for a subtle farmhouse touch.
2. Enlarge and brighten up a space with rustic mirrors.
Everything about farmhouse-style decor is bright and airy, and you can maximize those qualities by using mirrors on your walls. If you can find one with a rustic-style frame — perhaps an old, repurposed window frame — that'll double the farmhouse vibes.
3. Hang decorative baskets.
A handmade aesthetic is firmly tied into farmhouse style — opt to hang decorative baskets for a handcrafted touch. They can also double as shelving for plants.
4. Focus on nature when selecting artwork.
Choose art that has a natural theme to capture the essence of farm life. You can choose between black-and-white photographs, vintage landscape paintings, or even framed pressed flowers — anything goes, so long as it brings nature indoors.
5. Add a reclaimed wooden coat rack.
Something as simple as a small rustic addition to an entryway can make an impact. For this project, Jenna Sue took an extra wooden beam from another project and transformed it into a farmhouse-chic coat rack.
6. Display antique clocks.
We love the idea of using clocks as decor — combine multiple timepieces with different styles for a fun display.
7. Style a wreath.
Farmhouses are often filled with fresh florals plucked from the garden. Though you might not have your own garden to supply a fresh bouquet, consider hanging a wreath to bring nature in. Change it out with the seasons to keep it interesting.
8. Install a textile wall hanging.
Lean into crafts with a textile wall hanging, which is a great way to add pattern, color, and texture to a minimalist farmhouse-style space.
9. Find a new purpose for an old door frame.
Farmhouse really lends itself to reusing and upcycling materials. Case in point: this door frame reimagined as a way to frame art. We love the way it turns an otherwise boring, small area of wall space into an eye-catching feature.