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Open, airy kitchen in Rutland, UK farmhouse-kitchen
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Open, airy kitchen in Rutland, UK Farmhouse Kitchen

Bright, open and airy

Knocking through a few rooms to create a large open-plan area, the owners of this sleek kitchen wanted to create a free, fluid space that made the kitchen the unequivocal hub of the home whilst at the same time stylistically linking to the rest of the property.

We were tasked with creating a large open-plan kitchen and dining area that also leads through to a cosy snug, ideal for relaxing after a hard afternoon over the Aga!! The owners gave us creative control in the space, so with a loose rein and a clear head we fashioned a faultless kitchen complete with a large central island, a sunken sink and Quooker tap.

For optimum storage (and a dash of style) we built a number of large larders, one of which cleverly conceals a television, as well as a false chimney surround to frame the Aga and a bespoke drinks unit.

All the units are hand-crafted from Quebec Yellow Timber and hand-painted in Zoffany ‘Smoke’ and ‘Elephant Gray’ Walnut worktops, with Silestone ‘Lagoon’ Worktops around the outside and American Black Walnut on the island.


Photo: Chris Ashwin
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Example of a farmhouse kitchen design in Other with a farmhouse sink, beaded inset cabinets, gray cabinets, wood countertops, stainless steel appliances, an island and brown countertops — Houzz

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organizedsarah wrote:
nanablue - Where did the author take creative writing class?
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Bee A
organizedsarah... it doesn't sound like you have an organized mind. Trust you have found something positive to occupy yourself with.
and, I have to add... a beautiful warm kitchen.
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HK&K
I feel this kitchen is beautiful and functional with lots of cabinet spaces.
Even with two sinks it would work perfectly with bigger family.
Nobody want to show and see everyday stuffs displayed like any normal day for photo moment. Not only decorators, anybody who wants to show their house to sell too!
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vkwestfall wrote:
Pendant Lights - Interested to know where the lights are from over the island? Thank you!
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Hill Farm Furniture Ltd

Hi all, the lights are from 'Broughton's of Leicester'

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lesliemiikal wrote:
What kind of tiles are these??? - I'm designing a kitchen and want tile but have had trouble finding what I want. This looks quite nice!
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Diane LaCalamita

Very interested in knowing where the floor tile is from.

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Becca Rosati

Tile?

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barbfox34 wrote:
Kitchen color - What color is the kitchen
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Sue H

Such a pretty Kitchen! What color are cabinets?

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What paint color are the cabinets
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Carollynn Risher wrote:
What color are the cabinets, - I love the color of the cainets, what paint color and brand of paint?
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All the units are hand-crafted from Quebec Yellow Timber and hand-painted in Zoffany ‘Smoke’ and ‘Elephant Gray’

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Mike Shetler Homes

Beautiful Kitchen! What kind of stone is used for the flooring?

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Sherri Sweeney wrote:
Color of kitchen cabinets. - I don't see any responses on photos. Maybe my oversight. Would love to know kitchen cabinet colors
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Sharon Thomas

where are the lights from

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Daniel Perl

Kitchen design is my favorite

checkout my design work:

https://www.facebook.com/ksdesignllc/

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Automatic Rain Lawn Sprinklers wrote:
Love the lights! Where can they be purchased?
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kelleykw

That's not the same light though... has anyone found the actual lights in the picture?


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Mary Roberts wrote:
Wood countertop - Is it really made of wood and where would I find a vendor in US?
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Kristin Lesutis

black walnut. any kitchen designer can order an island top made of wood. They seal it to protect from moisture, but you can't place anything hot on it. EVER. will scratch and ding.

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Hill Farm Furniture Ltd

american black walnut, sealed with 5 coats of OSMO oil. fine with any liquids, hot mugs etc but no pans straight from the hob.

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bevwitkop wrote:
Love the pendent lights. Who makes them?
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Frostbite Falls

Oh Jaclyn, what a great find!

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mia57 wrote:
Beautiful Kitchen Countertops - I love the wood countertops. How durable are they when placing hot pots on them or water drops when washing produce? What about maintenance to keep the, looking great? Beautiful kitchen, the contrasting dark wood and the cream colour looks spectacular.
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Amanda Trayes

Honestly....wood is beautiful but not terribly durable. It requires some babying. And no, you can't really put hot pots on your countertops if they are wood. They will burn!


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Hi, wood is no good for placing hot pans straight out of the oven/hob, you would need to use a trivet. But for every day liquids it is absolutely fine, also hot coffee cups etc is fine. We use an oil called OSMO oil which is brilliant. I have wooden tops in my kitchen and re-oil them once a year, no problem at all. Hope that helps :)

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lalaisme6 wrote:
Countertop - I'd like to know what finish was used.
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chantelle1

I'd like to know what kind of wood the counter top is?



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tytto
It looks like it might be walnut??
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vettyvu wrote:
Lights!!!!!! - Wonderful in this space! Would also be quite wonderful in my new build. Any information as to where to find these is greatly appreciated.
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michelle4119

LIGHTS!!!! Would also love to know where these can be purchased!

