Built-in bookcase for cookbooks! I just want built in bookcases in every room for books! I'll carry a book from one room to another and have a dedicated shelf for my current read. Although, having dedicated space for cookbooks is smart, too.
Cottage - Style Kitchens - details that give a kitchen a cozy cottage feel are detailed moldings, open shelving and plate racks, beadboard, wide-plank wood flooring, etc. This is a great post with lots of ideas - via BHG
Love the color scheme here--especially the island. This is a great way to pair white/gray/aqua without looking like an ice cave. light/white cabinets - lots of flush drawers, colored glass subway tile, glass door cabinets, cookbook space
Backsplash, open shelves with beautiful brackets, and farmhouse sink with a cool faucet. I love the open shelves and want them throughout my kitchen to display my style of vintage, shabby chic, and a little bit rustic farmhouse.