Pine furniture is definitely a worthwhile investment, retaining the beauty and lustre of pine over the years as it ages. In the kitchen, pine furniture is ideal as it is functional, hard wearing and highly attractive. Whether you opt for waxed pine or painted surfaces, pine keeps its visual quality, no matter what you throw at it. It’s available in a range of practical forms and options, from dressers to wine racks. Pine kitchen furniture is always a favourite, as it is so adaptable to different kitchen styles, from contemporary to traditional rustic. Check out some top tips for pine kitchen furniture, inspired by rustic design after the jump.
1. An island unit is a great way of making use of space in a kitchen, as it brings in a range of built in storage options which are ever do handy. From built in wine racks to cupboards and drawers, a pine kitchen island unit is ideal for those looking for a creative storage solution and design option. Waxed pine is perfect, as it is long lasting, which is great for the wear and tear of a kitchen!
2. Display dressers in pine are perfect for that traditional kitchen look, whether you want to showcase your best silver and china, or something a bit more modern. Dressers are a great item of pine kitchen furniture, and fantastic for keeping personal memorabilia such as photographs, or giving more practical storage options with built in shelves and cupboards. Go for waxed pine for a traditional look, or try painted pine in a distressed finish for a vintage touch.
3 and 4. If you love to entertain guests, then a pine wine rack is absolutely ideal. Not only do they provide a neat storage option, dedicated to your wine collection and related paraphernalia, wine racks can also add an attractive feature to a kitchen. A large wine rack with double drawers is perfect for the wine buff with a large collection of wines, and the drawers add a great extra feature, perfect for storing small accessories. For a smaller space or collection, a small wine rack is a great alternative, and can kept neatly within the kitchen without taking up too much room. As well as being highly practical, pine wine racks immediately add a classic touch of style to any home.
5. A pine butcher’s block is another versatile option for a kitchen, that can be positioned anywhere in the kitchen. Pine is a strong and substantial surface, that ages well, but is also easy to clean and look after, so it works well as a practical furnishing option. A stand alone unit with extra drawers and storage space below can help you ensure your kitchen stays neat and tidy.b