95 Incredible Rustic Kitchen Ideas (Photos)


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Rustic kitchen by RTM Architects

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This hallway-like Rustic-style kitchen has a long and narrow kitchen island that is almost as long as its peninsula. Both of these have stainless steel cabinets and drawers blending with the steel beams of the wooden ceiling that matches with the butcher block countertop of the kitchen island.

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This galley rustic-style kitchen has a long and narrow kitchen island that is almost as long as its peninsula. Both of these have stainless steel cabinets and drawers blending with the steel beams of the wooden ceiling that matches with the butcher block countertop of the kitchen island.

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The highlight of this Rustic-style kitchen is the decorative small chandelier hanging from the white ceiling that has depictions of winged dragons in its design. This casts a warm yellow light on the wooden table in the middle of the hardwood flooring that serves as a kitchen island.

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The highlight of this Rustic-style kitchen is the decorative small chandelier hanging from the white ceiling that has depictions of winged dragons in its design. This casts a warm yellow light on the wooden table in the middle of the hardwood flooring that serves as a kitchen island.

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The white ceiling of this Rustic-style kitchen has recessed lights on the sides and a stunning modern chandelier in the middle. This ceiling is contrasted by the dark blue shaker cabinets of the kitchen island and peninsula that houses the modern appliances.

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This simple kitchen is bathed with sunlight that comes from the sky lights of the arched ceiling that merges with large glass windows over the sink area of the U-shaped peninsula that has wooden cabinetry matching the hardwood flooring.

Designed by: DÉCOR AID

This simple kitchen is bathed with sunlight that comes from the skylights of the arched ceiling that merges with large glass windows over the sink area of the U-shaped peninsula that has wooden cabinetry matching the hardwood flooring.

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The Rustic-style wooden walls of this small kitchen are dominated by tall windows that feature the lush greenery outside. This makes the hanging rack of the pans stand out as well as brighten up the dark gray flooring and dark green island and peninsula.

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This is a Rustic-style kitchen, dining area and reading nook all in one room that has a high wooden shed ceiling with exposed wooden beams. This blends with the wooden peninsula and cabinets of the kitchen illuminated by the bright windows.
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Designed by: Hoedemaker Pfeiffer

This is a Rustic-style kitchen, dining area, and reading nook all in one room that has a high wooden shed ceiling with exposed wooden beams. This blends with the wooden peninsula and cabinets of the kitchen illuminated by the bright windows.

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The distressed white wooden ceiling has a plank finish that matches with the frame of the windows above the sink area of the L-shaped kitchen island that houses the stainless steel appliances complemented by the dark gray flooring tiles.

Designed by: MB Architecture

The distressed white wooden ceiling has a plank finish that matches the frame of the windows above the sink area of the L-shaped kitchen island that houses the stainless steel appliances complimented by the dark gray flooring tiles.

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The light gray ceiling that matches with the light gray flooring is complemented by a large wooden wall that houses the cabinets and drawers of the small peninsula in a seamless manner. It has a small alcove by the window with shelves and a small countertop. This is paired with a gray waterfall kitchen island.

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The black U-shaped peninsula of this Rustic-style kitchen has matching black countertops and complemented by the dark gray flooring tiles. This works well with the gray concrete walls adorned with shelves and wall-mounted artworks of bananas.

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The elegant black ceiling has exposed wooden beams and adorned with a wrought iron black chandelier. This is paired well with the black cabinets of the L-shaped peninsula that has golden trimmings and a beige countertop complemented by the white backsplash tiles.

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The butcher block countertop of the wooden kitchen island is topped with three small pendant lights. This is augmented by the abundance of natural lighting coming in from the windows above the sink area of the L-shaped peninsula that has a dark green countertop and green tiles for the backsplash.

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This spacious and bright room houses the living room area, kitchen and dining room area all under its wooden ceiling that matches with the hardwood flooring. This is contrasted by the cabinetry of the kitchen island and peninsula with white countertops.

Designed by: Kariouk Associates

This spacious and bright room houses the living room area, kitchen and dining room area all under its wooden ceiling that matches the hardwood flooring. This is contrasted by the cabinetry of the kitchen island and peninsula with white countertops.

