There’s just something so inviting about the soul-calming appeal of a country style kitchen! Farmhouse kitchen design tugs at the heart as it lures the senses with elements of an earlier, simpler time. Neutral tones lend a sense of peace to the atmosphere.
How to Restyle Your Kitchen with Contemporary Farmhouse Flair
Old-fashioned wooden tools invite cooks to slow down and create wholesome meals from scratch. Handmade baskets and decorations call to mind a culture of craftsmanship. Vintage artifacts pay homage to beloved relatives and commemorate family history. The farmhouse table, often distressed and encircled by a mismatched collection of chairs, stools and benches, encourages life and laughter shared around the family table. Furthermore, the country kitchen draws much of its design from nature, showcasing the beauty of earth’s bounty.
Most importantly, farmhouse kitchen design invites you to take a moment to savor life’s simple pleasures. If you’re ready to take the blissful plunge into redesigning your own kitchen sanctuary, check out our carefully curated list of the Internet’s dreamiest farmhouse kitchen decor ideas. The images we’ve collected are sure to inspire you for your own renovation of heart and home.
1. Wooden Circles and Pumpkin Vignette with Greenery
Wood slices are popular accents for farmhouse kitchen decor. Here they pair nicely with some white pumpkins and rest on top of a rustic wooden cutting board. The addition of a pitcher and greenery make a perfect combo.
2. Farmhouse Kitchen Island Makeover with Breakfast Bar
Learn how to transform your current kitchen island into an island with a breakfast bar. By extending the countertop, you can expand your kitchen seating and have a place for your kitchen helpers to sit, out of the way of meal prep.
3. Basket with Greenery and Vintage Seed Packet
Add a beautiful vintage seed packet to a basket to give it a splash of farmhouse style. You can print a vintage design and make your own packet. Then add some real or artificial greenery to bring it to life.
4. Greenery and Flowers Bring Kitchen to Life
A gorgeous swag of leafy green garland brings some farmhouse charm into this kitchen. It would look great above the sink as shown or over a doorway. A metal basket holds some seasonal flowers to add to the farmhouse vibe.
5. DIY Farmhouse Style Candle Holders
Using just a few supplies, you can make these adorable cow candle holders. They look so awesome, it is hard to believe they are made from dollar store toys. Pair them with some beautiful plates and vase with flowers.
6. Easy DIY Farmers Market Kitchen Sign
Add some rustic charm to your kitchen with this fun and easy DIY farmers market sign. Signs are huge right now in decor, but they are also often expensive. Following this tutorial, you can learn how to make an affordable sign at home.
7. Salvaged Wood Chunky Farmhouse Style Candlesticks
From table legs to porch posts or even bedposts, you can find some very interesting shapes of chunky wood to transform into your very own unique pair of candlesticks. This easy DIY will show you how to make them in just a few simple steps.
8. Unique Kitchen Organizer from Vintage Cheese Grater
A simple piece of reclaimed wood and a cheese grater go great together to make this one-of-a-kind kitchen organizer. It can hold utensils or flowers, magnets, and a kitchen towel. This fun organizer will give your farmhouse kitchen some vintage charm.
9. Window Awning of Reclaimed Wood and Siding
This clever awning is a great DIY project that you make to add some farmhouse style to your decor. With some old pieces of siding and reclaimed wood, this piece was easy to make with some simple hardware.
10. Thrift Store Finds Turned into Farmhouse Beauty
This vintage display pairs different styles of thrift store plates with a gorgeous plate rack, a decorative wire shelf, and a rustic looking sign. Together they make a beautiful display that will give any kitchen a farmhouse chic look.
11. Farmhouse Style Landing Zone for Knick Knacks
You can transform your junk drawer by creating your own DIY three-tiered landing zone. It will keep your small items organized and easy to get find by putting them into cute little teacups, apothecary jars, or small vases.
12. Farmers Market Sign Window Embellishment
This cool DIY farmers market sign can take the place of a traditional window valance. Learn to make your own with this awesome tutorial. It will look awesome above your window, but you could also use it anywhere in your kitchen.
