What makes a modern farmhouse kitchen? Get inspiration for your farmhouse kitchen decor with these 5 tips and decorating ideas inspired by a beautiful white modern farmhouse kitchen.
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Today’s modern farmhouse kitchen is from the 2018 St. George Area Parade of Homes. It was custom built by K Welch Homes and expertly designed by Natalie Welch Design. With crisp white kitchen cabinetry and a stunning range hood, this kitchen has all of the elements of modern farmhouse design. What makes it unique is the touch of coastal flair found in the rattan counter stools and mixture of gold and chrome finishes.
Are you ready to be inspired? Read on for our 5 tips on how to design your own modern farmhouse kitchen!
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5 Tips to Design a Modern Farmhouse Kitchen
1. Install simple but elegant globe pendant lighting
Pendant lighting is one of the first design elements you need to create your own modern farmhouse kitchen. The elegant globe pendant lighting brings warm brass finishes and soft light to the room. The simple globe light shape gets an upgrade with fun gold details. We found similar pendant lighting here.
Our picks for elegant globe pendant lighting:
2. Make a statement with the range hood
There are so many different ways you can make a statement with your range hood. And you don’t have to spend a fortune to do it. Below are four DIY range hood tutorials to help you build your desired look.
DIY Tutorials for a Farmhouse Kitchen Range Hood
How to Build a DIY Range Hood via The Happy Housie
3. Mix metals with a combination of brass and chrome finishes
Mixed metal finishes are here to stay. Here the combination is subtle with the appliances and major fixtures all boasting a similar chrome finish. Subtle brass accents are brought in with the globe pendant lighting, range hood, and cabinet hardware.
Related Reading: Why the Mixed Metal Finish Decor Trend is Here to Stay
4. Keep the color palette neutral with white cabinetry and warm countertops
Modern farmhouse kitchens are known for their neutral color palette. Here the all-white cabinetry pairs beautifully with the warm stone countertops. You can achieve the same look regardless of your countertop budget. Simply choose a warm neutral finish with beige and brown accents to compliment your white cabinets.
Related Reading: Tips and Tricks for Choosing the Perfect White Paint Color
5. Add personality with rattan counter stools or chairs
The rattan counter stools made popular by Serena & Lily Riviera Collection add personality with a touch of coastal flair. However, the real deal will cost you upwards of $350 each. We’ve rounded up some more affordable rattan stools and chairs to help you achieve a similar vibe on a much smaller budget, like this Target look-alike.
Our picks for modern rattan counter stools:
See more modern farmhouse kitchen and home ideas here in our Modern Farmhouse Style Files.
Our modern farmhouse kitchen decor picks
We’ve picked our favorite modern farmhouse kitchen lighting, backsplash tile, and more to help you create a similar look in your home.