Jen was determined to find a vintage stove to complete the kitchen's farmhouse concept. Luckily, family friends were opening an antiques store and had just what Jen needed.
Hatmaker Helper: Use water and crinkled aluminum foil to remove rust from metal.
Stoves - Gas stoves are most cooks’ preference because they allow for greater control than electric. This stainless steel range and range hood, accompanied by a decorative tile backsplash and granite countertops.
A standard gas range features four or five burners and a manual ignition switch that lights the gas burner you wish to use. Easy-to-turn knobs that enable you to control the flames are generally located in a row at the front of the range or to one side of the burners.
An ornate wood surround frames the stove area in this traditional kitchen, while stunning wine storage is tucked away in the adjoining room. Mediterranean influences seep into the details through the ornate carving on the stove surround and thick molding on the cream cabinetry. Small drawers in the surround are perfect for storing easy-to-reach spices and herbs, while a small shelf provides easy access to oils and vinegars.
An impressive limestone stove hood mimics the gothic style of the fireplace mantel and has a strong presence in this transitional kitchen. Natural light entering from both sides of the room prevent the stonework from weighing down the space. A dining area near the cooktop provides front-row seating for interested on-lookers during meal prep.
Homeowners can cook with ease with this convenient kitchen layout from HGTV Dream Home 2012. An island with a built-in sink sits across from the stove, making it simple to turn from one to the other without ever having to step away.