Be inspired by this Scandi-style country kitchen

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The red and white colour scheme makes this kitchen-diner perfect for the festive season, but it's also a timeless look that will look great all year round. Simple white units topped with wooden worktops are a classic country look, and the fridge-freezer and other small appliances add touches of red.

1/7 Country kitchen

kitchen dinner room with wooden worktop fridge freezer

(Image credit: Future PLC /Douglas Gibb)


Floor tiles
Classical Flagstones

2/7 Peninsular unit

peninsular unit makeover with white door wooden worktop

(Image credit: Future PLC /Douglas Gibb)

A peninsular clearly defines the kitchen from the dining area beyond it and provides a handy spot for food prep. Vintage cookware adds to the country feel.

Oak worktops
Similar vintage homeware
Ruby Roost

3/7 Sink area

sink area with red flower vase and white tiles

(Image credit: Future PLC /Douglas Gibb)

The ceramic sink is positioned beneath the window to make the most of the natural light. White metro tiles have been used as a splashback and a blue gingham blind adds to the Scandinavian look.

Topps Tiles
For a similar gingham fabric for blind
Terry's Fabrics

4/7 Fridge-freezer

white kitchen room with fridge freezer and coffee maker

(Image credit: Future PLC /Douglas Gibb)

The fire-engine red fridge-freezer and a matching coffee maker brighten up the white kitchen.

Retro fridge-freezer
Coffee machine

5/7 Range cooker

kitchen unit with red cushion and white drawer

(Image credit: Future PLC /Douglas Gibb)

A stainless-steel range cooker brings a more contemporary touch to the otherwise country kitchen. A Gustavian-style dining table and chairs are situated beyond the run of kitchen units.

Range cooker
For a similar bench
Scumble Goosie
Toaster and kettle

6/7 Dining area

dinning area with white dinning table chair and white wall

(Image credit: Future PLC /Douglas Gibb)

Pale-painted dining furniture gives the dining area traditional Swedish style.The red cushions on the bench complement the appliances in the kitchen.

For a similar cabinet
Swedish Interior Design
For similar dining chairs
Scumble Goosie

7/7 The kitchen before the makeover

kitchen makeover with cream wall

(Image credit: Future PLC /Douglas Gibb)

A lot of work went into making the structure sound before the kitchen could be fitted.

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Thea Babington-Stitt
Managing Editor

Thea Babington-Stitt is the Managing Editor for Ideal Home. Thea has been working across some of the UK’s leading interiors titles for around 10 years.

She started working on these magazines and websites after graduating from City University London with a Masters in Magazine Journalism. Before moving to Ideal Home, Thea was News and Features Editor at Homes & Gardens, LivingEtc and Country Homes & Interiors.