How perfect does a ski trip sound right now? Imagine yourself after a long day on the slopes, settling back into your toasty cabin, cuddling up by the fireplace, and snacking on a charcuterie board while you sip wine. Today we are going to share some kitchen design ideas that will allow you to enjoy that ambiance all year long.
There’s no need to live in an actual cabin, by the way. With these kitchen design ideas, you’ll be able to bring the comfort and charm of a cozy cabin right to your home. No snowy mountains or pine trees required.
1. Warm And Welcoming Kitchen Cabinets
When choosing your cabinetry, opt for rustic kitchen cabinets like our Manchester Shaker in Brandywine. Dark finishes, like this rich shade of brown, embodies the cabin style. Also be sure to include some open shelving. Almost all cabin-inspired kitchen design ideas include a welcoming element, and an open-door cabinet policy says, “Make yourself at home.” Utilize that space wisely and display pretty ceramic plates or copper mugs that will add charm.
2. Farmhouse Sink For A Vintage Touch
Cabins tend to have an authentic feel. Even if they are remodeled, they maintain some of their original features. This way they never completely lose their vintage character and appeal. A great way to give a nod to the past is with a farmhouse kitchen sink. It will feel original and give your kitchen a vintage air, but is also really trendy and stylish.
3. Natural Elements Reminiscent Of Cabin Life
Wood tends to be a dominant material in cabin kitchens, and there are many ways for you to incorporate this natural element into your home. From wood flooring to exposed ceiling beams, focus on one or two areas where you can include natural elements to amp up your cabin-inspired theme.
4. Benches Instead Of A Traditional Table And Chairs
Swapping out a traditional kitchen table for one with bench seats is a cool way to add charm. You instantly achieve that laid-back cabin feel, while also adding more natural elements like we just covered. Look for a picnic table style made out of distressed oak. These bench kitchen tables are the ultimate rustic furniture and one of our favorite cabin-inspired kitchen design ideas.
5. Soft Lighting That Mimics Dim Firelight
A fireplace is an essential part of a cabin. In fact, when imagining a cabin, we are sure that dim firelight is one of the first things to come to mind. But you may not necessarily want one in your kitchen. Sure there are plenty of open concept kitchen design ideas that have built in fireplaces that can be seen from the kitchen. But if your floor plan is more traditional, you can still achieve that fireside glow with artificial light. Use soft lighting for your foundation or overhead light, and chose brighter bulbs for your spotlights. That way, when you need your kitchen to be bright it can be, but you can also enjoy that warm glow when you don’t. Alternatively, you can install a dimmer, which will give you the best of both worlds with the switch of a button.
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