A Tuscan kitchen is known for having an earthy atmosphere and being so comfy. It feels like this design emits a feeling of coziness and warmth. It’s characterized with having rich colors of the walls, furnishings and floors that was popular in Renaissance paintings and artwork. If this type of design is what you seek, make sure you choose perfect colors to help you achieve the required Tuscan look. In addition that you should go for Tuscan elements like terra cotta, natural wood and stucco for your kitchen. That’s why many people prefer having this design to others because of its cool features.
Here are some tips that will definitely bring the magic of Tuscany design to your kitchen environment:
Walls. If you want to move to a new different dimension with your kitchen, make sure to go for stucco and sponging as both will help you create a very attractive look. In addition that you can also use faux painting techniques.
Kitchen Island. In my opinion, it’s the heart and soul of any Tuscan kitchen. It’s considered to be the center of the activity whereas the whole family is participating in cooking. Keep in mind that its size is not a problem.
Kitchen backsplash. It’s especially designed as hand-painted tiles, that’s why I’m sure it will be the focus of everyone’s attention.
Cabinets. Whether you’re going for painting or even staining cabinets and cupboards, they are very effective way to draw everybody’s attention. Just make sure to choose suitable colors for the muted shades on the walls.
Furniture. For this style, you can go for pine or oak furniture along with elegant and simple lines. If you want to reinforce the family bonds, try to invest in a large wooden table, chairs and bright seat cushions.
Racks & shelves. You can present and show herbs and spices with tremendous and wide pride in ceramic, glass and stone jars on open shelves and holders.
Doors & windows. The variety of colors can be a blessing to your doors, windows and shutters. Imagine the view when you open your windows and allow the sunlight come in to the place with its warmth glow. You can use long curtains yellow and cream shades to enjoy the fabulous resulting aura.
Decorative accents. You have bunch of options such as metal urns, terracotta planter and trivets. Besides, you can go for sunflowers, roses and dahlias for your window decoration.