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Elevate Your Country Farmhouse Home with Timber Mouldings

Craving cozy charm and rustic elegance in your home? Learn how to create a warm, inviting Country Farmhouse retreat with Intrim’s styled timber mouldings in our latest blog.

12th June 2024

Timber Trims Enrich Country Farmhouse Décor

Do you want your home to ooze cozy charm and the rustic elegance of rural living, then Country Farmhouse style might be for you? Our latest blog will help you embrace this style, which evokes a sense of warmth, comfort, and nostalgia.

Country Farmhouse style reflects the beauty of the countryside and celebrates the simple pleasures of home, creating a welcoming retreat where family and friends can gather and create cherished memories.

Soft, muted colour palettes, including warm neutrals, earthy tones, and soft pastels, create a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Furniture is often sturdy and functional, with pieces showcasing simple lines, distressed finishes, and vintage-inspired details.

Timber mouldings enhance the visual appeal of Country Farmhouse-style homes, contributing to the warm, textured, and character-filled interior design. Integrating timber elements like skirting, architraves, crown moulding, or lining boards harmonises seamlessly with the natural materials often found in these interiors.

The Main Elements of Country Farmhouse Design


Creating a Country Farmhouse interior involves specific building materials contributing to the rustic and cozy aesthetic. For example, reclaimed wood is often used for flooring, furniture, and accent walls, bringing a sense of history and character to the space. Wrought iron is commonly used in lighting fixtures, curtain rods, and hardware, providing a vintage industrial touch.

Natural stone is frequently used for fireplaces with timber trim, countertops, and sometimes flooring, offering texture and sturdiness. Exposed brick walls, shiplap, and beadboard panelling on walls and ceilings contribute to the classic farmhouse look, adding texture and depth.


Farmhouse interiors typically feature a calming and neutral colour with whites, creams, beiges, and soft greys as a base, which creates a light and airy backdrop. Muted accent colours like sage green, dusty blue, and warm browns complement these neutrals. This palette helps to create a serene and welcoming environment, allowing natural materials and vintage elements to stand out and contribute to the overall charm of the farmhouse style.


Furnishings are characterised by their rustic charm, comfort, and functionality. Key pieces include large, sturdy farmhouse tables made from reclaimed or distressed wood, which provide a central gathering place in dining areas. Mix-and-match dining chairs and benches create an eclectic, casual look. Overstuffed sofas and armchairs with slipcovers in neutral or checked patterns offer cozy seating options. Vintage or antique furniture, such as weathered dressers and sideboards, adds historical depth and authenticity.


Decorator items are crucial in adding warmth, character, and personal charm to the space in this style. Vintage finds such as old signs, clocks, mirrors, and enamelware bring a sense of history and nostalgia, serving as focal points and conversation starters. Mason jars are versatile decor staples for storage, drinking glasses, or vases for fresh flowers. Wicker baskets, wire baskets, and wooden crates offer functional storage solutions and decorative accents. Textiles like quilts, throws, and pillows in cozy fabrics and patterns such as gingham, plaid, and florals add layers of comfort and visual interest. These decorator items, along with plants, candles, and other natural elements, contribute to the inviting and lived-in feel of Country Farmhouse interiors.

Create Your Country Farmhouse Décor

  • Blend old and new: Combine practical modern pieces with vintage or antique items for a balanced look. Mix contemporary accessories with traditional farmhouse elements.
  • Incorporate natural materials & elements: Use wood extensively for floors, furniture, and accents. Opt for distressed or reclaimed wood to add character. Incorporate natural stone for fireplaces, backsplashes, or flooring. Use metals like wrought iron, galvanised steel, or brushed nickel in lighting fixtures, hardware, and decorative items.
  • Focus on comfort: Country living is all about comfort, so choose overstuffed sofas and armchairs with plush cushions and slipcovers. Complement this with textiles where you layer soft fabrics such as cotton, linen, and wool in pillows, throws, and rugs.
  • Use vintage and antique elements: Incorporate vintage or antique furniture pieces with a weathered or distressed finish. For décor, visit antique and ops hops to find vintage items like old signs, clocks, mirrors, and enamelware.
  • Add Texture: Use shiplap, beadboard, or reclaimed wood on walls for added texture. Incorporate texture with layers of fabrics and patterns, such as gingham and floral prints, in your textiles.

Create Country Farmhouse With Decorative Timber Mouldings

Timber mouldings can play a key role in any Country Farmhouse décor. Here are a few practical ways to incorporate them into your own rural-inspired space:

Ceiling Beams

Decorative ceiling beams are the ultimate Farmhouse moulding, either painted white or left as natural timber. Timber beams accenting a white ceiling will draw the eye up, making the room feel larger. The timeless look of wooden beams adds excellent contrast, depth, and texture to this warm and cozy space.


Beadboard is a type of wood panelling or wainscoting characterised by vertical rows of wood strips with a small indentation. It first emerged in traditional Victorian and cottage-style homes, making it a key component of any Country Farmhouse interior. Beadboard is available in multiple styles and widths but is customarily made of thinner, individual lining boards positioned alongside one another. It is framed by a chair or dado rail at the top and a skirting board at the base.

Farmhouse Fireplace

Every country home needs a wood-burning fireplace. To create a stylish open fire like the one pictured, you can combine different decorative timber mouldings, such as architraves, crown mouldings, chair rails, or inlay moulds. Add some brick or stone to the fireplace for a more rustic look.

Learn More About Timber Mouldings for Country Farmhouse

Learn more about creating a Country Farmhouse aesthetic in your home and view our recommended profiles, or order a Country Farmhouse samples box, which includes a selection of primed timber moulding samples required to achieve this style.

Craving cozy charm and rustic elegance as we dive into winter? Discover how to create a warm and inviting Country Farmhouse interior in your home with Intrim’s styled timber mouldings in our latest blog.

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