The spirit of summer encourages us all to rewind and recharge. Everyone is in vacation mode celebrating the season taking fashionable sun-filled adventures. As most head for beachfront destinations, traveling upstate has become a popular contender. This was the calling for Mieke Ten Have. Meike is a Stylist an editorial correspondent for several well-known publications. Her first debut was the presentation of her garden wedding in Vogue. Fast forward to the present day to explore the current Architectural Digest showcasing of her charming farm in Millerton New York.
The historic Hudson River home was an unexpected purchase that was originally built by the Dutch settlers of the 18th century. The home speaks to Mieke’s sophisticated bohemian glamour and Nana chic style. She used her talents to capture the barn’s past aura while applying modern artistry and ingenuity. The dwelling was decorated with everything from old-world antiques to present-day pieces from Ikea. The use of respected fabrics and wall coverings inspired the essence of her family life both past and present.
As they say, what is meant to be will find you. This might be the story behind Meike’s treasure trove. A landmark that could only be appreciated by a retro renegade who could relate to the properties enchanting splendor.