• July 5, 2010

Contemporary Kitchens, Vintage Charm

Get ideas from these vintage inspired kitchens

Inspiration, Kitchens

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  1. Peggy Deras, CKD, CID

    A lovely selection of vintage-look kitchens.
    One thing bothers me though:
    As a kitchen designer, I have replaced an awful lot of wood countertops over the years because they were mildewy and scorched.
    Unless you want to plan on replacing yours too, I suggest honed granite instead.
    Here’s an example:


  2. The Grammar Fairy

    No, no, not islands! Please! To my way of thinking, it kind of puts a boot through all the effort to achieve true vintage style. Our grandmothers had a kitchen table in the middle of the room, where they worked and ate as needed. You can only sit at an island if you make a special overhanging countertop, and buy special counter-height stools. The kitchen table could travel to another room for entertaining or, say, a sewing project. Islands can’t move. The kitchen table can be whatever size you want, but changing the size of an island is a construction project. Just my personal hobbyhorse…

    : ) TGF

  3. Kass

    I love your website. I just bought a 1911 California bungalow in Tehachapi, CA that I will be used as my office. I am trying to keep it original in style. Thanks for the looks at how other bungalows are decorated!

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