Custom-made walnut knobs reflect the solid wood countertops in this cottage-style kitchen. Elegant feet give the white cabinetry the look of furniture, and open shelving -- an essential cottage design element -- adds extra storage for pretty dishes and glassware.
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.
The updated layout of this kitchen includes a desk area and a concealed laundry space with front-loading washer and dryer, on the right. The countertop above the units can serve as folding space or as a buffet table during parties.
The prep area in this cottage style kitchen is situated on either side of the wet bar. Classic blue and white dishes are displayed in the glass cabinets above, while a built-in desk uses space wisely as a small home office.
Marble clad white cabinets and island set the sophisticated tone for this mostly white kitchen, while contemporary floral valances and yellow-green barstool cushions add a note of color. Distressed wood floors add a rustic touch to the space.
Wall-to-ceiling white paneling makes this galley kitchen feel bright and inviting. White cabinets pair with stainless steel appliances for a classic look, while reclaimed wood floors add rustic appeal.
Everyday bowls look like art when layered and stacked. A cute metal sign is made with the homeowners' house numbers for a personal touch. Designer Tip: You don't have to have expensive dishes to be able to display them.
In this spacious, cottage kitchen, a neutral color palette anchors the space, making it bright and clean. Hardwood floors and wood stool tops add deep color to the space, creating a warm feeling, while the amber rug connects the space, leading the eye all around the kitchen.
Along with custom banquette seating, this newly remodeled kitchen now features an office desk space. With cabinet storage above and below, plus room to spread out on the counter, this space makes it easy to get work done.
Crisp, white cabinetry paired with black soapstone and Calcutta marble sets the tone for this elegant, multi-functional kitchen and living area. The space is equipped with a baking center, banquette seating and glass cabinets wrapping around a corner to further defining the space. The style and millwork of the home were continued in the columns flanking the apron sink and featured detailing on the built-in snack bar.
This neutral cottage kitchen features shiplap walls, Shaker-style white cabinets, a white beadboard island with wood countertop, a seashell chandelier, and a breakfast area with banquette and black table.
This gourmet kitchen has all the charm of the original home's architecture with beautiful wood floors, lots of windows and unique details. But the amenities have been upgraded to keep the modern-day chef happy.
Kitchens serve as not only a place to prepare meals, but also a main gathering space in the home. Look through these pictures for great kitchen design ideas and be inspired to create a new look for your kitchen.