Creating a Modern Farmhouse

We build all styles of homes. From ramblers to multi-level, modern design to traditional. Building on each homeowner’s unique dream and preference, we are able to create quality built, highly detailed spaces that are filled with personality.

Fun fact: This home was also featured in Fargo-Moorhead’s 2019 Parade of Homes.

Thanks to HGTV and the popularity of Chip and Joanna Gaines, we are all familiar with farmhouse style. Light, airy and open, this style has become synonymous with the term shiplap. Our homeowners wanted to blend modern style with the hominess found in farmhouse design and we couldn’t be happier with the outcome.

To accomplish a simple and clean design, white was used as a constant and strategic color throughout the home. Black, along with wood tones, provides a contrast to the white, while hues of grey create a bridge between the two colors.  All of these colors combined, create the palette that sings “farmhouse-chic.”

The homeowners’ natural green thumb helped bring charm and personality in the finishing touches.  We were fortunate to work with and place a wide variety of live, vibrant pants throughout the space.

Dietrich Design Tip

If growing isn’t your knack, many of the synthetic plants on the market today are shockingly realistic and will provide a green, natural feel to your home as well.  “The key to artificial is quality,” says Dietrich’s designer Heather SagvoldThese plants by Birch Lane are some of our favorites!

The open floor plan creates great gathering spaces, large enough to accommodate a crowd.  Its design adds compliments to the light and airy-theme needed to accomplish the true farmhouse-style home by allowing fresh air to travel through the spaces and create a natural flow of the functional living spaces.

Dietrich Design Tip

When designing a floor plan, we pay extra attention to traffic flow, allowing ample space in areas that typically become most congested; entryways, mud rooms, and most of all kitchens.

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