05/11/2012 09:02 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Warm And Collected, Modern Rustic Farmhouses Brim With Casual, Lived-in Charm

Even if you don't live in the countryside, you've probably been on a road trip that meandered through farms and small towns. Somewhere in the middle, you probably saw a cluster of trees and a simple house sitting at the end of a dirt road. At first glance, a farmstead can seem uncomplicated -- there purely for function. However, with a resurgence in farmhouse architecture, more people are discovering the joys of capturing its enduring style. Here are 10 ways to start.

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