Best of Blog 2019

Becki Owens Summit Creek Kitchen / Photography: Rebekah Westover Photography

What a great year 2019 has been! We are so grateful to all of you for following along with us as we share our projects, favorite finds, and design ideas and trends. Today we are taking a look back at our most viewed posts of 2019. What’s on top? Color trends, furniture roundups, our Summit Creek Kitchen, and everything Modern Farmhouse. Take a look at the entire list of our top ten most popular posts of 2019.

The 2019 Modern Farmhouse

Coats Homes

Sure, we have been talking all year about how design has taken a turn back toward traditional with curved lines, warm colors, and wallpaper all making a comeback, but that doesn’t mean the modern farmhouse has become any less popular. Instead, the style is adjusting to incorporate the new, while keeping the old. Take a look at these trending images on Pinterest to show which elements of the modern farmhouse are here to stay.

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Color Trends of 2019: Warm + Creamy

Becki Owens Town Center Bunk Room / Photography: Alyssa Ence Photography

2019 is about embracing warmer tones. Kitchens and walls are popping up with creamy off-white finishes, Pantone named coral the Color of the Year, Benjamin Moore is predicting terracotta to be big, and even taupe and tan are making a comeback. Take a look at some beautiful ways we are seeing warmth infused into interiors through paint, tile, and accessories while still keeping the fresh crisp look we love. Plus, don’t miss our Warm and Creamy 2019 Paint Guide for a few recommendations to get the look in your own spaces.

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Color Trends of 2019: Shades of Green

Sarah Sherman Samuel

Once considered formal and dated, the revamp of green feels fresh and organic. Although we are seeing a spectrum of greens, this year two shades in particular are predicted to be big–sage green and emerald. Look for sage to make a comeback from the ’90s as a perfect earthy color to mix with your rustic woods.

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Design Trend: Black Kitchen Countertops

Amber Interiors

Black is an edgier neutral that adds polish and a bit of drama to your space. Paired with white and natural woods, it provides contrast and helps get that layered organic look that we have been loving. Plus, dark natural stones are more forgiving than bright white marble; they stain less easily.

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Dream Home: A Modern English Farmhouse

Kate Marker Interiors / Grand Traditions Fine Homes / Stoffer Photography Interiors

This dream home is so pretty. It’s a modern English farmhouse that perfectly balances crisp clean lines and soft traditional textures. You’re going to love both the architecture and the interior design. Take a peek inside.

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10 Tips for an Organized Home

The Home Edit

We’ve been asking around and gathering tips from friends who always seem to have it together. Here are ten of our favorite organization tips that free up space, simplify your routine, and beautify your rooms so you can truly make your home your oasis

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The Biggest Hardwood Flooring Trends

Becki Owens Villa Bonita Project / Alyssa Ence Photography

If it fits your budget, hardwood is a no brainer. Timeless and warm, hardwood instantly elevates a space. But what width, stain, or finish to pick? 2019 is trending at both ends of the spectrum with a move toward warmth. Read on for all the details.

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Bar Stool and Counter Stool Roundup

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One of the funnest things to pick out when overhauling your kitchen is new counter or bar stools. Counter stools (24-26″ high) and bar stools (29-32″high) help define the style of your kitchen and invite your friends and family to pull out a seat and gather round while food is being prepped. Today we are sharing the sources for client favorite stools used in recent projects, plus a round up of others we are loving.

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Dream Home: A Refined Rustic Modern Farmhouse

Timber Trails Development Company / Julie Howard / Stoffer Photography Interiors

This dream home is a crisp white modern farmhouse with a fresh airy vibe punctuated by dark masculine accents. The build is beautiful, with lots of custom details. The interior design is pretty with a look that is layered and rich, but with many sources being surprisingly affordable. You are going to want this look in your own home, so read on for images and details!

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Project Reveal: Summit Creek Kitchen

Becki Owens Summit Creek KitchenRebekah Westover Photography

Nestled into the peaks of the Wasatch Mountains, this home features stunning views, a rich organic vibe, and a transitional kitchen that fits the modern home while still feeling warm and inviting. We worked with Split Rock Custom Homes on this build and we were both very honored to win the 2019 Judges Choice Award for our collaboration.Take a look at how we created this beautiful layered white and wood space.

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We are excited for another exciting year with fun new projects and design ideas to share. Next week we’re predicting the biggest trends for 2020, so be sure to stop by!


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