The devil may be in the details, but the beauty's in them, too. Be inspired by these finishing touches to create a kitchen all your own.
1 of 8Photo: Brian Vanden Brink
Let the Light In
Use light fixtures to define areas of the kitchen. This kitchen plays with a modern aesthetic in the prep area, while the chandelier introduces rustic romance to the table.
2 of 8Photo: Miki Duisterhof
Make a Match
These homeowners chose a unique sea foam color palette and used different shades on the kitchen’s key pieces to create a feast for the eyes.
3 of 8Photo: Rick Lew
Don’t be afraid of pattern. Here, limiting the fun stripes to the bar stools has a high impact without overwhelming.
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Hot and Cold
This kitchen mixes an aqua back splash and marble countertops with cool, vintage fixtures to make the space truly pop.
5 of 8Photo: Marc Royce
Use accessories to introduce color. Blue upholstery and a collection of vases create a stunning—but low-commitment—color palette.
6 of 8Photo: Annie Schlechter
Pick a Centerpiece
This kitchen stays minimal and clean throughout to make room for the major statement piece—a metallic and opalescent flowered globe.
7 of 8Photo: Annie Schlechter
Have a lot of bold prints and patterned pieces that can’t find a place? Your kitchen can serve as a great catchall for everything you don’t want to see collecting dust. Just go with your gut!
8 of 8Photo: Tria Giovan
Quiet is the New Loud
From afar this kitchen looks great, but the details are the real stunners. The subtle gold lining in the light fixtures, perfectly-tailored slipcovers, and single-slab backsplash make this kitchen sing.