are not always possible to incorporate into the kitchen decorated in French country style. They are not necessary for a successful warm, stylish look, either, but the exposed wooden ceiling beams are certainly icing on the French country cake. A warm and welcoming feel is one of the main components of a French country kitchen, although it is a harder one to quantify. Incorporating a variety of textures and textiles while keeping the color palette warm and light is a good rule of thumb.
When creating a retro kitchen you’ll want to really think about your cabinets, because it can make or break your theme. So, if you really want to go all in – don’t be afraid with deciding on pastel color cabinets and take your vision full-throttle. Padded stools can be thrown in the mix too. Stay away from steel or wooden bench seats because those are more traditional and modern, but those with padding can help with the personality you’re searching for.
With so many different types of kitchen island designs to choose from, it can prove difficult to pick a style. If you prefer something casual with a bit of rustic and industrial flair, perhaps the open design featured here by would be a suitable choice. It’s hard to resist not being seduced by this glamorous kitchen when you lay eyes on the stylish combination of black subway wall tiles and brass fixtures. The sink matches the drawer pulls and cabinet hardware and all these details look exquisite when placed on a black background. This is a design.
French country kitchens play upon the history of families gathering around the fireplace by designing stoves and/or other cooking spaces that are reminiscent of fireplaces. This is accomplished in a variety of ways, including the use of brick or stone around the stove, an archway, or decorative hood, for example. Unique, decorative hoods abound in the décor and design of a French country kitchen. And even if they didn’t you could not ever go wrong with a gorgeous copper number like this one.
Although the kitchen is not where you commonly expect to see strong colors or opulent finishes, this doesn’t mean there’s no room for such details here. In fact, a kitchen can welcome golden or metallic accents and colorful wall art in its design. These are just a few of the you can customize to suit your own preferences.
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