12 Cozy Cottage Kitchens

Cottage-style decorating lends itself easily to kitchen design. Open shelving, painted cabinets and handmade accessories create a delightful space to cook and eat.
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December 18, 2014
By: Karli Sanders

Photo By: Daniel Contelmo Jr.

Photo By: Payte Miller Interiors

What a Charmer

Exposed cabinetry, wood floors, vintage lighting and a retro sink are the stars in this charming kitchen.

Heavy Exposure

Open shelving is a trademark cottage look and creates a perfect spot to display a china collection.

Paint It White

Off-white cabinets, beadboard, handmade accessories and wooden floors make this kitchen quintessentially cottage.

White Cottage Kitchen With Exposed Beams

This light and bright kitchen looks readymade for baking fests and features views out onto the front yard. The cabinets are whitewashed pine; the floors are oak.

Cottage Chic

Designer Dave Stimmel embraces chandeliers, toile and gold in this eclectic kitchen. The rustic look of exposed-stone walls mixed with the ultra-feminine mantel and backsplash work well in cottage style.
From: Dave Stimmel

Two of a Kind

Beadboard and painted cabinets are popular choices in cottage kitchens. Why not combine the two for a unique look?

Not Your Grandma's Kitchen

Lacquered antler chandeliers and bamboo lattice-back dining chairs are a whimsical touch in this room by Don Raney. Painted crown molding against a hunter-green wall assures that the room isn't too funky.

Blue and White Cottage Kitchen With Exposed Beam

In this kitchen, upper cabinets are open to display pretty dishes and cooking supplies. Lower cabinets and drawers provide practical hidden storage.

Toiles of the Trade

Pink toile wallpaper along with curtained cabinets give this nook a comfortable femininity.
From: Dave Stimmel

Everyday Elegance

Judith Balis uses floral valences, white cabinets, beadboard, lace and a pop of red to create cozy cottage style. Functional touches like an overhead unit for hanging pots and pans are welcome in the cottage kitchen.

Ravishing Retro

The early 1900s flush-mount fixtures in this galley kitchen give it the charming look of yesteryear. Calming sea-foam green paint brightens the retro-inspired cabinetry.

Modern Cottage

Exposed cabinets, vintage light fixtures, wicker baskets and bright pops of Granny Smith green against a neutral background put a modern take on cottage style.

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