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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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This cookspace features a trio of smart design choices: a long counter-top expanse adjacent to the fridge creates a useful workspace; open shelving above allows for easy access to everyday dinnerware; and glass-fronted upper cabinets display pretty, less-frequently used items. By Witt Construction.

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Soapstone countertops, painted pine beadboard, and a table-like island reinforce a vintage look

A Dutch Colonial Bumps Up the Charm

A bamboo wood countertop on the island updates this cottage kitchen with light-colored cabinets and bright accents. | Countertop from Teragren Bamboo

All About Wood Countertops

An eclectic mix of stainless steel, industrial-style shelving and warm wood tones just seem to say, "pull up a chair and enjoy a cup of coffee while I get the dinner ready." Via workbookbywestbro...

The Kitchen Should Make You Smile

The kitchen of this 1930s Houston house owned by Bailey McCarthy (a decorator, writer of the lifestyle blog Peppermint Bliss, and owner of the Houston-based bedding company Biscuit Home) reflects her penchant for vibrant spaces. | Via

Before & After: Redo with Color!

Wood countertops warm up the grey cabinets in a butlers pantry by architect Bradley Heppner & interior designer Amy Morris. 21st Annual Kitchen Contest Winner / Atlanta Homes Magazine

2010 Kitchen of the Year Contest

Tucked into a period-style alcove is a restored 1950s Chambers stove. | Cabinets @Plain & Fancy | Range backsplash: Artistic Tile | Range hood: Ventahood Company | Knobs and pulls: House of Antique Hardware

A Dutch Colonial Bumps Up the Charm

Hard surfaces and simple, practical fittings give this spacious NYC brownstone kitchen an industrial feel.

Kitchen | Smart New York brownstone | House tour |

Refreshed farmhouse style: Tight grain and a robust reddish hue make a cherry counter and backsplash a focal point in a space washed with white

All About Wood Countertops

Custom cabinetry, an apron-front sink, and clever details deliver a high-functioning space with farmhouse charm. | Photo: Susan Seubert

Crowd-Pleasing Kitchen Makeover

Who says an all-white kitchen can't be bursting with personality? Pops of color enliven the custom cabinets of this Plain & Fancy cottage kitchen.

Handcrafted Custom Cabinetry | Plain & Fancy Cabinetry

Pop quiz: what's your kitchen remodel personality? Answer these questions about the way your household uses the kitchen, then see the analysis in your result to help you generate design ideas. Via

pop quiz: what's your kitchen remodel personality?

Buttery walls and cabinets paired with butcher-block countertops add beach-cottage charm at a good price in this kitchen in Seaside, Florida.

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New cabinets and green-tinged granite with a smudge-proof "leathered" finish blend seamlessly with the existing kitchen. Glass fronts allow light to travel and also reinforce the period look. | Refrigerator from KitchenAid

Supersizing the Island for a Spacious Kitchen Redo

This kitchen extension borrowed space from an existing deck. French doors and sidelights enhance the sense of spaciousness.

Supersizing the Island for a Spacious Kitchen Redo

Glass-front uppers and an ornate screen door on the pantry add period detail while allowing the cook to quickly scan shelves.

Supersizing the Island for a Spacious Kitchen Redo

Not-your-typical New York City galley kitchen by designer Sheila Bridges.

Sheila Bridges Design

This kitchen was upgraded with a new, 7½-foot island. The existing cabinets and appliances stayed, while the room gained storage, seating, and a more open feel.

Supersizing the Island for a Spacious Kitchen Redo

The newly renovated kitchen in TOH's Charlestown Project House features an efficient layout with work areas and appliances in convenient proximity. Custom cabinets by Plain&Fancy, stained in a deep blue, have the appealing look of old painted furniture. | Photo: Anthony Tieuli

Charlestown 2014 House, After: Worth the Wait

A white apron sink set into a weathered wood base is given a fresh, current look with adjacent painted cabinets. Via Cottage and Vine.

COTTAGE AND VINE: Antiques Repurposed
  • Janet Harris
    Janet Harris

    I love this country kitchen look!

The pickled wood paired with all white cabinets, walls and shelving create an almost sepia-tone effect in this cottage kitchen.

  • S Baldwin
    S Baldwin

    I love the floor!

Chunky wood shelves break up a floor-to-ceiling wall of classic subway tiles.

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    Linda Brittain


A cupboard above the mantelshelf—the homeowners call it a chimney keep—has iron latches and H-L hinges, and evokes colonial-era kitchens. | Hardware: | Photo: John Gruen

Farmhouse Kitchen Revival

Light wood floors, metal stools and lap siding on the ceiling warm up this all-white kitchen by Modern Organic Interiors.

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  • Andrea Vandervort
    Andrea Vandervort

    Love this layout

A 1970s addition had covered up one of this kitchen's original windows, which was revealed when Shannon and BJ tore down the drywall. Now the space is a charming shelf recess where Shannon displays books and dishes. The family's dining table is a vintage hand-me-down, surrounded by a collection of timeworn chairs. | Photo: Helen Norman

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