Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Mid-Week Design Inspiration: Dream Kitchens

I prefer kitchens that are an eclectic mix (no matching counters, cabinets and islands from Home Depot) and creative. I searched everywhere to bring you this lovely collection of unique, dream kitchens. What does your dream kitchen look like?

Do you prefer a traditional kitchen with a few unexpected pieces, like this one? I like the creamy painted cabinets paired with this beautiful antique center island.
Photo from House Beautiful

Or.... A fresh, white kitchen with a large picture window? I love the gray walls, open shelving, industrial lights and the painted green, iron chairs.
Photo from Homes and Gardens

Or.... Something more formal like this gray kitchen? I love gray, although I usually like a more pale hue. Gray is the new white! The antique center island incorporates a relaxed element into an otherwise very formal kitchen and adds some character to the space.

Photo from Desire to Inspire

Maybe you want a more romantic kitchen. This classic, breezy kitchen has beautiful french doors and a pretty chandelier. I love the marble countertop too!

Photo from Cottage Living

Or..... Are you looking for a cottage style space? I love the industrial lights above the weathered, marble-topped island.
Photo from Rachel Ashwell's Shabby Chic

This all white kitchen with a very rustic farm table shows a nice contrast between refinement and simplicity.

Photo from

How about this beauty for something a little different? Isn't the painted, arched ceiling incredible? I just love windows that open out. I can almost feel the warm breeze coming through.
Photo from House Beautiful

I hope you enjoyed my little tour of inspirational kitchens. Which one is your favorite?


Emily said...

I really love the gray kitchen with the free-standing island. When I buy my dream home, I want you to design my dream kitchen!

David and Kelsie's Country Home... said...

What great looking kitchens...I love mismatched cabinets also...which is why my kitchen has both dark and light...I posted some pix of my kitchen taken the day we were FINALLY able to move into the house lol...You can check them out here.

Actually if you visit April in my archives, it is dedicated to the building of the kitchen...that was one of the longest and most stressful months of my life.


Anonymous said...

I love the romantic kitchen with the marble and french doors. I love French doors and I like the creamy colors. Jane

Joselyn @ The DIY Spot said...

They are all so beautiful, I love them all!

Cherub Cottage said...

Love the kitchen from House Beautiful :)

Tanya Halligan said...

The fresh white kitchen is my favourite

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