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Decorating with Textured Modern Farmhouse Decor

Easily bring texture into a room without making the space feel cluttered with this modern farmhouse decor. Decorating with texture makes a room visually pleasing!

Modern Farmhouse Decor with Texture

If you struggle with committing to a color scheme then adding texture is your best option.

You can layer various textures to make an all neutral space feel interesting or easily mix in bold colors for a dramatic look.

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My family room!

Why a Room Needs Texture

A room needs texture to help finish the space and give it a cozy feel.

Your goal when decorating should be to create a space that you don’t want to leave.

Texture can help add layers and warmth to a room without making the room feel disorganized and busy.

Bringing texture into a room can also help you use color in a different or more interesting way.

I struggled to decorate with color until I found my modern farmhouse decor.

Modern farmhouse decor just makes sense to me, and I finally figured out how to decorate an entire home so it flows.

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Pampas Grass add texture to a room!

Add Texture to a Room with Modern Farmhouse Decor

To add texture to a room you should first determine the color scheme for the room that you are decorating.

Texture can be monochromatic color scheme or a mixture of colors.

If you are going for an all neutral theme, consider using various shades of neutrals to give your room a cozy feel.

Using the same color throughout will make your room look stark, so make sure to break up the color.

For example try to add black, ivory, cognac, navy, or green to break up an all gray room.

Read on to learn a few tricks to add texture to a room.

Add Texture to a Room with an Accent Wall

Adding an modern farmhouse accent wall can bring in a ton of texture and serves as wall décor for the space.

The accent wall can be painted a bold color to really pop or a neutral color for a subtle calming feel.

A diy accent wall can easily be added in a weekend for less than $100!

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Modern Farmhouse Decor – Baskets and Vases

Baskets bring a lot of texture to a room with a natural color that matches any design.

Below is a basket vase that I used for my powder room to soften this space.

The great thing about a basket vase is that if your toddler knocks it over, it won’t break!

Here is modern farmhouse vase similar to mine, so you can add texture to a room just like the picture below.

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DIY Basket Wall Art

Sometimes Modern Farmhouse decor can feel a bit trendy, so instead of buying all new decor, make it yourself!

Here is a fun and cheap way to make your own wall art out of placemats that will bring texture into your room!

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DIY Basket Art!

Decorating with Textured Wallpaper

Textured wallpaper is an easy way to change the feel of a room, even just a small section of wallpaper will really pop.

If you have a boring bookcase then you should try adding wallpaper in the back, so when you look into the bookcase you see the wallpaper.

Modern Farmhouse Decor – Throw Pillows and Blankets

This is an easy and cheap way to bring in modern farmhouse decor to a boring couch or an accent chair.

I finally figured out how to put together a decent set of throw pillows with a few tips and tricks.

It used to take me hours to match 4 pillows in Home Goods, but with my tricks you can easily mix and match pillows throw pillows for couch.

Plants and Florals

Believe it or not, plants can add texture to a room while make a space cozy.

Plants can also, brighten a room up and make a space feel more inviting.

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Decorating with Textured Lamps

A lamp shade or the base of a lamp can have texture while providing a warm glow to a room.

Here are the lamps that are on my night stand. I bought these years ago from Target and love them!

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Wall Art and Frames

Woven art, laser cut, or metal art are also easy ways to add texture to a room.

Displaying a honeycomb picture frame or a wood frame will help you layer in more texture.

Here is my favorite modern farmhouse mirror that I purchased from Kirkland’s!

Add Books for Height

Stack books underneath a small succulent can bring in texture while also, increasing the height of the item on top of the book.

Decorating with books can help make small items really stand out by displaying decor on top of a couple books.

Rugs Easily Add Texture to a Room

An area rug with a textured design can allow you to mix in different colors that you might not typically use in a room.

If you are afraid of color this can be a good way to add color.

Then pick a few colors from the rug that you want to accent in your room with curtains, pillow, wall art, and more.

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen – Decorating with Textured Tile

Tile flooring or backsplash can bring a ton of texture to a room.

The color of the grout will determine how bold the tile will appear in a space.

If you are going for a softer look than a greige grout would be best.

A darker grout would look great, if you are going for a more dramatic look.

Grout can also compliment other colors in your space.

For example if a room has all black hardware and finishes then black grout would look great with a white backsplash.

Texture Brings Meaning

Textures not only bring meaning and layers to a room, but they just make it easier to decorate.

I used to struggle to make sense of home decor until I realized what a difference texturing can do for a room.

Out of all the decor in my home, I realized that anything with texture has stayed in the same place.

I find myself repurposing and moving things around my home that do not have texture because I am over the item.

Maybe its because the items without texture are boring or I just didn’t pick the right items for the space.

Texture is a timeless look, so you can’t go wrong with adding it to any space.

Well, expect for popcorn ceilings that is not timeless, so don’t add this type of texture to your room.

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