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Ashley

I found this pulley look with a little bit more modern touch here: http://lightingconnection.com/products/industrial-pulley-pendant?variant=18178563783

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Pam wrote:
Please - the flooring. - Please tell us about the flooring - if not brand or color..what type (limestone, ceramic, etc).
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kilcomons2333

I am interested in the flooring. What type of floor is it and what color?

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SLOemilie . wrote:
Love the lights! - Could you please tell me the manufacturer of the lights? They would be perfect in my kitchen.
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Robin Hastings
Where can you get the lights
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vicburson25

I really like the lights need all measurements

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Monika Piotrowski wrote:
Lighting - Where did you buy lighting ?
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Hill Farm Furniture Ltd

Broughtons of Leicester

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slcresie wrote:
Not a question. Just admiration! - The more I look at this kitchen and all the beautiful, thoughtful details, the color palette, the textures, etc. the more I love it. Great job!
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Hill Farm Furniture Ltd

Thank you so much! Lovely to hear :D

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Christy Bakeman wrote:
Pendant Lights - Where did these pendant lights come from?
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Hill Farm Furniture Ltd

Hi, they are from 'Broughtons of Leicester' under 'rise and fall pendants'

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slcresie wrote:
Gorgeous! - Regardless of the opinion of one poster, this is a beautifully done kitchen. Beautiful and yet I know it would be so functional that I could cook up a storm in this kitchen. Well done! And don't let anyone tell you any differently.
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Hill Farm Furniture Ltd

Thank you so much for your lovely comments! I know what we do is special and it’s lovely for you to appreciate it x

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Naedee R wrote:
it’s beautiful! - Definitely has that classy distinguished look to it!
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Hill Farm Furniture Ltd

Thank you so much! x

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broallis wrote:
What brand are the pendant lights? Where can we find them?
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Hill Farm Furniture Ltd

Hi, they are from 'Broughtons of Leicester'

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lestor wrote:
Lighting - I love love love your kitchen design! Could you please tell me where I could purchase the pendants? Thank you.
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Hill Farm Furniture Ltd

Hi, lights are from Broughtons of Leicester

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mblockrn wrote:
michele - I am redoing my bathroom 57in vanity. keeping the almond ceramic floor tiles. what type wood be best? I plan to repaint. would an antique. or farmhouse white or cream wood work or should I do a wood like light hickory
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Virna Rivera
what color are the cabinets ?
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B McKe wrote:
Lights - Found a similar light: Elk Lighting - 65071-1 - Farmhouse - One Light Pendant $266
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vettyvu

I would really like to find these lights for our new home. Any information would greatly be appreciated.

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nelwyn48 wrote:
How do I take care of that wooden counter top? My new home has this? - My new home has walnut counters....how do I take care of them
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Loretta Seeker

So beautiful!


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zakapar wrote:
countertop island - is this from Ikea ? if so which series is it ?
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Dottie Robbins

Who makes the pendent lights?

