This classic beach house kitchen is flooded with natural light and breathtaking views of the ocean. A gorgeous wood countertop on the island provides contrast against the crisp white cabinetry, and glass pendants add the perfect finishing touch.
A live-edge wood countertop reclaimed from an old barn in Texas' Hill Country dresses this family hub station in a Houston kitchen. The bulletin board and cubbies encourage organization in the room that sees the heaviest traffic of the whole home.
The smooth dark wood of the cabinetry pops against the light, neutral marble tile of the floor and bright, white ceiling. The beautiful cherry-colored countertop perfectly displays the unique Asian vases and the flowers, bringing a small touch of color. In the background, a rectangle table with square stools can be pulled out for seating or stored easily against the wall.
A handmade wood countertop paired with a powerful gas range top creates an unlikely combination in this kitchen. Thanks to careful engineering, the combo is safe, making for a beautiful yet unexpected focal point in the space.
Use live-edge wood slabs for a rustic countertop, like in this intown Atlanta bathroom designed by Karen Hott Interiors. You can find live-edge countertops for bathroom vanities for $200-$300 via online artisan marketplaces. You also can salvage wood from fallen trees and work with a craftsman to get the finish you want, depending on your budget.
A beautiful green cabinet finish pops against a white subway tile backsplash and yellow wall. A long while island with wood countertop brightens the center of the room and is complete with exposed storage shelves. Copper pendant lights add an extra sheen to the stainless steel appliances.
Black subway tile on the bar wall correlates with the white subway tile walls in this public bar. Tall barstools with neutral leather set cushions reach up to the wood countertop adding a beautiful texture agains the subway tile. A large skylight lets natural light fall into the room while a trio of pendant lights bring a warm glow above the bar.
Wood countertop on the long kitchen island serves as a beautiful centerpiece in this neutral, traditional kitchen. The light neutral color palette and hardwood flooring creates a timeless and classic design making this kitchen functional and stylish.
The friendly and inviting feel of this southern colonial home is seamlessly carried into the kitchen. The rich umber of the ceiling beams, walnut island top, and quarter sawn oak floors combine with details like the bronze lanterns and bridge faucet to create a classic cooking and gathering space that is at once familiar and unique.
Thick slabs of wood connected with butterfly joints tops this show-stopping kitchen island with a copper cabinetry base. This contemporary kitchen achieves elemental balance through the use of dark wood and metal, and light ceramic subway tiles and dark cabinetry.
Leather bar chairs blend beautifully with the wood finishes used as accents in this kitchen design. Four heavy, black pendant lights form a square above the polished island countertop. Natural wood exposed beams compliment the finish of the china cabinet giving a country influence to the contemporary style.
Texture makes all the difference in the kitchen: Cabinets are gunmetal gray with silver pulls. The backsplash consists of tiny mosaic tiles that beg to be touched and look stunning against the marble countertop. There's even a wooden bird friend.
The natural wood countertop and back wall gives a warm look to this small kitchen nook nestled within the bright, white walls. The small cubby is a perfect fit for a coffee machine and simple, homey details to finish filling the space.