An all-white cottage kitchen is classic, but pretty painted base cabinets in pastel blue make a room shine bright. Cork floor tile installed in a chevron display and a DIY range hood add modern interest to this room’s otherwise traditional cottage design elements.
If you're handy with a saw, cut up found strips of weathered wood to give your kitchen island or peninsula a cottage-style facelift. Alternately, you can give new boards a similar look by painting them in different colors, then heavily sanding them.
As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, this gorgeous cottage kitchen features refinished hardwood floors, white cabinets, a subway tile backsplash and a pretty light blue paint job. Ornate metal chandeliers illuminate a large kitchen island with plenty of storage and a new granite countertop.
We have picky eaters at our house. I know, I know, it’s probably all my fault, but after multiple vomiting episodes at the dinner table I stopped forcing people to try one bite of everything. And while the older boys are doing a much better job trying and liking new foods these days, we still …
For better or for worse, interior designers and homeowners are cutting out their kitchen cabinets. Whether you think the trend of removing upper cabinets is a storage nightmare or an open-plan daydream, you have to admit it's inspiring to see designers re-think such a delimited space. It can give way to totally new looks, like this lighting solution that is not only beautiful but also surprisingly efficient.