A white apron sink set into a weathered wood base is given a fresh, current look with adjacent painted cabinets. Via Cottage and Vine. [this is the sink I want and if I had my way the rest of the kitchen would be 'weathered wood'.
Wood Island with Plate Rack for the Kitchen - I can see them getting smashed, but it's an idea. Also, I love the rest of this kitchen. The mirror over the farmhouse sink, the glass upper cabinets, light fixtures.