house crush: ina garten's barn

                                 

                                 

 everything the barefoot contessa cooks looks like heaven to eat, but if you look beyond the food on the plate (which is admittedly hard to do) then you'll also notice that the spaces where she cooks & feasts are also yummy. i came across the images below of inA GARTEN'S BARN. THE PLACE IS FILLED WITH BEAUTIFUL DESIGN - ALL CLEAN LINES, NEUTRALS, and FRESH. AND THE BEST PART? THE KITCHEN (AND NOT ONLY FOR THE FOOD THAT COMES OUT OF IT). AND EVEN BETTER, THE KITCHEN ISN'T SECLUDED BY ITSELF; RATHER ITS ONE BIG OPEN FLOOR PLAN SO THAT THE KITCHEN AND THE LIVING SPACES FLOW AS ONE. THIS IS MY NEW DREAM BARN ( EVERYONE NEEDS ONE, I GUESS...) BUT THIS IS SURELY IT. IF ONLY I COULD COOK LIKE INA. 

  NOTICE THE HOOKS REFLECTING IN THE MIRROR FOR HATS, STRAW BAGS, AND JACKETS ... I LOVE THE RELAXED LIVING. ITS BEAUTIFUL BUT PRACTICAL 

  NOTICE THE HOOKS REFLECTING IN THE MIRROR FOR HATS, STRAW BAGS, AND JACKETS ... I LOVE THE RELAXED LIVING. ITS BEAUTIFUL BUT PRACTICAL 

   I LOVE ALL THE LAYERED WARM TONES MIXED WITH THE WOOD BEAMS, STONE COUNTERTOPS,  AND STUCCO WALLS.

   I LOVE ALL THE LAYERED WARM TONES MIXED WITH THE WOOD BEAMS, STONE COUNTERTOPS,  AND STUCCO WALLS.

  I LOVE THE OPEN SHELVING (THE FOOD ON THE COUNTER DOESN'T LOOK BAD EITHER)

 

I LOVE THE OPEN SHELVING (THE FOOD ON THE COUNTER DOESN'T LOOK BAD EITHER)

  WHAT A GREAT ALTERNATIVE TO A TRADITIONAL PANTRY- EVERYTHING IS SO ACCESSIBLE AND PRETTY

 

WHAT A GREAT ALTERNATIVE TO A TRADITIONAL PANTRY- EVERYTHING IS SO ACCESSIBLE AND PRETTY

   everything feels so organic- the greens, browns, whites

   everything feels so organic- the greens, browns, whites

  LOVE THE MUTED NATURE OF EVERYTHING HERE; SO RELAXING AND PEACEFUL. 

 

LOVE THE MUTED NATURE OF EVERYTHING HERE; SO RELAXING AND PEACEFUL. 

       EVERY BEDROOM NEEDS A NOOK FOR COFFEE (AND THOSE INA CINAMMON ROLLS!)

 

     EVERY BEDROOM NEEDS A NOOK FOR COFFEE (AND THOSE INA CINAMMON ROLLS!)

    MY DESK NEVER LOOKS THIS PRETTY AND NEAT, BUT OF COURSE INA'S DOES...  MAYBE IF MY DESK LOOKED LIKE THAT (AND WAS IN A BARN)

    MY DESK NEVER LOOKS THIS PRETTY AND NEAT, BUT OF COURSE INA'S DOES...  MAYBE IF MY DESK LOOKED LIKE THAT (AND WAS IN A BARN)

 NATURAL LIGHT AND TUBS // ALSO LOVE THE USE OF WOODEN BLINDS AGAINST THE WHITE WALLS- CREATES A GREAT CONTRAST FOR the EYE  BUT ALSO 1) ALLOWS FOR GREATER LIGHT CONTROL AND 2) CONTINUES THE ORGANIC FEEL OF THE HOUSE (READ: BARN)

 NATURAL LIGHT AND TUBS // ALSO LOVE THE USE OF WOODEN BLINDS AGAINST THE WHITE WALLS- CREATES A GREAT CONTRAST FOR the EYE  BUT ALSO 1) ALLOWS FOR GREATER LIGHT CONTROL AND 2) CONTINUES THE ORGANIC FEEL OF THE HOUSE (READ: BARN)

  A BEAUTIFUL OUTDOOR SPACE - LOVE THE DRAMATIC TALL FLOOR LAMPS & THE MIX OF THE OUTDOOR SOFA WITH the BAMBOO CHAIRS 

  A BEAUTIFUL OUTDOOR SPACE - LOVE THE DRAMATIC TALL FLOOR LAMPS & THE MIX OF THE OUTDOOR SOFA WITH the BAMBOO CHAIRS 

 A SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL DESIGN .. I'M ALL HEART-EYES OVER HERE 

 A SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL DESIGN .. I'M ALL HEART-EYES OVER HERE 

 NOW IF ONLY I COULD COOK LIKE INA.. 

 NOW IF ONLY I COULD COOK LIKE INA.. 

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