Photography by MOLLY WINTERS

Claire Zinnecker

‘s light-filled kitchen features maple wood cabinets and shiplapped walls complemented by an oversized window that provides a generous glimpse at the bright green outdoors.

[Updated June 1, 2017] 

Photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE

This cozy abode in Mexico comes with bold linen details and whitewashed reed shades that feed off of the abundance of natural light.

Photography by NICOLE FRANZEN

Leanne Ford’s farmhouse kitchen features lustrous metallic accents, which provide an element of depth to the whitewashed palette of the dreamy space.

Photography by MIKKEL VANG Photography by AMY BARTLAM

We don’t know what we love more, the bright blue appliances or red detailing on the window panes. Either way, this beachside retreat may just hold the kitchen of our dreams.

Photography by RALPH LAUREN PAINT Photography by Jodie Johnson/Getty Images

Marble counters paired with cobalt blue cabinets complement the captivating views of this country kitchen.

Photography by DESIRE TO INSPIRE

The lack of a good view (or one at all for that matter) doesn’t mean a compromise on the decor. Note the clever placement of the potted plant that lends an earthy contrast against industrialized details of the exterior.

Photography by MIGUEL FLORES-VIANNA VIA ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST

Steel-paned French doors – naturally paired with a stack of fire wood – are an effortless addition to the clean-cut elements of this contemporary kitchen.

See the more of this space on Architectural Digest.

Photography by APARTMENT THERAPY

Clever small space storage solutions aside, this tiny kitchen boasts an equally charming window with the most intricately detailed frame.

Photography by GREIGEDESIGN.BLOGSPOT.COM

A wall of double windows is a must for the kitchen that thrives off of the vibrant greens of the outdoors.

Photography by HANNAH BLACKMORE

A laid-back pool house kitchen practically requires a double duty window with a pop-up bar setup.

Photography by NICETY.LIVEJOURNAL.COM

A rustic spot with an encompassing floor-to-ceiling window surround redefines the dream kitchen.

Photography by ZARA AUDU VIA PINTEREST

Whitewashed minimalism never fails to please, especially when it applies to the kitchen entry. We can only dream of what the courtyard entails.

Photography by THE INSPIRED ROOM

Beamed ceiling, black steel windows, and an eclectic arrangement of potted herbs extend the pin-perfect effect of this stunning kitchen.

Photography by BUILD DIRECT

A skylight feeding into a wall of windows instills a sense of an escape, inspired by the surrounding views.

Photography by HOUSE BEAUTIFUL

A white-paned window sets a mod contrast against the rustic details of this charming beach house. Kitchen or bar? You decide.

Photography by FEEDLY

An impressive setting only slightly overshadowed by the over-the-top wall of garden greens. We can definitely see ourselves calling this home.

Photography by VIRALTAG

Farmhouse sink, rustic details, and an abundance of natural light – could we ask for anything more?