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1802 Small Island Ideabooks
How to Fit a Breakfast Bar Into a Narrow Kitchen
Yes, you can have a casual dining space in a width-challenged kitchen, even if there’s no room for an island
"least, a small, casual dining spot in their kitchen, even if it’s just big enough for... include an island, but not wide enough for seating (without compromising decent circulation... include an island, so where can you put seating?... having this island frame built with lumber (2x4s). On 3 sides of the island, we will put... Overlook Island Counter laurafrizelle: If your island will be 3 feet deep, does that... a full island. In this home, a makeover of a tired split level, we added a bay to..."
Get Organized: Mail Cubbies for the Kitchen
Looking to squeeze some extra storage space out of your kitchen? Try sneaking a few mail slots into your island
"big or small your kitchen is. Mail, magazines, bills, school reports, and kids' artwork... large island where they could have every entertaining necessity at the ready. They... kitchen island, she came up with this smart storage fix.... kitchen island photosBrowse more storage solutionsMore Ideas of the Week:Customizable..."
8 Modern Hamptons Homes Buck Convention
Defying the overblown architecture popular in this affluent Long Island area, these modern residences take a more modest approach
"affluent Long Island area, these modern residences take a more modest approach... houses on small sites for around $300,000. The project was launched in 2001 by developer... for Long Island — or anywhere.... nature-loving small house "hippies"to buy those houses? Riconsd, Style aside... expensive small town in 2009 .. homes averaging $4.4 million. Yes, that's the way the... homes on small sites is a great idea! But when the "compact" homes are in excess of..."
Kitchen Storage Goes on a Roll
Rolling cabinets and mobile islands make quick work of kitchen prep and pull double duty when guests arrive
"mobile islands make quick work of kitchen prep and pull double duty when guests arrive... large or small, there are times when we could all use more space to work, move, store... storage in small spaces is a specialty and I especially love the rolling ladder in the... kitchen island. We put a cutting board atop one and used the black granite left over... mobile island idea and to make life easier at dinner time, these 2 gals are heating..."
How to Love Your Kitchen More, Right Now
Make small changes to increase the joy in your kitchen while you cook and bake, without shelling out lots of dough
"Make small changes to increase the joy in your kitchen while you cook and bake, without... little small and I added a small movable island for extra prep area. The pluses are... larger. Small aptly describes my kitchen :) In fact, small describes our entire living... changed the island stools from high back to low profile stool that fit under the island... kitchen. The island is parallel to a long wall of floor-to-ceiling windows, so I can look..."
My Houzz: Open-Air Living in the Mountains of Bali
Community, jaw-dropping beauty and sustainability come together in a tropical paradise for a London expat
"water but small ones and often small ones which are easy to miss. Basically anything... live on a small island in the Caribbean. I always say that the mosquitoes are here to... komodo island is not far rrom there also, the komodo dragon live on that island. or... out by a small water filled moat flowing around the entire exterior (fed by my watertank... even in small volumes, can cause a problem. That can include things such as up turned..."
Kitchen of the Week: Great for the Chefs, Friendly to the Family
With a large island, a butler’s pantry, wine storage and more, this New York kitchen appeals to everyone in the house
"large island, a butler’s pantry, wine storage and more, this New York kitchen appeals... the island and the island and the banquette. That's just not a conversational distance... put the island stools at the end of the island nearest the (yummy) banquette, as Jan... So the island doesn't have to be a 'center' island in the kitchen. It can be used... of the small food preparation room off the kitchen that is next to the oven This is..."
Houzz Tour: Major Changes Open Up a Seattle Waterfront Home
Taken down to the shell, this Tudor-Craftsman blend now maximizes island views, flow and outdoor connections
"maximizes island views, flow and outdoor connections... Vashon Island (off the coast of Seattle), and the interior brimmed with vintage charm... Decorating "small" spaces frequently involves major construction, paint, wallpaper, $1... while small has a new definition, apparently somewhere under 1,500 sq feet (I have... inside the island, I'd guess. And for all the stuff on the countertop in the before pictures... using a small camera, not the professional camera that a professional photographer..."
Cooking With Color: When to Use Red in the Kitchen
Candy Apple Red, Red Licorice and more for your kitchen walls, cabinets or island? The color choices are as delicious as they sound
"cabinets or island? The color choices are as delicious as they sound... good in a small space, and were not overwhelming, because we have a small space too,... bought small rugs for the slate!), and after an exhaustive search, I realized this... other small applicances are red. Same as above. All my appliances are red or black... accents and small appliance with red at this time but i recently saw some retro style major..."
24 Hot Ideas for Stashing Spices
"Drawer, Island or Gap Between Cabinets... Sometimes in a small kitchen, the solution to spices and oils becomes obvious. The tiniest... have two small drawers in our kitchen that allow for utensil storage (barely) and the... from small bottles to 250 ml canning jars (you can see those at the far end), which... end of island As a kitchen designer for quite a long time, I've seen so many applications... of an island, a cabinetry end cap or even sunk into the wall… http://www.houzz..."
Designing Your Kitchen: Where to Put the Sink
Facing a window or your guests? In the island or next to the dishwasher? Here's help figuring out the right kitchen sink location
"In the island or next to the dishwasher? Here's help figuring out the right kitchen... 5 x 10 island, I can honestly tell you, never put a sink or cooktop in an island.... And a small prep sink more central. Mine is in our island looking out to the room... in the island. alicekimsharifi, I have a cooktop and prep sink in my island, and I... plates. A small prep sink will be great in the island. Our daughter's new home has..."
My Houzz: Super Efficiency and Serenity Near the Florida Surf
It can withstand a hurricane and earned LEED Platinum certification, but this island home knows how to chill too
"but this island home knows how to chill too... Maria Island, Florida. “In designing the house, I was interested in the nature of... barrier island, where the line between land and sea is redrawn with each passing storm... Maria Island, Florida Size: 2,700 square feet (251 square meters); 4 bedrooms, 3½... barrier islands but the entire coastline of the state will shift with climate change... barrier island. The hubris/ignorance of mainly transplanted Northerners developing..."
Kitchen of the Week: Big, Bold and Red in Texas
A cheerful red island, accessories with patina, and custom cabinetry give this 1960s kitchen a modern update
"cheerful red island, accessories with patina, and custom cabinetry give this 1960s kitchen... console island and replaced everything with high-end country-style materials. By r... bright red island, they designed a cheerful and stylish kitchen that works for everyone... nice, big island. The floor and island are magnificent! Please pass the KETCHUP! Warm... painted red island To each his own... The black walnut island countertop is fabulous and..."
Houzz Tour: Colorful, Casual Hawaiian Vacation Home
Cheerful colors combine happily with comfortable island-appropriate furnishings in this tropical-style home on Maui
"comfortable island-appropriate furnishings in this tropical-style home on Maui... emanates island life while still feeling comfortable for a couple with mainland roots... in our islands and not the repetitive and regurgitated rattan, wicker, bamboo or Tommy... within our island, one knows the restrictive selections when confining design within such... such a small perimeter. This is also why we regularly attend design and trade shows..."
8 of the Best Houzz Guides to Picking Kitchen Colors
If only mixing up a kitchen color palette were as easy as mixing batter. Here's help for choosing wall, cabinet, island and backsplash hues
"with blue island table: unexpected, fresh and modern. Just the right amount of blue!... for a small fraction of the total cost of the original remodel you can make changes... it in small doses — on islands, cabinetry or backsplashes. Paint picks: When to Use... cabinet, island and backsplash hues... cabinets, island and backsplash...."