Elements of Kitchen Farmhouse DesignEast Coast Granite & Tile - October 18, 2023
Modern Farmhouse kitchens have grown in popularity and are a sought-after choice among homeowners today. Farmhouse style is known for its warmth and simplicity. This design style features natural textures such as wood tones and galvanized steel. Beautiful quartz countertops are showcased in this design. Creams and whites are the most popular color palettes to keep the space light and airy. However, pops of color go a long way to show off your individual style. Farmhouse Style also emphasizes well-used and loved items. There are key elements that seem to be apart of most Farmhouse kitchen designs.
The Modern Farmhouse kitchen looks best with countertops that have a clean smooth look or a subtle pattern. Quartz countertops are a perfect option for this design style. There are many quartz options that have the timeless look of marble but are highly durable and low maintenance. Calacatta Laza, Carrara White, and Arctic Ivory quartz countertops would be great choices for a beautiful white countertop. There are so many choices with quartz countertops, that it really comes down to your personal choice!
Apron Sinks (farmhouse sinks) are a staple in farmhouse kitchens. This sink is deep and has an exposed front. Apron sinks are large which makes it easier to wash bigger items like pots, pans and baking sheets. A white apron sink pairs well with white countertops and a light colored tile backsplash that you would see in many current modern farmhouses.
Farmhouse homes have a cozy, warmth to them. Wood accents bring natural elements of the outdoors to your design. Many homeowners love open wood shelving, wood beams to bring added warmth to their design. Wood accents add texture to your home and pair wonderfully with white or cream colored walls and countertops while adding a rustic feel to the space.
Rustic pendant lighting is a style of hanging light made from simple materials like wood, glass and metal. This type of pendant is perfect for enhancing a Farmhouse design in your kitchen. Wooden pendant styles, such as wood bead, driftwood and distressed wood pendants, work well in rooms with rustic farmhouse themes.
White Shaker Cabinets
White is the name of the game when it comes to Farmhouse design. White cabinets are the common choice of a farmhouse kitchen. White Shaker cabinets are classic and timeless. They never get outdated. White Shake cabinets add that fresh, clean look to your kitchen. Your hardware style should follow the classic, simple design of the choices you have made for your Farmhouse kitchen.