Kitchen + Dining: Charming Country Dining Room

Rustic and country elements combine in this charming eat-in kitchen, creating a casual atmosphere for dinner and conversation. The nearby dining area features a mix of chair styles, as well as a wrought-iron chandelier that complement the kitchen's style, along with crisp white beadboard walls.

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Photo By: Alyssa Rosenheck

Neutral Transitional Dining Room With Black Chairs

In a room with a lot of light colors, adding one or two darker elements can help to ground the space. In this open concept dining area, two black dining chairs do the trick, anchoring all the white.

White Country Dining Room With Black Chairs

The black dining chairs of this open concept dining area pair nicely with the wrought iron chandelier, letting the strong color be at the top and bottom of the space, unifying the look.

Country Dining Table With White Hydrangeas

Linen table runners and bunches of white hydrangeas are a spring fresh look for this rustic wood table, dressing it up without being a bit fussy.

White Country Dining Room With Black Chairs

This lovely house is full of charming country details like the white beadboard paneling and wainscoting on the walls. Small glass bottles make charming drinking glasses on the table.

White Country Open Dining Room With Hydrangeas

Instead of walls, gray exposed beams frame out this home's different rooms while maintaining the open concept layout that lets in so much sunlight.

White Country Kitchen With Gray Beams

Using wood in different colors and textures lifts the look of this charming kitchen into something unique and dynamic.

Cream Barstools With Nailhead Trim

Cream-colored fabric tops these antique-style barstools, making a striking contrast with the base's dark wood and nailhead trim.

White Country Kitchen With Lantern Pendants

Far from bland, this white kitchen makes sure to bring in lots of different textures to liven up its look: unfinished wood beams, marble countertops, beadboard paneling and glass and metal lanterns.

White Country Kitchen With Exposed Beams

Mosaic tiles carve out a graphic backsplash above the cooktop of this lovely kitchen.

White Country Kitchen With Green Apples

Black-and-white checks add a little fun zip to the backsplash behind this kitchen's pot filler faucet. A bowl of bright green apples and a wildflower bouquet are easy ways to bring in more life and color.

Gray Kitchen Countertop and Farmhouse Sink

Slate gray countertops are a handsome pairing with this kitchen's farmhouse sink and fresh white cabinets. The move gives a little gravitas to the airy, light room.

Neutral Cottage Living Room With Graphic Rug

In a neutral room, graphic patterns and luxe textures can keep the space from feeling monotonous. Here, the rug layers in some visual pop as do the pale blue velvet pillows.

Neutral Cottage Living Room With Chandelier

Plump sofas and armchairs and a mix of crisp white and soft beige make this living room so inviting. Accents are gray or pale blue, a touch of color without disturbing the serenity of the space.

Country Foyer With Pew Bench

In this pretty foyer, a reclaimed antique church pew feels fun and even a touch modern with a black-and-white striped pillow and a row of black-and-white family photos.