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Kitchens with classic style and timeless appeal with ideas you can incorporate in your own.

Updated white cabinets, lime green walls, and a streamlined layout make for a cookspace that's roomy and bright, no matter how many cooks are in the kitchen. Shop this room! Check out the This Old House Shop on @Wayfair.com

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A tidy 150 square feet, this kitchen has a lofty feel thanks to an all-white color scheme and a vaulted ceiling. Retro diner stools pull up to the table island, which is open below to keep the room feeling airy. | Photo: Laura Moss

A Seaside Cottage Looks Small, Lives Large

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A vintage-modern kitchen | Photo: Lisa Romerein

The Art of the Seamless Addition

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In 1919, the industrial bakery mixer was downsized to the at-home model we know and love. @KitchenAid | Photo: Yunhee Kim

Household American Classics

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The kitchen is in the former vet's room and has its original pine ceiling, along with new barn-red cabinets, a vintage Superior stove, and a stone wall. | Photo: Mark Lohman

Homes That Make Us Just So Barn Proud

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Hoosier Cabinet: A symbol of modernity in the 1920s, these pieces were prized for built-in conveniences: metal dispensing bins for flour and sugar; spice racks; canisters; and more. We built this beauty from a kit via @Van Dyke's Restorers | Photo: Yunhee Kim

Household American Classics

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A passageway to the dining room/study replaced a wall of kitchen cabinets to improve the transition between rooms. | Photo: Mark Lohman

A 1900 House With a Comeback Story

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The beauty is in the details of the cabinets in this fresh kitchen redo by Jules Duffy Designs.

Salvaged stove: The refinished shell of an antique wood-burning range encases a new glass cooktop. A black stovepipe masks the ducting that leads to a vent fan in the attic.

This Old Houseboat

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A kitchen made bigger and brighter, with tons of storage, workspace, and a peninsula perch

A Cramped Kitchen Opens Up to Make Room for the Whole Family

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Is your kitchen lacking decent lighting? Hidden undercabinet fixtures are easier to install than you think.

10 Ways to Spruce Up Tired Kitchen Cabinets

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The homeowner saved this must-have salvaged sink for 10 years before lobbying her architect to design the whole kitchen around it.

From Fixer-Upper to Refined Farmhouse

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Opened up to the sun, this galley kitchen is blue and white and bright all over, with a vintage Wedgewood stove as its centerpiece.

A Homegrown Kitchen Redo Is a Family Affair

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Home-center cabinets and salvaged subway tile take a backseat to a floor of honed marble tile, custom cut to create a stunning three-tone pattern with nearly invisible grout lines. | Photo: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn | thisoldhouse.com

The Hidden Beauty in a 1920s Mediterranean Revival

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A farmhouse sink by Rohl is framed by cheery red cabinets and a bay window. | Photo: Monica Buck

Family-Friendly Kitchen

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Inspired by a radiant-red Bertazzoni range, this couple painted their lower cabinets a matching red balanced by white upper cabinets and open shelves. | Photo: Monica Buck

Family-Friendly Kitchen

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The furniture-like cabinets and fridge in this kitchen are painted a duo of complementary colors for a bright yet vintage feel. For a similar look, try: Banana Pudding (yellow) and Sprite Twist (green), Pittsburgh PaintsPhoto: Eric Roth | thisoldhouse.com

Color of the Month, May 2014: Hemlock

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A custom-made cherry-and-maple butcher block island is positioned between range and sink for easy prep work. | Photo: Lincoln Barbour | thisoldhouse.com

How to Design a Vintage-Modern Kitchen

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How a resourceful Portland designer reawakened her Victorian kitchen by combining the best of old and new. | Photo: Lincoln Barbour | thisoldhouse.com

How to Design a Vintage-Modern Kitchen

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As seen in Coastal Living: Striped, polka dot, checkerboard, or plaid, pattern adds spunk to a vanilla kitchen. Here, extra-large diamonds add bold interest and make the space look larger. Patterned floors make all the difference! | thisoldhouse.com

Pretty Painted Floors

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A 2-inch-thick slab of walnut butcher block tops a custom worktable by Romar Cabinet and Top Company. Photo: Anthony Tieuli | thisoldhouse.com

From Musty to Must-See Kitchen

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Trina Burke of A Country Farmhouse chose custom open shelves for her 1920s kitchen, because they're period-appropriate and allow her to display a rotating selection of family heirlooms. The butcher-block countertops are from Ikea. | Photo: A Country Farmhouse | thisoldhouse.com

Food Bloggers' Best Kitchen Design Ideas

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Designed more than 115 years ago, this classic Shaws Original farmhouse sink is simple without being boring, and it's extra deep for washing pots and pans.| Photo: Erica George Dines | thisoldhouse.com

Farmhouse Sinks with Vintage Charm

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