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Rustic Kitchen Flair: Simplicity at its Finest

Ah, the kitchen. The heart of the household. The space that’s created for the sole purpose to gather with friends and family and create delicious meals. In an area as fundamental as this, it’s absolutely necessary to create an environment that is both warm, welcoming and wholesome. Which is why bringing rustic design into your kitchen is going to completely change your life.

Many home kitchens nowadays pride themselves with grand design, granite countertops and marble backsplashes. While this may be the style preferred by some, others may find a certain peacefulness that comes with rustic design. To make the kitchen rustic is to use items to decorate, in a plain and simple fashion. This creates an air of intimacy and a relaxed state of mind. The best way to describe a rustically styled kitchen is that it looks “homey” or perhaps a bit distressed but in a comforting, lived in, way. So if you’re in the mood for making your kitchen feel a bit more unrefined, check out these kitchen must-haves listed below.


Vintage Potato Basket – Williams-Sonoma

This wonderful vintage iron bucket can serve as a great stand apart piece for your kitchen. Once used to gather potatoes, this vintage iron bucket can be reimagined for a handful of different options. Make this your new storing place for firewood, home throws and towels, or an extra place for magazines and books. Each found basket is uniquely imperfect to itself and brandishes the natural markings that come along with age. It’s a vintage lovers dream find!




Feast Rectangular Hammered Iron Serving Platter – Crate and Barrel

The large loop handles of this beautifully handcrafted iron serving platter give you the grip you’ll need when presenting those bountiful dinner servings. Each of these iron platters has a rustic hammered surface, that is then polished to give it that beautiful shine. This serving platter will give your table that beautiful rustic aesthetic that will leave guests not only complementing your excellent cooking skills, but your taste in style as well!




Rustic Wood Entertaining Shelves – Pottery Barn

Who doesn’t love a top notch glass of wine? These shelves, available at Pottery Barn, allow you to proudly display some of your favorites while adding style to your home bar. There is plenty of extra shelf space for displaying some of your most prized possessions and iron bars for your wine glasses to hang upside down. Each of these wooden shelves is unique due to the natural knots of the wood, leaving you with a one of a kind piece to display in your home.




Rustic Chalkboard – Sur la Table

The perfect addition to add to the kitchen of a warm and inviting home. This adorable little chalkboard will be your new favorite piece. Leave notes for the family, or use it to display shopping lists, meal plans or reminders! One thing is certain, your inner child will be thrilled at the chance to have some fun with chalk again.





Slate Cake Stand – Sur la Table

The best part of baking a homemade cake has to be once it’s finally finished and you get to display it proudly. For a cake that’s had so much love baked right into it, doesn’t it deserve the absolute best presentation? This beautiful rustic slate cake stand will give your homemade masterpiece the attention it deserves. Due to natural variations in the materials, no two stands are exactly alike.




Rustic Square Trivet – Williams-Sonoma

This is the ideal item needed for phenomenal food presentation. Crafted from solid European pine, this rustic square trivet ensures ample strength for holding heavy pots and hot casserole dishes. It also has a food-safe finish making it ideal for presenting cheeses or condiments. You know you would love to use it as a charcuterie board for your next wine night!




Rustic Serving Bowl – Sur la Table

We all need that special dish in our kitchen for displaying fresh fruits. This striking acacia wooden bowl serves just that purpose. But, if displaying fruits in the kitchen isn’t really your thing, allow this chic serving bowl to stand in as a serving dish for large salads.





Glass Storage Bottle Set with Rustic Wood Counter Caddy – World Market

Herbs, spices, and concoctions, oh my! This storage bottle set includes three glass containers, each a different size, sealed with an airtight wooden lid. Fill them with all your basic kitchen cooking needs and display them on the included rustic wood caddy. The best part may be the copper handle that makes for easy carrying.




Bottoms-Up Bar Shelf – Anthropologie

Say goodbye to clutter, and hello to stylish bar charm! This combination of modern and rustic design is ideal for featuring wine bottles, glasses, mixers and more! Look like a professional, while adding bold style to your home.




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