8 Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas You Can Do

If you are wanting to add a little (or a lot) of farmhouse charm to your kitchen without breaking the bank, then sit back and be inspired with these simple Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas and DIY projects that are sure to add charm and character to your kitchen.

Don’t you just love a farmhouse kitchen? I know I do! I absolutely love farmhouse decor and rustic charm. I love the simple, clean, and classic look of the farmhouse style and you can easily update your home with just a few simple touches.

Our kitchen is one big open room. The kitchen is on one end, and the living room is on the other. Open floor plans are wonderful! Am I right? The kitchen is our central location in the morning, after work, and again for supper. When we have cookouts, parties, and get-togethers, we all seem to end up in the kitchen.

I spend a lot of time in my kitchen cooking, preparing meals and trying new recipes. You know the old saying…The kitchen is the heart of the home.

I have put together some farmhouse kitchen ideas that are DIY projects and with a little inspiration, you can turn your kitchen into a room you will absolutely adore. These ideas are simple enough for you to do, plus they should save you money in the long run.

Let me know if you try any of these ideas.

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A Kitchen Makeover

Wow! Check out this kitchen makeover! It is absolutely beautiful and they did it on their own!


Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover Reveal

Pantry Doors

Choose a cool pantry door for your kitchen. It will add so much character and charm.

https://i.pinimg.com/474x/b4/6d/64/b46d64000cd8c87edf862371a69fcecf--farmhouse-kitchen-pantry-door-farmhouse-rustic-kitchen.jpgWhy A Cool Pantry Door Is The Secret Ingredient To A Cool Kitchen Design

Updating Windows

Add some window trim to a plain and boring window. $10 can make a boring window POP! Add some simple curtains and you have an easy window make over.


Farmhouse Window Trim

Create a Statement with a Wooden Tool Caddy

Wooden tool boxes make great centerpieces for your table. They will hold Mason Jars for flowers or utensils and napkins.

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/74/73/1e/74731eb964ba084a94ead07d1a997d2b--wood-tool-box-old-tool-boxes.jpgEight Ways to Style a Vintage Tool Caddy

Mason Jars

 Mason Jars can be found in thrift stores and flea markets and can be used in many ways in your kitchen.

https://i.pinimg.com/474x/13/b0/81/13b0812a6182629433915b1a82be9e5c--country-living-magazine-ball-jars.jpg24 Handy Ways to Use Mason Jars In Your Kitchen

Farmhouse Kitchen Signs

I love farmhouse kitchen signs and you can make them yourself using some scrap wood and paint. Here are some inspiration pieces to get your wheels turning. If you are not crafty, here are some inexpensive signs. The Biscuits and Gravy sign is my favorite!


Farmhouse Bar Stools

Adding new bar stools can instantly change the look of your kitchen. I’m looking for some new bar stools for my kitchen. I need some that are tall to fit with the height of the bar. This is a tough decision to make. I’m sure I will be shopping for awhile.


Make Your Own Farmhouse Table

Yes, You can make your own farmhouse table or you can have someone make it for you! I love my table. It is long and large enough for my family plus friends. We have had at least 10 people sitting at my table at one time. Lots of good food and memories have been shared around the table. I did not make my table, but a close neighbor, who is crafty, made it for me for my birthday. Here are some links for DIY table ideas.

DIY Farmhouse Table and Bench

DIY Industrial Farmhouse Table and How-To Video

DIY Farmhouse Table


For even more Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas, try using pitchers with fresh flowers, old wooden crates to hold vegetables,  galvanized pans for dish towels, or old crocks to hold utensils.
Don’t be afraid to get creative in your kitchen. Add what you like and your character will shine through.

Check out my post on Budget Friendly Farmhouse Decorating Ideas.


  1. Okay, I want ALL of this in my home! I’m slowly trying to make our house look more homey and farmhouse like so these ideas are all perfect!

  2. I love EVERY SINGLE THING in this post! While I don’t have a farmhouse, my best friend does, so I’m sharing this post with her because she hasn’t been in it very long and is trying to get that farmhouse look. I’ve always loved the rustic feel of things, and now I want a farmhouse of my own decorated just like this!

    1. Thank you for sharing this post with your friend! I hope she can find some inspiration to help her achieve the look she wants.

  3. Living in a real old farm house I LOVE that we have farmhouse window trim on all of our big windows!! Great tips here!

    1. I have boxes of mason jars! There are so many projects that can be done with jars. Rainy days are craft days! ūüôā

  4. I love all of these so much! I’m obsessed with the farmhouse look and just love the clean, rustic look it gives your home. I really want to get some of those farmhouse stools — the ones we have now are just the cheap wooden ones from walmart — I think they’d really bring a nice touch to our kitchen.

  5. Wow!!! Your kitchen looks amazing!!! I love your backsplash! I’m going to try to make some of those caddy’s for mine.

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