Create a Simple Country Kitchen
Crisp, clean, and punctuated with energetic splashes of green, this eating-and-cooking zone is sure to put a spring in your step. Here's how to create a similar space in your home
Nothing says "fresh and airy" like an all-white room. But all that neutrality can leave the space feeling bland. To play up its minimalist personality, a few carefully chosen pops of color can go a long way. Consider this kitchen: While it may feature alabaster walls, a snowy subway-tile backsplash, and whitewashed cabinets, furniture, and plank floors, the room also boasts richly glazed pottery, rustic wood storage containers, and brightly painted bistro chairs. Potted plants complement the seats' handsome celery shade and bring a bit of the outdoors in. Other items, like the pendant lamps and glass Mason jars, add vintage character. Want to create a look like this at your house? Read on.