How to make a kitchen in country style?
Kitchen in country style will give the owners a warm home and comfort. In such an interior there are natural materials and colors, the furniture and the decor, made by own hands, look original. Exclusive designer things give the interior authenticity and allow you to create a unique style that conveys the measured and calm country life.
Photo: cabinets that do not hide the contents will be the most suitable furniture for the kitchen in country style
History of style
Country style embodies the classic village life and is great for those owners who appreciate practicality and naturalness. The beauty of rustic design is that you can create it yourself and the more exclusive elements in the interior of a room, the better. Ideas to create a decor can be viewed on the photo, which is easy to find on special thematic forums.
The combination of living room and kitchen
In the country style can be done as the entire home, and individual rooms. Particularly organically look living rooms and kitchens that have a rustic design. Particularly relevant is the simple decoration for living rooms combined with a dining area, as practical and functional furniture, curtains and interior bedspreads made from natural materials will create a comfortable atmosphere, will give peace and comfort.
When finishing the living room, combined with the kitchen, special attention should be paid to the system of air conditioning and ventilation. The working area should be equipped with an exhaust hood so that the smell of cooking does not penetrate into the living room.
Photo: the original version of the separation of the living room and kitchen
Harmoniously divide the living room into zones will help the following elements:
- sliding doors;
- partitions (fabric or plasterboard);
- different intensity of illumination;
- decorative designs.
The living room and kitchen in the same room is an excellent solution for small-sized apartments, while the working area can be decorated with chalk, and the different intensity of lighting in the dining and recreation areas will create the illusion of a solid space. If sliding doors are installed on the border between the kitchen and the living room, then such a transformation of space will allow us to fundamentally solve the problem of dividing a room into independent zones.
How to make a kitchen in a rustic style with your own hands?
Despite the fact that the country-style kitchen does not have a pompous and solemn look, it can be made very cozy and comfortable. Such a design is not at all rude, as it may seem at first glance. After reviewing the design of the room in a rustic style in the photo it is easy to understand that coarse country style could only be in an era when people had neither the strength nor the desire to improve their home. In the modern world, the rustic style helps to distract from the too fast flow of city life, adds to it regularity and comfort.
When decorating the walls of the kitchen with your own hands you should stop the choice on a light neutral color scheme. Wall decoration is best done with decorative plasters, paints or ceramic tiles that mimic brick and masonry. The original decoration of the walls and the ceiling of the kitchen with wooden panels or beams, between which you can place textured wallpaper or fabric.
Ceiling and floor decoration
Decorating the kitchen floor in country style should be in harmony with the design of the walls. As a flooring, you can use floorboard, laminate, imitating natural wood, natural stone or ceramic tile, imitating brick or masonry. You can trim the floor with wooden lining, it all depends on personal preferences and solvency of the owners. You can see the design options for the main surfaces, which are typical for country music, in the photo.
Photo: flooring that mimics natural wood
For country-style kitchens, you can purchase both built-in and domed hoods. It should abandon the acquisition of flat models, as they will violate the overall design of the room.
For the working area, which is combined with the living room, you should purchase a hood that allows you to recirculate the air in the room. Recirculation mode will solve the problem with the ventilation of the room, as it will allow to operate the hood without a ventilation channel.
Tip: grease filters for exhaust should be changed as they are contaminated, as a rule, between the replacement of filters takes about six months.
Dome hoods are mounted directly on the wall, and built-in equipment can be placed in a wall cabinet. How to install the hood depends on the configuration of the kitchen.
Furniture and textiles
The design of the kitchen in the style of country involves a careful selection of furniture. The interior must be balanced, it is important not to overload it with unnecessary details. As a decor, various patterns and ornaments can be applied on the furniture. The color scale of the furniture should repeat the natural shades of natural wood: pine, walnut, oak, larch, etc. Furniture for cherry or mahogany will not look organic in a rustic interior. It is also worth refusing from furniture made from meraboo and wenge.
Features of the furniture is the use of conservative furniture, open shelves and wall cabinets, displaying their contents on a public display. If the furniture has glass facades, then they must be transparent.
Curtains for kitchen in country style should have a simple design. Correctly chosen curtains can change the interior beyond recognition. Curtains, like the rest of textiles, can be plain or decorated with ornaments. The design of the kitchen looks original curtains, with floral or floral motifs, and if you repeat the ornament in the upholstery of other interior items (chairs, sofas), you can achieve a very harmonious combination.
Curtains can be made of chintz or flax. A great addition to the curtains will be the decoration of the window opening with pots with potted plants suspended in pots. From the design of the curtains depends on the overall appearance of the window opening, so their choice should be treated with special attention.
A great addition to the interior will be another textile: interior bedspreads. Decorative pads, tablecloths, napkins, etc. Braided items. Ceramic dishes, lively green decorations harmoniously fit into a rustic style and organically complement the interior of the kitchen.