Often traditional style kitchens can be a bit too stately or formal, which doesn’t promote their true nature of being the heart of the home. We love traditional kitchens that exude a warm and welcoming spirit.
Characteristics of these charming kitchens include inviting color schemes, plentiful pattern, a myriad of finishes, lots of tactile-friendly textures and bountiful lighting. If you spend alot of time in the kitchen preparing meals, enjoying them with family and friends or simply lingering over that first cup of morning coffee, then you’ll certainly want to design a kitchen you’ll feel most at home in. We’ve gathered a few kitchens here that we feel have many of those inviting qualities.
The designer utilized an odd shaped small space most effectively while creating an eat-in kitchen that has all of the elements needed to be the heart of the home.
We don’t often associate black and grey as being warm and welcoming, but this kitchen pulls it off beautifully using a myriad of reflective surfaces, metallic finishes and brilliant lighting.
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The natural and ambient lighting of this kitchen warm the grey and soften the white creating an inviting place to linger.
The luxurious kitchen features many over-the-top elements such as intricately carved and detailed cabinetry, oversize marble tile flooring and gold accents throughout.
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Warm peachy tones and creamy whites play nicely together exuding a warmth and comfort every kitchen should have.
The oversized kitchen island provides a wonderful place to prepare meals or have an intimate conversation with a loved one.
More than just a space for cooking and eating, the kitchen is where all of the action in the home takes place. We live in our kitchens. From entertaining guests to gathering together on Saturday mornings as a family, it’s the true heart of the home. Whether you’re renovating, redecorating, or simply updating this space, consider how you live before making any changes. Get inspired to transform this area with these practical and easy-to-steal decorative touches.