A custom steel “I” beam was fabricated and installed to allow for an open concept in the century old home. Interior walls within the original space were eliminated, allowing for greater traffic flow, natural light and efficiency.
The silver distressed island is the focal point of this charming traditional kitchen. White cabinetry, professional appliances and two stunning chandeliers add to the elegance. Warm hardwood floor is a nice finishing touch to the space.
To create the perfect vintage, farmhouse look, designers at America's Most Desperate Kitchens added a new, pastel green Smeg refrigerator. Despite its retro design, it has all the modern gadgets of a stainless steel fridge in a cute, kitschy package. To complete the design, custom large pattern tile flooring and an exposed beam gives the space an authentic farmhouse feel.
The homeowners needed a "drop zone" for all of the family's bags, shoes and coats, so designers added a space with built-in benches, hooks and cubbies for plenty of storage. A chalkboard wall mixes in a fun element to the space and creates contrast against the white walls.
In the laundry room, designers wanted to keep the space light and bright, so they added all white fixtures, white, shiplap walls and white floors. To warm the space, they had butcher block countertops installed which, along with black accent pieces, gives the white space a little contrast.
This kitchen is bright and classic. The black fixtures and honed black granite counter surround give a wonderful contrast to the white cabinets and subway tile backsplash. The eat in breakfast nook is large enough to seat 6-8 and has a ton of natural light.
Designers wanted to create a bright, open look in this kitchen, so they brought in white cabinets grounded by gray countertops. For a pop of color, they decided to paint the island a light gray color. Then, they added a Neolith marble countertop to the island which, along with black matte fixtures and an apron front sink, combines the farmhouse feel with the industrial touch.
When guests enter this space through the red French door, they are surrounded by wood accents, exposed beams, shiplap and timeless, rustic appeal of the guest cottage. To make this oasis feel a bit more modern, designers brought in marble countertops and stainless steel appliances to give the kitchen the luxury amenities of home within this garage, guest apartment.
A large laundry area and plenty of built-in storage form a uniquely functional space in this blue contemporary master retreat. The homeowner wanted a space to work as well as a space to relax. The design team accomplished both goals by creating this multifunctional suite that connects to the master bedroom.
Open cabinetry provides plenty of space for storing beach towels and other lake necessities in this spacious cottage bathroom. An apron-front sink and closed cabinet storage are featured below the open shelving.
This cottage kitchen features checked swag curtains that call attention to a beautiful bay window. A soffit offers perfect placement for task lighting above the apron sink, while blue and white dishes are a homey accent on the stone countertops.
An arched brick ceiling with exposed wood beams provides architectural interest in this spacious Tuscan Italian kitchen. Sage green cabinetry and terra cotta hexagonal tiles complete the old world style. A round dining table and two chairs provide extra seating next to the massive wood-topped kitchen island.
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.
For classic farmhouse style, decorate the walls of your kitchen in antique or vintage china arranged in pretty compositions, says Susan Sully, author of “Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques." “You can mix different patterns when you do this,” she says. In this kitchen, plates featuring similar colors in different shapes and sizes are arranged on the wall beside a Dutch door and complement the dinnerware in the open shelving above the sink.