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.
Warm and Woodsy
From the soft green color of the poplar cabinets to the gracious arched entrance off the dining room, Stephen Blatt Architects' modern interpretation of the cottage kitchen exhibits timeless style.
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Paneled walls: The horizontal pine boards on the walls are a classic touch. Unlike gypsum wallboard, these tongue-and-groove panels expand and contract with changes in temperature and humidity.
Wooden counters: Butcher block is back -- and it sure beats granite for true cottage style. Wood is forgiving to fragile glass, is great for kneading dough or rolling pastry, and will acquire a golden patina over time.
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