Anytime you put the words “modern” and “farmhouse” together, it can sound a bit like an oxymoron. But for awhile now, homeowners have been pushing the boundaries of farmhouse style away from shabby chic in a more modern direction, by integrating sleek and timeless pieces. (Yes, you can have an Amazon Alexa and love farmhouse decor, too). This contemporary approach applies to fireplaces as well. From concrete surrounds to wood burning stoves.
Here are 12 ways to give your farmhouse fireplace a modern update while still remaining true to its rustic roots.