Rustic kitchen designs have a warm, lived-in feeling. They are contemporary yet give off a traditional feel. This is one style of kitchen decorating that is gaining followers faster than any other. Be it the cabinets or countertops, rustic kitchen style is in for the long haul. This style isn’t just for out-of-the-way country cottages. You too can have rough-hewn wood or white kitchen cabinets that give your dwelling a “down home” style, as well as door knobs, handles and hooks with an aged look that adds to the old home charm without making it look over the top.