13. Upcycled Armoire for Farmhouse Kitchen Cabinet
An old television armoire is transformed into an amazing piece of rustic furniture that looks like it jumped right out of a magazine. You can follow this DIY to make one for your kitchen and save tons of money.
14. Farmhouse Style DIY Stenciled Kitchen Towels
Turn old towels into farmhouse chic designs. By stenciling your own towels you can save money. You can also choose the pattern and color combinations that best suit your kitchen. Follow this easy tutorial to learn how easy it is.
16. DIY Farmhouse Style Cupboard Makeover
Learn how to transform your cupboards with this cool tutorial. It is amazing how a simple color change can bring more light into your kitchen. White is super stylish right now, and it lends nicely to farmhouse style.
17. Farmhouse Style DIY Rustic Pendant Light Shades
You can transform your pendant lights by creating rustic shades to cover your more contemporary styled lights. With some garden wire fencing and old feed sack material, you can make gorgeous shades in an afternoon that are cost-friendly.
18. Daily Break Quote Farmhouse Kitchen Sign
This sign would make an excellent addition to any farmhouse style kitchen. It bears the quote, “give us this day our daily bread”. It is available in an array of neutral colors so you will surely be able to match it with any existing color scheme.
19. Rustic Style Cutting Board with Sheep Print
This stylish butting board will make the perfect addition to your farmhouse kitchen decor. It has a sheep print on the front and a bow at the top. It can be hung on the wall or can rest against the backsplash.
20. But First, Coffee Wooden Kitchen Tray
Your farmhouse style kitchen will be on-trend when you add this stylish wooden tray. Do you need your coffee in the morning to get yourself moving? If so, then this will be perfect for you. It also makes a great conversation piece when you have guests.
21. Rustic Metal Sign with Farmhouse Kitchen Cutout
If you have a farmhouse kitchen, then you must have this adorable metal sign that says so. You can hang it on a wall or place it on a shelf. It would look great with some greenery of flowers.
22. Farm Animals Metal Sign Set
These animals are just so cute for your farmhouse kitchen. The set comes with three metal signs that are hung together with wire and ribbons. There is a rooster, a pig, and a cow. They each have the sound they make written across them.
23. Kitchen Words Wall Decor Set
The words eat, drink and cheers come in this fun set of word cutouts. The words are not attached, so you can arrange them in any way that you like. They look great together, or they can be spread out throughout the kitchen.
24. Rustic Farmhouse Style Wooden Shelf
The gorgeous shelf will be perfect in your farmhouse kitchen. Display dishes, flowers, seasonal items, or vintage thrift shop finds anywhere in your kitchen. It is available in twenty-eight different sizes and eleven different finishes to meet your needs.
25. Farmhouse Style Stovetop Cover and Noodle Board
The reclaimed wood sign is perfect for covering your stovetop when it is not in use. It is reminiscent of an old noodle board and could be used for cutting noodles as well. It is customizable and made to order.
26. Farmhouse Color Scheme: Soft Silver, White & Wood
A neutral color palette, real wood shelves, stainless steel and new cabinets give this 1930s kitchen not only more style — but more function. It’s modern and economical for the person who loves a beautiful, budget-friendly kitchen.
27. Salvaged Antique Rake Wineglass Holder
Entertaining in a small kitchen just got a whole lot easier. This versatile wine glass holder showcases the head of an steel rake for creatively showcasing your glass collection. It also is a streamlined, functional solution to storage issues in the kitchen.
28. Hanging Chalkboard Pantry Door With
Hide away an unsightly pantry with a chalkboard barn door. You can slip in and out of your pantry quickly and customize the barn door into a work of art for your guests to talk about over dinner.
29. Natural Wood and Ivory Collection in Antique Barn Basket
Modernity meets age in this wire storage basket that doubles as a display for vintage finds — including an old-timely scale and a ceramic pitcher for holding your cooking utensils. This looks perfect on your countertop, just by the stove where you can access your kitchen tools quickly and easily.