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The wooden L-shaped kitchen island has a black countertop and an elevated second level of wood that serves as the breakfast bar paired with elegant stools. This is topped with three simple pendant lights that stand out against the white ceiling filled with recessed lights.

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This Rustic-style kitchen has a light gray waterfall concrete countertop for its kitchen island that also houses a book shelf on its outer side. The kitchen peninsula on the far beige wall has a stainless steel countertop that blends with the stove-top oven.

Designed by: SHED Architecture

This Rustic-style kitchen has a light gray waterfall concrete countertop for its kitchen island that also houses a bookshelf on its outer side. The kitchen peninsula on the far beige wall has a stainless steel countertop that blends with the stove-top oven.

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This kitchen is part of a large room that also houses the dining area under its large shed ceiling that is brightened by the several large windows. It also lightens up the wooden island and peninsula that has green countertops and backsplash.

Designed by: 2e Architects

This kitchen is part of a large room that also houses the dining area under its large shed ceiling that is brightened by several large windows. It also lightens up the wooden island and peninsula that has green countertops and backsplash.

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This is a warm and cozy kitchen that is dominated by the Rustic-style wooden cabinetry of the kitchen island and peninsula that matches with the large wooden column and the wooden stairs. These are augmented by the yellow lights of the pendant lights hanging from the beige ceiling.

Designed by: Jaffa Group

This is a warm and cozy kitchen that is dominated by the Rustic-style wooden cabinetry of the kitchen island and peninsula that matches with the large wooden column and the wooden stairs. These are augmented by the yellow lights of the pendant lights hanging from the beige ceiling.

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The hardwood flooring of this Rustic-style kitchen matches with the wooden kitchen islands and peninsula as well as the wooden ceiling that has recessed lights and a large vent hood over the cooking area. One of the kitchen islands has an informal dining area on it with wooden stools.

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The small wooden kitchen peninsula has a dark brown second level that serves as a breakfast bar paired with wrought iron bar stools with brown leather cushions. The dark brown hue of the bar matches with the cabinetry that flanks the white L-shaped peninsula.

Designed by: Gravitas

The small wooden kitchen peninsula has a dark brown second level that serves as a breakfast bar paired with wrought iron bar stools with brown leather cushions. The dark brown hue of the bar matches the cabinetry that flanks the white L-shaped peninsula.

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This Rustic-style kitchen is complemented by the large stone structure that houses the fireplace. It provides a gray textured contrast to the wooden cabinetry and the exposed wooden beams of the beige ceiling that supports elegant decorative pendant lights.

Designed by: Locati Architects

This Rustic-style kitchen is complemented by the large stone structure that houses the fireplace. It provides a gray textured contrast to the wooden cabinetry and the exposed wooden beams of the beige ceiling that supports elegant decorative pendant lights.

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This is a Rustic-style kitchen that has a kitchen island and peninsula running parallel to each other. Both of these have dark brown wooden shaker cabinets and drawers that work well with the hardwood flooring and the beige ceiling with exposed wooden beams and pendant lights.

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This Rustic-style kitchen has enough space for a large L-shaped kitchen island topped with a metal hanging rack for the pans. This is supported by the high white ceiling with exposed wooden beams that match the cabinets and drawers of the L-shaped peninsula.

This Rustic-style kitchen has enough space for a large L-shaped kitchen island topped with a metal hanging rack for the pans. This is supported by the high white ceiling with exposed wooden beams that match the cabinets and drawers of the L-shaped peninsula.

The black wall contrasts with the light hue of the L-shaped peninsula's countertop but it complements the dark wooden exposed beams of the ceiling. This ceiling matches with the wooden cabinets and drawers of the peninsula and island.

The black wall contrasts with the light hue of the L-shaped peninsula’s countertop but it complements the dark wooden exposed beams of the ceiling. This ceiling matches the wooden cabinets and drawers of the peninsula and island.

This Rustic-style kitchen has a large white two-door fridge that stands out against the wooden L-shaped peninsula that houses it. This peninsula has a gray marble countertop matching with the stone kitchen island topped with an antler chandelier.

This Rustic-style kitchen has a large white two-door fridge that stands out against the wooden L-shaped peninsula that houses it. This peninsula has a gray marble countertop matching with the stone kitchen island topped with an antler chandelier.

