Country Kitchen Design

Explore your options for country kitchen design, and get ready to create a warm and welcoming country kitchen in your home.

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Whether it's time to remodel your existing kitchen or to install a brand new one, if your style tends towards the warm, welcoming, cozy and comfortable, you'll want to explore the wide range of options for country kitchen design.

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Yellow and Green Country Kitchen

Blue Coastal Kitchen

Multicolored Arts-and-Crafts Kitchen

Gibbs Smith, Barry Dixon Interiors, Brian D Coleman, Edward Addeo (photographer) Photo Credit: Edward Addeo View original photo.

Green and Brown Arts-and-Crafts Kitchen

Creamy White Country Kitchen

Yellow and Green Country Kitchen

Mixed-Color Mediterranean Kitchen

Transitional Stainless Steel Kitchen

Black and Brown Traditional Kitchen

Brown Wood Old-World Kitchen

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Neutral Traditional Kitchen With Island

Gibbs Smith, Farrow and Ball, Brian D Coleman, Edward Addeo (photographer) Photo Credit: Edward Addeo View original photo.

Mixed-Color Tuscan Kitchen

Cherry and Emerald Modern Zen Kitchen

Black Contemporary Kitchen With Island

Brown and Neutral Tuscan Country Kitchen

Neutral and Brown Contemporary Kitchen

Gray Mediterranean Kitchen

Cherry and White Traditional Kitchen

Red Modern Kitchen

Green Transitional Kitchen

Brown Kitchen With Contemporary and Rustic Elements

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Arts and Crafts Kitchen With Yellow Cabinets

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Abe Jerome

Neutral and Blue Rustic Kitchen

Copper and Cherry Kips Bay Kitchen

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen With Vaulted Ceiling

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Contemporary Kitchen With Island

Blue Rustic Kitchen

Brown Modern Kitchen and Dining Room

White Arts-and-Crafts Kitchen

White Cottage Kitchen With Reclaimed Wood

Brown Old-World Kitchen

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Brown Transitional Kitchen

Black-and-White Transitional Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen

White Cottage Kitchen

White & Gray Country Kitchen

White Contemporary Kitchen

Red Contemporary Kitchen

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen

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White Contemporary Kitchen

Brown Traditional Kitchen

Turquoise Transitional Kitchen

White and Gray Modern Kitchen

Beige Eclectic Kitchen

Turquoise Tropical Galley Kitchen

Gibbs Smith, Barry Dixon Interiors, Brian D Coleman, Edward Addeo (photographer) Photo Credit: Edward Addeo View original photo.

White Traditional Kitchen

From

Ben Herzog

White and Red Traditional Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen With Island

Green and White Modern Kitchen

Brown and White Traditional Kitchen

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen

White Country Kitchen

Black-and-White Modern Kitchen

Beige Transitional Kitchen

Beige Old-World Kitchen

Brown & Gray Modern Kitchen

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen

Mixed-Color Contemporary Kitchen

Transitional White Kitchen

Beige Eclectic Kitchen

White Contemporary Galley Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen With Island Seating

White Contemporary Kitchen

White and Stainless Steel Modern Kitchen

Neutral Modern Kitchen

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Yellow Transitional Kitchen

White Transitional Kitchen

Black-and-White Transitional Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen

White Open Contemporary Kitchen

White and Gray Transitional Kitchen

White Transitional Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen

White Contemporary Kitchen

White Contemporary Kitchen

Transitional Kitchen With Wood, Stainless & Marble

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen

Brown Contemporary Kitchen

Brown and White Traditional Kitchen

White & Gray Kitchen With Farmhouse Table

Neutral Old-World Kitchen With Island

White Contemporary Shaker Kitchen

Contemporary Kitchen With Warm Wood Tones

Brown and White Contemporary Kitchen

Warm, White Traditional Kitchen

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen With Island

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Gioi Tran

Cool Gray Contemporary Kitchen

Urban Kitchen With Green Tile and Light Wood

From

Ben Herzog

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen

Espresso and Stainless Contemporary Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen

Brown Transitional Kitchen With Tile Backsplash

Green and Brown Contemporary Kitchen

Andrew Bruah View original photo.

White Transitional Kitchen

White Contemporary Kitchen

Neutral Transitional Kitchen With Island

White Townhome Kitchen

From

Ben Herzog

Country kitchen style employs a focus on natural materials and fine craftsmanship in an effort to create a warm and comfortable kitchen design where guests will feel welcome and want to spend plenty of time. Cabinets, chairs and tables are often constructed from intricately carved wood, with cherry, maple, oak and pine among the most common choices. Pine gets its own special consideration for country kitchen designs; because of its uniquely knotty, natural and rustic appearance, it's particularly well-suited for these kitchens.

Appliances and accessories are also an important element of country kitchen design. Sinks in particular can carry the country theme forward. Many country kitchens feature old-fashioned porcelain sinks, or, for an even more countrified feel, classic farm sinks in stainless steel or porcelain. These sink types are both stylish and functional, making them a popular choice among homeowners looking to implement a country kitchen design.

When it comes to tables and chairs, expertly carved wood is generally the approach for country kitchens. As with cabinets, certain common choices appear regularly, with maple, oak, cherry and pine at the top of the list. Table and chair legs and back supports generally feature rich detailing, and chair backs may even incorporate carvings featuring bucolic country scenes.

Other design flourishes are quite common in country kitchen design, particularly the use of certain fabrics and patterns for curtains, tablecloths and placemats. Gingham, toile and plaid are quite commonly employed patterns, echoing the pastoral style and farming traditions of historical country kitchens.

When it comes to accessories like cookware, utensils and containers, country kitchens often feature choices that build on the down-home, comfortable theme. Flatware and cookware is commonly straightforward stainless steel, or it may feature wooden handles. Mason jars or other traditional canning jars may be employed for storage, echoing the rural traditions that inspired country kitchen design.

Whether your goal for a country kitchen design is to create a true farmhouse feel with extensive use of natural woods and traditional accessories or simply to pay tribute to pastoral history by adding a few country-style flourishes to your kitchen space, choosing country-inspired design will give you plenty of opportunities to welcome guests and family members into a welcoming and comfortable kitchen space.

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