Update On The East Hampton Barn Home

I wrote a post on this barn style home three months ago; Yankee Barn Homes Open House in East Hampton, New York (to see the interior of this home, please click the link). At that time the house had just been completed inside and the exterior landscaping was underway. Now it’s almost July and the wait is over. The exterior is finished…

Post and Beam Living’s Top 5 Posts

Having written this blog for over two years now, I’m pleased to share with you the five posts which have become top favorites of readers by receiving the most views since the beginning of this blog. They appear here in the same order as they do on Post and Beam Living’s Stats page. Once I’ve listed the top five posts,…

The Carriage House Lifestyle

As I’m now well into my third year of living in a post and beam carriage house, I’ve discovered there really is something  to the notion of a certain “lifestyle” when living in a building such as this. The idea of creating a smaller footprint and scaling back, while still surrounding yourself with the things you love,…

Barn Homes Are To Die For!

It’s official – I LOVE barns and barn homes. There’s nothing like rounding the corner or cresting a rise to catch your first sight of a home that just takes your breath away. And nothing does it for me like a majestic post and beam barn. I understand it’s an acquired taste for some, but for those of us who come…

Faux Finishes: Barn Homes Wear Them Beautifully!

You may already know I live in a carriage house. You may also already know I love looking through magazines and catalogs to check out new trends and the latest “must haves”. The thing I don’t find so appealing  on many of these discoveries is the price tag. For example, I see a great piece of furniture done in a gorgeous French Provincial style/finish,…