3 Ideas to Steal from the Pioneer Woman’s Rustic Kitchen

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Food Network star Ree Drummond is known for many things: her down-home recipes, her best-selling book, and the blog that shot her to fame in the first place. Also on that list? Her gorgeous ranch kitchen in Oklahoma where she shoots her Food Network series.

As you might expect from a Food Network star, her kitchen is completely decked out with top-notch finishes and super-smart solutions. And there are some good ideas in here worth stealing for your own kitchen.

1. Turn your sink into more counter space.

See that wood block on the counter next to where Ree is sitting? It cleverly drops into the frame around the sink to increase counter space when she needs it. You don’t need to get a custom countertop to steal this idea, either — just get a cutting board that’s long enough to straddle your sink.

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2. Add a little flair.

Ree’s fun and flowery KitchenAid stand mixer is almost as famous as she is. It was painted by a professional, but can get the look by cutting up some vinyl sticky-backed wallpaper. This way, when you want to remove it or change up the look, the paper will peel right off.

3. Mix materials for a rustic look that somehow matches.

This kitchen almost has it all: warm wood, stone, stainless steel, concrete, galvanized metal, tile, the list goes on. And it all works together! Our point: Don’t be afraid to mix things up — when put in one room, things almost always end up looking good together.

And if you’ve been thinking about concrete countertops, just know that if it’s durable enough for Ree, who is constantly using this space, we’re guessing it can stand up against anything you’ll put it through.

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