Turns out not everything is bigger in Texas—at this Fayetteville farmhouse, a graphic designer with a passion for collecting packs a ton of charm into less than 2,000 square feet
Photo: Ngoc Minh Ngo
In the updated kitchen, which presented little opportunity for adding softness, Ashley evoked warmth with color and texture. Against a backdrop of bright white open shelves and stainless steel appliances, she added a soft-black painted island topped with butcher-block. She also made sure to match the room's longleaf pine floors to the original boards that run throughout the downstairs.