Small rustic kitchens can add a layer of coziness to any home. Often, they remind us of days gone by and create an atmosphere that makes any house truly feel more like a home.
We love small rustic kitchens around our office, which is why we’ve put together this list of helpful hints to get you started creating your dream kitchen.
So, whether you want to customize your own, or are looking for a home with an existing perfect kitchen, here are some key characteristics:
One of the hallmark characteristics of a small rustic kitchen is beautiful painted cabinets. Whether you have just purchased a new home, or have been living there for years, there isn’t a reason to completely gut your kitchen to make it rustic.
All you really have to do is give your cabinets a pop of color!
Take a look at one of our favorite blogs for more cabinet inspirations and color ideas.
Everything seems to happen around the kitchen table. And, in small rustic kitchens, the best kind of table is a sturdy, wooden country table. The weathered wood gives the piece character and set up anyone who sits at it for great memories.
Remember, furniture is hardly ever part of a home sale. So, even if a home is staged with your dream table, it’s a better idea to simply measure the space to make sure the one you actually own will fit.
The final touch to any small rustic kitchen is appliances that look the part. While it might be nice to have a stainless steel refrigerator that can text you what it has inside while you are at the grocery store, it doesn’t really fit the aesthetic.
Instead, take a look at this blog for some inspiration about the kinds of appliances that are both functional and fabulous and can really complete the look of your small rustic kitchen.
Appliances are can occasionally be excluded from the sale of a home. So, if your deciding factor for making an offer was the vintage stove, be sure to confirm with your agent that it’s part of the deal.
Distressed wood and deep red brick are two popular choices for flooring in small rustic kitchens. Whether you need something sturdy or soft, there’s going to be an option that works for you.
You can check out this blog for inspiration on things to look for when buying a home, or for DIY ideas on the one you already own.
Are you looking for homes with small rustic kitchens? Or maybe for a home with a kitchen to transform?
We can’t wait to find it with you. Contact us today!