As timeless kitchens go, this Hamptons kitchen (well a movie set kitchen) remains relevant! Each year we revisit Erica Barry’s white traditional coastal kitchen in that amazing Hamptons beach house! Believe it or not, 20 years have flown by since this Nancy Meyers classic rocked the kitchen design world as Americans suddenly had a fever for high end Hamptons chic. I know it greatly influenced me when we built our first home not long after Something’s Gotta Give was released. We’ll peek at elements of this unforgettable classic coastal kitchen where Diane Keaton’s Erica whipped up late night pancakes for a smitten Harry Sanborn.
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Hamptons Kitchen in Something’s Gotta Give
And just in case you missed the details from Meryl Streep’s (Jane’s) charming Belgian-French-Cali kitchen in another Nancy Meyers romantic comedy “It’s Complicated,” VISIT THIS STORY!
Ready for Hamptons Coastal Kitchen Geeky Chic Fun?
While we’ll focus on the kitchen in this story, someone went to a LOT of work putting together a Hamptons beach house inspired by Something’s Gotta Give in this Sims video! Wow!
Watch the Nancy Meyers film Something’s Gotta Give
Me too! FIND IT HERE!
Notable Design Elements from the Something’s Gotta Give Kitchen?
Black and white palette
Classic Shaker-style traditional cabinets
White subway backsplash tiles
Coastal style glass island pendant lights
Bridge kitchen faucets (find bridge faucets HERE)
Abundant natural light
Built-in book niches in work island
Separate breakfast bar island
Coastal-themed vintage and beachy wall decor
Black countertops (they were faux painted to resemble greenish-black soapstone)
Black wood floors (faux painted to mimic glossy ebony wood)
Rustic wood bowls
Rustic wood cutting boards
Traditional wall clock
See the Kitchen in This Pancake Pajama Party Scene!
A Classic Kitchen Inspired By the Movie!
What a beautiful interpretation of Erica Barry’s kitchen for a new house in Seattle! It looks like it could be an older Hamptons cottage, doesn’t it? Note the black granite countertops, Rohl farm sink, and pendant lights from Niche Modern over island.
The classic subway tiles have a leathered finish and were sourced from Ann Sacks.
What Classic Kitchen Design Details Were Included?
1940’s style traditional white kitchen
Black and white palette
Abundant natural light
White, custom, Shaker-style kitchen cabinets
Glass fronted cabinet doors
Old fashioned butt hinges
Oil rubbed bronze latches
Black granite countertops
Leathered finish white subway tile backsplash
Seeded glass pendant light fixtures above the island
Surface-mounted ceiling light fixtures with glass shades
White ceramic vases and serving pieces
Classic Black & White Kitchen by Susan Marinello
Here’s another stunning kitchen (this one in Washington) inspired by Erica Barry’s:
Isn’t the open concept beautiful?
Timeless Kitchen Design Inspiration from a Coastal Beauty
This is one of my all-time favorite kitchens from Samantha Lyman which appeared in House Beautiful (2012)!
It has so many features coastal fans will love including ebony floors, custom cabinetry, antique ship lights over island…
and a to-die-for luxury range!
The antique pie safe built into the cabinetry is a showstopper!
Nancy Meyers Interview
If you want a glimpse of the producer behind Something’s Gotta Give, take a moment to listen in:
How to Get the Look of a Coastal Grandmother Classic Hamptons Kitchen?
White Accents for a Coastal Kitchen
More Inspiring Coastal Classic Kitchens
There’s such a wide range of how to interpret classic coastal style, yes?
We may as well start with my own kitchen:
Why not make a statement with your favorite color?
Mixing hardware metals is more than okay. For example, notice the brass, stainless, and black all playing nice together below.
A subtle gray island and shiplap on the ceiling add such laid back luxe charm:
Oui, you DO need the requisite bowl of fresh fruit on the counter…
and plenty of subway tile!
Methinks we need another post devoted to coastal breakfast nooks!
INSPIRED BY THIS CLASSIC 2003 MOVIE KITCHEN coastal grandmothers still obsess about almost two decades later????
Another Nancy Meyers Kitchen Beautiful…
Remember Meryl Streep’s (Jane’s) charming Tuscan-French-Cali kitchen in another Nancy Meyers romantic comedy “It’s Complicated?” Check out that kitchen too in THIS STORY!
Peace to you right where you are.
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