Farmhouse Sinks with Vintage Charm
Farmhouse sinks (also known as apron-front sinks) create a stylish look with an exposed bowl-front, while providing all the benefits of a hardworking deep basin.
Timeless Farmhouse Sink
Designed more than 115 years ago, this classic Shaws Original farmhouse sink is simple without being boring, and it's extra deep for washing pots and pans.See more of this Lighten Up Kitchen UpdateLove it? Get it!Sink: Shaws Original Single Bowl Fireclay Apron Sink (RC3018); rohlhome.com. Faucet: Parq Deck-Mount Gooseneck (K-6130-4-CP); us.kohler.com. Sconces: Aspen Iron Wall Lamp; circalighting.com. Cabinetry: custom; designgalleria.net. Backsplash: Archive Field Tile 6 Ã— 9 in Glossy White; waterworks.com. Window treatment: Montmartre in Clay/Blue from Suzanne Kasler collection by Lee Jofa; leejofa.com.
Butter Yellow Farmhouse Sink
The signature apron front of this farmhouse sink protrudes beyond the countertop and into the space generally reserved for cabinetry. The butter yellow sink, which is actually wall-mounted, also has an integrated backsplash.See more of this Farm-Fresh KitchenLove it? Get it! Sink: Gilford Kitchen Sink in sunlight; kohler.com. Cabinets: Custom cabinets and matching appliance panels by Contemporary Kitchens; conkit.com or 804-758-2001. Countertops: Butcher-block, also by Contemporary Kitchens. Faucet: Contemporary Bridge Kitchen Faucet with Lever Handles (U.4293LS) in Satin Nickel, by ROHL; rohlhome.com
Vintage-Inspired Apron Sink
The nostalgic look of an apron sink hearkens back to a simpler time when vegetables were picked fresh from the garden and rinsed off in the kitchen. Originally, this hardworking, utilitarian style of sink was intended for tasks that required a deep basin.See More of the Taylor Creek Idea HouseLove it? Get it!Window treatment: Anthropologie; anthropologie.com. Faucet: ROHL (through Kitchen & Bath Showroom), U.4719L (polished nickel); rohlhome.com. Backsplash and Countertops: Granite & Marble Services, LLC, full- height stone, Calcutta.
Blue Cottage Sink
A pretty blue backdrop and window frame the farmhouse sink. Meanwhile, salvaged corbels support the corner shelves nearby and add character to the area.See more of this Country Cottage RelocationLove it? Get it!Wall paint: Covington Blue (HC-138, semitransparent stain) by Benjamin Moore; benjaminmoore.com. Ceiling paint: Nantucket Gray (HC-111, semitransparent stain) by Benjamin Moore. Dishwasher: Bosch; bosch-home.com. Stove and hood: FiveStar; fivestarrange.com.
Earthy Kitchen Sink
Just above this kitchenâ€™s apron-front sink, a dark-stained window stands out in a warm hue. Thinned paint coats walls, ceilings, and cabinetry to create the patina of weathered wood.See more of this New Old HouseLove it? Get it!Sink: 30" Single Bowl Farmer Sink by Barclay (barclayproducts.com); available from qualitybath.comFaucet: 3 Leg Bridge Kitchen Faucet with Handspray (A1458WS) in Polished Nickel; rohlhome.comCabinetry: designed by Group 3 Design (group3arch.com) and custom built; litchfieldcabinetry.comCabinetry hardware: Cast Brass Cupboard Latch with Oval Turn Piece and 3Â¾" Classic Cast Brass Cup Pull in Polished Nickel; houseofantiquehardware.comCountertops: Calacata Gold Honed Marble; distinctivegraniteandmarble.net
Retro Reproduction Sink
The built-out backsplash helps to accommodate the relatively narrow depth of the reproduction sink and provides a useful ledge for display.See more of this Vintage KitchenLove it? Get it!Sink: Gilford by Kohler; kohler.com. Tile: Garden State Tile, Savannah; gstile.com.
Dual dishwashers and dual faucets work double-time to hold dishes and pots.Love it? Get it!Dishwasher: Bosch; bosch-home.com or 800/944-2904. Sink: Shaws Original Two-Bowl Fireclay Apron Kitchen Sink; rohlhome.com. Faucets: Elio; dornbracht.com
Marble Kitchen Sink
A scalloped marble backsplash accents the sink area, giving the sink more presence and highlighting the faucet. A favorite painting hung over the window latch above the sink completes the look.See more of the Georgia Idea HouseLove it? Get it!Backsplash, countertops, and farmhouse-style sink: Precision Stoneworks, Carrara Gioia Marble (honed); precisionstoneworks.com. Cabinets: Wolfe Creek Woodworks; wolfecreekwoodworks.com. Cabinet hardware: Richelieu; richelieu.com. Faucet: Parq faucet; kohler.com. Artwork: Antonio Raimo Galleries; antonioraimogalleries.com. Windows: Pella® Windows and Doors, Architect Series; pella.com.