30. Triad of Narrow Whitewashed Mirrors Accented with Eucalyptus Wreath
Don’t buy an expensive mirror when you can dress up three old ones and make them look like they’ve always belonged in your farmhouse. These three vertical mirrors have been distressed and hung side by side to mimic the look of a larger mirror. Hang a seasonal wreath from the middle mirror for a little extra charm.
31. Recycled Coffee Can Kitchen Herb Garden
Getting fresh herbs on your home-cooked meals just got easier with this super simple and charming tabletop herbarium. Grow your favorite herbs in old soup cans and add an additional can to hold a few pairs of scissors. Snip your way to sensational meals.
32. Farmer’s Market Crate Produce Storage Drawers
With a little craftsmanship and creative maneuvering, you can turn old fruit crates that you pick up at your local flea market into the perfect storage bin for bulk items that have a longer lifetime, such as potatoes and onions.
33. Barnyard Picket Window Shutters with Antiqued Hardware
Let the light in (or out) with rustic, shuttered doors for your windows that are built in the accordion style. You can collapse them fully or partly to get just the right amount of light into your room.
34. Weathered Gray Tiered Fruit and Flower Stand
Create a simple yet beautiful display for your table using cake stands. Place a smaller one on top of a larger one. Then add odds and ends, trinkets, fruits and flowers for a budget-friendly yet beautiful piece of art for your table. This display also can be amended to be as functional as you need it to be.
35. Country Blue and White Linen Cabinet Curtains
When storage in the kitchen is an issue — and you don’t have the luxury of a pantry — think up and down. Instead of cabinets, add open shelves for easy retrieval of glasses and plates. Add a cute, country skirt across your lower cabinets to hide less-than-functional cabinets and to add a little whimsy to your kitchen.
36. Farmhouse Gray, Country White and Warm Wood Accents
With an open wall space at a minimum, this kitchen takes advantage of every free spot. You can achieve a similar look by installing real wood block shelves up the vertical swathe of the wall. Make countertops more functional by placing items on them with dual functions. For example, a wire basket adds a modern look but also holds kitchen towels.
37. Porcelain Farmhouse Sink in Vintage Cabinet
Who says all of your cabinets need to look the same in your kitchen? Add a unique look to your kitchen by installing an Old World or French Country wood sink stand with a stunner of a sink — a deep Farmhouse-style one.
38. Shabby Chic Farmhouse Kitchen Décor
Don’t spend all of your rainy day money if you don’t have to! Instead, create these easy, stunning placemats with a little braided jute rope and a glue gun. Remember to make them larger than your dinner plates so that they peek out from the plate for decoration — and to protect your tablecloth.
39. Bouquets of Grain and Woven Accents
Mix fabrics for a modern yet stylish farmhouse look. Hang burlap on the window sill for a quick, charming curtain. Add a natural jute rug on the floor for a soft place for your feet to land and a rug that can take traffic and a mess.
40. Rustic Paper Towel Roll Coop
For a little country charm, a lantern encased by chicken wire makes a cool, chic and country paper towel holder. You don’t even need the middle rod to hold the roll. The roll will fit snugly in the lantern so all you have to do is pull out a sheet.
41. Old Country Store Hand-Lettered Labeling
Never underestimate the power of functional pieces that double as decor items. In this case, add sugar and flour canisters to a wood shelf. Display farm-chic plates that can be doubled as a resting place for that freshly-baked pie.
42. Vintage Hanging Pharmacy Clock in Weathered Copper
Take a flea market scale and outfit it with a working clock for a mountable, vintage piece of art for your kitchen that also is full of function. A little paint, and you’ll bring the scale-clock into modern times.
43. Double Hanging Barn Door Food Pantry
Save space and rack up style points by staining raw wood barn doors and hanging them to cover up an overly-stuffed kitchen pantry. While folding doors get in the way, these handsome barn doors slide past one another for a space-saving solution that also makes getting in and out of the pantry a breeze.