Embrace the rustic kitchens trend
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Embrace the rustic kitchens trend
Most people in the UK now live in a town or city, but that doesn’t mean we’re leaving behind the charm of countryside living.
In fact, the fast pace of modern, urban life seems to have left many people yearning for rural home comforts, meaning rustic-inspired décor is making a comeback.
So how can you capitalise on the farmhouse kitchen trend in your home, whether you live in the heart of a bustling metropolis or the most remote corner of the UK?
One feature that country kitchens tend to share is shaker style cabinets. In contrast to smooth slab style doors, this design features an inlaid centre and raised borders on each cupboard or drawer front, creating the effect of traditional craftsmanship. For the true farmhouse kitchen look, opt for shaker cabinets in smooth wood, classic cream or muted matt grey, and choose handles in either wood or brushed metal, to give the room a timeless feel.
It’s best to keep to neutral hues and natural materials for the main features in your kitchen if you’re looking to embrace the rural look. Wood or granite worktops, exposed brickwork and stone flooring all work well with this style and tiled splashbacks are also a great option to add a hint of character.
With the main elements of your kitchen in place, you can now start to think about incorporating decorative touches and special features to really capture a sense of rustic beauty. Black or cream range cookers and Belfast sinks will complement the theme better than modern chrome appliances and taps, while tried and trusted storage solutions like pull-out larders are as full of character as they are practical.
To complete the look, decorate with accessories inspired by nature, from cosy faux-sheepskin rugs and handmade earthenware bowls to fresh wildflowers or verdant green pot plants.