Impressive kitchen furnishings, decor pieces and accents brings us to this feature spotlighting pieces sure to elevate the design and decor of your kitchen.
After the holiday whirlwind kitchen events of the last few weeks one would think a post about impressive kitchen furnishings, decor pieces and accents would be a bit redundant.
Turns out, the well-appointed kitchen remains the heart and hub of the home; a central gathering place serving a multitude of purposes.
Southern Living – Photography by Alison Gootee – Styling by Elizabeth Demos
Back in our flipping days, maison de Places In The Home was a holiday happening place holiday eat, drink, and be merry.
Realtors, designers, and home builders folk love to get together for holiday cocktails with a twist of spirited networking.
At Home In Arkansas – Photography by Rett Peek
At evening’s end the majority of the house basically remained pre-party perfect, however, based on the state of the kitchen it was indeed the happening holiday party place to mix, mingle and holiday jingle.
Marmont Hill After Party Clean-Up
Established fact proves the days gone by design philosophy of the kitchen being for strictly utilitarian purposes, small in size, and decoratively unremarkable is best left in the past.
Impressive kitchen furnishings, decor pieces and accents decidedly factor into today’s kitchen design as much as cabinetry, appliance, lighting, flooring and placement choices do.
House Beautiful – Photography by Erin Kunkel
Decorating for the holidays reaches far beyond tinsel and trimmings.
Photo by Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash
What better time than at the gift giving time of year to add impressive kitchen furnishings, decor pieces and accents on your gifts for the holiday decorista Christmas list.
19th Century French Bleached Oak Buffet
Topping the impressive kitchen furnishings, decor pieces and accents Dear Santa list is this vintage stripped bleached French cabinet in all its gorgeous glory.
Antique Bleached Oak Display Cabinet Bookcase from France
China Cabinet with Fretwork Doors
Display cases, as they are categorized, may be utilized for the intended or as chic options for all things that make a kitchen.
Stately Reclaimed Pine Display
First rule of impressive is to be unique in placement and presentation.
Although a piece may not be so unique, how it is put to use can be.
Antique Vaisselier, French Louis XV Style Fruitwood, 1800’s
19th Century French Chateau Rectangular Dining Table, Cherry Wood
In keeping with the there’s no place like home for the holidays philosophy, I’m featuring striking pieces influenced in Louisiana French-Spanish-European provenance that catch my eye and my heart.
Three drawer chest of drawers elegantly make the traditionally thought transition from bedroom furniture to kitchen/kitchen dining storage piece.
Gorgeous Bow Front Storage Chest
92-Piece 20th-Century Baroque Silver-Plated Flatware
Sideboard Walnut French Dove Tail 2-Door
Early 20th Century French Painted Carved Walnut Eight-Light Chandelier
Maxax 5 – Light Unique / Statement Empire Chandelier with Crystal Accents
6 Light Chandelier by Minka Metropolitan
Such is the case when juxtaposition, distinctive craftsmanship, provenance, and regional influences beautifully meet and master the characteristic of a space.
Salento 9-Light Vintage Copper Chandelier
Gorgeous just hanging around-
Odyssey 4-Light Pendant Fixture Vintage Brass Finish with Clear Glass
Gold Stainless Steel Single Pendant Lighting With Clear Hanging Crystals
Antique Silver 6-Light Rectangular Kitchen Island Lighting
Peyton 2 Light Pendant in Matte Black + Chrome
Kichler Lighting Opal 12 inch 2-Light Pendant Character Bronze with Opal Glass
Hudson Valley Burdett 4-light Pendant
Hinkley Lighting Nautique 18″ Wide Mixed Metal Single Pendant
Antique White 4-Light Birdcage Lantern Pendant
Kitchen countertop counterparts:
Visual Comfort Totie Table Lamp by Thomas O’Brien
H.E. Rainaud Antique Tiffany Style 6 Slag Glass Lamp
Zain Table Lamp, Set of 2
Wyman 16″ Crystal Ball/Metal LED Table Lamp, Clear by JONATHAN Y
Baroque Accent Table Lamp
Bernhardt Villa Toscana Arm Chair
Detail comes home in this Italian Baroque Revival carved dining table.
Italian Baroque Revival Carved Wood Dining Table
Grand French Country Oval Dining Table
For the flow and the French of it all, may I present these decorative kitchen accents and accessories to accent the look.
19th Century Pair of Painted and Upholstered Louis XVI Style Open Arm Fauteuils
Handcarved French Rush Dining Chairs S/4
Hooker Furniture Castella Wood Back Arm Chair
19th Century French Louis XVI Style Painted and Giltwood Mirror
Some may opine my needle appears stuck on antiques and vintage accents.
Long my preferred go-to choice, I find the charm and character quotient appeals to my desire to incorporate unique pieces in with new traditional promotes conversation and balances the visual points of interest of a space.
Sheraton Giltwood Mirror, c.1830
Burnished Gold Cast Iron Art Rococo Footed Tray
Consider using architectural salvage pieces in your kitchen decor.
Faithful followers of Places In The Home know all too well my fascination with using fireplace covers/firebacks as decorative kitchen wall accents.
Antique Architectural Salvage Cast Iron Fireplace Cover
Porcelain lemon topiary is a current accent obsession.
Mama Places In The Home had one ions ago, and goodness only knows where it finally landed in the great remodel and purge of years back.
MIA: Missing Impressive Accent
Victorian Era Boston Bond Bread Oak Store Display Case
Louis XV Style Carved Walnut Wall Rack
English 19th Century Carved Wooden Fragment with Fruits and Flower Garland
18th Century Oak Boiserie Panel
Door knockers easily make the transition from exterior door ornament to singular focal point cabinet pull or even an excellent choice of wall decor.
Turns out the decision to kill a little time before an appointment by dropping by one of my favorite vintage goods haunts was a splendid one indeed.
Garden statue then, cookbook bookend now.
Kensington Hill Taryn Vintage Style Table Clock
Implementing art into your kitchen decor elevates the overall aesthetic.
Housatonic Valley #98 Vintage Framed Print
Vintage French La Mode Illustree Framed Art
Young Oak Trees #222 Vintage Framed Wall Art Painting
Florentine Framed Print
Antique Cast Iron Classical Lady Head Architectural
Edith #215 Vintage Framed Wall Art
Lagniappe is defined as something given as a bonus or extra gift, and is present in impressive kitchen furnishings, décor pieces and accents replete with distinctive detail, prominence, and beauty.
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