Family-friendly, functional, friendly, authentic … There are countless benefits of a country-style cuisine. But if we love them so much, it is because they offer a real return to the sources. To reproduce this atmosphere of yesteryear while adopting the modern decor codes, you have concocted the list of essentials of a kitchen spirit campaign.Dresser, wooden boxes, retro scales, jars, bistrot chair, slate door plate … Hmmm, that already smells good little stews … At least, we almost believe it!
A nice central island, practical and rustic
To cook, enjoy good food and have fun with family, what’s more friendly than a central island in a kitchen? Like a ritual, the central island becomes a family meeting where everyone is around to get their hands dirty. For a country kitchen, you must choose a wooden furniture. And for good reason, there is no more rustic! Remember to add bar chairs on one side of the furniture for a family kitchen.
Shelves made of wooden crates
Composed of wooden boxes, this shelf placed on the floor will be a sensation in the kitchen of charm. Fixed vertically or horizontally, the wooden crates are used to store dishes, utensils and kitchen condiments inside and on the top of the crates. And as we see all that they contain, we put his most beautiful dishes there to enhance it. For the rest, think about contrasting your decor by associating the aged wood of the shelf with smoother and more colorful materials. This will have the effect of modernizing and energizing your room!
The retro mechanical scale, the must of the rustic decor
To create the atmosphere of the kitchens of our childhood, there is a solution: get retro furniture and accessories! We start with a detail but not least: the kitchen scale. With its retro look, this model echoes the vintage scales of our grandmothers. We fall for its rounded shapes. And of course, it does not store in the closet but is displayed on a shelf or the work plan of the kitchen! What to recreate the atmosphere of grocery stores of yesteryear. The info to remember? Vintage home appliances are great allies for a country kitchen. So, do not neglect them!
The wooden dresser, a must
Flagship furniture of all rustic kitchens, the dresser returns in strength to the delight of followers of authenticity. In general, it consists of a low sideboard and a glass part on the top. Admittedly, it is an imposing piece of furniture but it will be the centerpiece of your kitchen. Especially since it will be a huge space saving since you can store all your dishes. To fully bloom, the dresser needs a lot of space. But, if you have little space, nothing prevents you from installing it in your living room or dining room!
The deco idea: if we love raw patinated wood and aged in a country kitchen, we imagine it painted black for a more chic and contemporary decor!
Decorative and vintage jars
A country kitchen worthy of this name is proud of the accessories that compose it. Pans are hung on the credence, utensils and tea towels become decorative objects in their own right. As for the jars, they accumulate on a shelf and contain all the condiments necessary for cooking. And it is precisely these jars that interest us. Indeed, in addition to being ultra practical for storing and preserving food, they are also very trendy. As you can see, every detail counts in a rustic kitchen!
Chairs, combining bistro and countryside
That we agree, we can not be more friendly than a bistro. To reproduce this atmosphere in your kitchen, all you have to do is choose suitable furniture. The bistro chair is the best example. Combining French provincial style and Parisian bistro spirit, this solid wood chair seduces with its rounded shapes. For a more modern look, think of mismatching your chairs by choosing different colors.
Beyond the bistro chairs, you can opt for a bench or bench. For the touch of originality, you can bet on one side of the table with chairs and the other with a bench. Once again, it is reminiscent of the family atmosphere of the bistros that we cherish so much.
A nice little zinc tray, 100% rustic
More than any decorative style, raw materials are in the spotlight in rustic interiors. Wood, brass, copper, zinc, metal … If you want a harmonious and warm decor, you will have to choose only two or three to dress the accessories of your kitchen. We, we cracked for a small zinc tray that we imagine placed upright on a shelf or on a table with a few pots of flowers on it. Of course, he is also an important ally to present an aperitif or a snack!
With what to associate it? To soften raw materials such as zinc, consider combining it with warmer materials like rattan or wicker (or any other natural fiber).
A slate plate, to remember nothing
Here is an essential and timeless element: slate. To truly recreate the bistro spirit in your kitchen, bet on a slate plate! Fix your plate on the door and write the word “kitchen”, the spirit “country house” will be felt right from the door … What to please the most nostalgic of you.
The good idea? Place the plate in your kitchen and let your imagination go … All the family will be able to read nice attentions, but also the menu of the day, the list of the races …!