There is a small wooden dining set in this Rustic-style kitchen. It stands out against the light hardwood flooring that also contrasts the cabinets and drawers of the L-shaped peninsula with matching floating cabinets that flank the white vent hood.

There is small wooden dining set in this Rustic-style kitchen. It stands out against the light hardwood flooring that also contrasts the cabinets and drawers of the L-shaped peninsula with matching floating cabinets that flank the white vent hood.

The wooden log cabin-style ceiling has large exposed log beams and recessed lights that shine down on the U-shaped peninsula. This has wooden cabinets and drawers that are complemented by the terracotta flooring and the modern appliances.

The wooden log-cabin-style ceiling has large exposed log beams and recessed lights that shine down on the U-shaped peninsula. This has wooden cabinets and drawers that are complemented by the terracotta flooring and modern appliances.

This Rustic-style kitchen has a log cabin feel to it. Its white ceiling is contrasted by the dark wooden walls that are made of planks in a shiplap finish. This is extended to the large L-shaped peninsula and the dining set in the middle of the gray carpeted flooring.

This Rustic-style kitchen has a log cabin feel to it. Its white ceiling is contrasted by the dark wooden walls that are made of planks in a shiplap finish. This is extended to the large L-shaped peninsula and the dining set in the middle of the gray carpeted flooring.

This is a charming kitchen that is mostly made of distressed wooden materials. It can be seen on the cabinets and drawers of the kitchen peninsula and the small island as well as the small informal dining set in the kitchen. This is wonderfully contrasted by the modern stainless steel oven.

This is a charming kitchen that is mostly made of distressed wooden materials. It can be seen on the cabinets and drawers of the kitchen peninsula and the small island as well as the small informal dining set in the kitchen. This is wonderfully contrasted by the modern stainless steel oven.

This kitchen has a lovely collaboration of Rustic-style and modern elements. It has a beige marble flooring that complements the dark brown hues of the kitchen island and L-shaped peninsula with black countertops and backsplash that matches the floor.

This kitchen has a lovely collaboration between Rustic-style and modern elements. It has a beige marble flooring that complements the dark brown hues of the kitchen island and L-shaped peninsula with black countertops and backsplash that matches the floor.

One side of this Rustic-style kitchen has a wall dominated with frosted glass windows that bring in an abundance of natural lighting. This works well with the green walls and the wooden shelves and peninsula contrasted by the gray and terracotta flooring tiles.

One side of this Rustic-style kitchen has a wall dominated with frosted glass windows that bring in an abundance of natural lighting. This works well with the green walls and the wooden shelves and peninsula contrasted by the gray and terracotta flooring tiles.

This Rustic-style kitchen makes the most of its small beige marble floor space with a J-shaped peninsula and a small kitchen island both having the same wooden hue. The island is topped with a butcher block countertop and a beautiful decorative chandelier.

This Rustic-style kitchen makes the most of its small beige marble floor space with a J-shaped peninsula and a small kitchen island both having the same wooden hue. The island is topped with a butcher block countertop and a beautiful decorative chandelier.

The light terracotta flooring provides an earthy complement to the wooden kitchen island and kitchen peninsula with an L shape and matches with the floating wooden cabinets that stand out against the complex pattern of the wall tiles.

The light terracotta flooring provides an earthy complement to the wooden kitchen island and kitchen peninsula with an L shape and matches with the floating wooden cabinets that stand out against the complex pattern of the wall tiles.

This is a bright kitchen mostly due to the natural lights coming from the skylights of the wooden ceiling with exposed wooden beams as well as the glass sliding door. This works well with the dark wooden cabinetry of L-shaped peninsula.

This is a bright kitchen mostly due to the natural lights coming from the skylights of the wooden ceiling with exposed wooden beams as well as the glass sliding door. This works well with the dark wood cabinetry of the L-shaped peninsula.

This long hallway-like kitchen has no space for a kitchen island but it has a long L-shaped kitchen peninsula that has beige cabinets and drawers that are complemented by the terracotta flooring tiles matching the bricks of the fireplace across from the peninsula.

