By Bi5MiLl4hRunamuckfestival. Dining Hutches. At Thursday, November 15th 2018, 05:12:53 AM.
Utilitarian in purpose, what better place than the kitchen for a cabinet that displays dishes and glasses, holds silverware, linens, special use utensils and cooking gadgets? Wood always lends warmth to kitchen décor and nothing could be warmer than a stately wooden hutch lining a wall in a kitchen. There are a variety of hutch styles that would complement almost any kitchen design. From modern and contemporary to traditional or even antique finishes, the possibilities are endless. Furniture is an expression of you; a signature of sorts and it should always complement rather than detract. Obviously a huge ostentatious wooden cabinet carelessly stationed in the middle of the floor would be more of an eyesore than an accent, however, a smaller well-crafted cabinet scaled to fit the room can add just the right touch to an otherwise ordinary room.
If you have figured out what are the right kind of dining table and chairs for the shape and size of your dining area, it may be time to look at another aspect of the dining room or area; the accent furniture to enhance the area. You can choose accent furniture from among several different options: hutches, buffets, corner cabinets, storage cabinets, sideboards etc. these can be value additions to your dining area in terms of both style as well as practicality. A dining room hutch is also known as a buffet or a dresser and is an item that adds a lot of elegance and class to the dining area. A large, elaborate dining room hutch would give a touch of formal grace to the room, while a smaller, functional one would give the room a more relaxed and informal appearance.
A favorite collection of dishes: The collection of fine china or stoneware is a grand tradition, seen in many residences from local neighborhoods all the way to the White House. Throughout history, there were families who entertained so much that guests could stay at the family home for one month without eating on the same dinnerware twice! Many people have a 2nd set of dishes or china stored somewhere in a cabinet. Why not let these pieces, often chosen for their specific appeal to our tastes, become an item of decor instead of just a storage item? An eclectic collection of dishes: A hutch can also be a great place to tie together a collection of mismatched dishes picked up at estate and garage sales, passed down from family members, or given as gifts. Use a central color scheme to connect the various pieces to one idea. The key is to space items well, so that each individual piece can be admired.