Bonnie Christine is a surface pattern designer and artist living in North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains. A wife and mother to two young children, Bonnie knew the only way to execute the home of her dreams was to build it from scratch.
Bonnie and her husband David worked to bring the outdoors in by creating a traditional farmhouse surrounded by windows. The goal was to make the new construction look as old as possible, so they incorporated antique touches like shiplap siding and sliding barn doors. In the end, Old World charm meets modern-day comfort in this home that is perfectly suited to their family of four.
The kitchen was created around the Lacanche Cluny Range, which features brass detailing on a white French oven. Bonnie styled the appliance with a roomy farmhouse sink, large stainless steel hood, and open shelving on either side.
Cabinetry painted in "oyster" complements sleek quartz countertops and white subway tile backsplash. Loom counter stools accompany the expansive island, which doubles as extra prep space and a roomy breakfast bar.
Around the corner, floral wallpaper pops in the small walk-in pantry. Wooden countertops surround white under-cabinet storage and open shelving.
Expansive windows flood the dining room with light. In front of a large window seat, the dining table is paired with three egg chairs and two armless leather dining chairs.
Bonnie wanted the living room to act as central command for the family. A large tufted sectional sofa and twin ottomans from Joybird separate the space from the kitchen. A comfy leather sofa offers even more seating, so everyone can sprawl out together and watch a movie or sip cocoa by the fire.
The laundry room combines antique style with modern touches like geometric tile flooring. A vintage style wall-mount faucet sits above a small farmhouse apron-front sink, accented by a hexagonal tile backsplash. Built-in wood countertops above the washer and dryer create a chic folding surface.
An antique bed and botanical artwork create a vintage vibe in the bedroom.
Large floral wallpaper from Anewall and a framed doe print offer charming decor in the nursery. Bonnie purposefully kept the children's rooms small to draw them to the main living space for family time.
The bathroom features white shiplap siding surrounding a vintage clawfoot tub. Brass accents echo the kitchen design while creating an antique aesthetic.
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