Farmhouse Sink Ideas for Cottage-Style Kitchens

Cottage or country-style farmhouse sinks add instant charm to any kitchen.


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Cottage-style Farmhouse Sink
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Farmhouse Sink Complements a Cottage Kitchen

    A farmhouse sink sits center stage in this cottage-style kitchen. White countertops, pearl-gray beaded-board cabinets and open shelving above the apron sink create a clean look with everything for a great meal right at hand.

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Small-Space Farmhouse Sink

    Go for a retro look with a square apron-front sink that's compact enough to fit into any kitchen remodel. Farmhouse sinks, also called apron sinks, range in size to fit your plan.

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Farmhouse Sink with Splashy Backsplash

    The clean lines of a classic apron-front sink paired with intricate period-pattern tile backsplash gives this kitchen all the detail it needs.

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Soapstone Counter and Farmhouse Sink

    Add a farmhouse sink to a kitchen island to increase the hardworking areas of your kitchen. The soapstone countertop surrounds the deep-basined apron-front sink. Dishwasher drawers in the island offer modern convenience.

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Farmhouse Sink with a View

    An apron-front centered by a large window offers a view-filled vantage point and work space. The sink, countertop, and window combo are the visual anchor in the large kitchen.

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Kitchen Sink with Old-fashioned Elegance

    It's the best of both worlds. This old-fashioned apron-front sink is adorned with vintage-looking (but modern) bridge-style faucets.

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Copper Apron-Front Sink

    Farmhouse sinks are manufactured in a wide range of materials: cast iron, stone, or metal. Here, a copper apron-front sink with vintage bridge style copper faucets adds retro style to this modern kitchen -- and looks great with green granite countertops.

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Cottage Kitchen with Farmhouse Sink

    A white cast-iron farmhouse sink is framed by decorative pilasters, a feature of the cabinetry. White-and-blue tile backsplash and a wooden countertop enhance the country feel of the kitchen. And nothing brightens up a work area like placement in front of a window.

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Farmhouse Sink Framed by Tumbled Marble

    Rustic yet beautifully functional, this white farmhouse sink is set into a countertop and backsplash of tumbled marble. The arched window frame features recessed lighting to illuminate the work area day and night.

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Farmhouse Sink Options

    Farmhouse sinks can also be made with composite, fireclay, vitreous china, solid-surfacing, stainless steel, and stone. This deep-basined apron-front sink is paired with a countertop with deep grooves that channel spilled water back into the sink.

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Small Space, Big Style

    A small kitchen doesn't mean you have to downsize your dreams of style. For example, a small farmhouse sink and in-scale faucet allow this tiny kitchen to retain its cottage charm. Check manufacturers for small-scale apron-front sinks to fit any space.

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Farmhouse Sink Patina

    A copper apron-front sink adds a warm patina to this rustic cottage kitchen. Green marble countertops keep the design simple but elegant.

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Vintage Farmhouse Sink

    An oversize vintage farmhouse sink sets the casual tone of this kitchen. Shop for old sinks at salvage yards and plumbing suppliers. Or buy a new sink that just looks old. Reproduction cast-iron farmhouse sinks feature foot-high backsplashes and ridged drainboards -- just like their older cousins.

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Cottage-Style Farmhouse Sink

    A vintage kitchen with nostalgic charm features a small apron-front sink. Colorful vintage pottery, kitchenware and other knickknacks are displayed on a shelf above the white-washed, beaded-board backsplash.

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