Hello and welcome to our Décor Outline of kitchens with light wood floors. Below you will find a summary of the benefits, main options and some design ideas we handpicked for you along with beautiful photos. Enjoy!
What are the benefits of having light wood floors in the kitchen?
- Light flooring can visually expand the space – creates the illusion of a bigger kitchen
- Versatile – can blend with many room designs because of its subtle color
- Hides floor imperfections – light wood floors can mask scratches and other wear and tears better than dark wood
What are the main options for light wood floors?
- Wood Types: oak, maple, pine, ash, hickory
- Floor Finishes: whitewashed, polyurethane (oil-modified, moisture-cured, water-based), varnish, wax
- Partners well with: light or dark cabinets, accent wall, exposed beam and trusses, bare wood beadboard ceiling
What follows are beautiful photos of kitchens with light wood floors, along with design ideas we thought may be of interest to you. Enjoy and happy home decorating!
Points of Interest ● light hickory hardwood floor ● swivel bar stools under marble overhang ● skylight over glass lantern pendant lights with iron rod ● white marble square island countertop ● glass-faced cabinet with drawer underneath
2. Country Cottage
Points of Interest ● polished reclaimed hardwood floors ● butcher block countertops ● antique wooden island with carved diamond detail ● distressed white wooden base cabinets ● stamped zinc diamond pattern backsplash
3. Warm Color Palette
Points of Interest ● light maple flooring ● multi-toned brown beige granite countertops ● stone veneer backsplash ● hand-painted dinnerware in illuminated glass cabinets ● aged copper metal wall decor ● two-tiered peninsula
4. Rush Seats
Points of Interest ● ash hardwood floors ● white coffered ceiling with recessed lights ● V-shaped two-tiered island granite countertop ● built-in bookshelves in square kitchen island ● six brown counter rush seats
5. Bar Alcove
Points of Interest ● natural maple floors ● small bar alcove ● beige granite countertops with eased edge ● dark espresso porcelain tile medallion backsplash ● stick bundle on countertop
6. Stone Blue
Points of Interest ● red oak flooring ● stone blue island cabinet base with open shelving ● segmental arched stove alcove ● stone blue shelves inside glass front cabinet calling back the kitchen island ● floral wave window valance
7. Stone Archway
Points of Interest ● hickory hardwood floor ● distressed blue island base with chiseled edge granite top ● medallion stove backsplash on whitewashed stone wall ● freestanding farmhouse sink ● stacked stone archway to living room