Simple white cabinets surround this eat-in kitchen. A brown subway tile backsplash stands out against the bright white cabinets, and neutral stone countertops provide ample workspace. A trio of seagrass chairs creates a casual dining area at the counter space. A rustic wood island provides drawer storage and adds a touch of rustic charm to this elegant kitchen.
This eat-in kitchen is casually elegant with a rustic dining table, metal chairs, a glamorous chandelier and rich hardwood floors. Keeping most of the materials and accessories in the white color palette allows the kitchen to feel bright and airy, while small pops of color and the use of natural materials grounds the space and adds texture.
Soft whites, neutrals and light woods play beautifully against the organic nature of the fixed finishes in this kitchen-meets-living room. Perfect for a large family or one that entertains, this great room features an eat-in kitchen with seating at both the island and dining table. Chandeliers give the space a casual elegance.
This kitchen features a number of white cabinets, some with beveled doors and others with glass fronts made to look like French doors. Several black stools are arranged around a large kitchen island, providing room for casual dining, while stainless steel appliances add a sleek touch to the space. White square tiles cover the backsplash area.
The homeowners wanted to create effortless entertaining space in the kitchen and easy access between the kitchen and the outdoor entertaining space, so designers created an island that runs the length of the kitchen. This island is complete with a breakfast bar that offers the home a casual dining option, while just behind it, a large, sliding glass door creates seamless transitioning between the two spaces and allowing the homeowners the choice between opening the doors for one large, indoor-outdoor entertaining spaces or two separate areas.
The great room in this neutral, rustic Martha's Vineyard home features ample seating and broad windows. A dining table for ten is situated to take advantage of the sweeping coastal view. Natural wood sheathes the walls, floor and ceiling, creating a pale palette that feels fresh and casual. Clerestory windows line the long side walls, bathing the space in sunlight.
Don't limit your decorating to the dining table. Create small, casual bouquets to display on a buffet or hutch. Repeating the natural elements from the dough bowl will add a greater impact to the entire space. Fill the bouquets with simple flowers, dried bittersweet branches, wheat sprigs and even fruit or mini pumpkins on skewers.
This contemporary kitchen is small in size but big on style. Simple lines and beautiful natural wood tones paired with modern pendant lighting create a clean, sleek look. A metallic backsplash adds visual interest while the frosted glass cabinets add warmth to the space. A small kitchen island and connecting modern table and bench make this space perfect for casual entertaining and dining. Colorful artwork on the far wall brings a touch of the tropics to this space.
Upholstered barstools sit on one end of the long, irregularly shaped island for casual dining in the kitchen. The core of the kitchen is a highly functional "U" with easy access from the kitchen sink to the commercial-quality range and a pair of wall ovens. Exposed wood beams bring a rustic quality to the space, while dark brown cabinets lend to the classic feel.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah transformed a dirty and cramped kitchen into a contemporary eat-in space fit for a chef. To achieve the look, she installed a gray subway tile backsplash, new modern cabinetry, vein cut floor tile and a sleek stainless steel gas stove and vent hood. A cozy breakfast nook is nestled in front of the bright bay windows for casual family dining.
A family of seven needs a lot of space, so to make the most of this kitchen's square footage, a custom island was designed around their dining table. With a banquette (made of easy-to-clean vinyl!) the family now had a spot to hang out and grab a snack or casual meal. Range: Wolf; Range hood: Sub Zero; Integrated fridge and freezer: Sub Zero; Lantern pendants: Entwined Oval Driftwood by Shades of Light; Countertops: Fantasy Brown by Arizona Tile
Textured tile, furniture-style cabinetry and a coffered ceiling team up to add dimension and interest to this traditional, oceanside kitchen. The room's open concept gives it a sweeping view over the dining room, living area, sunroom and broad back deck. Hardwood floors add warmth to the room, while an overall white palette gives it a casual and calm feel. A contrasting stain on the island was chosen to customize the space, ground the kitchen and add to its architectural interest.
The homeowners wanted a stylish, functional kitchen that would serve their every day needs as well as when they entertain. Designers started with a neutral color palette that would reflect the lovely ocean sun. Then, they added a stylish brick backsplash above the stove a section of wood panels in the ceiling and complementary granite countertops throughout the space. Two large islands with their own prep sinks make food preparation easier, while a breakfast nook gives the homeowners a casual dining option for every day.
Habachy Designs wanted to create depth through texture. The chandelier is made from natural Nguni cow horn in Africa, the table is made of solid wood and clad in antique brass and textured. The dining chairs have a clean, modern silhouette but are slipcovered to give a more casual look. The atom bowl holding succulents is made of iron and hand-crafted which gives it more character. Accessories throughout the space are artifacts and imported pieces from Africa and Asia. The vintage lion door knocker was an accessory that was found, custom mounted and had a stand built specifically to showcase the piece on the mantel.