A wood and metal military desk-turned-prep island is the centerpiece of this Arizona ranch home’s kitchen. The weathered wood top and rusty green base give the kitchen more personality. Barnwood shelves pick up the warmth of the island’s counter, while brass pendants (from an old ice-cream parlor) echo the towel bar’s shine.
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An abundance of moody gray cabinetry, limestone countertops, and stainless steel appliances add luxe elements to the rough-hewn kitchen of country superstar Ronnie Dunn’sTennessee barn home. To maximize storage, one half of the kitchen island contains a series of baskets and bins; the other half has an additional work surface mounted with coasters to roll away when not in use.
Take a modern approach to decorating a country kitchen with a grey and white palette commonly found in Scandinavian decor. Natural materials, such as the granite and wood worktops, tie in perfectly with this Nordic take on the scheme. This kitchen has nothing superfluous about it, and is meticulously planned to ensure easy access to cabinets and plenty of space to move around the island.
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Many people like to have a vibrant splashback and neutral flooring, but this painted blue kitchen switches things around. The floor tiles are the eye-catching piece in the room, and they are the perfect complement to the cabinetry.
When hardwoods won’t do, this foolproof combo foots the bill.
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In a space-starved kitchen, it’s tempting to go the all-white route, but this kitchen opts for a layered mix of materials, including reclaimed South Carolina barnwood (the cabinets and shelves), galvanized metal (the countertops), soapstone (the sink), and even unlacquered brass (the hardware).
Rustic textures, cottage accents, and a retro palette give this Virginia kitchen classic farmhouse style.
The owner of this rural Connecticut farmhouse switches around her kitchen accessories on a whim, so a neutral palette is essential. Almost every wall in the house, including those covered with barn-inspired board-and-batten paneling, is painted the same shade of white, and most of the furniture is covered in white or neutral linen.
Struggling to choose your kitchen units? Then try a mixture of painted and wood versions for an eclectic scheme that doesn’t have to match perfectly. An open dresser makes the perfect spot for displaying colourful crockery. One wall has been painted in a pale blue to add a hint of colour to the white scheme.
Add some whimsy to your workspace with a retro refrigerator like Smeg 50’s Retro Design ($1,999; ajmadison.com).
Give a country kitchen a light, modern feel with pale cabinetry and walls. A range cooker is a core part of a farmhouse scheme, so make it centre stage by placing it in an alcove. Shelving above helps to frame it even more. Stone flooring is a hard-wearing material that has lots of natural detail and variation.
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Choose traditional kitchen units with plinths and an ornate carved mantel if you want a classic country-house look. Paint them in off-white shades that create a calming scheme and maximise the sense of space. Don’t neglect colour altogether, though – the blue island adds a lovely colour injection here.
Floating shelves and open storage take the place of bulky cabinets to make the kitchen in this open floor plan barn feel even more spacious. The shelves above the sink and beneath the island are also the perfect place to display favorite kitchenwares and trinkets.
All-white cabinetry? Indulge in a pattern overhead. Green gingham wallpaper will be a color you’ll never get tired of seeing.
This handsome farmhouse cook space in New York’s Hudson Valley was once a horse stable. The oak built-ins are made from a 150-year-old white oak tree that fell on the property, giving new meaning to locally made goods.
Rugs, however durable, aren’t practical for a heavy-use kitchen. Enter statement floor tile—it’s a more subtle way to add impact to your white kitchen design than, say, a bold eye-level backsplash. Go to granadatile.com for similar quilt-like patterns.
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No above-the-sink view? No problem! An arched antique mirror maximizes the light that pours in nearby.
Spruce up a country home with a painted kitchen that’s both modern and classic. Create fresh, rustic charm by painting Shaker-style cabinetry a soft mossy green and keep walls clean with a metro-tile splashback. Complete the streamlined storage with chrome details, such as these vintage-style brushed-metal drawer pulls.
The owner of thisAlberta farmhouse skipped curtains to lighten up the room’s look and maximize views of the scenic property. Minimalist iron-and-glass pendant fixtures cast plenty of light on the work spaces without blocking sight lines, while wooden shelves, countertops, and stool seats add warmth.
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“By repurposing a cool piece of vintage furniture, like this armoire, you can make a one-of-a-kind kitchen island and save the antique piece from a landfill.” —Cortney and Robert Novogratz – god I want that much extra storage in my kitchen.
The owners of this Texas farmhouse painted the cabinets black in order for them to blend in with the walls. Butcher-block countertops add extra country charm.
This space is the perfect juxtaposition of modern amenities and country charm. Plaid pillows, wooden chairs, and raw beams ensure this space feels cozy and homey, while polished metals throughout make it feel sophisticated.
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“I love a table lamp in a kitchen,” says James, the designer behind this renovated Georgia cabin. “It’s so practical yet unexpected.” Multiple windows, a quirky table lamp, and a galvanized pendant light ensure this space feels bright and airy.
The owners of this 18th-century farmhouse added a vintage porcelain double farm sink and re-faced all of the cabinets to renovate the space.
This owner of thisTexas home decided to splurge on a colorful range, then worked on reviving the rest of the space.
Wooden beams are key to this scheme, and part of the island has even been carved out around the central floor-to-ceiling column. Although barn conversions naturally have a traditional feel, this country kitchen has been given a modern spin with industrial-style pendant lights, plus a clean-feeling white backdrop and worktops.