This long hallway-like kitchen has no space for a kitchen island but it has a long L-shaped kitchen peninsula that has beige cabinets and drawers that are complemented by the terracotta flooring tiles matching the bricks of the fireplace across from the peninsula.

The brightness of this Rustic-style kitchen is due to the abundance of natural lights coming in from the curtained window adjacent to both the kitchen island and peninsula. This lightens up the white walls and white hardwood flooring that makes the wooden elements stand out.

The brightness of this Rustic-style kitchen is due to the abundance of natural lights coming in from the curtained window adjacent to both the kitchen island and peninsula. This lightens up the white walls and white hardwood flooring that makes the wooden elements stand out.

The dark wooden ceiling of this small Rustic-style kitchen has a shiplap plank finish and augmented by the warm yellow lights scattered across the kitchen. It also enhances the the floating cabinets and shelves as well as the small U-shaped peninsula.

The dark wooden ceiling of this small rustic-style kitchen has a shiplap plank finish and augmented by the warm yellow lights scattered across the kitchen. It also enhances the floating cabinets and shelves as well as the small U-shaped peninsula.

This Rustic-style kitchen has beautiful black walls made of black tiles arranged in a brick wall pattern. This provides a nice background for the white cabinetry of the L-shaped kitchen peninsula and the white marble countertop of the kitchen island with a wooden frame that matches the floor.

This Rustic-style kitchen has beautiful black walls made of black tiles arranged in a brick wall pattern. This provides a nice background for the white cabinetry of the L-shaped kitchen peninsula and the white marble countertop of the kitchen island with a wooden frame that matches the floor.

The wooden kitchen island matches with the hardwood flooring and the exposed wooden beams of the white ceiling. From this ceiling hangs a couple of decorative lantern-like pendant lights. This stands out against the background of white kitchen peninsulas with white marble backsplash.

The wooden kitchen island matches the hardwood flooring and the exposed wooden beams of the white ceiling. From this ceiling hangs a couple of decorative lantern-like pendant lights. This stands out against the background of white kitchen peninsulas with a white marble backsplash.

This Rustic-style kitchen is predominantly white with white shaker cabinets and drawers, white walls and a white ceiling brightened by the sky light. This is then contrasted by the wooden frame of the large kitchen island that blends with the hardwood flooring.

This Rustic-style kitchen is predominantly white with white shaker cabinets and drawers, white walls and a white ceiling brightened by the skylight. This is then contrasted by the wooden frame of the large kitchen island that blends with the hardwood flooring.

This Rustic-style kitchen shares its light hardwood flooring and wooden ceiling with an informal dining area that has a wooden dining set in a dark brown hue that matches with the shaker cabinets and drawers of the kitchen peninsula augmented by warm yellow lights.

This Rustic-style kitchen shares its light hardwood flooring and wooden ceiling with an informal dining area that has wooden dining set in a dark brown hue that matches with the shaker cabinets and drawers of the kitchen peninsula augmented by warm yellow lights.

The Rustic-style wooden L-shaped peninsula that has wooden countertops is augmented by the modern appliances and sink that it houses within its wooden cabinets and drawers. This peninsula matches with the hardwood flooring as well as the exposed wooden beams of the ceiling.

The Rustic-style wooden L-shaped peninsula that has wooden countertops is augmented by the modern appliances and sink that it houses within its wooden cabinets and drawers. This peninsula matches the hardwood flooring as well as the exposed wooden beams of the ceiling.

This bright and fresh chic kitchen has a Rustic-style quality to its distressed wooden cabinets that matches with the light pink brick wall and the light hardwood flooring. These are all further lightened by the natural lights coming in from the curtained window by the sink area.

This bright and fresh chic kitchen has a Rustic-style quality to its distressed wooden cabinets that match with the light pink brick wall and the light hardwood flooring. These are all further lightened by the natural lights coming in from the curtained window by the sink area.

The wooden kitchen peninsula that has a wooden countertop is paired with a red brick wall that has wall-mounted hooks for the pans and a few floating cabinets. These are a nice complement to the bright red fridge placed in the corner.

The wooden kitchen peninsula that has a wooden countertop is paired with a red brick wall that has wall-mounted hooks for the pans and a few floating cabinets. These are a nice complement to the bright red fridge placed in the corner.

