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Creative Kitchen Ideas

1 Of 9 SteelSleek as a speedboat, this New York City kitchen designed by Anik Pearson is intricately detailed with gleaming wood and maritime hardware. The wall to the right of the cooktop was angled to match the doorway – the kitchen is shaped like a boat, with the cooktop at the prow. A crown ceiling painted white, with Harbor lights from Urban Archaeology, casts a glow over the island. Eric Piasecki 2 Of 9 Green GlossThe Manhattan kitchen is small, but the owner has no trouble making braised short ribs for eight in it. Cabinets are lacquered in Bamboo Leaf by Fine Paints of Europe, as was the roller shade by Manhattan Shade & Glass. Even the Sub-Zero refrigerator is painted green. “I thought, ‘Why replace this with a paneled kitchen?’ I knew it would paint beautifully—and that a strong brush of color would make it exciting,” designer Miles Redd says. Thomas LoofAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Of 9 Closet-Size KitchenIt’s hard to tell, but designer Stephanie Stokes’s New York City kitchen is only 48-square-feet. The mirrored backsplash gives the illusion of grandeur in the tiny space. Eric Piasecki 4 Of 9 OutdoorIn Dianne Bernhard’s Westport, Connecticut, kitchen, Plain & Fancy cabinets with Nantucket-style doors and blue-toned Caesarstone on top pick up the colors of the water just beyond the deck. “We really do live out here during the summer,” Bernhard says. Ceiling is painted Benjamin Moore’s Blue Springs. Francesco LagneseAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 Of 9 ZenThis New Jersey kitchen has a Zen simplicity, with watery green marble counters and handcrafted wood cabinets modeled after traditional Japanese storage pieces. “When you arrive, you open a gate and walk through a courtyard to get to this very compact one-story house, where all the rooms flow into each other,” designer Marguerite Rodgers says. “The spirit of the place reminded me of a Japanese teahouse. Eric Piasecki 6 Of 9 RetroDesigner Krista Ewart used scalloped shapes throughout a Balboa Island beach house — like in the kitchen island’s trim and lighting. “That was a total theme,” she says. “Scallops are feminine, but not overly feminine, a great old-fashioned smiley shape. They’re young and happy — like polka dots.” The pink Smeg refrigerator from Sears is the showstopper in the guest-suite kitchen. Lina rug from Plastica. Victoria PearsonAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 7 Of 9 NauticalA charming cottage on Nantucket Harbor, decorated by Gary McBournie, features simple plank flooring painted Benjamin Moore’s Deep Ocean and spattered in red, white, and blue. For decorative detail, McBournie studed vintage boating psoters and old photographs. The wooden grills of the kitchen cabinets were taken from an old photo of a 1920s yacht. Christopher Baker 8 Of 9 Gingham CeilingIn a Purchase, New York, kitchen, designer Gideon Mendelson created a green gingham ceiling that was first painted on canvas by Silvère Boureau. Mendelson says, “It gives a classic white kitchen personality, and it brings extremely high ceilings down to a more comfortable place.” To further animate the room, Mendelson designed the island and painted it a custom bright green. Eric PiaseckiAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 9 Of 9 IndustrialOpen shelves, instead of upper cabinets, give a small kitchen in designer Ken Fulk’s Napa Valley house an airy feel. The shelves and countertops are made of galvanized metal and the cabinetry is made from old fencing. Vintage truck springs, used as stools, were found at Artefact Design & Salvage. Fulk spotted the vintage industrial pendant lights at the Paris flea market. Victoria Pearson Next Gallery The 2013 Kitchen of the Year with Designer Christopher Peacock A cozy, handsome, and inviting space. By Christine Pittel GIF Of 9 Advertisement – Continue Reading Below header logo Created with Sketch. Presented by Created by Created by House Beautiful for From House Beautiful for
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Creative Kitchen Ideas

