Kitchen Inspiration

I recently received an email from a sweet reader named Tessa who asked that I take a picture of my kitchen. I was honored and in disbelief! It appears that she is looking to do a kitchen makeover and is looking for some inspiration.

Well Tessa - just like you - I am in need of a kitchen makeover as well. So instead of posting pictures of my own kitchen that is always a project in my mind . . .I am presenting what I find inspiring and what elements I would include in a kitchen makeover. High ceilings with industrial lighting and white cupboards that go up and up and up.
A marvelous back splash. I love the glossy tile here. Hand scraped dark wood floors.
Farm sinks with elegant faucets.
Old chippy hutches.
And antique china and dishes all around.


High Street Cottage said...

Nothing like a little kitchen love. Thank you for the inspiration xoxo tami

Sanctuary Home said...

I'm with you, I love all those elements and would love to be able to incorporate them in a new kitchen remodel. My poor kitchen needs some help! : P

Jennifer said...

Thanks for the inspiration! I'm getting ready to paint my kitchen cabinets (pray for me). Changing them from maple to white.
Scissors & Spatulas

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

i am in love with that third image with the modern colors and cabinetry and rustic wood floors- gorgeous!

Chelsea said...

I am happy to announce we are currently shopping around for such hand scraped, dark, wood floors for our kitchen & main floor. Goodbye ugly white carpet! White carpet? Who ever thought that would be a good idea??

michelle said...

These are beautiful kitchens! Great choices Melanie, the floors, the farmhouse sink, everything would be wonderful!!

NanaDiana said...

Sigh- My kinda kitchen. Maybe a bunch of us like minded thinkers should all move in together and create one big fantastic kitchen...no horses or brats allowed. (I was gonna say no men...but I figured with Valentine's Day coming I'd better hedge my bets)..Hugs-Diana

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness, it's like you were in my computer, pulling my idea pictures! :o)
We are in the midst of a main floor reno, it's going to ramp up in about 3 weeks. I discovered your website while looking for inspiration for a piece I need in the new open area, and had to show my husband the pictures. It's almost exactly like what we are going for. Thanks for confirming we have great taste!

Leslie said...

I need more room in my kitchen for chippy hutches!

Laurie Marshall said...

ooooh, that dark, wide-planked floor!!! *swoon*

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