This small kitchen has a wooden ceiling filled with thin exposed wooden beams with recessed lights in between. This ceiling matches with the wooden cabinetry of the peninsula and the kitchen island that has a gray waterfall countertop.

This small kitchen has a wooden ceiling filled with thin exposed wooden beams with recessed lights in between. This ceiling matches the wooden cabinetry of the peninsula and the kitchen island that has a gray waterfall countertop.

A glamorous kitchen space surrounded by a rustic finished ceiling, cabinetry, bar counters and center island. The flooring adds class to the already stunning kitchen.

Photographer: ©2014 Roger Wade. Architects: Locati Architects. Interior Design: Locati InteriorsSee home here.

A glamorous kitchen space surrounded by a rustic finished ceiling, cabinetry, bar counters, and center island. The flooring adds class to the already stunning kitchen.

A rustic kitchen set featuring an interesting table set and a hardwood flooring. The pendant lights look enchanting.

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A rustic kitchen set featuring an interesting table set and a hardwood flooring. The pendant lights look enchanting.

Large kitchen with rustic flooring and center island. The bar stools look classy together with the ceiling lights.

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Large kitchen with rustic flooring and center island. The barstools look classy together with the ceiling lights.

Open kitchen set with rustic vintage beams on the ceiling. The hardwood flooring looks classy together with the large center island with a marble countertop.

Open kitchen set with rustic vintage beams on the ceiling. The hardwood flooring looks classy together with the large center island with a marble countertop.

This kitchen features tiles flooring and stainless steel appliances. The center island offers a smooth plank countertop.

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This kitchen features tiles flooring and stainless steel appliances. The center island offers a smooth plank countertop.

A large rustic kitchen with a jaw-dropping ceiling and walls. The flooring looks classy together with the rug on top of it.

A large rustic kitchen with a jaw-dropping ceiling and walls. The flooring looks classy together with the rug on top of it.

Rustic kitchen with beam ceiling, pendant lights, stone accent wall, wine storage and 2 islands.

Rustic kitchen with beam ceiling, pendant lights, stone accent wall, wine storage, and two islands.

Related: Rustic houses | Kitchen Designs

If you have a cabin or a home in the country that you’re renovating, then a rustic aesthetic may be suitable for it. Rustic designs usually incorporate natural materials like wood and stone to create a rugged natural look with earth tones.

A rustic design doesn’t always have to be used for a country home; it also works well with several kitchen styles. Here are some rustic kitchen design ideas for your home.

Incorporating Rustic Elements

Rustic kitchen designs are not wildly popular as they only account for 2.21% of the 1.78 million kitchens examined in a recent design survey. However, this design is versatile as it can be adapted to a variety of kitchen styles. Farmhouse, Mediterranean, or Southwestern kitchen designs can also have rustic elements in them by using the right type of materials, colors, and furnishings.

Rustic Colors

The colors found in most rustic designs are earth tones. Along with earthy colors like brown or tan, they can also include blues, greens, gold, and gray colors as well. These colors are found in the undertones of wood flooring and cabinets, the countertops, and in the furnishings found in the kitchen.

If the cabinets or walls are painted, then they will usually be white or a light earth tone. For instance, light blues and greens are popular choices due to their earthiness. To get more ideas about using earthy colors, here are some rustic kitchen design ideas.

Types of Rustic Materials

Rustic kitchens include the abundant use of natural materials like wood and stone. Usually, the cabinets, center island, breakfast bar, and flooring will be wood. Some rustic-style homes may also use wide wood planks to cover the ceiling or the walls to create the aesthetic.

Stones tiles may also be used as flooring, but stones can be used to construct a hearth around the stove, or a pizza oven made from stones may be in some kitchens. Most countertops are usually made from stone as well, such as granite, quartz, or soapstone.

Borrowed Design Elements

Rustic designs can pull elements from what are normally other kitchen design styles. For example, open or glass-front cabinets, usually found in eclectic kitchens, can work well in rustic designs. Farmhouse sinks, usually seen in farmhouse-style kitchens, are often used in rustic kitchen designs too.

If you like using natural elements to create a rugged look, consider a rustic kitchen design for your home.

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