21 Gorgeous Kitchens That'll Make You Want to Renovate


If a kitchen upgrade is in your future, may we offer a break from tedious measurements and detailed floor plans? Indulge your eyes with these dreamy Better Homes & Gardens kitchens—and find inspiration for your own space as you flip through.

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Perfectly French


Natural elements—limestone, marble, and pickled poplar on the ceiling—balance elegant appointments, like the hand-forged iron chandelier and custom window treatment. Blue cabinets with a gray undertone create a peaceful (and perfectly French) look.

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Glitz and Glamour


A mix of light and dark finishes combine with shimmering metallic accents for a look that's dripping with glamour. The gold tiles against a white backdrop heighten the drama—as do the shiny silver legs on the island.

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Pretty Pops of Color

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Classic checkerboard marble floors are incapable of feeling stuffy when paired with sunflower-yellow walls. The vibrant stucco hood creates an eye-catching focal point, while the furniture-style dark-wood cabinetry plays up the antique quality.

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Beautiful Balance

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An expansive island is this kitchen's showpiece, but it wasn't only chosen for its beauty: This large space was designed for easy food prep and cleanup, with an emphasis on storage and seating. To balance all that functionality, crisp lines and a mix of metallic finishes contribute style and shine to this all-white kitchen.

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Industrial Flair


Inspired by early-20th-century factories, this contemporary kitchen combines steel, stone, and wood for an industrial-chic look that doesn't feel cold. The massive island provides plenty of prep space, plus seating for four.

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Wow with Neutrals

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A distressed black island grounds this French-style kitchen, while creamy tones on the perimeter cabinetry and flooring keep the space light and bright. Architectural details, custom millwork, and an intricate chandelier add the grandeur this high-ceilinged space deserves.

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Refined and Rustic

715 E. Northway Lane, Atlanta, GA 30342

A mix of salvaged wood, weathered finishes, and traditional touches create a casually sophisticated kitchen. Two timbers from an old barge were incorporated into the corners of the island for one-of-a-kind detail, and the pair of light fixtures hanging above incorporates charming patina.

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Factory Flair


Industrial-style pendants are right at home with the exposed ductwork in this factory-inspired kitchen. The space features an interesting—and eye-catching—mix of materials, including oak, stainless steel, powder-coated steel, marble, and recycled acrylic.

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Open and Inviting


This spacious kitchen was designed to accommodate cooks and guests alike. The roomy work zone gives the chef elbow room and counter space, while the island and adjacent eating area provide spots for guests to chat. Pale blue walls, white cabinets, and rich woods amplify the cozy atmosphere.

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American Classic

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Elegant millwork and furniture-like details give this new kitchen the spirit of a historic home. A grand and gracious gray island stands proudly at the heart of this kitchen. White exterior cabinets with slab granite counters lighten the room's top half.

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Cheerful Accents


A bright blue mosaic backsplash above the cooktop creates a stunning focal point in this happy space. Simple white cabinets—some with glass panels—act as a classic backdrop for the two islands and colorful accents. The light veining in the dark gray counters ties in the vintage-inspired black-and-white floors.

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Sunny Outlook

Yellow kitchen w/ Mexican tile

Striking yellow cabinetry imparts a warm and homey feel to this kitchen. Multicolor backsplash tiles complement an intricate peacock medallion above the cooktop. The copper apron-front sink and colorful plates reinforce the Mediterranean feel.

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Contemporary Entertaining Spot


This space has all the modern dream kitchen ideas you need: sleek vent hood, dramatic black cabinet paint, crisp white countertops. Although black-and-white is a classic color combination, it's also clean-lined enough to feel contemporary, especially when paired with no-frills stainless-steel appliances.

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History Lesson


Steeped in historical character, this kitchen would fit right into a Tuscan villa. Smart material choices give it a timeworn feel, while the sprawling workspace and high ceilings are suited to modern tastes. Unmatched elements, such as terra-cotta floors and furniture-style cabinetry, look as if they were added over the years, and the neutral color scheme enhances the timeless character.

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Fun and Functional


High-end materials like marble countertops and dark-wood flooring infuse this kitchen with elegance, but the splash of bold cobalt blue delightfully softens some of the formality. Touches of lime green mingle in for an unexpected color combination in an otherwise traditional room. Ample overhead lighting and custom cabinetry make the dining area and workspace extra-functional.

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Light and Bright

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Friedman Kitchen

Classic white cabinets and kiwi-green accents are bathed in light from the skylight, windows, and back door. Noticeably absent from this kitchen are upper cabinets, but there's no shortage of storage: A wall of cabinetry, including floor-to-ceiling pantries with frosted fronts, provides ample space to stow kitchen essentials.

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French Connection


Traditional French and contemporary American styles share little in common. Yet, in this kitchen, the two styles fuse seamlessly. Creamy cabinetry with an antique glaze resembles French furniture, and the stone walls and iron details are distinctly French, too. But the kitchen's functionality is fully American with abundant storage in the cabinetry and center island.

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A Warm Gathering Place


Thoughtful design enables a kitchen to serve as an entertaining spot and a useful room for everyday use. This painted island offsets the kitchen's white perimeter cabinets and harmonizes beautifully with the slate fireplace hearth. Glossy surfaces and sleek stools give this gathering space glamorous vibes.

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Timeless and Chic


A true classic never goes out of style, as this très chic kitchen proves. Creamy white cabinetry and oil-rubbed bronze hardware pair with a rich mahogany island and professional-grade appliances to mimic a well-appointed French kitchen. Beautiful woodwork, arched details, and elegant accessories complete the timeless look.

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Unexpected Beauty

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This kitchen's pale blue walls and ornate island are unexpected against walls of white traditional cabinets, and the gray range hood and dark floors bring in a modern edge. Nothing in this kitchen feels predictable, which is exactly why it's so enviable.

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Rustic Showplace


Every detail of this kitchen exudes French ambience. The alder cabinets feature a French wax finish, accented by a boldly painted red island. Tumbled-stone floors, a tile backsplash medallion, and distressed cabinets add texture and detail. The room is crowned with massive wood beams and a custom-made range hood.

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