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Farmhouse Sink Ideas

Get dozens of ideas for adding a farmhouse sink to your kitchen. In farmhouse or modern kitchens, apron front sinks are at home. They come in a variety of materials, from fireclay to stainless steel, to fit any budget.


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    • Chic Farmhouse Sink

      A farmhouse sink goes upscale in this renovated country kitchen. White custom cabinetry and classic plaid give the kitchen a country look, while the shiny stainless-steel appliances and farmhouse sink bring in modern flair. This wide apron-front sink features ample room for after any party or family gathering; its deep basin is perfect for large-pan cleanup.

    • Farmhouse Sink for a Cook's Kitchen

      Serious cooks love the practicality a farmhouse kitchen sink provides. Countertops clean up in a snap—just wipe them down, brushing crumbs and other food debris directly into the sink. The classic white sink is the perfect addition to a traditional kitchen.

    • Attention-Grabbing Farmhouse Sink

      In an otherwise traditional white kitchen, this black cast-iron farmhouse sink commands attention. Accents with shine, such as the chrome cabinet pulls, the trio of lights above, and the bridge-style faucet keep the room bright.

    • Farmhouse Sink with Industrial Minimalism

      An old-fashioned farmhouse sink gets a new industrial look when manufactured in stainless steel. The spray-nozzle faucet also brings industrial utility to the kitchen's cleanup zone.

    • Soapstone Farmhouse Sink

      Apron-front sinks are manufactured in a wide variety of materials—such as cast iron, stainless steel, and stone. Here a soapstone countertop runs right into the sink for a unified look.

    • Sleek, Modern Farmhouse Sink

      A kitchen renovation is easy when you limit your palette. This kitchen design sticks to three colors: classic white, cool gray, and silvery stainless steel. The contemporary allure of stainless steel continues up from the apron-front sink to the faucets and cabinetry knobs.

    • Apron-Front Sink Prep Area

      A small but deep farmhouse sink is a great addition to this kitchen island food prep area. A single-handle faucet makes for easy on-and-off and cleanup. 

    • Farmhouse Sink Bathed in Natural Light

      A white farmhouse sink is surrounded by rich marble countertops and bathed in the natural light from a large sink-side window.

    • Farmhouse Sink, Vintage Look

      It's not a chore to do dishes in this kitchen. A sleek, deep-basin farmhouse sink is surrounded by smooth soapstone countertops. Vintage-inspired fixtures—such as the bridge faucet—continue the simple and elegant style of this kitchen.

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      High Contrast Farmhouse Sink

      A crisp white farmhouse sink is perfect in a kitchen with high contrast. Sleek black cabinets offset the white farmhouse sink, while black chandeliers above give the room a gothic feel.

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      Elegant Farmhouse Sink

      For a vintage remodeling project, an apron-front sink is the perfect choice, especially when surrounded by elegant marble countertops. Other authentic details include a subway tile backsplash, inset cabinet doors, and reproduction hardware.

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      Farmhouse Sink and Grooved Countertop

      A deep apron-front sink made of hammered copper is the perfect cleanup basin for the aftermath of family meals. To aid in cleanup, the grooved countertop channels water back into the wide sink—a perfect draining spot for large pots and pans.

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      Kitchen Sink with a Great View

      This farmhouse sink plays second fiddle to the large greenhouse-style window with a view to the great outdoors. The apron-front sink melds into the countertop with ample base-cabinet storage.

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      Painted Cabinets and Farmhouse Sink

      A beautiful blue glaze covers the new cabinets in this kitchen, playing perfectly off the graining in the marble countertops. The large white farmhouse sink sits below a trio of windows, allowing a perfect view to the outdoors.

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      Utilitarian Farmhouse Sink

      The farmhouse sink doesn't miss a bit in a kitchen that mixes many styles. Modern cabinets, classic white subway tile on the backsplash, and weathered wood open shelving come together with the stainless-steel farmhouse sink and pro-style faucet to create a unique look.

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      Next Slideshow Farmhouse Sink Ideas for Cottage-Style Kitchens

      Farmhouse Sink Ideas for Cottage-Style Kitchens

      Cottage or country-style farmhouse sinks add instant charm to any kitchen. The range of materials makes this kitchen the perfect choice. From copper to stainless steel to the classic fireclay sink, there is a sink to fit every style and budget.
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