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Period-Perfect Kitchens

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


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Period-Perfect Kitchens

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In the 2003 crowd-pleaser Something's Gotta Give, Diane Keaton plays a successful playwright who likes to cook. Set decorator Beth Rubino met the challenge and set off a stampede for Keaton Kitchen Wannahaves. We still haven't seen the end of white cabinets, soapstone countertops, and nickel bin pulls.

Find Your Dream Kitchen on Netflix

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In the 1991 family drama Father of the Bride, Diana Keaton strategizes in a kitchen big enough for the entire wedding party. Could giant islands have started here?

Find Your Dream Kitchen on Netflix

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A bold black-painted wall makes a dramatic background, while highlighting the rich golden tones of the vintage multi-drawer dresser and utilitarian shelves. Add a carefully curated selection of vibrant accessories to lift help the mood.

Get Organised with Versatile Kitchen Storage

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From Kelly at SmartSchoolHouse.com, fun, easy, and quick DIY decorating ideas to add farmhouse decor to your rental apartment kitchen.

How to Add Farmhouse Decor to Your Rental House

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This kitchen reflects the homeowners' love of Craftsman design. The art-tile backsplash is a nod to the blackbirds they spot in their yard daily. The pegged wide-plank oak floors are a seamless blend of old and new.

Green Building Expert's 1931 Colonial Revival Redo

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Ceramic tile in a gray, white and black geometric pattern creates a 3D illustion in this handsome kitchen.

B L O O D A N D C H A M P A G N E

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Custom panels help this built-in refrigerator melt into the surrounding all-white kitchen.

A Bright-White Kitchen Redesigned Online

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Butler's panty in soft gray by Heidi Piron.

Heidi Piron Design and Cabinetry Traditional - 10

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Spring-green cabinets give this kitchen a spritely personality. Honed Carrara marble tops the island; the rest of the counters are honed Absolute Black marble.

Room at the Top for a Classic American Foursquare

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Craftsman-style kitchen design with pegged wide-plank oak floors are a seamless blend of old and new in this 82-year-old gem. See the full remodel here. | Photo: Mark Samu

Green Building Expert's 1931 Colonial Revival Redo

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Now here's a sink to build an entire kitchen around!

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A shepherd's-crook faucet, apron sink, and paneled dishwashers complete the room's traditional styling. | Faucet and sink: ROHL

Room at the Top for a Classic American Foursquare

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Instead of hiding everything away in cupboards and drawers, create a display area for practical items and interesting pieces. Here, a bold black-painted wall makes a dramatic background, while highlighting the rich golden tones of the vintage multi-drawer dresser and utilitarian shelves. Add a carefully curated selection of vibrant accessories to lift help the mood. VIA theROOMedit

3 high-style kitchen storage ideas to steal

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Two kitchen islands create generous traffic corridors and distinct zones: one near the range for prep and another where the family can gather. Touches such as antiqued mirrored panels with decorative grillework for separate freezer and refrigerator columns upped the style. | Flooring: Lumber Liquidators | Countertops: pentalgm | Range: Wolf | Cabinetry: Signature Custom Cabinets Inc. | Refrigerator and freezer: Sub-Zero | Custom Vent hood: Amore Design Factory | Sinks, faucets, pot filler: ROHL | Island Pendants: Hudson Valley Lighting

The Lexington Colonial Before and After: Space for the Whole Family

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This galley kitchen blends pro-style appliances, linoleum flooring, traditional flat-panel cabinets, and oil-rubbed-bronze hardware.

A Four-Year Remodel for a 21st-Century Craftsman

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This island prep space doubles as a landing spot for items from the wide stand-alone fridge. To ensure smooth traffic flow around the sink, 5 inches was shaved off the countertop depth and the dishwasher was recessed 4 inches into the wall.

Recrafting a 1915 Craftsman

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This open and airy 15-by-20-foot kitchen was self-designed by the homeowner

Updating a Cozy Craftsman

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The cook space looks out onto an airy dining area and peeks into a corner pantry. The wall of hutch-like built-ins is a functional showpiece, with leaded-glass cabinet doors and a salvaged marble counter.

Galley Turned Open-Plan Dining and Cookspace

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A deep farmhouse sink and faucet in stainless steel reinforces the updated traditional style of this kitchen space (while also hiding dirty dishes).

Same Space, Whole New Look in the Kitchen

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This kitchen island's glass-front cabinets echo the home's Craftsman windows.

Recrafting a 1915 Craftsman

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In this kitchen, a wide range hood delineates this cooking area. Large bar pulls on the appliances and drawers double as towel bars.

Same Space, Whole New Look in the Kitchen

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An apron-front sink, a gooseneck faucet, and soapstone counters lend vintage charm, while micro-sized ceramic subway tile adds a modern kick to this open-plan kitchen.

Galley Turned Open-Plan Dining and Cookspace

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The curved detail on the island countertop shows off the thick edge-grain maple, while the dark blue base brings out its warm tones. | butcher block from Windfall Lumber | Pendant shade over table from Jil Smith, insatiablestudios...

Galley Turned Open-Plan Dining and Cookspace

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PRO ADVICE: Inset cabinet doors, such as these beadboard panels, can take exposed hinges, a detail that really adds character to a period-style kitchen

Relocating the Cookspace for a Bright, Functional Kitchen

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Wide-plank oak floors stained a soft gray add a comfortable, weathered look to this cottage kitchen.