Right now, as you’re eating your Multi-Grain Cheerios over your sink, take a good, hard look around you: Is your sad little kitchen bringing down your domestic-goddess game? The correct answer: Probably.

Escape your unfortunate kitchen reality for a moment and transport yourself to someone else’s. We’ve rounded up the prettiest right here. Everyone deserves to dream.

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Bryan Reiss

Exposed brick, mini topiaries, a copper range hood: Just add wine and a cheese plate and we’re basically in heaven.

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Jennifer Dyer

Speaking of heaven, a sofa at the breakfast table? Yes, please.

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Cortney Bishop Design

Open shelving: the perfect solution if you truly can keep Pellegrino bottles and vintage Coke ephemera organized.

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Lowe’s

More realistic? Color, which comes as a welcome relief in a room that can trend toward whites and metals.

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Anthony Carrino

That said, yellow and stainless is still on point.

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Houlihan Lawrence

We’ve always wanted a built-in butcher’s block…and enough space to do 15 cartwheels.

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But…we’re not against a tiny but mighty galley kitchen, either.

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Houlihan Lawrence

Modern amenities are hidden away in this old-world, French country kitchen.

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Bates Masi + Architects

And this one brings the outdoors in with rustic wood for days.

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EWM Realty International

Vaulted ceilings and Carrera marble. Ahhh.

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Kevin Keim

Or, you know, quirky Japanese dolls and a teeny-tiny sink under the staircase.

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Heidi Geldhauser

Say yes to flooring materials that transition into peninsulas.

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Edward Addeo

And orange beadboard with open shelving that somehow… works.

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Jackson Design & Remodeling

Color pop 1: pink pendant lights.

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Peter Rymwid

Color pop 2: this vintage Chambers oven.

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David Lauer

Concrete, birch and metal come together for an industrial-chic look that also feels warm and lived-in.

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Proof once again that even mini kitchens can have great style (this one’s on a houseboat).

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Nar Fine Carpentry, Inc.

Proof that tin ceilings are everything.

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Abby Hetherington

And retro fridges always win.

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Yuko Matsumoto

Yes, Dear, we will help you slice those peppers.

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Specht Harpman

Or eat that one, sad watermelon here in the middle of the forest.

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