Take a walk through this charming farmhouse fixer upper

Due to the busyness of life it is important to seek out moments of quiet and simplicity.  This can be done in small daily changes or by a life-changing restructuring.  The latter is the type of change that Deena, of Our Rustic Charmer, and her husband choose.  In the years following the construction of their dream home they both found themselves longing for a simpler life.  That desire influenced their design to downsize to a 30-year old fixer upper.  Their new home, filled with charm and coupled with Deena's eye for design is the epitome comfortable farmhouse living. 
The kitchen and dining room feature hardwood floors and Shaker-style cabinetry with a few rustic elements like a custom sliding barn door. Add touches of shiplap, brass fixtures and a touch of glam and you have a gorgeous home that will have you wanting to become a follower on Instagram.
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This bright blue door does a great job of welcoming friends and family to this farmhouse retreat.

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White, Shaker-style cabinetry is accented by brass pulls and marble countertops for an elegant farmhouse feel.

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The addition of a custom barn door adds an element of rustic charm to this open-concept space.

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A white pedestal table coordinated beautifully with the wooden chairs and gold accents in this eat-in kitchen area.

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The elegant master bath reflects the design of the rest of the home with its choice of cabinetry and tile work.

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A sparkly chandelier draws the eye upward to take advantage of the high ceilings in the family room.

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This glam girl's room is designed with simple gold accents and white bedding for a calming effect.
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