1 Of 9 SteelSleek as a speedboat, this New York City kitchen designed by Anik Pearson is intricately detailed with gleaming wood and maritime hardware. The wall to the right of the cooktop was angled to match the doorway – the kitchen is shaped like a boat, with the cooktop at the prow. A crown ceiling painted white, with Harbor lights from Urban Archaeology, casts a glow over the island. Eric Piasecki 2 Of 9 Green GlossThe Manhattan kitchen is small, but the owner has no trouble making braised short ribs for eight in it. Cabinets are lacquered in Bamboo Leaf by Fine Paints of Europe, as was the roller shade by Manhattan Shade & Glass. Even the Sub-Zero refrigerator is painted green. “I thought, ‘Why replace this with a paneled kitchen?’ I knew it would paint beautifully—and that a strong brush of color would make it exciting,” designer Miles Redd says. Thomas LoofAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Of 9 Closet-Size KitchenIt’s hard to tell, but designer Stephanie Stokes’s New York City kitchen is only 48-square-feet. The mirrored backsplash gives the illusion of grandeur in the tiny space. Eric Piasecki 4 Of 9 OutdoorIn Dianne Bernhard’s Westport, Connecticut, kitchen, Plain & Fancy cabinets with Nantucket-style doors and blue-toned Caesarstone on top pick up the colors of the water just beyond the deck. “We really do live out here during the summer,” Bernhard says. Ceiling is painted Benjamin Moore’s Blue Springs. Francesco LagneseAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 Of 9 ZenThis New Jersey kitchen has a Zen simplicity, with watery green marble counters and handcrafted wood cabinets modeled after traditional Japanese storage pieces. “When you arrive, you open a gate and walk through a courtyard to get to this very compact one-story house, where all the rooms flow into each other,” designer Marguerite Rodgers says. “The spirit of the place reminded me of a Japanese teahouse. Eric Piasecki 6 Of 9 RetroDesigner Krista Ewart used scalloped shapes throughout a Balboa Island beach house — like in the kitchen island’s trim and lighting. “That was a total theme,” she says. “Scallops are feminine, but not overly feminine, a great old-fashioned smiley shape. They’re young and happy — like polka dots.” The pink Smeg refrigerator from Sears is the showstopper in the guest-suite kitchen. Lina rug from Plastica. Victoria PearsonAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 7 Of 9 NauticalA charming cottage on Nantucket Harbor, decorated by Gary McBournie, features simple plank flooring painted Benjamin Moore’s Deep Ocean and spattered in red, white, and blue. For decorative detail, McBournie studed vintage boating psoters and old photographs. The wooden grills of the kitchen cabinets were taken from an old photo of a 1920s yacht. Christopher Baker 8 Of 9 Gingham CeilingIn a Purchase, New York, kitchen, designer Gideon Mendelson created a green gingham ceiling that was first painted on canvas by Silvère Boureau. Mendelson says, “It gives a classic white kitchen personality, and it brings extremely high ceilings down to a more comfortable place.” To further animate the room, Mendelson designed the island and painted it a custom bright green. Eric PiaseckiAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 9 Of 9 IndustrialOpen shelves, instead of upper cabinets, give a small kitchen in designer Ken Fulk’s Napa Valley house an airy feel. The shelves and countertops are made of galvanized metal and the cabinetry is made from old fencing. Vintage truck springs, used as stools, were found at Artefact Design & Salvage. Fulk spotted the vintage industrial pendant lights at the Paris flea market. Victoria Pearson Next Gallery The 2013 Kitchen of the Year with Designer Christopher Peacock A cozy, handsome, and inviting space. By Christine Pittel
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Creative Kitchen Ideas

1 Of 18 Save these ideas! Don’t forget to save these stylish home designs. For more easy home decor ideas, follow @countryliving on Pinterest. 2 Of 18 Brick BacksplashBrick is a timeless material with a homey, vintage feel. The warmth of this brick backsplash emulates the hearth-like stove. The rich color tones work to blend the cream cabinetry with the dark wood trim. Emily GilbertAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Of 18 Brick BacksplashSee more of this home at Porch.com. Porch.com 4 Of 18 Subway Tile BacksplashThis backsplash proves that classic white subway tile doesn’t have to be boring. Paired with gourmet appliances and fixtures, like shaded sconces, the backsplash continues along the adjacent wall and gives this kitchen a professional and established look.See more of this home on Porch.com. Porch.comAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 Of 18 Red Tile Backsplash As an homage to this California bungalow’s architectural roots, the owner clad the backsplash in black-and-white Spanish tiles. The graphic colorway puts a fresh, modern twist on the old-fashioned arabesque motif. Large-scale concrete floor tiles echo the curvy shape of the backsplash tile for a cohesive feel. Max Kim-Bee 6 Of 18 Marble BacksplashTo complement the all-white color scheme of this kitchen, the warm shades of grey shown in the veining of the marble backsplash lends a soft hue without distracting. Choosing the same material as the countertops, but in a smaller pattern, is a timeless way to design a kitchen backsplash.See more of this home on Porch.com. Porch.comAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 7 Of 18 Tin BacksplashPressed tin was painted with a faux finish for the backsplash in this country kitchen. Keith Scott Morton 8 Of 18 Sea-Green Glass BacksplashSea green glass tiles establish a beachy theme in this waterfront kitchen overlooking Long Island’s Peconic Bay. The result is fresh and inviting. Keith Scott MortonAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 9 Of 18 Chalkboard BacksplashCreate a sense of space with open shelving. In this kitchen, simple white planks and custom brackets set against a playful chalkboard-painted wall.RELATED: 7 Easy Kitchen Makeover Ideas Under $50 Bjorn Wallander 10 Of 18 Soapstone BacksplashSoapstone counters and a matching backsplash complement this kitchen’s custom cabinetry, including an island framed with salvaged heart-pine beams. Quentin Bacon

Creative Kitchen Ideas

Creative Kitchen Ideas
Creative Kitchen Ideas
Creative Kitchen Ideas
Creative Kitchen Ideas

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