Now the kitchen is a warm, welcoming hub filled with natural materials and touches of gold, complimented by beautiful olive colored cabinets—reflective of designer Christopher Peacock’s mother’s taste. The finished product was exactly how Christopher envisioned it: Not fancy or overdone, but a simple and practical space reminiscent of the wonderful kitchen in his childhood home outside of London.
“Rather than play to the crowd, and go for the glam, this time around I wanted to keep it personal,” he explains.
HGTV fan njhaus had more in mind for this modern kitchen remodel than fancy appliances. "The kitchen was designed with my husband in mind, who uses a wheelchair. We lowered the counters to make it easier for him to reach the cooktop. The lower counter at the island is table height so he can wheel right in. The features are integrated seamlessly (without) being obvious or less functional for everyone else."
Storage Dilemma: You love to cook, but all the large spoons, spatulas and tongs overtake your kitchen counters and drawers. Solution: Use a utensil rack to lift those important tools off the counters. This way you can see what you have and grab each tool when needed.
Storing fancy dishware is no issue in this luxurious kitchen. A built-in china cabinet stretches across one wall to provide ample storage for your glasses and formal dishes. The spacious island allows for five to dine comfortably.
When royalty comes to the country, this is what the dining room might look like. Elegant accessories like a delicate chandelier and upholstered yellow chairs pair with farmhouse-charming exposed beams and wide plank wood floors for a look that's friendly and a little fancy.