Hello and welcome to our Décor Outline of kitchens with wood counters. 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 wood counters in the kitchen?
- Naturally beautiful – wood’s inherent characteristics adds warmth and appeal to your kitchen
- Forgiving – they can easily be touched up and it even adds character
- Versatile – goes well with most kitchen design (e.g. traditional, modern, French country, contemporary)
- Eco and budget friendly – save the planet and money at the same time
What are the main options for kitchen wood counters?
- Types: butcher block, maple, cherry, black walnut, oak, bamboo
- Best Place Use: kitchen island, breakfast counter, food prep. area
- Finish & Sheen: stained, clear, semi-gloss, glossy, satin
What follows are beautiful photos of kitchens with wood counters, along with design ideas we thought may be of interest to you. Enjoy and happy home decorating!
1. Butcher Blocks
Points of Interest ● butcher block countertops ● white beveled subway tile stove backsplash ● butcher block cooktop counter with terracotta flush hearth ● white painted wood planked wall with mounted book rack ● 2 white spotlight bars
2. Beadboard Walls
Points of Interest ● wood peninsula countertop in a semi-gloss sheen ● round antique brass sink and faucet ● 3 black metal swivel bar stools ● white beadboard walls with framed whiteboard ● 3 wicker storage baskets above cabinets
3. Book Lover’s Kitchen
Points of Interest ● two-tiered face grain island wood countertop ● small round Nelson Mandela pop art on white wall ● natural wooden stairs to library ● white marble tiled floor with black diamond accent
4. Milk Painted Cabinets
Points of Interest ● two-tiered butcher block topped peninsula with black double bowl sink ● milk painted pantry cabinets with 2 chalkboard panels ● white framed rectangular abstract art above window ● faux grass on windowsill
Points of Interest ● U-shaped wooden countertop with farmhouse sink ● DIY wooden island table ● white raised paneled cabinets with H style hinges ● reclaimed wood framed skylight ● blue and white striped area rug
6. Open Ceiling
Points of Interest ● black walnut countertops ● multi-toned beige porcelain backsplash in straight set pattern ● built-in cushioned bench with underneath drawers ● white ceiling open to second level
7. Box Drawers
Points of Interest ● satin finish wood countertops ● white reclaimed wood box drawers with cup pulls in mixed finishes ● white wall-mounted plate rack ● wicker storage chest on wide planked painted wood flooring