The butler’s pantry used to be exclusive to million dollar mansions – but now, they are popping up in new and remodeled homes for modern families.  This kind of room is where food, provisions or dishes are stored and served in an ancillary capacity to the kitchen.

Here are inspirations to highlight your butler’s pantry features with beautiful uses of wood, modern design, and the application of marble and stone.

Designs for Your Butler's Pantry

Upscale Your Design with Modernizing

Just because a space holds the title “pantry”, one might associate it with storage and things to be hidden, but here is the opportunity to make it a source of beauty and create a modern design to match the rest of your house.

From the clean cabinets, to the minimalist designs, and the beautiful stainless steal, this emulates the future of design.

Beautiful Wood Designs for Your Butler’s Pantry

Wood designs can affect a room’s mood very easily.  It can be manipulated in a graceful way or toned down to give a rustic, more simple look.

The classic butlers pantry is an inspiration with the beauty and rawness of wood. The open walkway and wood cabinets compliment the hardwood floors, making it a beautiful room.

A rustic design features several different inspirations, but begins to build it’s design from it’s wooden floor up. Aside from that it has lovely marble counter tops, and a beautiful glass cabinet to store wine.

Use the Elegance of Stone and Marble

Also consider design ideas for a butler’s pantry with the elegance of stone and marble. There are several different ways to work this element into different design inspirations.

A butler’s pantry doesn’t only feature a pantry section, but boasts a bar as well. Its clean white colors and glass windows give the small space a much more open feel and modern look to the eye.

Use elegant marble for a butlers pantry/bar area was consciously matched with the marble and same cabinetry featured in the kitchen as well. The dark contrasting the white creates an interesting dichotomy.

A stone covered pantry built specifically in the wall gives it a personal and highlighted space. A stone floor gives you the feeling that the rooms have been there a long time, but still maintains an almost regal quality.

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About the Author: Patricia Davis Brown

Patricia, like her blog, is not a one-dimensional designer, which is evident in her accolades of 17 national design awards. Over a 38-year career in the industry, she has carved a niche in several areas of design. Licensed in interior design and certified in kitchen and bath design, she offers a full menu of design services ranging from whole house interior design, kitchen and bath design, lighting design, full remodels, commercial design and universal (ADA) design. Patricia is a sought-after speaker in the industry and has been published in many publications as seen on her interior design firm’s website, She writes for such publications as QuinStreetinc, Relaxed Remodeler, and talent offering design tips.