Thursday, November 11, 2010

Farmhouse Sink Love

Everyone knows what they are and many people have pined for one when they first came back into popularity on the design front.  Farmhouse sinks are gorgeous to look at, create a definite style in the kitchen and are oftentimes a statement piece.
Farmhouse sinks, also called apron-front, offer wide basins and exposed aprons.  They are offered in lots of different materials and can be pricey.  They require either a tile-in or undermount installation, which doesn’t work with some countertop materials, such as laminate.  A lot of farmhouse sinks are also single-basin, which some customers don’t like.
I’ve gathered some interesting farmhouse sinks for your viewing enjoyment.
Stain Steel Mosaic Kitchen Sink from Linkasink .  A gorgeous sink, don’t you think?
This weathered copper beauty also from Linkasink  is also available in dark bronze here.
Farmhouse & Prep Sinks: Natural Front Farmhouse sink
Natural Front Farmhouse Sink from Stone Forest.  This would look great in a log cabin.
Some things to consider when purchasing a sink;
  • How many bowls do you need?
  • Is the sink deep enough for your pots?
  • Do you need a prep sink?
  • What is the care and maintenance of the material?
  • Size, Shape, Material.. does it go with your decor/cabinets/appliances?
  • Does it work with your faucets?
  • Cost

Shaws Original Casement Edge Front 1 1/2 Bowl Fireclay Apron Kitchen Sink here.  Farmhouse sinks are usually single basin, so this double basin sink might be a good option for some.

The MHX710-36 from Franke Sinks.  Stainless Steel beauty.  Stainless steel can be high-maintenance though.

For Town by Michael S. Smith for Kallista can be found here.  Made of solid marble, this is one of my favorites.  Timeless and beautiful in any setting.
Have a great week everyone!
Life is a flow. It cannot stop, speed up, slow down or reverse.  Things constantly move on.  Because that is evolution.  It is only by the leaving of one room that we can enter the next.  And if we do not progress, we cannot grow.  And if we do not grow we have no purpose.  So we must accept, and make the best.


Callie Grayson said...

I love farm house sinks!! My bathroom sink is like a mini farm house sink. I will be posting very soon!!
The bathroom is finally done!


Kitchen-Dreams said...

oh my word!!! i love that first one. so unique!

mydesignchic said...

Love, love farmhouse sinks!!

Renae said...

Gosh, I love the one that looks like hammered silver!

for the love of a house said...

I have a Shaw's original in the kitchen and I LOVE the one big bowl. I was a little concerned before it was installed, but I don't think I could ever go back now!
That marble sink is gorgeous!!


pink pig cottage antiques said...

Thank you thank you for the inspiration. We are in the middle of a kitchen renovation and i am still scrambling for ideas for some of the finishing touches. I was not sure i was going to go with an apron sink for our farmhouse - but you now helped me in my design process. Great Blog!

Laura@Developing Designs said...

Love Love Farmhouse sinks. You have selected some beauties. The Franke Stainless Steel, dreamy, but, oh my, the marble one....divine! xoxo

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