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    Period-Perfect Kitchens

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

    Period-Perfect Kitchens

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    Instead of an expensive tile backsplash, this family of enthusiastic cooks chose a pot filler that stands in as a focal point above the stove.

    Custom gray cabinets cover the fridge in this spacious kitchen, and incorporate leaded-glass sidelights that the owner bought years ago at an antiques fair, plus a magnetic chalkboard for notes.

    Vintage-look custom cabinets painted in a warm neutral, a worktable island, and a band of bold blue-gray paint give this farmhouse kitchen a fresh look.

    I see more and more people using a mix of surfaces and facings in kitchens, instead of standard matching cabinetry. Incorporating new and old furniture gives the space a unique look. Reclaimed wood is still a big trend in flooring, countertops, cabinet fronts, walls, and furniture. With its deep colors that change and improve with time and wear, it's perfect for kitchens. Via design pro Anna Molvik.

    Reclaimed wood and worn paint establish this kitchen's been-there-forever style. The homeowners scoured lumberyards for rustic No. 2 red-oak boards so that they could patch the floor seamlessly.

    Work in some antique furniture from a flea market to boost your kitchen storage capacity and save you big bucks in the process.

    Soft green subway tiles serve as a great backdrop for this owner's collection of glasses and dinnerware in complementary muted tones.

    If an all-white kitchen is your "thang," consider warming it up with off-white accents as this homeowner did with brackets, grout color and sand-colored countertops.

    How open shelving can give your kitchen a contemporary look while easily saving you half the price of installing cabinets with doors.

    Instead of floor-to-counter cabinets across every kitchen wall, consider leaving a space empty underneath for stools a sweet breakfast station.

    An oversize vintage worktable serves as an island in this warm country kitchen with black and white accents that give it an edge.

    Classic kitchen with subway tile backsplash, white glass-front kitchen cabinets with marble countertops, stainless steel floating shelves and bamboo roman shades.

    Open kitchen shelves offer both functional storage and a place to display vibrant turquoise and yellow tableware in this coastal cottage kitchen.

    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.

    Countertop-to-ceiling windows on three sides open this galley kitchen up to the outdoors.

    Gray, glass-fronted cabinets frame a bright windowed farmhouse sink. And warming it up, butcher block countertops. All from IKEA!

    Open shelves replace upper cabinets on the sink wall, allowing light to flow from the adjacent window. Cupboards with push-latch doors were built in place under the sink. | Paint colors by Sherwin-Williams Haven and Decisive Yellow

    What's black and white and red all over? This crisp-looking kitchen!

    This gorgeous cookspace is the winner of our best kitchen redo in TOH's Search for America's Best Remodel 2015 contest. See the story here.

    Charcoal-colored cabinets, walnut countertops and black-grouted subway tiles give this cozy kitchen a sophisticated feel.

    Chalkboard paint for kitchen cupboards. Would look especially cool in a yellow kitchen..hint, hint :)

    The fridge in this cottage kitchen hides behind beadboard fronts. Ceiling-height cabinets with textured-glass panels give it a built-in look. | Refrigerator from Dacor

    "Why go and buy something new when you can make something old beautiful again?" The owner of this remodeled cottage kitchen used a 1930s cast-iron sink and a 1910 Crane faucet.

    This breakfast room was turned into an open kitchen suited for enthusiastic cooks with two young children, featuring an extra-large salvaged cast-iron sink.

    We're loving the glass backsplashes and see-through shelves over the sink in this country kitchen by