kitchenTraditional Kitchen, Birmingham
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Metallic From copper and iron to brass and bronze, it’s hard to resist the luster of a metal range hood. Better yet, there’s more than one way to rock metal cooker hoods. This Mediterranean kitchen uses its romantic red copper hood to fire up the cabinetry’s relaxed color palette.
Curious about color but worried about the maintenance? A distressed finish can cover all the bases, offering a warm, bright look that can actually embrace wear and tear. Get the guide: Stress Less With Distressed Cabinets
Because aged metal and distressed wood are natural elements, their beauty is always unique. Full of texture and color, these two will set any space aflame with character. The addition of a single copper presence in this largely wooden kitchen, for example, results in a powerful statement.
Perhaps you want your newly renovated kitchen to blend with your older home, or maybe that antiqued feel is your favorite. Either way, distressing your cabinets is a perfect way to achieve a worn-in look effectively and efficiently.More:Add Character to Your Home With the Look of AgeDefining a Look: European Eclectic CabinetsThe Unmatched Kitchen: Mixing Finishes With Style
Worn corners and edges. Creamy painted cabinets with a cocoa glaze look like they have been around for decades, thanks to the worn edges on the corners and edges. This look would be suitable for any traditional kitchen where a warm and casual style is desired.
On a vent hood. A copper hood is a great way to introduce this metal into the kitchen. This one gives the kitchen a European feel. If you look closely, you'll see that the inside of the pendant light is copper as well — a clever detail that connects it to the vent hood.