6 Farm House Sinks

Farm house sinks have evolved over time.  The earliest farm houses did not have running water and any cabinets in the kitchen would be more like furniture than the built-ins we have today.  A kitchen sink was usually placed next to a window to allow water to be poured into the sink from the outside.  In America, sinks were initially made of stone or lead lined wood, copper, or ceramic, then eventually were made of enameled metal and then stainless […]

Modern Farmhouse Design (Revisited)

There is no absolute prototype for a farmhouse, but most of us can recognize one when we see it. By definition the originals were located on farms and were integral to the life and work of those farm families who lived there.

Depending on when and where those homes were built, they could be made of stone, brick, shingles or clapboard. Most farmhouses had porches since there was no air conditioning and many farm and family chores were undertaken there. […]

Modern Farmhouse Design

There is no absolute prototype for a farmhouse, but most of us can recognize one when we see it. By definition the originals were located on farms and were integral to the life and work of those farm families who lived there.

Depending on when and where those homes were built, they could be made of stone, brick, shingles or clapboard. Most farmhouses had porches since there was no air conditioning and many farm and family chores were undertaken there. […]