Distressed black Kitchen Island/table. Designs We Love - Better Homes and Gardens - BHG.com
Open Storage: So as not to obscure the light or views, an open iron plate rack provides everyday storage for plates and dishes.
Rustic wood mantle extends beyond front of stone fireplace. Toronto designer Melody Duron. Photo Gallery: Traditional Cottages | House & Home
Great mantle look for Jasper family room. Note it's thickness/sturdiness and how it wraps around. Photo Gallery: Traditional Cottages | House & Home
Warm Country Living Room Two furniture groupings in one room create a layered and cosy effect. In this Muskoka cottage designed by Michael Angus, ceiling-mounted spotlights cast a warm glow onto this natural stone fireplace. A low-slung daybed serves as a room divider while keeping sight lines open.
Rustic mantle from Traditional Cottages House & Home
Some open shelving. Maine cottage by Sheila Narusawa architects
colorful cottage kitchen with red painted plate rack
Chef's kitchen with everything at your fingertips. Love the subway tile wall and gray wood island.
Newport-based architect Steven Laurin designed the island, reminiscent of a farm table except for its top of CaesarStone. Interior designer Meg Braff chose the large double pendant fixture to balance out the large island and warm up the kitchen of this summer home.