A gorgeous white shelf with ornate detail is the perfect place to hold a collection of cookbooks in this pretty, shabby chic kitchen. A tabletop topiary in an elegant planter sits in a gorgeous windowsill dressed in pink curtains.
This cottage-style features cabinets with built-in shelves that house cookbooks and cooking utensils. Butcher block countertops and beadboard cabinets bring an inviting look to this large, open kitchen.
An elegant marble counter tops mint green cabinetry to create a welcoming space to gather in this Craftsman-style kitchen. "We wanted it to be a little something special," designer Jamie House says. "It’s a walkway, so there wasn’t enough room to extend the counter far enough to accommodate seating, but it’s a good space to stop and talk."
This open kitchen and dining space with a breakfast nook and country blue island combines modern amenities with rustic flair. An open bookshelf stores cookbooks, dishes and other knick knacks while a drum pendant light hangs above the dining table.
Beside the top of the line, stainless steel refrigerator, tall, built-in shelves include storage space for linens and dishware in the home's second kitchen. Lower and upper cabinets on the other side of the room offer additional storage for kitchen essentials, and a corner bookshelf includes space for cookbooks.
A large island offers plenty of prep space, a spot for enjoying meals and storage space in this white transitional kitchen. Built-in bookshelves keep cookbooks within reach while making for a colorful display.
With an expansive wall of cabinets and an oversized island, this enviable kitchen offers plenty of storage space. A clever built-in bookcase caps the wall of cabinets, creating a charming spot to display and store cookbooks.
With a built-in buffet and two metal chairs, this bright breakfast nook offers plenty of seats for guests. Dark wood paneling contrasts nicely with the white walls, while a corner shelf provides extra storage for cookbooks.
Fun, bold patterns punctuate this chic open plan kitchen and dining area, appearing on the chairs, window treatments and rugs. At one end of the island, a built-in bookshelf makes a handy home for cookbooks.
The elegant dining room opens up through French doors to an outdoor door dining area with beautiful views of the La Jolla, Calif., coast. Exposed wood ceiling beams and an Old World-style chandelier bring a touch of rustic charm to the space, while bookshelves flanking the doors house the homeowners' collection of cookbooks.
The large rustic island centers this farmhouse kitchen and provides extra storage and prep space. An open shelf in the island keeps favorite cookbooks handy, while a pair of pendant lights illuminates the pretty white countertops.
Bold red and yellow accessories add vivid color to this contemporary eat-in kitchen. A spacious island has room for four and also features a built-in bookshelf to store cookbooks and kitchen accessories.
Stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops and a large, unadorned window are signs of contemporary design in this bright kitchen. A wine cooler and mini fridge are conveniently nestled by the pass-through bar, while a built-in bookshelf provides space for cookbooks and bar accessories.