Cottage - Style Kitchens - details that give a kitchen a cozy cottage feel are detailed moldings, open shelving and plate racks, beadboard, wide-plank wood flooring, etc. This is a great post with lots of ideas - via BHG
This kitchen is spacious, light, and airy with its all white color palette. Custom cabinetry, Carrara marble counters and a coffered ceiling set a sophisticated tone. The wooden floors add a warm touch.
White and navy kitchen features iron and glass cage lanterns over navy center island accented with x trim moldings topped with white and gray stone countertops lined with Restoration Hardware Tractor Seat Barstools atop dark floors Backsplash.
Other new features in the kitchen include white cabinets extending to the ceiling, concrete countertops, subway tile and an antique copper vent hood. Would do white grout . don't care for the darker w/white subway time.