Creating welcoming warmth within the flowing spaces of open-layout floorplans is important—and sometimes difficult to achieve. Designer Brett Mickan turned to color to do the trick in this Sydney, Australia kitchen. “The deep green hue makes the walls recede so the pieces within the room stand out. And, because the room looks out through a series of large glass doors towards the garden, I used a deep green tone with a grey base to create a color connection to the garden and focus the view out the windows,” he says.
Green Cabinets and Rustic Elements in Open Plan Kitchen
As seen it on Love It or List It, this beautiful rustic kitchen now has a functional appeal for the family. With plenty of natural light coming in fro the stairs and the windows in the back of the house, the space has a light feeling. The natural wood elements in this kitchen, such as the kitchen island, the exposed beams and the kitchen table, help to bring the rustic style to live, while the muted green kitchen cabinets adds much needed storage space.
This light green kitchen pairs together medium grain wood cabinets with neutral granite countertops and dark wood accents, like the kitchen island. Earth-toned slate tiles cover the floor, while a coffered ceiling adds an eye-catching touch. The kitchen's open plan allows for easy access to the nearby laundry room.
The exposed beams and natural wood kitchen island countertop and dining table in this kitchen bring a rustic touch to the space. The green cabinets bring about a natural feel, while the French doors let in lots of natural light, as seen on HGTV's hit show Love It or List It.
This kitchen design is based around a stone fireplace that anchors the open living space featured on HGTV's Kitchen Cousins. The interplay between the natural wood cabinets and exposed stone lends a rustic touch to the design.
Green Paint Adds Bold Twist to Sleek, Modern Kitchen Renovation
Todd Davis renovated this 1940s Noe Valley home in San Francisco to open the kitchen up to the adjacent living and dining spaces. A simple skylight lights the interior space while the bold, bright green paint on the back of the cabinetry provides an unexpected burst of color to the sleek look.
Cottage Kitchen Blends Traditional Elements with Modern Updates
The details in this kitchen are what truly brings the space together. The homeowners wanted a unique renovation, but were concerned with maintaining the home's integrity, so designers combined a few unique, more modern touches with traditional features to create this stunning kitchen. Wallpaper is used throughout the space to add color and warmth while maintaining the traditional feel of the home. The oriental rug between the kitchen island and the sink is another classic touch for the home. Even the gold accented light fixtures bring in the charm that the homeowners love about their home. The homeowners were opposed to white cabinets, so designers installed a countertop that had green hues, which inspired the green countertops in the space.