12 Cozy Farmhouse Kitchen Design Elements
Farmhouse kitchens embody a lasting style that looks good not only in real farmhouses but in all types of houses. Imagine a warm design that “takes up comfortable classics in a new way,” says Viola Mushkudiani, senior interior design leader at IKEA. The versatile spirit of the style means that vintage or antique items and brand new finds feel equally at home here, so you can keep Grandma’s serving bowls next to a new kettle without compromising the look. The trick is to combine everything with natural materials boldly portraying your multi-faceted style.
“The classic American peasant style includes ship locks, exposed wooden beams and open shelves,” says Mushkudiani. “Mixed materials such as basket, wood and metal accents add an extra dimension. [and] The colors are mostly neutral: camel, white and matt black. “
In equal parts form and function, inspired by the farmhouse, this is a great way to do a kitchen renovation if you love “soft fabrics, warm wood, neutral colors and simple lines,” says Mushkudiani.
While the style is easy to refine, it should be low-maintenance and robust. There are some key characteristics that really hold this aesthetic together. Fortunately, IKEA has everything you need and more to create this coveted, versatile farmhouse look.