The barn home is a special creature. It has major character and interest due to the added hues and textures of the exposed post and beam frame. Color on the walls becomes all the more important when considering how to best accentuate and highlight your barn home interior. Jeffrey Rosen, Creative Director for Yankee Barn […]
Find all sorts of articles about the wide variety of styling and decorating options for post and beam structures. Blog posts offering seasonal decorating ideas, photos of beautiful post and beams and first-hand tales of style & design gone right (or wrong…) can all be found here.
Our creative director at Yankee Barn Homes, Jeffrey Rosen, is not only busy in NH, but finds time to work in other locations. This apartment is on the southern coast of Florida, designed and decorated for a single professional urban dweller with a passion for glimmer and color. Jeffrey took his lead from the southern […]
While most posts I write are about post and beam barn homes and Yankee Barn in particular, this post veers off that path, but just a bit. I could be called a fanatic when it comes to items for the home. Name a home magazine and I probably have a subscription to it. Name a […]
Yankee Barn Homes continues the series Instant Room today with a look at refreshing and revitalizing a dining room using the colors of spring. As with our March instant room, A Soothing Bedroom, these boards have been selected and designed by Wendy Bircher. She will be answering questions regarding her thought process and how these […]
In this day and age, creating a barn home pantry is a “must”. As our grocery purchasing habits move more and more to buying in bulk, and our busy schedules require a focused approach to shopping in general, having a place to store our goods is a necessity. Few of us have the time to […]
Once your barn home ideas and plans are underway, sooner or later the time will arrive when you’ll need to consider lighting. Track lighting, mood lighting, accent lighting, and if you have lofted spaces, the all important chandelier. Quite possibly, you’ll need more than one chandelier depending on the spaces you’ll be lighting. Yankee Barn […]
In post and beam homes, the industrial look may be used in wide array to great effect. From total immersion in the style, i.e. mimicking a city loft, to the more subtle use of elements of the look through lighting, accent pieces and/or fixtures, the industrial look fits seamlessly with a post and beam house. […]
No matter the style and decor for a barn home, the master bedroom can, and should, be a sanctuary from the crazy world we inhabit. This is the room where I say, “don’t allow a certain style to dictate; do what makes you feel relaxed”. The room should immediately sooth as you step over the […]
A Yankee Barn home is the perfect setting for all things Restoration Hardware, particularly when it comes to lighting. Recently, new owners of a Yankee Barn home in Connecticut discovered this very fact, with stunning results. As post and beam barn homes are inherently visually strong, the lighting must compliment the structure while not either […]
This month our conversation with Jeffrey Rosen, principle designer at Jeffrey Rosen Interior Design, Inc. focuses on the barn home great room. Whether you have a large or not-so-large living space, the points Jeffrey has to make about today’s great (or living) room will apply.