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Gary wrote:
Island countertop - What is the island countertop made of? How does it hold up with a sink and for cleaning?
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obxharry wrote:
Love the pendants. Where are they from?
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paulwife wrote:
how high are the ceilings?
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Wendy wrote:
Island - Where did the island come from?
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gt2lvem wrote:
Please tell me about the wood counter top. Thanks in advance! - Is it difficult to care for?
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debbie wrote:
I love the lights over the island. Where did you purchase them?
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Abigail Massey wrote:
spice rack?? - What is the function of the vertical pull out with open handle? Is it a spice rack?
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vottero wrote:
Please tell me what color paint are the cabinets?
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metasuz wrote:
Please tell me source for pendant lights over island - shopping for exact look! help!
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davehysek wrote:
Finish on countertop? - What product did you use?
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karenhledin wrote:
Would love to know name of island cabinet paint colour please?
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runrunner45 wrote:
Kitchen - Where did farm animal pics come from?
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Edith Murray wrote:
where can I find pendant Ligjting over the island - I haven fallen madly in love with these pendant island Ligjting. I'm building a house and would love these. I would love to have to something different that no one else has. Please help me find the company or a lead anything Thank you so much.
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Kimberly Weninger_MH wrote:
I take it the island is where the stove top is? - I wondered if you need special bulbs for grease splatter? I got track lighting above mine and hate it. They're halogen and the combination of the heat and grease caused the glass lampshades to permanently stain. Any advice on lighting above a stove? (Ps my ceilings are low)
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annlcortes wrote:
Bar stools - Where found?
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sylvia6649 wrote:
Windows - What is brand, size of this window
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Karen Henning wrote:
Light manufacturer?
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kevin & rhoads wrote:
Where can we find these lights or how can we order them and how much?
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tisamantle wrote:
Where can I find those picture frames? - I love everything about this kitchen as well as the detail touches of the farm animal picture frames.
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eqvilla wrote:
Flooring Info - What kind of stone did you use for the floor? Who is it by, what is the color and where I can get it? Thanks!
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lisabennett wrote:
Where are the over island light fixtures from?
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sunkissedout wrote:
Cabinet Color - Would you mind sharing the paint color of the island cabinets? Thank you!
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Christie Lombardi wrote:
Are those brass pendants? Where are they from?
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murraym1 wrote:
Stools? - I just love the 4 legged stools? Where can I get them?
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Anastasia Taylor Parks wrote:
The pendant lights are perfect! - Can you tell us the manufacturer or website where they can be found? A style name or number would be even better. Thank you!
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Keri Aucoin wrote:
Floors: Color and name please - Can you tell me the name and color of the floors?
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jagm2 wrote:
Cabinet Color?? - Hello, would you kindly provide details on cabinet style and color please, thank you in advance!
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Karie Bedwell wrote:
What is the wall color? - I love the wall color. What is it?
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rkarnish wrote:
what is the floor type, pattern and color
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Angie Dymacek wrote:
Island counter - Love this kitchen! I was wondering what type of wood was used for the island counter? How did you seal it?
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Laura Rivas wrote:
kbh - 90th ml
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butterfly32 wrote:
Wall Art/Pictures - Where can I purchase the 3 pictures over the window?
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hhowell1 wrote:
Kitchen cupboards - I would like to have my kitchen cupboards either painted or stained by a professional. Any recommendations?
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babshoward wrote:
Wood counters gorgeous - do they hold up
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Thoth Calvert design wrote:
Floor - What is the floor material, tile or stone?
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Gloria Galitza wrote:
New kitchen - Type of floor and color?
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mburke73 wrote:
Kitchen Picts - The three pictures hanging on wall? Where can I get those? Also the white pitcher with flowers? Love it.
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Sherry Assadi wrote:
Sierra stainless steel x base bench $503 - Do you ship to Canada and what's the fee? What is price with $ conversion?
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bj81655 wrote:
Wood kitchen counter top - Where could I get more information about the black walnut counter tops? I.e. Where to buy, durability etc
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Daisy Walker wrote:
color and marerial - what is the color of the wall and cabnets and what is the material on the islander top.
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GIlberto Arturo Centeno Lazcano wrote:
Lamps - I love the three lamps, where did you get them?
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trinafonts wrote:
Nook detail? - What is that recess on the corner with the wood? Is it decorative or functional?
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Susan Howe wrote:
color of the cabinets? is wall color the same as color of cabinets?
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fatilina wrote:
rangement - Comment décorer une petite cuisine et faire du rangement ?
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jaxluc wrote:
The mirror in the nook, where is it from ? - The mirror in the nook- where is it from?
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hd45 wrote:
Beautiful kitchen! What color is the island paint?
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ssharpe6 wrote:
What color paint on Cabinets and walls?
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jks417 wrote:
Pitcher - Source of the pitcher?
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empoweredtosoar1 wrote:
Kitchen island where the chairs are positioned. - Where do you find the panels that are on the island?
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jfranke4 wrote:
Kitchen - Where did the lights come from.
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Elaine Kralik wrote:
Where are the barnyard pictures from?
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nancymannon wrote:
Looking for a good paint color for walls to go with blue and green acc - One likes John deer green and the other likes bright blue... Looking for a good paint color that will look good with both?
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Stacey O'Neale wrote:
Where did the prints above the sink come from? - Love them
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crazytink wrote:
Love the cabinets - What color is this cabinet color. Thank you!
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Lisa DiGiorgio wrote:
kitchen floor - What is the brand of tile or type of stone on the floor?
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Tedi Fairley wrote:
Cabinet color?
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Jerri White wrote:
Where are the stools from? - I like the stools. Any info would be appreciated.
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BethWayne Langford wrote:
Windows - What kind of Windows are these?
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74frank wrote:
Floor - I too am interested in the floor. So pretty. What type of material is it, manufacturer, color?
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miastensrud wrote:
Who makes the cabinets and what is the door style? Beautiful!
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Lily Siemienowski Juell wrote:
What are the counter tops made of? wood? - .
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Meisha Weiss wrote:
Also would like to know what is built in to the island? - looks like reclaimed wood, 2 pieces, with a cutout. Just curious what it could be. Also, what's a larder?
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Kari Miller wrote:
At the end of the island: what is that wooden piece with the cutout ha - I would love to know what it is.
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crhodes wrote:
Where can you get the framed prints of the cow, chicken and pig
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jencutcliff wrote:
Please tell me what the flooring is!
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Central to the new kitchen is a large island packed with integrated storage and featuring a sitting area at one end. When it came to challenges, the most awkward element of planning the kitchen was where to put the refrigerator. “It was built into an existing chimney [bump-out],” Ashwin says. “We placed some paneling on the front to disguise it so it just looked like tall units.” Next to the built-in fridge is a built-in microwave and oven.Weathered oak stools: Cox & Cox. Find more backless wooden stools

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