Cozy Cottage Kitchen

Designer Tobi Fairley created a simply elegant kitchen that features a subway tile backsplash, floor-to-ceiling cabinetry and stainless steel appliances.

By: Chelsey Bowen
From: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Altell

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Before: Uninspired Kitchen

Though functional, the kitchen didn't reflect the homeowners' style. They wanted to bring it up to date and incorporate classic materials.

After: Warm and Welcoming Kitchen

Brilliant white floor-to-ceiling cabinetry not only brightens up the space, but it also adds necessary storage. Glass doors at the top of the cabinetry create interest and provide a spot for displaying favorite dishware.

Backsplash With Impact

Fairley makes a stylish statement by taking the creamy subway tile backsplash all the way up to the ceiling.

Functional, Stylish Island

The creamy countertops are the same throughout the kitchen, but the island features an earthy brown cabinetry, which helps to ground the mostly white space. Two bar stools tuck neatly under the island for extra seating.

Perfect Contrast

Dark knobs and pulls contrast with the white cabinetry, while creamy countertops create a seamless line from the subway tile backsplash.

Floral Inspiration

A bouquet of sunflowers adds a cheery touch to the neutral, cottage-style kitchen.

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