Bonjour and welcome to our Art of the Home gallery of beautiful kitchen ideas. We have carefully selected these beautiful kitchens for you. We also highlighted below good ideas to consider if some of the photos you see inspire you. Hope you enjoy the visit!
What are the pluses of spending extra time (and money too…) designing a beautiful kitchen?
- The heart of the home – we often spend a lot of time in the kitchen so why not make it welcoming and a place where you feel good and can bond over food with family and friends
- Inspiring meal preparation – a beautiful kitchen can inspire you to spend more time preparing meals for your loved ones and your loved may even join you to keep you company while you cook
- Multi-functional space – depending on where you are in life, the kitchen can be designed to serve different purposes (enjoying a quick breakfast for young professionals, grabbing a quick bite before soccer practice or do homework with children for parents, enjoying a glass of wine with your other half for empty nesters, or simply enjoying a quiet moment of solitude)
What are some good ideas selected by the homeowners of the kitchens featured below?
- Countertop Material: Calacatta marble quartz, Burgundy marble kitchen island countertop with triple pencil edge, Ivory Fantasy granite countertop
- Backsplash: polished turquoise-colored arabesque tiles, mother of pearl mosaic tile stove backsplash and medallion, antique bronze medallion stove backsplash and embossed wall tiles
- Cabinetry: arch style raised panel cabinets, curved seeded glass corner cabinets, floor-to-ceiling shaker cabinets, corner cabinet with wire-mesh door front, illuminated overhead cabinets with glass and wire lattice door inserts, illuminated glass cabinets with gothic mullions, lattice wine rack, arch top refrigerator armoire
- Flooring: hand scraped red oak, matte clay-look porcelain tile, reclaimed antique terracotta tiles in offset pattern, ginger brown-stained Brazilian teak hardwood floors, rough-sawn distressed oak wood floor
- Kitchen Island: 2 kitchen island design, kitchen island with built-in pet food bowls, oval kitchen island topped with Calacatta marble, distressed sage island with cabinet and drawer knobs on decorative backplates, tiered island with open base shelves
- Lights: copper pendant light with verdigris and hemp rope cord, blue blown glass ball pendant lights, French empire style bronze chandelier with green crystals, pulley style brushed nickel cone pendant lights
- Furniture: woven seagrass counter stools with foam padding and mahogany legs, antique white Chippendale style counter chairs with yoke back and pierced splat, French ladder back loveseat with rush seats, distressed scalloped ladder back bar stools with rush seats, natural oak top farmhouse table with husky table legs and farmhouse bench, bow-back Windsor counter stools
- Range Hood: white mantel-style hood with decorative trim molding and lion head onlay, antique zinc range hood, green blue slate-colored range hood with corbels and crown moldings
- Ceilings: antique white coffered ceiling, vaulted ceiling with natural finish decorative timber trusses, vaulted ceiling with arched clerestory windows and reclaimed hand hewn beams with notches and steel plate beam brackets, beadboard cathedral ceiling with skylights
- Distinct Features: reclaimed wood lintel with corbels, curved banquette with black leather upholstery, pass through window behind L-shaped banquette, arched stone veneer stove alcove with wooden mantel shelf and display niche, white wall with board and batten wainscoting, archway to living room with square-paneled columns and crown moldings, hanging rectangular wooden pot rack, 2-door refrigerator and freezer combo
- Decorative Accents: antique Gustav Becker pendulum wall clock, decorative vintage birdhouses, vintage copper pans, antique cast iron fireback
So check out the beautiful kitchen ideas we selected for you, you may be able to use or adapt some of them for your kitchen…and as always, sharing “The Little Plus” (“Le Petit Plus”), our favorite design ideas on these photos. Enjoy and beautiful day to you!
1. Double Kitchen Islands
The Little Plus • gray and white marble countertops with double ogee edge on 2 kitchen islands with glazed antique finish base cabinets • 2 oil rubbed bronze crystal chandeliers over kitchen islands • white mantel-style hood with decorative trim molding and lion head onlay • marble stove backsplash with brass pot filler • semi-gloss diagonal distressed oak flooring
2. Vintage Black and Gold Stove
The Little Plus • 2 step elevated kitchen with hand scraped red oak flooring • floor-to-ceiling shaker cabinets with built-in ovens and refrigerator with panel overlay • rustic reclaimed wood lintel with corbels • counter stools with tawny brown cushioned seat and black turned legs • rectangular woven basket at the foot of eat-in island with wood paneled base and Carrara White marble countertop • glass pendant light with rope cord over French Louis XVI style side chair
3. Polished Turquoise Arabesque Tiles
The Little Plus • illuminated glass-faced transom cabinets over white recessed panels cabinets with long black bar pulls • snow white paneled range hood with natural wood beam over stove backsplash with polished turquoise-colored arabesque tiles • Elegant White marble on countertops and on kitchen island with built-in pet food bowls with accent tiles matching the stove backsplash • antique industrial copper pendant light with verdigris and hemp rope cord
4. Colored Glass
The Little Plus • Calacatta marble countertops and full wall backsplash • 3 blue blown glass ball pendant lights over oval kitchen island • satin finish stainless steel range hood with brass straps • white framed single-hung windows with woven wood shades below recessed panel transom cabinets with under-cabinet lights • 2 chocolate brown bar stools with metal foot rail tucked under the small kitchen island round table extension topped with Calacatta marble
5. Herringbone Pattern Subway Tiles
The Little Plus • white herringbone pattern subway tile backsplash • 4-lite bow windows with colonial grilles and craftsman style trim • 2 espresso cross-back counter chairs with ecru cushioned seats • built-in double wall oven and refrigerator with panel overlay on white recessed paneled cabinets • corner cabinet with wire-mesh door front • 2 large frosted glass dome shade pendant lights over eat-in island with dark wood paneled base
6. Coffered Ceiling
The Little Plus • polished nickel 3-light linear island pendant hanging from the rounded center of antique white coffered ceiling • Burgundy marble kitchen island countertop with triple pencil edge and cherry island base with toe kick valance • glazed wooden ladder-back swivel counter stools with nail-trimmed seat • mother of pearl mosaic tile stove backsplash and medallion • antique white raised panel cabinets and illuminated glass faced transom cabinets with mullions
7. Green Crystals on Bronze Chandelier
The Little Plus • recessed paneled gray blue-colored drawers and island base • herringbone pattern brick backsplash medallion under cast stone range hood with corbels and moldings • French empire style bronze chandelier with green crystals • baby powder beadboard paneled tray ceiling with recessed lights • illuminated overhead cabinets with glass and wire lattice door inserts over the kitchen peninsula