Tuesday, October 11, 2011

The kind of kitchens I dream about...


... are not the cookie cutter McMansion kitchens of HGTV viewers' dreams. You won't see the same old checklist of must haves -- no granite counter-tops, no mosaic tiled backsplashes and stainless steel on every appliance surface. These images show the kind of kitchen I dream of cooking in. Here I could master a pot of Coq au Vin or the perfect loaf of home-baked bread. Here I could share a simple meal with the people I love. There is a warmth here and a sense of character. It is the lived-in imperfections that appeal to me and make these spaces so endearing.

8 comments:

  1. Yes! Could not agree more. I love the vintage 50's stove. They have a heaviness and reliability that can't be matched today. And everything stainless is simply boring after awhile. Wood however, I can live with that forever.

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  2. Loooooooove this kitchens too.......expecially the one in the first picture!!! And i´m sooooo in love with grey!! I have posted my own kitchen......maybe you have seen it. Thank you so much, for your inspiration every day!!

    Jade

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  3. My dream is to find an old farmhouse that needs some TLC get it for a bargain....and basically leave it the way it is....and the kitchen you pictured would be my dream kitchen! Lovely lovely!

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