Impressive Kitchen Furnishings, Decor Pieces and Accents

Impressive kitchen furnishings, decor pieces and accents brings us to this feature spotlighting pieces sure to elevate the design and decor of your kitchen.

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Cookies and Santa

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.

Back in our flipping days, Maison de Places In The Home was a holiday happening place holiday eat, drink, and be merry.

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Photo by Caroline Hernandez

Realtors, designers, and home builders folk love to get together for holiday cocktails with a twist of spirited networking.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Photo by Joanna Kosinska

Decorating for the holidays reaches far beyond tinsel and trimmings.

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 Black Forest Carved Bleached Oak Hunt Buffet Desserte

19th Century French Black Forest Carved Bleached Oak Hunt Buffet Desserte

17th Century Swiss Baroque Carved Armoire

Antique 17th Century Swiss Baroque Carved Armoire

Topping the impressive kitchen furnishings, decor pieces and accents Dear Santa list is this vintage stripped bleached French cabinet in all its gorgeous glory.

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Antique Bleached Oak Display Cabinet Bookcase from France

Bookcases make super chic choices for kitchen pieces.

Monarch Fine Furniture Regency Style Mahogany Royal Guard Accent Hutch Bookcase

Monarch Fine Furniture Regency Style Mahogany Royal Guard Accent Hutch 

Utilize the beauty of such pieces by displaying a beloved collection of porcelain wares or pieces from your favorite china pattern on the shelves while using the drawers as storage for serving pieces and table linens.

Atlanta 10-Light Black Candle Style Classic/Traditional Chandelier with Crysta Accents

10-Light Black Candle Style Classic/Traditional Chandelier with Crysta Accents

Magnifique!

China Cabinet Rosalind Classic Greige Solid Wood 2 Fretwork Doors

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.

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Vintage Brass & Green Dome 3-Light Pendant Chandelier

First rule of impressive is to be unique in placement and presentation.

18th Century French Louis XVI Period Painted Oak Chest of Drawers Commode with Beautifully Aged Distressed Chippy Paint Patina

18th Century French Louis XVI Period Painted Oak Chest of Drawers Commode

Although a piece may not be so unique, how it is put to use can be.

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French Butcher’s Block

French Kitchen Island

French Kitchen Island

White and Gold 58-inch Wide Marble Top Kitchen Island

White and Gold 58-inch Wide Marble Top Kitchen Island

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.

Early 20th Century French Painted Carved Walnut Eight-Light Chandelier

Early 20th Century French Painted Carved Walnut Eight-Light Chandelier

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Isamar Bachelors Chest

92-Piece 20th-Century Baroque Silver-Plated Flatware

92-Piece 20th-Century Baroque Silver-Plated Flatware

Salento 9-Light Vintage Copper Chandelier

Salento 9-Light Vintage Copper Chandelier

Sideboard Walnut French Dove Tail 2-Door

Sideboard Walnut French Dove Tail 2-Door

French Solid Cast Iron French Scrolling Butterfly Coffee Table with Marble Top

French Cast Iron French Scrolling Butterfly Coffee Table with Marble Top

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Maxax 5 – Light Unique / Statement Empire Chandelier with Crystal Accents

 

Antique Hand-Carved Hunt Dining Table

Antique Hand-Carved Hunt Dining Table

Three drawer chest of drawers elegantly make the traditionally thought transition from bedroom furniture to kitchen/kitchen dining storage piece.

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Gorgeous Bow Front Storage Chest

Such is the case when juxtaposition, distinctive craftsmanship, provenance, and regional influences beautifully meet and master the characteristic of a space.

6 Light Chandelier by Minka Metropolitan

6 Light Chandelier by Minka Metropolitan

Kitchen countertop counterparts:

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Antique Empire Style Lamps

Detail comes home in this Italian Baroque Revival carved dining table.

Italian Baroque Revival Carved Wood Round Dining Table

Italian Baroque Revival Carved Wood Dining Table

For the flow and the French of it all, may I present these decorative kitchen accents and accessories to accent the look.

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The Gray Barn Cornerways Formal High Back Carved Wood Arm Chairs (Set of 2)

The Gray Barn Cornerways Formal High Back Carved Wood Arm Chairs (Set of 2)

Some may opine my needle appears stuck on antiques and vintage accents.

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19th Century Pair of Painted and Upholstered Louis XVI Style Open Arm Fauteuils

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.

Antique Architectural Salvage cast iron fireplace cover

Antique Architectural Salvage Cast Iron Fireplace Cover

Consider bringing planters and architectural salvage pieces into your kitchen decor scheme.

Swan Indoor Outdoor Planter Garden Decor Sculpture

Swan Indoor Outdoor Planter Garden Decor Sculpture

Into each kitchen some stuff must fall, and housing said stuff items such as keys, twist ties, charging blocks, and the general things that find a home in the kitchen need not be an exercise in unsightly.

Vintage AMPHORA Delft Blue Holland hp Tobacco Jar

Vintage AMPHORA Delft Blue Holland hp Tobacco Jar

Lovely outdoor garden decor pieces beautifully house items otherwise meant for the junk drawer in handy dandy fashion.

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Garden statue in another time, this treasure is presently reborn as a countertop bookend.

Louis XV Style Carved Walnut Wall Rack

Louis XV Style Carved Walnut Wall Rack

18th Century Oak Boiserie Panel 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.

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Dark Brown Metal Hand Pull

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.

Kensington Hill Taryn Vintage Style Table Clock

Kensington Hill Taryn Vintage Style Table Clock

AELS Vintage Wall Clock

AELS Vintage Wall Clock

Implementing art into your kitchen decor elevates the overall aesthetic.

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Vintage Painting Framed Original

Lagniappe is a term used quite often here in Louisiana.

Defined as something given as a bonus or extra gift, lagniappe is present in impressive kitchen furnishings, decor pieces and accents replete with distinctive detail, prominence, and beauty.

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