I absolutely love sharing talented homeowners such as Karmin of @littlehiddenforest on my “Beautiful Homes of Instagram” series and her Black and White Modern Farmhouse grabbed my attention the moment I saw the stunning and dramatic exterior. Neutral interiors with subtle decor complete this inspiring house tour, which I really hope you enjoy. Please keep reading to know more details about the building of this new Modern Farmhouse:
“Hello! I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Karmin from @littlehiddenforest. Home Bunch has been an incredible source of knowledge and inspiration since we began our custom home journey a few years ago and I am so honored to be a part of the “Beautiful Homes of Instagram” series!
A few years ago our little family of four stumbled upon a beautiful wooded neighborhood only a few minutes away from where we lived. The moment we entered we knew that it would be the perfect location to build the dream home to raise our children. It took 3 lot holds before we were led to our home land. The process began with our contractor, Brook, from Parent Custom Homes. We wanted to build a home around how we live our daily life with open and intentional spaces perfect for our entire family.
We have been living in our home for about seven months and we are truly enjoying every space we have created!
I define our home style as a modern mountain farmhouse. This is a home that is artfully ours and filled with all the elements that make home feel like home.”
“The exterior was a compromise between my husband and I! He has this thing for peeks and he was determined to have 7 to signify luck and harmony. I wanted white… He wanted contrast… I like straight lines… He likes curves! My favorite element is the black board and batten, which accents the long staircase window. When our forest is covered in snow it is truly magical!” – Karmin of @littlehiddenforest
Roof: Tamko, Rustic Black.
Siding & Paint Color: LP Smartside Paint color is Sherwin Williams Extra White.
LP Smartside Board and Batten: Rollex Black Color Match.
Stone: EStoneworks, Mountain Ledge, color Black Oak. Sill Black.
Windows: Andersen 400 Series in Black.
Double front doors open into a large Foyer with two-story ceilings. The front doors are 8’ tall fiberglass doors with a custom Sherwin Williams gel stain.
Exterior Lighting: Capital Lighting Donnelly 3 Light 24″ Tall Outdoor Wall Sconce .
“The foyer is where our design began. We wanted an entrance that felt both grand and cozy. Walls are in Sherwin Williams Pure White.” – Karmin of @littlehiddenforest
The staircase features black metal balusters and newel posts with a sleek modern handrail.
Accent Table: World Market Marble Top Leilani Tulip Dining Table – Others: here & here.
Bohemian Throw: Aden Tufted Throw Blanket.
“When it came to our kitchen we were looking for a timeless design with modern touches. A large island with maximum storage was the main goal. We cook and host frequently so we have every kitchen gadget imaginable. The kitchen is truly the heart of our home and we spend most of our time surrounding the kitchen island. Keeping the kitchen sink out of the island was a must-have for us. We eat and laugh around the island and didn’t want a pile of dirty dishes between our laughter!” – Karmin of @littlehiddenforest
Island Dimensions: 10’x5’
White Kitchen Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Pure White.
Cookbok: Magnolia Table Volume 2 – Joanna Gaines.
“We went with a Carrara Light Quartz countertop. I love this particular quartz because it looks similar to marble with no maintenance. We wanted a durable countertop in the kitchen that will remain classic over time. Using quartz also allowed for a large seamless slab.”
Countertops: Ansum & Ash: Carrara Light Quartz
Black Ceiling Shiplap Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Black Magic.
Bowl: here – similar.
Kitchen Faucet: Moen.
Sink: here – similar.
Similar textures and color schemes help keep this large open space feel connected and balanced.
Featuring coffered ceiling and a white stone fireplace with vertical Shiplap, the Family Room is a bright yet inviting space.
Grey Sofa: West Elm.
Fireplace Stone: EStoneworks Prostack Lite, color Osceola (white).
Hardware: Elements Naples 176 Matte Black.
Floor Lamp: Adjustable Metal Floor Lamp.
Leather Sofa: Leather Square Arm Sofa.
Ceiling, Walls & Cabinets Paint Color: Sherwin Williams SW 7005 Pure White.
“I like to keep my countertops clutter free so we created a butler pantry to hide all the small appliances. You can see we designed a coffee bar in the pantry with a bar sink. This sink overlooks the sport court so I can peek on the kids as they play from the main level!”
“As you can see, we did not hold back on space and storage in our mudroom. This is the “Grand Central Station” to our home. From book bags to snow pants and boots everything gets dropped on the concrete oblong hex tiled floors.”
Walls: Benjamin Moore Classic Gray.
“One of my favorite features in this space is the shoe storage cabinets that keep every season of footwear organized for our whole family.”
Cabinets: Sherwin Williams Pure White.
