The owners bring this kitchen into the 21st century by simply painting the cabinets, replacing the track lighting with a pretty pendant lamp, replacing the hardware and bringing in stainless steel appliances (bought off Craigslist).
The kitchen in this restored Gothic Revival mansion features white cabinetry that extends almost to the ceiling for maximized storage. A pair of windows ushers in the natural light that reflects off the nearby harbor. Dark hardwood and traditional details throughout call attention to the home's late 1800s roots.
Black wood cabinets disguise the range and also frame the stainless steel oven in this traditional kitchen. Above the oven and cooktop, a decorative black shelf displays bottles filled with fruits and veggies.
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.
This exciting traditional kitchen shimmers with Mediterranean influences, from the ornate detail in the molding to the stunning pendant light and the detail in the glowing backsplash. An oversized island, topped with beautiful stone, is perfect for the home chef and provides additional food-prep space and a special place for when inevitable entertaining settles in the kitchen.
Everyone loves an eat-in kitchen! This one is nice and bright, featuring a traditional, homey kitchen table -- perfect for lively breakfasts with the whole family. Formal shell chandeliers give an interesting edge to the space, which also features plants galore, easy-to-clean tile floors and a versatile area rug.
A large, built-in cabinet hides the refrigerator in this classic kitchen. A molded vent hood with a traditional architrave turns the cooking area into a focal point. Two islands provide space for preparing food and dining.
A slide-out component on this striking, citron-painted island is a baker's dream. The island, along with a window treatment in the same hue, provide bold swaths of color in this all-white traditional kitchen. Dark hardwood underfoot grounds the space and warms it up.
Painted a cheerful yellow, this traditional eat-in kitchen features beautiful white cabinetry, a wooden range hood with carved detail and classic granite countertops. The prep island includes space for two to dine and shelving to display pretty dishware, and the refrigerator is cleverly disguised to match the cabinets.
An oversized island centers this gorgeous kitchen, creating extra prep space and a perfect spot for casual dining. Crisp white cabinets and a white tile backsplash make the space feel bright and open. The corner of the room provides access to the butler's pantry, which offers extra storage space.
The home has the ultimate dream kitchen with a 6-burner Wolf gas range and pot filler, double Wolf ovens plus convection/micro oven, built-in steamer, coffee systems, double Sub-Zero fridges with four freezer drawers and multiple warming and cooling drawers.
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.