26 Modern Farmhouse Bathroom Ideas That Are Timeless

Modern farmhouse bathroom with black countertops and wooden decor items

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Taking cues from the humble country getaways of our rural escape fantasies, modern farmhouse style interiors are one of today's most popular home decor trends. The desire to create neo-rustic living spaces reflects a nostalgia for a slower, simpler time, In a modern bathroom, that can mean adding authentic vintage and antique decor, furniture, and finishes with a weathered patina, from mirrors to lighting to decor. Or it can mean sourcing reproduction furniture, finishes, and fixtures like surprisingly convincing wood-effect tiles, new vintage-style claw-foot bathtubs, or farmhouse sinks with vintage reproduction plumbing fixtures to add a modern farmhouse vibe.

Check out these timeless modern farmhouse inspired ideas to add some rustic charm to your own temple of self-care and daily grooming, a harmless and comforting coping strategy for times when contemporary life feels uncertain and overwhelming.

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    Use Reclaimed Wood

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    Design by Jersey Ice Cream Co. / Photo by Beth Kirby   

    This moody modern farmhouse bathroom from interior designers Tara Mangini and Percy Bright of Jersey Ice Cream Co. features a dark raw reclaimed wood wall behind the freestanding vintage-style bathtub. Textiles in shades of white and cream add balance.

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    Add Black Accents

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    Design by Cathie Hong Interiors / Photo by Margaret Austin Photo

    In this modern farmhouse bathroom from Cathie Hong Interiors in Los Gatos, California, black accents on the sconces, towel holders, plumbing fixtures, and door pulls adds a crisp graphic touch that contrasts with the tile and natural wood.

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    Spring for a Vintage Tub

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    Design by Leanne Ford Interiors / Photo by Reid Rolls

    A vintage copper bathtub is the hero of this modern farmhouse bathroom from Leanne Ford Interiors.

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    Try Taupe Walls

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    Jenna Sue Design 

    This modern farmhouse bathroom makeover from Jenna Sue Design features taupe shiplap walls, a DIY ladder made from reclaimed wood, and a vintage buffet found on Craigslist repurposed into a sink vanity.

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    Incorporate Antiques

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    Design by Kara Mann

    This renovated historic Westchester farmhouse bathroom in Pound Ridge, New York from interior designer Kara Mann looks like it's always been there, with its antique pieces and immaculate white penny floor tiles.

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    Hang Some Wallpaper

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    Design by Kate Marker Interiors

    This petite powder room from Kate Marker Interiors has a modern farmhouse style wood and marble sink and vanity, gray shiplap half walls, and darker gray-and-white wallpaper with a woodland theme.

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    Add Some Color

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    Design by Atelier Davis / Photo by Corynne Pless

    While most modern farmhouse bathrooms tend to use neutral colors, interior designer Jessica Davis of Atelier Davis chose to paint the sink vanity in a fresh and assertive green that gives it a more contemporary flair.

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    Use Rustic Materials

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    Design by Leanne Ford Interiors / Photo by Tessa Neustadt

    In this modern farmhouse style bathroom in a 1906 cabin from Leanne Ford Interiors, a rustic stone floor sets the tone, while a shiplap ceiling and vintage sink and bathtub add charm and authenticity to the compact, light-flooded space.

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    Add Industrial Elements

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    Design by Jersey Ice Cream Co. / Photo by Beth Kirby  

    This modern rustic bathroom from Jersey Ice Cream Co. is toughened up with industrial elements, combining two trendy styles into a timeless design. Strong black accents—on the mirror frame, industrial sconces, walk-in shower frame and interior bench—contrast with white subway tile walls. A concrete farmhouse-style sink mounted on a rustic wood open vanity offer a take on farmhouse style that is more tough than twee.

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    Repurpose a Vintage Dresser

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    Jenna Sue Design 

    This modern farmhouse bathroom from Jenna Sue Design has a soothing ambiance thanks to creamy paint on the shiplap walls, a rustic repurposed raw wood dresser turned vanity topped with a modern sink, and details like country-style metal light fixtures and floating rustic wood and metal shelves.

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    Repurpose Vintage Doors

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    Design by Leanne Ford Interiors / Photo by Nicole Franzen

    To add a modern farmhouse touch to your bathroom, add sliding barn doors, or source or refinish vintage doors like this renovated farmhouse bathroom from Leanne Ford Interiors.

