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Modern twists for rustic kitchens

Charming and welcoming, rustic kitchens can be styled to suit any home. Even the most contemporary. So if a contemporary, handle-less kitchen really isn’t for you, and your kitchen needs to fit into a contemporary home, why not modernise your rustic kitchen instead? Here at Homematas, we are Preston’s leading kitchen design experts. And we work with homeowners and property developers to make sure they create a stunning, and practical kitchen. As a result, we have produced this guide to modern twists for rustic kitchens.

Modern twists for rustic kitchens

There are plenty of ways to make a rustic kitchen fit with a contemporary home. And these include:

  • The colour of the cabinets- while neutral or white colours are typical of a rustic kitchen, why not think darker instead? Charcoal cabinets can fit perfectly with the hardwood worktops and add a contemporary edge to your kitchen. This is also true for deep blues and greens.
  • The type of tiles- traditionally, patterned tiles have been very effective for splashbacks and feature walls in a rustic kitchen. So simple swapping out the floral patterns for shiny subway tiles, or square tiles, can be a good way to make your kitchen feel more contemporary. Why not use a contrasting grout colour to really make your tiles stand out?
  • Your worksurfaces- hardwood worksurfaces are often used in rustic kitchens. But these are not necessarily practical. Why not swap out your hard wood worktop for something a little more contemporary. While Corian or other solid surfaces would’t necessarily match, a stone worktop, or a quart worktop could bring a your kitchen a contemporary touch.
  • Use metal- From your door handles and cabinet handles, or even your kitchen sink metal finishes can look very impressive in a rustic kitchen.

For more information or advice about your kitchen design, get in touch with the experts today, here at Homematas.