It's no secret that a well-decorated home can be the key to a happy life. Whether you're looking to create a rustic, country kitchen that feels like home, or you want your space to have that quaint Americana vibe, we've rounded up the best primitive kitchen decor ideas to help you get started!
In this article you will find specific items to help create a picturesque, primitive kitchen decor space along with tips on how to make your style look cohesive.
What Is Primitive Kitchen Decor?
Primitive is a type of Country decor style that is typically characterized by distressed wood, hand-hewn furniture, and simple fabrics. This design style often takes inspiration from the past and can be quaint and old-fashioned in appearance.
While primitive kitchen decor can sometimes look dated, there are ways to modernize the style and make it feel more relevant. The key is to mix different textures, materials, and colors to create something that looks well-curated yet collected.
Perfect Country Primitive Kitchen Decor Ideas to Give You A Picturesque, Rustic Kitchen
Below you will find tips and tricks along with 12 different items to help you get the perfect country primitive kitchen.
Dress Up Your Windows
Curtains are an important part of any kitchen, but they're often overlooked. If you want your kitchen to have a country primitive feel, opt for curtains with a plaid or gingham pattern. For a more modern take on the country kitchen, try using solid-colored curtains with ruffles or lace trim.
Below is a perfect set of curtains to spruce up any kitchen and give it a primitive country feel.
Black Checkered Primitive Swag Curtains
These will look great in any kitchen and can easily be dressed up or down depending on the rest of your decor to help create a cohesive look. You can check our latest stock and price here.
Add Rustic Touches With Accessories
One of the best ways to add a rustic touch to your kitchen is by adding primitive accessories such as small wooden signs, tin canisters, or classic Mason jars. These decorative items help to create that homey country vibe you're looking for and are sure to be conversation starters if you have guests over.
Here are a few of our favorite primitive accessories that would look great in any kitchen:
Distressed Wood Paper Towel Holder
This primitive paper towel holder is a one of my favorite primitive kitchen decorating ideas. See full details on the product page.
Green Enamelware Speckled Pitcher
Nothing says primitive country kitchen decor like enamelware. If you are unfamiliar, enamelware is a type of cookware that is coated with a layer of enamel. It was very popular in the early 20th century and has made a comeback in recent years. This green enamelware pitcher would make a great addition to any kitchen and can be used for both decoration and function. You can see the latest price and availability in our store.
From Farm To Table Metal Tray
If you are trying to decide how to decorate a primitive kitchen, look no further than this farm to table metal tray. It's a great way to add rustic decor that is a perfect primitive wall decor or even just as a decoration on your kitchen counter. You can check the latest price and availability here.
Creating a country primitive style in your kitchen doesn't have to be difficult if you have access to the right tools and accessories. With a little bit of effort, you can easily achieve the perfect picturesque, rustic kitchen of your dreams!
Add a Touch of Whimsy
One of the best things about primitive kitchen decorations is that it doesn't take itself too seriously. To add a touch of whimsy to your kitchen, try incorporating some fun, country-themed decorations.
The Water Faucet Soap Dish seen on this page, is a great addition to your counter by the kitchen sink. Full of country charm, this soap dish is both functional and decorative. Another great option for adding a touch of whimsy to your kitchen is the Holiday gnome seen here. This would be perfect for hanging towels or coats in your kitchen.
Primitive decor for the kitchen is a popular way to bring a touch of the past into your home. One way to do this is by incorporating distressed furniture into your kitchen design.
Distressed furniture gives your kitchen a antique feel, and can add character to any space. In addition, distressed furniture for the kitchen not only looks good but is functional. Take this Distressed Primitive Bread Box, not only a beautiful centerpiece but also a practical way to store bread and other kitchen items.
Rustic shelving and display your antiques
There's nothing quite as charming as rustic shelving to display your antique treasures. Whether you're looking for a way to showcase your collectible plates, or add a touch of farmhouse country style to your kitchen, primitive wood shelving is the perfect option.
Not only does it have a classic, weathered look that will complement any home decor scheme, but it is also incredibly durable and easy to care for. So if you're looking to add a bit of country charm and practical storage space to your home, rustic shelving is the perfect choice. The Modern Farmhouse Beadboard Plate Shelf is a perfect primitive kitchen wall decor.
Whether you choose open wooden shelves mounted on beams and topped with cast iron brackets, or ladder-style wall-mounted racks with chicken wire fronts and chunky wood planks, a shelf is sure to add some down-home elegance and function to your space. So why wait? Start browsing now and start adding some old-fashioned charm to your home today!
Wrought iron is a key ingredient in any primitive kitchen. Look for pot racks, utensil holders, and even hardware for your cabinets that incorporate this unique metal. Wrought iron has a rustic quality that will complement any primitive kitchen decor.
This Wrought Iron Primitive Rooster sign is perfect for any primitive kitchen. You can see the latest price here.
Dress up your windows with primitive-style valances
Primitive kitchen valances are a great way to add a touch of country charm to your windows. They come in a variety of styles and colors, and can be made from a variety of materials.
Looking for more country style ideas, see our picks for the top farmhouse kitchen signs
One popular option is to use gingham fabric for the valance. This can be easily coordinated with other country-themed kitchen decor, such as rooster-themed items. Another popular choice is to use checkerboard fabric. This adds a bit of whimsy to the valance, and can be combined with other primitive kitchen decor to create a truly unique look. For an example of a great primitive checkerboard valence checkout this one in our store.
Primitive kitchen decor is a popular way to add a touch of charm to your home. One way to achieve this look is by incorporating vintage dishes into your design. Vintage dishes can be found at flea markets, antique stores, and even garage sales. Look for patterns that are simple and understated, such as blue and white porcelain. For a more eclectic look, mix and match different sets of dishes.
Also consider how to display your dishes. Something like our Divided Wood Display Box is perfect for both storing and displaying vintage plates.
Another way to incorporate vintage dishes into your kitchen is by using them as functional pieces. For example, you can use an old cake stand to display fresh fruit or baked goods. Or, fill a glass jar with colorful utensils for a fun and unique way to store everyday items.
Thinking Outside the Box
One great way to add primitive style to your kitchen is to think outside the box. This could mean using unexpected materials or combining different pieces in unique ways.
For example, why not use a tree trunk as a Lazy Susan as seen here? This is a great way to add storage space as well as primitive style.
Something like our Foldable Table Top Towel Rack Stand in another great and unique way to add some primitive flair to your table.
Looking for a unique way to add some style to your home? Check out vintage linens! Whether you're looking for dish towels, tablecloths, or bedding, there's sure to be a style that fits your taste. And best of all, vintage linens are relatively inexpensive and easy to find.
One popular way to your kitchen is placemats like our Black & Tan Check Star Applique Placemat Set found here.
Chalkboard signs have become a popular element of primitive kitchen decor in recent years. These signs are typically hand-painted with fun and whimsical designs, and they offer a stylish and functional way to display important messages and daily reminders in the kitchen. W
Whether you're looking for a unique way to label your food pantry or a clever way to track your family's schedule, one of these charming chalkboard signs is sure to fit the bill. And, since they're made from natural materials like wood or canvas, these signs help you add rustic charm to your kitchen without sacrificing style or functionality.
So if you're looking for a simple but impactful way to upgrade your primitive kitchen decor, be sure to check out all of the beautiful chalkboard signs available today!
If you're looking for a way to add a touch of country charm to your home, consider using primitive kitchen decor. This style is perfect for those who want a rustic and rustic space that is also stylish and functional. There are many great primitive kitchen decor ideas out there, so be sure to browse around and find the perfect pieces for your home.