You can free up space by suspending your pots and pans from the ceiling.A pot rack adds style, makes them easily accessible, and creates more cabinet space for other items, says designer Shannon Bowers, who did that in this Texas home's kitchen.Free up cabinet space, and create a clever spot for collectibles, with above-window shelving.This kitchen gets additional warmth from cherry counters, an antique island, gingham-check wallpaper, and an apron sink.So, this time I got my husband involved and we transformed the island again.Still black, but now a whole lot more interesting and it really does look like a piece of furniture.I also changed the knobs and pulls from black to satin nickel.
These adhesive stickers come in various sizes to perfectly cover up dated tile designs, without leaving a sticky residue.
This project actually began a few years ago when I decided on a whim that I wanted to paint my kitchen island black.
With wood floors and wood cabinets of almost the same color, my kitchen was lacking a good focal point.
It appears the original version of the island was a 36″ base cabinet – is that correct? We have the exact builder grade cabinets and we have been looking to replace the formica top w/ butcher block. do you know how much space is recommended to leave surrounding the island? I’m clicking on your links to the butcher block top and it wants to take me to the home page.
there are pendants you can use in place of recessed lighting (to avoid a call to the electrician! I’m curious, what are the dimensions of your kitchen island (before and after)?