I was excited to see that Brooke and Steve Giannetti have a new book coming out called Patina Farm. You may know Brooke from her lovely blog Velvet & Linen, and Steve as an architect who has designed some amazing houses, including Lady Gaga’s.
Patina Farm is the one they built for themselves in Ojai, California, and it’s pretty dreamy. Take a look…
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Back in 2011, when Patina Farm was still just a dream, Brooke wrote on her blog:
Steve and I have always had a dream of living on a farm when we retire. The farm would include gardens and animals and room for an art studio. Unfortunately we never thought we’d be able to afford it. Then we discovered Ojai. Not only is Ojai beautiful, but the land is a great deal cheaper than the property in the neighborhood where we live now.
When they found the perfect property, Steve drew a sketch of the house he wanted to build on it:
They wanted to create a “European farm house with a bit of a modern twist.” It was amazing to follow their journey on Brooke’s blog and see it evolve from sketches to reality.
Brooke sent me a copy of Patina Farm (Amazon affiliate link) and I loved it.
These beautiful photos were taken by Lisa Romerein.
Visit Velvet & Linen to learn more about them and their farm!