Icon (ahy-con), a person or thing that is revered or idolized. Yes, that’s what has happened to the farmhouse sink. It’s risen to the status of an icon in kitchens across America. No longer is it relegated to the farmhouse kitchen; you’ll now find it in traditional and modern kitchens too. Although kitchen cabinet styles may change over the years, the farmhouse – or apron – sink, seems here to stay for years to come.
A single bowl farmhouse sink under a trio of leaded windows sports a beautiful faucet that give it an air of elegance. Pretty mint-colored cabinets maintain a bright and airy feel in this gorgeous kitchen.
A copper farmhouse sink takes center stage among custom cabinetry and stained glass windows. This kitchen is elegant and classy.
Not all farmhouse sinks take the form of an apron sink. This double bowl enamel sink is one of my favorites.
Our first home had a sink like this one and I loved it! When we bought the house the sink had a skirt around the bottom. I needed more storage and hired a carpenter to customize a cupboard underneath. He rounded the edges just like this one.
This kitchen’s farmhouse sink looks like it’s resting atop a small cupboard.
Another dark apron sink nestled inside honey-colored cabinets creates a warm and homey farmhouse kitchen.
Here’s another twist on the farmhouse sink. This one doesn’t have a flat front and has a slightly elevated back. I love the bead board on the ends of the cabinets (my house has the same thing) and the simple Shaker style door fronts.
Did you notice this kitchen’s farmhouse sink is slightly off-center under the window?
Speaking of windows, who needs upper cabinets when you can enjoy a row of windows like this instead? You almost don’t notice the gorgeous marble counter top and double bowl farmhouse sink.
Finally, a simply charming kitchen with the iconic farmhouse sink, painted cabinets and quaint light fixture. What’s not to love?
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