Ultimate Guide to Kitchen Decorating and Design
Cozy Cottage Kitchens
Need inspiration for a cottage kitchen makeover? Explore these charming spaces that make friends and family feel right at home.
A Kitchen to Live In
Take a busy couple who love to cook and a two-year-old who can't get enough French toast. How do they describe their kitchen? "Comfortable, warm, and inviting," says homeowner Kate Clark. They applied vertical beaded board to the upper walls and "butterfly board" in place of wainscot. They brought in soft fabric for the entry and the storage area below the sink.
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Island as furniture: The practical island looks like an old dresser with painted sides and turned legs.
Skirted farmhouse sink: Kate found this old sink at an antiques store for $50 and added a curtain. Fabric is a nice break from hard cabinetry to soften the room.
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