Published at Monday, 21 August 2017 by Navarre Lemoine in Kitchen Style, with total 37 images.
When it comes to flooring and tile work in European kitchen designs, these aspects tend to adhere to the overall design. Some European kitchens may adopt the individual style flourishes of a particular region or country—for example, Tuscan kitchens often feature terracotta or earth-toned ceramic tile for flooring and backsplashes, as is the custom in that fabled region of Italy. French country kitchens, similarly, may feature natural colors and tones to create a soothing, welcoming atmosphere.
Floors in a traditional Tuscan kitchen design are often made from terracotta tile, marble or ceramic tile in sandy, natural colors and finishes. Furniture may sport a hand-painted or distressed look, to continue the relaxed, lived-in, warm and welcoming feel of a classic Tuscan kitchen.
Walls often feature white or light beadboard, a direct reference to the style commonly found in vacation cottages. When it comes to furniture in cottage-style kitchens, the casual and comfortable theme is generally upheld by using sturdy tables of natural wood, often paired with equally substantial chairs, fitted for comfort with cushions in colorful patterns or solids.