The owner of this Oregon home skipped a dishwasher and opted for this 1953 farm-house sink (that can handle a lot of dirty dishes) and more under-counter space. An old soda crate corrals cleaning supplies under the sink.
Give a modern kitchen extension a period feel with a false chimney breast and lintel. This one also conveniently hides the extractor. Other modern touches are more obvious such as the sleek worksurface on the island and the seamless undermounted sink.
The view onto the garden from this kitchen is framed perfectly by a botanical fabric blind. The glorious green design accentuates the natural foliage from the garden, a great way to draw the outside in. The sink by the window provides the ideal flower-arranging spot.
Generally speaking, vintage (and vintage-inspired) appliances have a smaller footprint than modern-day behemoths. They can also add decorative charm—and a welcome pop of color!—in a small space. This 50s-style Smeg refrigerator is just under 24″ wide (compared to the 36″ width of many standard modern models).
How smart is this? A scalloped hood adds sweet flavor to this kitchen.
A thoughtful mix of materials including reclaimed wood (on the walls and island) and aged zinc (on the countertops and hood) gives this kitchen an acquired-over-time vibe.
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Singer-songwriter Holly Williams outfitted the kitchen in her 1908 Nashville cottage with classic white subway tiles, polished marble, and copper accents reminiscent of French bistros. A pine ceiling gives the kitchen a country vibe, while its inky black paint job ups the space’s cool factor. Soda shop stools from the 1940s, found at an antiques mall, create a nostalgic spot to gather.
Glass-front upper cabinets allow the owner of this New York home to flaunt her prized plates without eating up precious floor space, while closed ones below hide supplies. Beadboard panels add subtle texture.
Keep the rustic theme going when it comes to your crockery. If you have the space, these practical items look beautiful on show as part of the decor. A collection of pottery in various shapes and sizes makes an appealing display on a rustic dresser, with a contemporary take on classic jute chairs bringing the look up to date.
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Shaker-style units are great for achieving a country look. But what’s even more country about this room is the open wood shelving with pretty crockery on display. Open shelving makes a space feel less boxed in, keeps objects close to hand and looks pretty fabulous, too.
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The kitchen in this California home was enlarged by combining it with the formal dining room and updating it with fresh takes on vintage country style—all while maintaining the space’s original yellow-and-red color scheme.
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Add a splash of colour to a neutral kitchen by painting an island unit in a standout shade. Soft plum makes the island the focal point against the neutral units here, but using the same worktops throughout provides a sense of continuity. Wood and metal bar stools lend an industrial edge.
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Frame a range cooker with splashback tiles that pick out the colour of your cooker while providing contrast at the same time. Bespoke oak cabinets give the solid feel you’d expect from a country kitchen, while various trinkets make the space homely.
Despite its neutral palette, this California kitchen feels cozy thanks to a rustic fireplace, thoughtful collections, and inviting accents.
Mix modern and traditional materials. The key to contemporary country style is to combine rustic wood and rough-hewn surfaces with modern finishes, such as black granite and polished steel. Think about sociable set-ups, too. Here, the huge worktop on the island positively encourages people to sit and chat.
Stick to traditional fittings and fixtures, such as this gorgeous, original heavy-set sink. Here, it’s been paired with reclaimed tiles to keep the ‘recycled’ theme running throughout the washing area and adds a beautifully classic feel to the whole kitchen. The mirror opens up the room, while a battered finish on the wall paint adds to the rustic appearance of the scheme.
Go for simplicity in a country kitchen. Vibrant colours and exotic tiles definitely have their place, but here all that’s needed is a pale-blue painted wall to jazz the look up. After all, the wooden beams are such a key part of this space that it’s best not to detract from them. Honey-coloured wooden units are another appropriate choice for a farmhouse kitchen, both for style and practicality.
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Plain old stainless steel has its merits, but in a small kitchen, a giant swath of silvery metal can quickly dominate the room. Appliance manufacturers such as GE, Samsung, and Whirlpool have wised up to this dilemma, and have introduced refrigerators, stoves, and microwaves in sophisticated shades of black and slate.
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The owners of this historic 1850s home opened up the kitchen area by removing roughly half of the cabinetry, and installing a small set of black lower cabinets topped with butcher block counter-tops.
This scheme is a great example of the perfect country kitchen. With Shaker units, a farmhouse table and a tongue-and-groove splashback, it has all the signature pieces you would expect to find. Floral prints complete the look.
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Layer succulent greens with similar hues – think oak or dark pine for definition and mid-tone sage for a harmonious, textural effect in a simple white kitchen. The stools have been painted in a pretty chalk paint, as matt, non-shiny finishes better suit this natural look.
Layer up different patterns for a unique look. Wallpaper the back of cupboards or shelving with two colourways of a folk-inspired design – it’s a great way to show off collections of handmade ceramics and pottery.
Go for classic country ingredients, such as a honey-coloured units, an Aga and a deep butler sink. Useful bits and bobs have been left out on display to create a lived-in look – the inset shelf is ideal for keeping things on show but out of the way.
The salvaged fixtures in this space hang above the sink, island, and breakfast areas and enhance other neutral features like the white apron sink (a steal at $90!) and kitchen cabinets.
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