Making changes to your kitchen’s style can be as easy as setting the table. When choosing table decor, it’s OK to use an assortment of plates and glasses purchased new and picked up at antique sales, as long as they’re in the same color palette. “Choose one color range and use it,” says Susan Sully, author of “Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques." “Add flower and fruit displays that have the same color.”
Pink and neutral, floral toile wallpaper surrounds this shabby chic kitchen boasting an elegant white cooktop mantel. A gold, floral tile backsplash keeps with the floral motif while adding to the formal feel.
The stone wall warms this dining area and ties in with the traditional feel of the adjoining kitchen. A small white dining table compliments the custom kitchen cabinets. Dainty seat cushions on curved chairs match the wallpaper and chandelier.
A gray, stone wall adds a rustic touch to the this feminine and cozy breakfast nook. A floral tablecloth is accented by a mounted wicker basket filled with flowers while a small chandelier add an elegant touch in this shabby chic space.
This elegant, shabby chic kitchen boasts sleek black countertops that pop against white cabinets. Stunning floral detail on the cabinets adds a lovely feminine touch, while a custom shelf creates a beautiful display of plates.
Pink floral wall paper combines with lovely wood cabinets to create a feminine, shabby chic kitchen. Black countertops and state of the art, stainless appliances add a sleek, contemporary feel to this pretty space.
This vintage hutch has been turned into unique kitchen storage, with a wicker basket on top. Three natural wood shelves store kitchen goods, including a butter plate, bowl, pair of pitchers, turkey plate and books.
HGTV's Property Brothers not only painted the walls in this country kitchen, they painted the hardwood floors, too. A glass tile backsplash adds the perfect hint of sparkle below white Shaker-style cabinets, while a stand-alone island contributes to the country style with a butcher block countertop.
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.
Black countertops contrasted against ornate, white cabinets create an elegant feel in this spacious, shabby chic kitchen. A crystal chandelier hangs above a long kitchen island that boasts a built-in sink and is surrounded by pink cushioned chairs.
This eclectic shabby-chic kitchen features distressed cabinetry and striped black-and-white wallpaper alongside stainless appliances and hardwood floors. The cabinets in this kitchen have a crackle finish, giving it a French bistro look.
Black countertops combine with white cabinets to create a formal look in this feminine kitchen. Pink floral wallpaper, seat cushions, and curtains create a a look that is trademark of shabby chic design.
Elegant pink toile wallpaper surrounds this pretty surrounds this charming, feminine kitchen. Neutrals and pinks combine with floral patterns for a lovely look that is a trademark of shabby chic design.
Soft green walls brighten the mood of the entire room. Jonathan brought in stainless steel appliances, a sparkly glass tile backsplash, granite countertops and a modern sink with a vintage feel. An antique table used as an island is the height of shabby chic, as seen on HGTV's Property Brothers.
Kitchens serve as not only a place to prepare meals, but also a main gathering space in the home. Look through these pictures for great kitchen design ideas and be inspired to create a new look for your kitchen.