8 Amazing Galley Kitchens—and How to Make the Most of Yours

Updated 04/25/19
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Galley kitchens are not usually at the top of the design wish list. Typically on the smaller side, they can be dark and often have limited counter space. The words “dream kitchen” don’t always come to mind. But just because these kitchens are on the petite side doesn’t mean they can’t also be beautiful. With the right materials, thoughtful design choices, and commitment to keeping clutter at bay, you, too, can have a lovely galley kitchen. Read on for our favorite examples and our tips for making the most of yours!

Pepe & Carols Bare Bulb Pendant $50
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Pepe & Carols Bare Bulb Pendant ($50 and up)

Restoration Hardware Metal Schoolhouse Side Chair $149
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Restoration Hardware Metal Schoolhouse Side Chair ($149)

Omerohome Vintage Wooden Dough Bowl $769
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Omerohome Vintage Wooden Dough Bowl ($769)

Heath Ceramics Shallow Salad Bowl $132
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Heath Ceramics Shallow Salad Bowl ($132)

Chairish Vintage Turkish Kilim $590
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Chairish Vintage Turkish Kilim ($590)

Benjamin Moore Decorators White CC-20 $38
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Benjamin Moore Decorators White CC-20 ($38 and up)

Padmas Plantation Salvaged Wood Dining Table $1150
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Padmas Plantation Salvaged Wood Dining Table ($1150)

E.F. Chapman Boston Functional Library Two Arm Wall Light $420
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For more design inspiration from Ashley Trudeau, check out her blog, BohemeSF, and find her on Instagram.

How do you deal with your petite kitchen? Tell us in the comments below!

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