If you're looking to design the modern farmhouse kitchen of your dreams, look no further than these stunning ideas. Each example mixes the three essential ingredients for creating a drool-worthy cooking space: modern features, rustic elements, and industrial-inspired accents. When blended just right, the result is a sophisticated kitchen that's also warm and inviting.
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There are no hard-set rules for modern farmhouse colors. However, a winning palette seen in many spaces combines white, black, and natural wood tones. For instance, this dreamy kitchen built by Gardner Homes features white quartz countertops, black shaker cabinets, and an island wrapped in walnut wood.Continue to 2 of 49 below.
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Simple shaker cabinets, white subway tile, and, of course, hand-hewed barn beams give this kitchen remodeled by Bauscher Construction an approachable look. Treating the mint green island to a distressed faux finish adds to this kitchen's relaxed yet stylish vibe.Continue to 3 of 49 below.
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Copper Light Fixtures
Copper accents are having a big moment because the metal works with a broad range of decor styles. In this cooking space by Blakes London, the industrial-inspired copper lamps add a little shine and warmth to the room.Continue to 4 of 49 below.
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Vintage Kitchen Cabinets
The second photo of this cute kitchen by Alys Designs features a herringbone tile floor, vintage cabinetry, and open shelving made of reclaimed wood. Check out the mid-century apple sign that adds a pop of color.Continue to 6 of 49 below.
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Period LightingContinue to 7 of 49 below.
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How to Set up a Farmhouse Kitchen
This modern farmhouse kitchen by Home Made Lovely keeps function top of mind with separate zones created for different purposes. For instance, the food prep area features a spice rack and crate filled with cooking utensils. There's also a coffee station with everything needed to get brewing.Continue to 8 of 49 below.
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Wood floors are a modern farmhouse staple. In homes with open floor plans like this one designed and built by AK Construction, continuous wood flooring that includes the kitchen improves visual flow. Another brilliant idea worth stealing from this house is the barn-inspired pantry door (on the right).Continue to 9 of 49 below.
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Shiplap adds a dash of rustic charm—not to mention interesting texture—to a modern farmhouse kitchen. In this cooking space designed by J. Robin Interiors, white shiplap covers both the ceiling and the wall over the upper cabinets.Continue to 10 of 49 below.
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Decorative Wood Braces
The island in this transitional kitchen designed by Taryn Emerson incorporates one of our favorite hallmarks of modern farmhouse style: X-brace supports. Here, the decorative accents help to carry the weight of the countertop.Continue to 11 of 49 below.
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This chic farmhouse-inspired kitchen by Blakes London throws matchy-matchy decorating ideas out of the window. The cooking space features contemporary two-toned cabinetry and mismatched dining chairs.Continue to 13 of 49 below.
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Warm Wood AccentsContinue to 14 of 49 below.
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Bold Pendant LightingContinue to 15 of 49 below.
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White KitchenContinue to 16 of 49 below.
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Copper Industrial Accents
This kitchen by Plus Rooms puts an urban twist on the contemporary farmhouse look by combining reclaimed parquet flooring, upcycled wood boards, and copper pipework. The result is a one-of-a-kind cooking space that's thoroughly modern.Continue to 17 of 49 below.
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Pinterest inspired the design for this kitchen remodeled by Jen Homes. The first detail purchased was the free-standing kitchen island. Another key ingredient for achieving the modern farmhouse look is the ceramic apron-front kitchen. The vintage hardware for the brand-new cabinets came from eBay. Check out the pantry door, which was purchased at a salvage auction for only $80.Continue to 18 of 49 below.
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Kitchen Cabinet Color
For those who crave a cheerful jolt of color in their kitchen, there's no better shade than lemon yellow. This farmhouse-inspired cooking space by Alys Designs combines colorful cabinetry with shiplap walls.Continue to 19 of 49 below.
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Modern RusticContinue to 20 of 49 below.
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DIY KitchenContinue to 21 of 49 below.
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This charming kitchen by Obelisk Home is full of retro style. Black cabinetry flatters the white subway tile. Rustic wood shelves provide extra storage space. Red metal counter stools add some colorful spice.Continue to 22 of 49 below.
