15 farmhouse kitchen ideas for a practical yet beautiful cooking space

green kitchen with brick floor
(Image credit: Smile Kitchens)

As kitchen styles go farmhouse kitchen ideas lie top of the list of favourites. Drawn by their relaxed, informal feel and the fact that they can be tailored to suit all kinds of design preferences, contemporary included, this is a look many homeowners are after. 

While designing a kitchen is undeniably exciting, it is easy to end up feeling a little overwhelmed by the sheer choice of products available — the huge array of units, worktops and appliances, as well as flooring and lighting can be dizzying.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.