An enlarged window above the sink allows plenty of sunlight to stream into the cottage kitchen. An apron-front sink and oil-rubbed bronze faucet contribute vintage appeal. A marble-tile backsplash shimmers against pale blue base cabinetry.
Something like this for the open shelves -- if we do them. Black kitchen countertops crisply contrast a white subway tile backsplash for a look that's fresh and simple. Floating wood shelves bring in a softer, organic note.
White and grey kitchen features light gray cabinets painted Farrow & Ball Dove Tale paired with white quartz countertops and a shiplap backsplash lined with stacked wraparound shelves painted Farrow & Ball All White.