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Colorful Modern Farmhouse
Somewhere in Los Angeles, you'll find this colorful modern farmhouse designed by Alison Kandler Interior Design. The home's transitional kitchen features a rustic kitchen island with a distressed faux finish, vintage pantry door painted yellow, and two gorgeous glass globe pendants lights.Continue to 23 of 49 below.
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Transform your boring white kitchen on the cheap by adding rustic texture. The distressed brick backsplash in this farmhouse kitchen by Blesser House is, in fact, vinyl wallpaper. The eating counter was countrified using peel and stick wood planks. Notice the industrial-inspired pendants lights? They cost less than $10 to make.Continue to 24 of 49 below.
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Nordic StyleContinue to 26 of 49 below.
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Patterned Floor Tiles
If you're looking to create a farmhouse-inspired kitchen that doesn't feel overly countrified, behold this lovely cooking space by Studio McGee. The main ingredients for this stylish recipe are simple cabinetry in a standout shade, showstopping floor tiles, and stylish task lighting.Continue to 27 of 49 below.
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Corrugated SteelContinue to 28 of 49 below.
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Beadboard PanelingContinue to 29 of 49 below.
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Casual EleganceContinue to 30 of 49 below.
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From the ample counter space to luxurious appliances there's plenty to love in this contemporary kitchen by Kaminski Construction. Look at the multi-pane glass windows that add an extra dash of farmhouse charm.Continue to 31 of 49 below.
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Lovely Small Kitchen
It's possible to pack a lot of farmhouse style into a small kitchen. A, for instance, in this cooking space designed by Nicola O'Mara combines beautiful shaker cabinetry with luxurious marble countertops.Continue to 32 of 49 below.
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Butcher block countertops, white subway tile, and a kitchen island covered with reclaimed wood all bring farmhouse style to this urban loft by ALL & NXHING.Continue to 33 of 49 below.
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Butcher BlockContinue to 34 of 49 below.
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Beadboard CeilingContinue to 35 of 49 below.
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Refresh With Paint
The shiplap and brick in this kitchen by Nicole Dingle came with the house. To freshen things up she painted it all white. Afterward, she added wood shelves and installed custom cabinets.Continue to 36 of 49 below.
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Here's a modern farmhouse kitchen by Holly Mathis Interiors that proves you don't have to blow your retirement account to install new flooring. Instead of going with hardwood, the designer chose affordable, commercial grade vinyl tile.Continue to 37 of 49 below.
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Kitchen Wall Art
If you practically live in your kitchen, consider spicing up your walls with art. This farmhouse-inspired kitchen by The White Buffalo Styling Company turns a range hood into a focal point with a rustic painting.Continue to 39 of 49 below.
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Apartment Kitchen Ideas
Add a little farmhouse style to your urban apartment. This cooking space by Sarah Richardson Design pairs a contemporary herringbone backsplash with a kitchen island covered with reclaimed wood.Continue to 41 of 49 below.
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This picture-perfect residential kitchen by Crisp Architects blends farmhouse elements such as shiplap with commercial-grade appliances.Continue to 42 of 49 below.
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Black Subway TileContinue to 43 of 49 below.
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Brick BacksplashContinue to 44 of 49 below.
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Rustic Cabinet PanelsContinue to 45 of 49 below.
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Warm up bright white cabinets with a rustic finish. After giving the cabinetry a fresh coat of paint in this farmhouse-inspired kitchen remodeled by The Ragged Wren, the surfaces were given a warm distressed look using a glaze.Continue to 46 of 49 below.
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Tin Ceiling Tiles
If you want to dress up your ceiling but wood beans are out of the question, consider tin tiles. While the ones in this kitchen updated by Brandi Sawyer are an original home feature, you can find similar tiles made of metal or vinyl at many home improvement stores.Continue to 47 of 49 below.
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The next biggest flooring trend, as seen in this farmhouse-inspired kitchen by Holly Mathis Interiors just may be terra-cotta floor tiles.Continue to 48 of 49 below.
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When it comes to decorating, don't be afraid to mix things up. This small apartment kitchenby 3 Lights Design combines Moroccan-inspired decor with a modern farmhouse style.Continue to 49 of 49 below.
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Scandinavian Inspired Kitchen
We're smitten with this Scandi inspired cooking spaceby Heidi Caillier. The room features items found in many farmhouses inspired kitchens including shaker cabinets, industrial-inspired task lighting, and of course, wood flooring.