Guide to Creating a Country Kitchen

Featuring natural materials, handcrafted furniture and timeless accessories, the country kitchen is a warm, inviting space for the family.
By: Jackie Dishner

Down Home

When choosing wood finishes for the country kitchen, look for interesting carvings and craftsmanship. Design by Sue Adams.

Antique Icons

Leave shelves open to display your favorite antique bowls and dishware. Design by Lori Dennis.

Getting the Look

Choose printed fabrics in toile, gingham or stripes for your window treatments. Design by Sue Adams.

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