Cottage Kitchen Cabinets

Cottage Cabinets
Pack on the charm with cozy cottage-style cabinets. Soft hues, pretty paneling, and simple yet sweet accents abound in these top ideas for cottage kitchen cabinetry.

Sunny Disposition

Yellow milk-painted cabinets are the star of this nostalgic kitchen, which features architectural flourishes that include decorative brackets and toe-kicks. The cheerful room mixes Shaker-style cabinetry with oil-rubbed-bronze hardware and stylish open shelving for a vintage cottage style.

Breezy and Bright

Storage is no struggle for this clean kitchen that features crisp white cabinets across three walls. Display cabinets with quintessential beach cottage blue interiors and frosted glass doors contribute the perfect pop of color. They take advantage of the kitchen's lofty ceilings, but plenty of upper cabinets ensure everyday essentials are close at hand. Layers of trim crown the soffit above the top cabinets, completing the built-in look. Thanks to a sleek chrome finish, vintage-inspired hardware receives a modern face, and a beaded-board ceiling reinforces cottage style.

Beautiful in Blue

Classic cottage cabinetry in a beautiful blue hue blends with a backsplash of wide boards salvaged from the home's attic. Open shelves embellished with beaded trim showcase dishes set against the warm wood backdrop, which is a continuation of the backsplash. 

Neutral Territory

Crisp white cabinets stand out in a sea of wood finishes and gray walls in this cottage kitchen. Upper cabinets without doors saved the homeowner money; silver hardware keeps the space modern and reflects the veins in Calacatta marble countertops.

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Cabin Character

Wood flooring and neutral walls balance colorful painted cabinets in this cozy kitchen. The celadon cabinetry pairs playfully with an aqua enameled range and hood to reinforce a casual, retro appeal, while V-shape corner drawers continue horizontal lines across base cabinetry.

Comfortable Cottage

White cabinetry, gray perimeter countertops, and a new island wrapped in beaded board and topped with butcher block give this cozy kitchen a bright complexion. The glass-front cabinet doors show off dishware that sparkles with colors reminiscent of the ocean.

Parisian Chic

Vintage cup pulls add charm to base cabinet drawers in this French-inspired space. A mix of open shelving, beaded-board paneling, and upper cabinets with graceful arched door panels create a purposefully unmatched cottage look.

Pretty in Pastel

Crisp white cabinets with mullioned doors join mint-green beaded board to create this charming cottage kitchen. Crown molding and decorative corbels give the cabinets an elegant presence.

Happy Millwork

Classic white millwork, complete with crown molding, partners with warm wood accents to turn a ho-hum kitchen into a cottage-style showpiece. Sliding message boards conceal a shallow pantry, while base cabinetry cup pulls with a bronze finish complement the room's clean color scheme.

Vintage Flair

Paired with warm beige wall color and a white plank ceiling, the white cabinets in this cottage kitchen project the impression of patina. A farmhouse sink complements the cabinet design, while a thick countertop with a decorative edge adds elegance to the charming cottage aesthetic.

Gorgeous in Green

Existing cabinets get a coat of greenish-gray paint and new oil-rubbed-bronze pulls for a space that says rustic country cottage. A few upper cabinets were removed and replaced with open shelving that holds white ceramic dishware and gives the kitchen an unfitted, built-over-time look. Reclaimed oak wood floors warm up the green-and-white color scheme.

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Budget Beauty

Oak cabinets purchased unfinished and painted in place not only saved thousands of dollars in this kitchen makeover, but left room for the cabinets to be customized with cottage touches: crown molding dresses up the standard cabinets, as do drawer pulls from an antique dresser.

Sweet Serenity

A floor-to-ceiling plate rack with a beaded-board back is prized for its beauty and practicality in this coastal kitchen. An airy palette of white and blue instills a steady sea of calm, while curving corner brackets on island cabinetry makes the classic space more approachable.

Quaint Cottage Kitchen

Clean white cabinets with beaded-board door panels provide low-key texture and highlight touches of oxblood red in this country cottage kitchen. Glass-front doors on upper cabinets open up the small-scale kitchen.

Coastal Charm

In this minty green cottage kitchen, Shaker-style cabinets feature simple recessed panels, full overlay doors and drawers, and oversize black knobs. Painted mint green to complement a seaside color scheme, the charming cottage cabinetry incorporates open storage and a slotted plate rack for easy access to everyday items.

Fresh and Open

Abundant lower drawers with brushed silver handles more than compensate for the lack of upper cabinets in this spacious kitchen. A light color palette and glass-front doors keep the room bright and airy. Mixing blue and white cabinetry conveys classic cottage style.

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