Q: What types of kitchen flooring, cabinetry, etc. would you recommend for a more coastal style?
A. If you’re going for a seaside or coastal feel, we can help you sort through some of the most popular ways to achieve your design. From selecting the color to considering your walls, kitchen furniture and more, we have a solution that’s sure to set you at ease and quickly bring that coastal breeze and relaxed feel to your home kitchen.
Coastal kitchens come in various shapes and feels, but some of the commonalities among them include color scheme, use of natural woods, and a few specific styles of flooring, countertops and cabinets.
Your color scheme can range from monochromatic to the use of two or three other colors, with one being a bolder choice. The colors most often seen in coastal kitchens include seafoam shades, whites, blues and other cooler paints and accents.
Use of various types of natural woods are also common in your coastal kitchens. Whether you leave them in their natural shade or paint them, using wood as for your cabinets, flooring or countertops is a a great way to keep your seaside kitchen’s simplicity and style in sync. You may even consider integrating the salvaged or reclaimed wood feel into your kitchen by adding a few accents using driftwood or custom-designed styles that achieve the worn wood look and feel.
Some of the most popular ideas for countertops, cabinets and other fixtures we see in coastal inspired kitchens include:
· beaded board cabinets
· retro appliances
· glass shelving
· marble countertops
· large tiled backsplashes
· brushed glass cabinetso