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    Accent with Dark Wood

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    Design by Jersey Ice Cream Co. / Photo by Nicole Franzen 

    Shades of white on shiplap-covered walls, a metal sconce, and a vintage medicine cabinet over a pedestal sink is accented with an antique turned leg side table in this timeless modern farmhouse bathroom from Jersey Ice Cream Co. 

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    Add a Gallery Wall

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    Design by Atelier Davis / Photo by Corynne Pless

    Adding thrift store or vintage art to a modern farmhouse bathroom adds charm and a sense of authenticity, like this gallery wall over the bathtub in a modern farmhouse bathroom from interior designer Jessica Davis of Atelier Davis.

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    Shutter the Windows

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    Design by Becca Interiors

    Using interior wood slat shutters on the bottom half of the window to provide privacy and shade is a classic move that fits the sensibility of this beige-toned modern farmhouse bathroom from Becca Interiors.

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    Focus on the Vanity

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    Design by Mindy Gayer Design Co.

    A modern vanity with natural wood and farmhouse vibes set the tone in this light and bright modern farmhouse bathroom from Mindy Gayer Design Co.

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    Darken the Walls

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    Design by Kate Marker Interiors

    In this small modern farmhouse style powder room from Kate Marker Interiors, dark matte navy walls add a calming element that contrasts with the pale wood and marble sink vanity and half curtains lined with pom poms.

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    Mix Wood Finishes

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    Design by Jersey Ice Cream Co. / Photo by Nicole Franzen

    Jersey Ice Cream Co. mounted white marble double sinks onto three turned pedestal legs in a light wood that contrasts with the dark hardwood floors and white shiplap walls of this light and airy modern farmhouse bathroom.

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    Add a Vintage Rug

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    Design by Cathie Hong Interiors / Photo by Margaret Austin Photo

    Adding a vintage rug is an easy way to inject some charm into a modern farmhouse bathroom. Here Cathie Hong Interiors added one with notes of black that complement a black painted vanity and black and gold sconces and wall-mounted towel holders.

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    Mix in Blonde Wood and Gold Accents

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    Design by Kate Marker Interiors

    This polished modern farmhouse bathroom from Kate Marker Interiors has white shiplap walls, a blonde vanity, soft patterned floor tiles, natural accents, and gold-toned hardware.

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    Add Vintage Elements

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    Design by Becca Interiors

    A classic silver-toned bathtub and vintage pendant light add charm to this modern farmhouse bathroom from Becca Interiors.

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    Add a Central Island

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    Design by Leanne Ford Interiors / Photo by Alexandra Ribar

    This bathroom from Leanne Ford Interiors has a large farmhouse sink, white shiplap walls, vintage doors, and an octagonal dark wood table that functions a bit like a bathroom island to house shaving and makeup mirrors and is anchored by an industrial pendant light.

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    Start Small

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    Design by Cathie Hong Interiors / Photo by Margaret Austin Photo

    If you want to add some modern farmhouse vibes without renovating the whole bathroom, start small with a rustic wooden stool or some black metal towel holders, like this bathroom from Cathie Hong Interiors.

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    Mix Periods and Styles

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    Design by Jersey Ice Cream Co. 

    This modern farmhouse bathroom from Jersey Ice Cream Co. gets a mid-century modern twist with a repurposed vintage wood banquette turned sink vanity. The classic piece adds some midcentury fare that is modernized with double sinks and harmonizes with the slanted rustic ceiling beams and white walls.

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    Add a Retro Modern Spin

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    Design by AHG Interiors / Photo by Chris Mottalini

    In this 1864 Hudson Valley farmhouse in Rhinebeck, New York from AHG Interiors, the bathroom has a retro modern farmhouse appeal with its vintage farmhouse sink and classic floral wallpaper that looks like it's been there forever.

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    Focus on a Few Elements

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    Design by Cathie Hong Interiors / Photo by Margaret Austin Photo

    Adding a few choice retro touches to a modern bathroom is an easy way to add some farmhouse-style warmth to a modern bathroom. In this bathroom from Cathie Hong Interiors, a vintage-style modern clawfoot tub, simple wooden stool, and decorative wood leaning ladder do the trick.

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    Add Dark Accents

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    Design by Leanne Ford Interiors / Photo by Alexandra Ribar

    In this Victorian home renovation from Leanne Ford Interiors, black accents on the wall, decorative mirror, and plumbing fixtures add contrast with the decorative mirror frame, gauzy curtains, soft pendant lampshade, and the farmhouse sink, while a dark wood shelf adds a place to store a small vase of dark florals and the soap dispenser.