Open shelves in the kitchen in the style of Provence
Provence Style Kitchens – 100 ideas for interior : Open Shelves In The Kitchen In The Style Of Provence
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The main distinctive features are:Material - natural wood or dyed MDF. It is not a secret that plastic, brightly chromed fittings, glossy and mirror surfaces should not be used in any country style interiors.Equip your kitchen with items of different age and style. The main thing is that they should not look too modern and pretentious.Aged furniture - scrapes, patina, vintage fittings and even small cracks are welcome.It may seem difficult to be done in urban conditions. Therefore, if you want your kitchen to be framed in a "modern" style of Provence, then you can use furniture with an artificial effect of aged wood and accessories, patina etc.Facades with panels, inserts made of glass, wood carving are preferable additions to any kitchen set.If it is possible, use the following elements in your kitchen interior;Forged elements on furniture. Keep in mind that they don’t need to be massive and heavy. For example, flower stands, holders for utensils, hooks for textiles, etc.Different types of metal (copper, bronze, iron) handles for shelves, lids for bulk products storage etc. are excellent;Open shelves with plates and other utensils on them can be placed under a table or tabletop;Such shelves create an atmosphere of hospitality. Do not place on these shelves alcohol, medicines and other utensils, which should be kept in closed kitchen cabinets;Wooden and wicker chairs, armchairs and baskets.Wicker furniture makes people forget about their daily routine.Such chairs can be taken outside, as a rule, they are not heavy. To sit in wicker chairs reading a book and drinking tea is a very pleasant leisure activity;Kitchen appliances can be hidden behind facades. Do not purchase glossy ovens, electric kettles, microwave ovens, etc.Nowadays many other oven models are perfect for French country style. If you want to place a washing machine or a dishwasher in your kitchen, be sure to hide them behind a facade.
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