Mission Kitchens

Mission-style kitchens: Wood, beautiful joinery, handcrafted and simple. If a large oak tree falls on your property and you have the tools and know-how, or know a good carpenter…

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Love the mullions and the white marble tile backsplash. The mullions look like they were based on those at the famous Gamble House in Pasadena, archdaily.com – Kitchen by Andrew Almeter: urbancraftsmenco.blogspot.com

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Perfect! Note how the different cabinet depths and combination of drawers and doors add interest.

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Local stone as backsplash. Drop in farm sink. Authentic pegs in the corners of cabinet doors hold the frame together, in lieu of glue. crown-point.com

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Old fashioned wallpaper and wood backsplash. Cross mullions in upper cabinets. crown-point.com

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Mission Cabinets. Glass wall cabinets, farm sink, open shelves. By CCS Woodworks, Upstate NY. ccswoodworks.net

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Old fashioned wallpaper and wood backsplash. Stickley said he designed with “simplicity, usefulness, and with the thoughtful use of natural materials.” crown-point.com

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Square feet and green tile backsplash behind antique stove. crown-point.com

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Not all Mission cabinets are dark. crown-point.com

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Love the combination of baby blue walls, white trim, medium toned wood and apothecary cabinets. crown-point.com

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The stained oak cabinets perfectly match the backsplash art tiles. Craftsman and Mission design lines are usually straight and simple and are larger, heavier and thicker than those found in the Arts and Crafts style. Tiles: Handcraft Tile Company. oldhouseonline.com

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See-through oak cabinets above the island let in more light. Orange walls go well with oak cabinets. White tile with gray grout lends an old fashioned feel.

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Kennebec Company, Maine. Stained, hand-planed pine kitchen cabinetry. kennebeccompany.com

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Arts & Crafts Kitchen. Sapele wood finished in Nutmeg. By Crown Point, crown-point.com

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This is Martha Stewart’s kitchen in her home in East Hampton. Note the bright green floors and green ceiling! marthastewart.com

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Martha Stewart’s kitchen. Cabinets are more Victorian than Mission. These cabinets are old mahogony (hopefully sustainably harvested). marthastewart.com

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Sliding cabinet doors. Brooklyn, NY.

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“Homestead Panel” inset door style (non beaded frame), Quarter-Sawn Red Oak, Mission finish. durasupreme.com

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Craftsman Kitchen by hutkerarchitects.com. Old fashioned wallpaper, beadboard, wall sconces instead of recessed.

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Craftsman cabinets by hutkerarchitects.com. Beaded inset/flush cabinets.

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Stainless steel counters. A modernized Mission.

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Apothecary kitchen cabinets.

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Mission cabinets by Crowne Point. crown-point.com

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Top cabinet doors are a cross design. Glass in top cabinet doors is tinted.

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Seating in a Mission kitchen = wood. crown-point.com

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Mission Cabinets. By Plato Craftsman. platowoodwork.com

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Old fashioned kitchen. Super high painted wall cabinets, farm sink. oldhousejournal.com

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Arts and Crafts windows – mirror the table base.

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Arts & Crafts  kitchen.

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Mission kitchen cabinets. crown-point.com

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Mica and Tiffany Lighting are often seen in Mission or Craftsman homes – and if not either of those, than lighting with straight lines. crown-point.com

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Arts & Crafts cabinets. crown-point.com

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Craftsman Kitchen. Yellow walls, hanging lights, lots of medium toned wood. visualphotos.com

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Arts & Crafts all the way. Arts and Crafts style has more flourishes than Mission and Craftsman, whose styles had separate beginnings but developed into a somewhat interchangable style.

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Author: keiren

Keiren is an artist who lives in New York City. A lover of animals, nature, science & green building.

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I am sitting here drooling after seeing that 1910s restored kitchen. I have just decided to not buy cabinets but have a cabinet maker build me those. Gorgeous!!