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Just a touch of rustic – Our #myurbanbarn Winner for September

Congratulations to Carmen (@asimplegirlinhersimplehome Instagram) from Cochrane, Alberta with her winning September #MyUrbanBarn submission. Here’s what Carmen had to say about her minimalistic and trendy kitchen.


1. Tell us a little bit about yourself and your space!

My name is Carmen, I’m 31 years old, married to an amazing guy. I am a hairstylist that recently sold my salon downtown and started working at home from the cute little salon my husband built me in our new house we bought just over a year ago.

2. How would you describe your decorating style?

I would describe my decorating style as bright and homey.  I’m obsessed with white but I like to add natural elements to my home such as plants and wood features, maybe a touch of rustic mixed in there as well.  I like more neutral colours that are calming, I mean you have to be able to just feel good relaxing at home so I only buy things that make me feel good and of course easy to clean HAHA.

3. Tell us about your favourite item and why you love it!

My favourite item is my big clock that hangs in my dining room that we purchased from Urban Barn. I first saw it on the website and fell in love, I had to go see it in person and it was even better than I thought it would be! I left the store without buying it but I definitely couldn’t stop thinking about it. I always like to ask my husband’s opinion on things for the house especially with a large piece that would stand out like that clock, so we went back in and he loved it as well. We bought it that day and also spotted the bar stools that day too. Definitely a win for the shopping that day. (I get compliments on that clock from everyone that comes in our home).

4. What was the featured Urban Barn product(s) in your winning image?

The featured Urban Barn product in my picture is my beautiful bar stools! I looked high and low for bar stools that made me feel happy and nothing compared to these amazing stools. They’re great too because they are adjustable to different counter heights, and the quality is top notch! A big recommend from me that’s for sure.

5. Where did you do all of your shopping?

I did most of my shopping from stores like Ikea for storage stuff and little decorations from places like Home Sense but for a good feature piece that stands out from the rest I love to shop at Urban Barn.

#MyUrbanBarn Contest: Post a picture of your favourite Urban Barn products in your home to Instagram using the hashtag #MyUrbanBarn for your chance to win a $150 Urban Barn gift card! A new winner is chosen each month!

Get inspired with our previous winning entries here: #MyUrbanBarn

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