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727 center island Ideabooks
Kitchen of the Week: Updated French Country Style Centered on a Stove
What to do when you've got a beautiful Lacanche range? Make it the star of your kitchen renovation, for starters
"it the center of attention. Designer Karla Barton of McBurney Junction built a section... Two islands, statement lighting and a symmetrical layout round out the rest of... kitchen as centered on the stove so much as centered on that attention-grabbing wallpaper... sharp-edged islands - "knee knockers" as they're known here! vs working along countertops... the dual islands, as I myself would have preferred a proper table to sit at -- but if..."
16 Stunners From an English Garden Center
Get the abundant, overflowing look of an English garden with these hardworking spring-blooming plants and flowers
"garden centers now are bursting at the seams with the wonderful colors of flower and... garden center, which highlight some plants that not only look their best in spring... yellow centers. They can be grown from seed, but most gardeners buy young plants in... mountainous island off the south coast of Japan, Rhododendron yakushimanum was introduced... garden centers. Box (Buxus spp.) and Sweet Bay (Laurus nobilis), U.S. climate zones..."
Kitchen Solution: The Main Sink in the Island
"in the Island Creates a Super-Efficient Work Area — and Keeps the Cook Centerstage... in the island can save your kitchen layout and functionality. While many people might... with an island in the center. The only sink in the kitchen is in that island. I want... examples of islands with sinks. Thank you! When you put the sink in the island and you... in the island. Embracing the concept wholeheartedly I use my benchtop island fully..."
(Kitchen) Island Light
"kitchen island are much more complicated than I ever could have imagined. You want... by an island. The lighting you choose here can really make the room. It's a chance... AND the island is not centered between beams of a cavernous ceiling. Contractor thinks... fixtures are centered on island. ( I agree) Electrician and kitchen designer feel that... fixtures over island will settle it? Preppy, I'm with you, I think you should center them..."
Kitchen of the Week: Two Islands in Colorado
"Two islands and refrigerators create separate areas according to function in this... hired to center the space in the house and give the family of five more room to spend... design: two islands and refrigerators divide the space according to function. Removing... the two islands. One is for prep and cooking, the other is for cleanup and eating.... second island has a raised eating area, taking the place of a traditional breakfast..."
What to Consider With an Extra-Long Kitchen Island
More prep, seating and storage space? Check. But you’ll need to factor in traffic flow, seams and more when designing a long island
"kitchen islands range between 7 and 10 feet; the long islands in this ideabook begin... ocean, an island in the kitchen serves as a central gathering space. As our kitchens... hubs. The island is often a central player in having a whole host of functions now, and... The long island has definite advantages; however, it’s not without a few special planning... very deep island not represented in any of the islands featured, but my kitchen island..."
How to Design a Kitchen Island
Size, seating height, all those appliance and storage options ... here's how to clear up the kitchen island confusion
"design an island can be confusing for homeowners. Houzz's discussion boards are full... kitchen island size. While there's no set formula for figuring out how to size an... an island, some measurement guidelines can help. Kitchen designers Thomas Ahmann and... kitchen island, starting with asking yourself six basic questions.... about your island? How much space between island and countertop is recommended? Thanks..."
6 Ways to Rethink the Kitchen Island
When an island would be more hindrance than help, look to these alternative and very stylish kitchen setups
"en an island would be more hindrance than help, look to these alternative and very... kitchen island can be a very functional and beautiful centerpiece of a kitchen design... spaces an island can feel more cumbersome than useful. If you are feeling the urge to... from the island-centric kitchen, check out our bevy of inspiring ideas below.... over an island. I love the idea of using a table as an Island but feel that chairs..."
Kitchen Solution: The Open Island
"a Big Island? Here's How to Create More Working Space Anyway... adding an island to her kitchen. With the above-mentioned big island in my head, I thought... kitchen island but fear that your kitchen is too small to handle one? This may not... kitchen island in your head. You see, yesterday I was checking out my friend Heather's... slew of islands that resemble tables and free-standing industrial counters. These models..."
Double Islands Put Pep in Kitchen Prep
With all that extra space for slicing and dicing, dual islands make even unsavory kitchen tasks palatable
"dual islands make even unsavory kitchen tasks palatable... case of island envy lately — there's no room for one in my 1960s U-shape kitchen. It's... kitchen islands. Not only do they double the prep area, but they also give guests a... these two-island kitchens to learn more about the possibilities. And if you have a pair... pair of islands in your own space, was it worth the splurge? We'd love to know more... two islands in our new house. I love it! The first middle one is a prep island and..."
Steel Yourself: Industrial Kitchen Islands Are On a Roll
Sleek mobile islands can make traditional built-ins seem downright outmoded. Find the right idea for your kitchen
"mobile islands can make traditional built-ins seem downright outmoded. Find the right... kitchen island functions in many ways, not the least of which is acting as command... built-in island. Not surprisingly, a kitchen shown on Houzz featuring such an in... style island constantly gets the question, How did the designer make that? I went... tchen-islands Great ideas...love hanging the pots under the island...I love having..."
Kitchen Islands: Pendant Lights Done Right
"light an island is a subject of endless speculation and worry, but it needn't be a subject... over an island, get all the glory and rightly so. Even though every room and lighting... examples of island pendant lights done well:... in the center of the island and divide the island into 2 halves, centering the other... are not centered over the island front to back, but are centered side to side. They... over the island or kitchen table. I'm wanting to replace the centered pot light that..."
8 Elements of the Perfect Party Island
"kitchen island into entertaining central with these 8 great features... entertaining island for your special events. Consider your available space and hosting style... glass island made to resemble the shimmering effect of the ocean. Using kiln-formed... entertaining island to be the center of your party, plan it wisely*. Be sure you have enough... entertaining island should welcome guests with style and comfort. The dramatic darkness..."
Which Is for You — Kitchen Table or Island?
Learn about size, storage, lighting and other details to choose the right table for your kitchen and your lifestyle
"without the island. Or could we? While the kitchen island isn’t going away anytime soon... kitchen island has become as de rigueur as energy-efficient appliances. It has rev... BOTH an island and a table. I prefer an island in the kitchen AND a table in the breakfast... village. The island was designed by my architect. The island top is oak and it is stained... around the island for a casual meal. The choice of island versus table would come down..."
Kitchen Layouts: Island or a Peninsula?
"desire an island above all else. Islands are great if you've got the room. They create... vs. the island's four, with one end usually attached to a wall. Sure, there's the kind... for an island? Thoughts? I love it! I'm so glad I didn't fall into the island trap... mentioned an island. Yet I learned from friends homes I visit where islands are forced... have an island results in an obstacle in the middle of the room. A peninsula is a..."