Colorful Contrast Sink
Black granite countertops contrast nicely with the aqua cabinets and white porcelain farm sink.See more: Accent Your KitchenLove it? Get it!Paint: Covington Blue (HC-138) from Benjamin Moore & Co.; benjaminmoore.com.
Stainless Steel Sink
Admire the shape of a farmhouse sink but looking for something a tad bit sleeker? This stainless steel sink is an updated take on the original farmhouse.See more of this Family-Friendly KitchenLove it? Get it!Farm-style sink: Manor House series (MHX710-36) 36" apron front, single bowl, stainless steel sink by Franke; frankeconsumerproducts.com.
Sunny Farmhouse Sink
This elegant white sink is brightened with a marble countertop and a light-filled view of the sunroom.See more of this Simply Elegant Kitchen Love it? Get it!Sink: Shaws Original Single-Bowl Fireclay Apron Sink (RC3018) from Rohl, available through Cregger Company, Inc.; (843) 815-7644. Countertops: White Carrara marble, available through marble and stone distributors. Kitchen design: Stephen Litchfield, Litchfield Cabinetry; (843) 815-7994.
Versatile Laundry Sink
A deep-basined apron-front sink keeps with the ranch-style of this home in the hardworking laundry room. To give the eye a place to rest amid a sea of blue, a black soapstone countertop and backsplash anchor the room.See more of the Escondido Idea HouseLove it? Get it!Sink: Alcott Apron Front Undercounter with HiRise Sidespray; kohler.com. Wall and ceiling paint: Waterscape (SW6470); sherwin-williams.com. Cabinetry: custom design by Michael G. Imber Architects; rrcustomwoodworks.com. Countertops: Ipanima B Soapstone; countersource.net. Towel: brahmsmount.com.
The farmhouse sink and an antique stool add old-world appeal to this kitchen, while a subway-tile backsplash streamlines the design.See more of this Gathering Room KitchenLove it? Get it!Sink: Kohler Dickenson Apron-front sink; kohler.com. Limestone countertops: Masonryarts Inc; masonryarts.com or 205/428-0780. Subway tile: from Crossville Tile & Stone; crossvilletileandstone.com or 205/871-2619. Cabinet designer: Cyndy Cantley, Cantley & Company; 205/324-2400. Cabinet hardware: Whitechapel Ltd.; whitechapel-ltd.com or 800/468-5534. Antique wooden stool: Robert Hill Antiques; roberthillantiques.com or 205/326-0088. Busatti Brown Mirto Tea Towel, Busatti Giglio Double Fringe Taupe Guest Towel (with fringe), Table Elegance; tableelegance.com or 850/916-5105.
Classic White Sink
The white farmhouse sink, white cabinets, white marble backsplash tiles, Lagos blue limestone countertops, and stainless steel appliances create a backdrop that's simple and fresh.See more of this Classic Kid-Friendly Kitchen Love it? Get it!Sink: Whitehaven Self-Trimming Under-mount Sink (K-6489) and faucet, sidespray, and pot filler: HiRise (K-7337-4); us.kohler.com for retailers. Curtain fabric: Kandira in Ash (174400) by Schumacher; fschumacher.com. Curtain Rods: 5/8-inch round cafÃ© rod in flat black by Made of Metal; madeofmetalcurtainrods.com. Cabinetry: Mission Collection Maple in Linen by Shenandoah Cabinetry; shenandoahcabinetry.com, available through lowes.com. Cabinet hardware: Aubrey Pull in Polished Nickel; rh.com. Countertops: Lagos Azul limestone, available through Masonry Arts, Bessemer, AL; masonryarts.com. Backsplash: Studio Moderne Calacata 5 x 8 Field Tile; walkerzanger.com for retailers.
Rustic Apron-Front Sink
This apron-front or farm-style sink features an extra design element on its exposed bowl front.
Hardworking Economical Sink
The farmhouse sink makes this small kitchen space stylish and functional. Narrow, 6-inch deep shelves turn an empty wall next to the sink into a coffee niche.See more of this Hardworking Small Kitchen RedoWall shelves: Wedge Wall Shelf in White from CB2; cb2.com. Curtain fabric: Cranley in Aqua Nutmeg (BP100554) by GP & J Baker through Lee Jofa; leejofa.com, available through DCOTA Design Services; 954-921-7575. Sink: Dickinson Apron-front, Undercounter Kitchen Sink (K-6546-4U) by Kohler; kohler.com. Faucet: HiRise Deck Mount Bridge Kitchen Faucet (K-7337-4-BS) and Sidespray with Valve (K-7344-BS) in Brushed Stainless, also by Kohler.