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look for kitchen. blinds?
I like the cookbook incorporation. Also the counter with chairs is something to consider.
lights, sink, wood island top
dark pulls and counters with dark floors, abstract art work
Another good use of counter space.
colors, blend of styles
neutrals with light/dark, splash of color
colors, whimsy--the use of space with the washer/dryer is interesting. Helps the room seem bigger.
light, dark, color
light vanity, dark accents