There is good reason why a traditional country kitchen never goes out of style. Standing in one seems to evoke memories of time spent with family, baked apple pies, sipping coffee while the morning birds sing, and all the coziness that makes the kitchen one of the most well-loved areas in a home. There is no single traditional country kitchen style and no one way to approach your kitchen that is “right” or “wrong.” You may opt for a rustic kitchen, a French provincial kitchen, a farmhouse kitchen, or any country-type style in between. What really matters is that your country kitchen works to invoke all of those feelings you love when standing in the kitchen of your dreams.
When designing your country kitchen, you will want to make a number of different considerations. Your flooring, countertops, cabinets, appliances, and color scheme will all play a role in the overall atmosphere that your country kitchen sets. Metal ceiling tiles are a unique element you can use in your traditional country kitchen, and they fit right in with any number of additional elements you may choose. Your metal ceiling tiles can cover the entirety of your ceiling, adorn your range hood, be used for backsplashes, and create accents all around your kitchen for pops of color, texture, and style.
Choosing Your Perfect Country Kitchen Pattern
When selecting your metal ceiling tiles for installation in your country kitchen, you’ll first want to focus on your pattern. This refers to the texture or design your metal ceiling tiles will have, and there are a number of different options to choose from to really get the look you’re trying to achieve. A few ideas for a country kitchen look are the following:
- The French Provincial Country Kitchen – For a French provincial look, the #102 Fleur de Lis 12” pattern is a perfect fit. Both simple and ornate at once, this metal ceiling tile pattern looks particularly striking with airy colors, open floor plans, and elegant country themes.
- Classic Rustic – For a woodland home that truly embraces the rustic appeal of nature, a rustic country kitchen may work best with the simple and rugged style of the #113 Peened Craftsman design. Comprised of bold geometric shapes separated by light texture, it bears an adventurous, rustic motif.
- Farmhouse Kitchen – One popular country kitchen design choice is the farmhouse kitchen. For this style, the #123 Floral Centerpiece design will mesh beautifully with your décor. With a large floral design front and center, it encapsulates the simplistic beauty of rural natural surroundings.
Choosing Your Finish
After you have selected your pattern, it is time to think about the finish of your metal ceiling tiles. The finish you choose is just as impactful as the pattern, and you can completely change the look or feel of your kitchen space with a simple finish change.
If you are going with a French provincial country kitchen look, the key is to keep your metal ceiling tiles light and airy. You want to invoke the feeling of a fresh country breeze in your kitchen, and two finishes that work particularly well with achieving just that are Baltic Shore and Cloud Color. Cloud Color has the combination of ivory and light blue reminiscent of a sunny day, while Baltic Shore is the ideal off-white shade to keep your ceiling perfectly light.
For the rustic kitchen, you want to opt for something darker, bolder, and warmer than you would with the French provincial look. Rustic kitchens go particularly well with finishes like Davis Color and Forest Green. The latter goes particularly well with dark woods and rich, outdoorsy tones while bringing just a touch of color into your space.
For the country kitchen, you’ll want a bit of the coziness of the classic rustic mixed with a bit of the airiness of the French provincial style. Essentially, think of the atmosphere of a meadow on a bright spring day. Two finishes that work beautifully in a traditional farmhouse kitchen are Copteal and Desert Skye, which both utilize combinations of light blue and copper for a fresh country look.
When designing your traditional country kitchen with metal ceiling tiles, you are not limited to the ceiling. Your tiles can be worked into backsplashes, range hoods, décor, accent walls, and other features.