These Amazing Kitchen Decor Ideas Are Just What Your Favorite Room Needs

These Amazing Kitchen Decor Ideas Are Just What Your Favorite Room Needs
These Amazing Kitchen Decor Ideas Are Just What Your Favorite Room Needs

Haris Kenjar

Updating your kitchen can be as simple as a refresh (think: a quick one-day project like swapping out lighting or cabinet hardware) or as complicated as a full remodel (think: you’re calling the contractor, and the next thing you know it’s demo day). But there are plenty of projects in between that will make your kitchen feel more fun, more functional, and in many cases, brand new. Just imagine what giving your cabinets a fresh coat of paint would do for your space. (If that’s sounding like a good idea, check out our guide on how to paint kitchen cabinets.)

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If you know the heart of your home needs an update, this comprehensive photo gallery of 100 kitchen ideas is sure to stir up some ideas. Need additional seating and more prep space? We have tons of kitchen island ideas to check both boxes. Not sure where to start? Browse pretty all-white kitchens, farmhouse decor ideas, and kitchen trends for 2021 to cook up gorgeous design looks to suit your space and taste.

No matter if you’re penny-pinching or splurging on a full renovation, there are kitchen design ideas here for any and every budget. Even if you’re just curious for some creative tips, check out this list of the best kitchen decor ideas for some instant inspiration.

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Work Table Island

An old printing-press work table is now a one-of-a-kind kitchen island. Shallow drawers that once held type pages now house cooking utensils.

SHOP BREAD BOARDS

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Create a Bar Area

A pass-through bar connects the kitchen to the game room, allowing for easy entertaining. It makes a great casual spot to grab breakfast too!

SHOP WHITE METAL BARSTOOLS

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Classic Country Color Combo

Blue and yellow make for a classic country color combination, as seen here with happy canary yellow cabinets and a quilt-like cement tile backsplash.

SHOP WHITE TEA KETTLES

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Carve Out a Breakfast Nook

Turn an under-utilized corner into a useful breakfast nook with a tiny round table and pair of wooden chairs.

SHOP GLASS CANISTERS

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Tiny Blue Kitchen

To give air to this itty-bitty kitchen, the designer painted the lower cabinets a happy blue hue but matched the upper cabinets to the light wall color.

SHOP BLUE AND WHITE PLATES

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Unconventional Cabinetry

Lacquered plywood is an unusual material for kitchen cabinets. Normally matte, the lacquer finish gives a great shine and makes them wipeable. Brass hardware, modern lighting, marble countertops, and a creative backsplash complete the unique design.

SHOP JUICERS

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Eye-Catching Backsplash

Encaustic tile really pops in this kitchen along with a cool blue island topped with easy-to-clean quartz countertops. Tractor-seat barstools, wood cabinets, and a wood ceiling add warmth to the open layout.

SHOP FIESTA MIXING BOWLS

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Fun and Function

This kitchen is equal parts fun and function, thanks to a massive 5-by-10-foot island made from an old trophy case, commercial-grade appliances, and super-durable concrete countertops mixed with fun vintage collections, like plaid patterned coolers and colorful dart boards.

SHOP PENDLETON BLANKETS

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Checkerboard Floors

This total kitchen renovation captures this home’s old spirit, thanks to crisp board-and-batten walls, open shelving, a retro refrigerator, and classic black-and-white checkerboard floors.

SHOP BATTER BOWLS

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Sink Skirt

Achieve ultimate farmhouse-chic status with patterned fabric to make a sink skirt that looks vintage and sweet.

SHOP TIER CURTAINS

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Salvaged Wood Peninsula

The trendy-looking peninsula in this kitchen is actually made out of salvaged wood that’s been wrapped around the existing piece.

SHOP WOODEN BARSTOOLS

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Upcycled Bar

Store all your mixology items and more in a cute upcycled freestanding cabinet like this one, with whimsical wallpaper inside for an eye-catching effect.

SHOP BASKET STORAGE

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Tone-On-Tone Color Scheme

This kitchen establishes its cozy feel by using a similar blue tone on the floors and cabinets to beautifully complement all the dark wood.

SHOP WOODEN BARSTOOLS

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Displayed Pots

A long brass pot rack displays these vintage copper pots and pans, turning kitchen tools into stunning kitchen décor.

SHOP POT RACKS

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40+ Easy & Inspiring Updates for Every Room of Your Home

It’s the small touches that can freshen up a room. Now you can get dozens of easy makeover ideas you can finish in just a weekend (really!) with Country Living’s new digital guide!

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Basket Lights

These rustic, yet chic, oversize basket lights pair nicely with the soft hues in this charming kitchen.

SHOP BASKET LIGHTS

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Open Shelving

Nothing says “country kitchen” like open shelving for a casual, yet intentional, look. The baskets under the counter add even more of an organized feel.

SHOP BASKET STORAGE

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Terra-Cotta Tiles

These terra-cotta floor tiles bring an earthy tone without overpowering the room. Brass hardware and colored cabinets add an even cozier feel.

SHOP BRASS HARDWARE

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White on White

Don’t be afraid to go for an all-white vibe in your kitchen! Accents like brass pendant lighting, iron hardware, and a dazzling pine island will stand out against the clean backdrop.

SHOP PENDANT LIGHTS

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Rolling Island

Take a tip from the queen of the kitchen, Martha Stewart: “I like using restaurant rolling carts topped with marble. I have three, and they’re useful for moving around heavy equipment,” she says.

SHOP CLOCKS

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