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Rustic kitchens exude a sense of welcoming warmth. Their earthy charm comes from a blend of natural materials and rich or understated colour palettes. Rustic kitchen tables introduce traditional silhouettes that evoke feelings of nostalgia. These are rooms in which people magnetically gather, cook hearty recipes, bake with abandon, and dine as a family. In this collection of 40 rustic kitchen ideas, we include a plethora of tips to help you design your own. We’ll look at rustic kitchen colour schemes, layouts, backsplash designs, kitchen ceiling treatments, and statement lighting installations. There is a varied selection of kitchen cabinets styles too, along with hardware, sinks, faucets, and kitchen bar stools.

Visualizer: Behzad Keramati  

Paint the kitchen island in a contrasting colour. This blue rustic kitchen installation is teamed with a sage green island treatment, which gives the decor scheme a layered look.

Visualizer: Tomas Sciskala  

Whilst shaker-style cabinets are the norm in rustic kitchen design, they’re not the rule. These stunning rustic cabinets feature diagonal panelling that creates a barn door aesthetic. See more of this cosy modern rustic cabin in the trees here.

Visualizer: Vizline Studio  

Bring a sage green rustic kitchen to life with lustrous gold hardware and stunning kitchen island lighting. A display of copper pots adds more metallic sheen to the room.

Source: Aster Cucine  

A country farmhouse rustic kitchen can be quirky. Consider a backsplash combo of colourful wall tiles and bold stripes. Here, a striped backsplash treatment playfully spills down onto a set of drawers under the hob too. On the extractor hood, chalkboard paint creates a handy message board.

Architect: Faure Halvorsen Architects  

Let original ceiling beams and rustic brickwork show. If the bones of your property don’t look quite like this, fit brick-effect wall panels and ceiling woodwork to achieve a kindred aesthetic.

Designer: Ryan Street Architects  

Make a streamlined modern rustic kitchen design with flat-fronted cabinets, a clean-cut kitchen island, marble countertops, and elegant kitchen bar stools.

Designer: rcanum Architecture  

This modern rustic kitchen design features flat-fronted units with a deeply decorative wood grain and a rich tone. Crisp white countertops provide an uber clean contrast.

Source: Marchi Cucine  

By introducing a rustic dining table, the kitchen becomes a place where friends and family can comfortably gather and stay a while.

Designer: L’Ottocento  

Hang a kitchen chandelier above the table to create a french farmhouse country kitchen aesthetic.

Designer: Michelle Fries  

Suspend greenery from a linear chandelier in your kitchen to build upon its rustic essence.

Source: Doca Kitchens  

Brighten a dark kitchen decor scheme by refinishing key pieces with fresh white paintwork. In this moody grey and wood tone design, white cabinets lightly frame the hob area.

Designer: Spectrum Interior Design  

Make the extractor hood the star of the show. A big, bold hood works particularly well in a high-ceilinged space, mounted under dramatic wooden rafters.

Source: Aster Cucine  

A natural colour palette complements rustic kitchen design. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t branch out with your chosen hue. Baby blue-grey cabinets look stunning when placed alongside natural wood counterparts and a raw brickwork wall.

Designer: Robyn Scott Interiors, Ltd.  

Don’t compete with the main character. In a rustic cabin kitchen, where commanding wooden beamwork rules, keep the kitchen design understated.

Source: Marchi Cucine  

An Aga oven is not only for cooking food, it is a constant heat source in your home. Create a feature of this core appliance by building a decorative archway around it. Include recessed shelving inside of the archway, and add an eye-catching backsplash.

Designer: Tays & Co Design Studios  

Treat your kitchen ceiling to a rich wood clad finish. It will have a wonderfully warming effect on a fresh white or cool grey kitchen installation.

Visualizer: TATI Interior Design  

Install a boho ceiling pendant above the kitchen island to add natural texture.

Designer: Low Design Office  

Continue a wood clad wall treatment onto the kitchen island to build a cohesive finish. Accessorise with wooden bar stools.

Visualizer: Dương Phan  

Combine colours and materials to create visual interest. This concept unites wooden base cabinets with green and rattan uppers and a matt black fridge-freezer.

Designer: Murphy & Co  

Fashion an elevated dining table with an extra wide kitchen island. Line bar stools around three sides of the countertop, leaving the remaining side available for cooking up a storm on an island cooktop.

Source: Aran Cucine  

Open up a rustic kitchen design with a wide arch doorway. The open flow will quickly make the kitchen into a frequented heart of the home.

Source: Plain English  

Dark green kitchen cabinets make a regal combo with rich wooden beams and gold accents.

Visualizer: Anton Viborniy  

Situate a kitchen island within easy reach of all wall cabinets and surrounding countertops.

Source: Marchi Cucine  

In double-height spaces, stretch rustic adornments all the way up to the top level. A traditional decorative plate display wall is a great way to draw the eye up.

Source: Marchi Cucine  

Add wicker baskets to the top of wall cabinets to create a warm, lived in look. Add dried flower arrangements into the baskets to assemble additional colour and texture.

Visualizer: Goryak. Il Conte  

A chequerboard tiled backsplash offers pattern and colour.

Source: Perene  

Construct an industrial rustic kitchen with cool concrete walls and metal accessories.

Visualizer: F9 Studio  

Another take on the industrial rustic kitchen theme, this time with an elegant minimalist aesthetic.

Visualizer: Ayşe Özdemir  

Adding an arched window is a stylish and effective way to add character to a modern rustic space.

Visualizer: Diana Lukyanenko  

Complement copper accents with a green-washed cabinet finish in an oxidised tone.

Source: Marchi Cucine  

Style a rustic Spanish style kitchen with a laid back feel. Leave wall stucco raw, hang a sink skirt, and put cooking paraphernalia out on show.

Source: Marchi Cucine  

Combine terracotta-coloured walls with green cabinets to create a traditional colour scheme.

Designer: Chas Architects  

A navy blue rustic kitchen combined with a bitter chocolate brown wooden kitchen island creates dark drama. A white ceiling treatment keeps the space bright and airy.

Designer: Sarah Jones  

Install a statement chimney breast around the hob and extractor to accentuate a lofty ceiling height.

Designer: Pearson Design Group  

Don’t be afraid to combine wood types to achieve a deeply textural result.

Designer: Murphy & Co  

Source decorative wall sconces to contribute a unique touch.

Source: Marchi Cucine  

Display cookbooks, crockery, and hostess wear on open shelving to give your kitchen a well-loved appearance.

Visualizer: Salsabel Essam  

A wood-slatted extractor chimney gives a modern rustic kitchen a flash of en vogue texture.

Designer: Kate Johns Designs  

Blue-grey kitchen cabinets complement cool concrete walls and contrast with richly stained wooden elements.

Designer: Hanna Östberg  

Build a rustic outdoor kitchen with open-fronted cabinets, wicker storage baskets, and durable concrete countertops.

Recommended Reading:  Detailed Guide & Inspiration For Designing A Rustic Living Room

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