Industrial-style metal stools sit at a large black island in this charming cottage kitchen, which features stainless steel appliances and beautiful white cabinets. As seen on HGTV's Elbow Room, the kitchen can be found in a converted barn that pairs rustic charm with modern furnishings.
This cottage kitchen has decided dramatic flair thanks to charcoal gray walls and a coat of black paint on the hardwood floor. The room is a good example of how dark walls can help a small or narrow space feel more intimate.
Black and White Kitchen with Island and Open Shelving
The kitchen features a large kitchen island and open shelving. Windows let in plenty of light, which keeps the black from being too dark in the space. Bright white shiplap walls also serve to this purpose.
Black and White Dining Area with Mirror and Chandelier
This dramatic cottage dining area features charcoal gray walls and a coat of black paint on the hardwood floor. The room is a good example of how dark walls can help a small or narrow space feel more intimate.
Wood support beam and a classic chandelier paired with a mix of black and white cabinets make this a warm, classic space. The white cabinets provide a highlight feature, while the upper and lower cabinetry lights create the perfect ambiance. The large island with marble countertop provides plenty of space to work and eat.
Graphic black-and-white tile makes a bold dramatic statement in the shower. Simple subway tile is used throughout the rest of the space to balance, and the pitched ceiling adds height to the room. The clean-lined gray vanity is topped in simple white countertops.
Exterior View of Cottage With White Trim and Full Length Windows
An exterior shot of this tiny slice of paradise showcases the floor-to-ceiling windows and the front door trimmed in white. Semicircular planted areas feature short shrubs that add appeal without taking over the exterior of the house. The black paint is a bold finish against the lush, natural surroundings.