Seven Tips for Kitchen Styling

kitchen styling
Beth Webb Interiors

 

Good morning, chic readers! We hope you’re having a great day! If there’s one thing we know for sure (We’re getting all Oprah on you today!) it’s this: People gather in the kitchen

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Cloth & Kind

 

Open floor plan or closed and no matter where you put the food, a crowd is always going to gather in this favorite homey spot. So we may as well make it beautiful! Check out a few of our favorite tips for styling the kitchen. 

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M & M Interior Design

 

  1. Add height. Height is just as important in the kitchen as it is on the coffee table or the buffet. Fresh, gorgeous branches are not only long lasting but they also add that organic, outdoor element in the kitchen without the falling petals. 
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Coco & Jack

 

2. Keep it streamlined. We love glass cabinets so much. But it’s important to remember that less is more when styling behind them. This is a great place to incorporate a pop of color if you’re going to. 

kitchen styling
Marianne Simon Design

 

3. Give the kitchen some jewelry. We’re big fans of brass accents. They’re like accessories for the kitchen! Knobs and pulls are pretty, but pot fillers and gorgeous faucets take it to the next level. 

kitchen style
Tracey Hardenburg Design

4. A keeping room? Yes, please! Everyone is going to gather in the kitchen. Why not make it comfy?

kitchen styling
Cantley & Co

5. We’re big fans of bar stools, but life is all about mixing it up. Comfy and chic, these benches are the perfect cozy seat.

kitchen styling
T.S Adams Studio

6. A touch of green is always welcome in the kitchen. Adding a bowl of apples or a fresh green plant is a lovely addition to a white kitchen.

kitchen styling
Robert A.M. Stern via Dering Hall

7. Incorporate a touch of color. You know we’re all about a white kitchen. But sometimes a pop of color is nice too. Simple touches, like these pops of blue, add depth and dimension to this stunning space and help bring out the blue of the sea beyond. 

kitchen styling
Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

There’s nothing we love more than a big spread of food and drinks for a big crowd. But kitchen styling can make our kitchen feel like an event every day. What’s your favorite way to style the kitchen?

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Things We Love: Hardware

kitchen hardware
Liz Caan Interiors

 

It’s the jewelry of the kitchen

cabinet hardware
Karr Bick

 

A simple spot of gold or silver, 

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Jackson & Leroy

 

That makes everything around it come to life. 

cabinet hardware
Cantley & Co

 

From traditional knobs, 

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 Matthew Quinn Interior Design

 

To more modern bar pulls

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Collins Interiors

 

Cabinet hardware helps define the look of any kitchen. 

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Dana Wolter Interior Design

 

We’re redoing a kitchen for a client right now and the hardware is one of the first things we picked. 

Karr Bick

 

Like the ideal accessory,

cabinet hardware
Cantley & Co

 

The right hardware helps define a room. 

cabinet hardware
Brooks & Falotico

 

We are big fans right now of mixing metals. 

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Karr Bick

 

And are loving brass in every kitchen. 

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Marie Flanigan via Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

 

Even in the closet, hardware can make a subtle statement. 

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Collins Interiors

What’s your favorite hardware? (We think this sweet pooch votes for brass!)

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Things We Love: Brass Faucets

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Brooke Giannetti

  Good morning, readers! We hope all is well with you today! You know we love your emails, so we were so excited when our friend Patti emailed us about her fabulous new kitchen!

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Brooke Giannetti

 She, like us, loves to mix gold and silver. And she was wondering: should she use brass in the kitchen? (Although, she mentioned that it seems to be called “gold” these days. Brass is a bad word!)

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