The mudroom helps us stay organized and keeps some of the daily mess out of sight!
Is someone playing hide-and-seek??? 🙂
Wall Swing Lamp: here.
“The powder room is not big in size, but certainly in height. This is why a full length mirror and pendant worked best over the vanity. I wanted this space to feel cohesive to the main living space so we continued the same paint color and counter tops.”
Hardware: Elements Naples 176 Matte Black.
Cabinet & Wall Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Pure White.
Lighting: Capital Lighting Elijah Aged Brass Pendant.
Mirror: Glass Warehouse.
Bathroom Faucet: Delta Trinsic Wall Mounted Bathroom Faucet Matte Black.
Countertop: Carrara Light Quartz.
“This is my favorite space in the house to snuggle with our daughters! This room is full of windows and the patio door walks out onto a concrete deck.”
Sunroom Walls & Ceiling Paint Color: Sherwin Williams SW 7005 Pure White.
Coffee Table: Target – Pleasant Grove Round Marble Coffee Table White.
Beams: Custom Color Match Flooring.
“The first landing on the stairs has glass french doors leading to our bonus toy room including a pocket den. This has been a favorite space in our home since the day we came up with the concept!”- Karmin of @littlehiddenforest
“We have two little girls with lots of toys, games, puzzles, books and crafts. We wanted a purposeful space for them and all their things that remained near our daily living space! I love that this part of our home feels like you’re climbing into a tree house. As you can see, when you reach the landing and walk into the room there are large windows on all three sides where sunlight floods in and there is a perfect 180 degree view of our hidden forest.” – Karmin of @littlehiddenforest.
Wallpaper: Anthropologie Blooming Watercolor Wallpaper.
Barn Doors Paint Color: Magnolia Ella Rose Paint Color.
“The pocket den is tucked on the other side of the toy room with double built-in desks. It has adequate drawer storage under a window bench for all of our learning supplies and crafts. This space was such a blessing this year as we have spent most of the year in distance and hybrid learning.”
Pulls: Elements Stanton 6-5/16 Inch.
Wall Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Pure White.
The staircase features custom black metal balusters and newel posts with a sleek White Oak modern handrail.
Railing and 6’ stair treads are White Oak with a custom stain to match the hardwood flooring.
This is one of my favorite rooms of this home. I love serene Bedrooms and this one was perfectly done!
Nightstands: Nathan James.
Wall Paint Color: “Benjamin Moore Classic Gray”.
Cabinet: RH – similar here.
Bathroom Cabinet Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Pure White.
Countertop: Ansum & Ash: Carrara Light.
Faucets: Delta (highly recommended).
Lighting: Nuvo Lighting.
Paint Color: “Benjamin Moore OC-23 Classic Gray”.
Walls: Imperial bianco Matte wall tile 4×12 – similar here. with Lat 89 Smoke Grey Grout.
Niche Tile: MSI Greecian White Basketweave Tile.
Shower Faucet: Delta.
“This is by far the most colorful space in our home. When my daughter told me she wanted a rainbow room I had to carefully think about how to pull a full color palette together without becoming overwhelming. The wall color is Sherwin Williams Pure White and I hand painted the rainbow on the wall with an array of sample colors.”
“The bed gives a light and airy wood element that is open to the rainbow mural. Touches of brass and light wood tones gives an organic boho vibe that fits her spirit perfectly.“
Bed: Local store.
Chair: World Market.
Curtain Rod: Target.
Wall Decor: Target.
A Jack & Jill Bathroom connects the two Guest Bedrooms. Walls are in Sherwin Williams Pure White.
Floor Tile: Local store – similar here in Herringbone pattern with Lat 89 Smoke Grey Grout.
Cabinet Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Pure White.
Countertops: Ansum & Ash: Carrara Light.
Lighting: Quorum International.
Bedroom Paint Color: “Magnolia Ella Rose”.
Nightstand: here – similar.
Bed: Novogratz, Pink Linen.
“The basement is truly a space to have fun and play! From a bar to indoor swings there is no lack of excitement. The room opens to a rec room and gaming space. The double sliding doors allow for a flood of natural light and opens to outdoor entertaining.”
Walls: Custom wood slat walls over “Sherwin Williams Black Magic”.
As you enter the basement you are welcomed with custom swings from hangahammock.
“The bar lounge is below the elevated toy space so the ceilings reach to 12’. This feature makes the basement feel much more open and less like a basement!”
Countertop: Ansum & Ash: Granite Lower portion, Opalescence, Honed
Cabinet Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Black Magic.
Wall Paint Color: Benjamin Moore Classic Gray.
Brick Accent Tile: here – similar.
Faucet: Delta, Stainless Steel.
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