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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... kitchen islands. Not only do they double the prep area, but they also give guests a... case of island envy lately — there's no room for one in my 1960s U-shape kitchen. It's... 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... single island, much less a double......but now I have double the envy. We put two..."
Double Take: Unexpected Kitchen Lights
"heights, island widths, and sufficient wattage — details that can really cramp a girl's... pendants over islands even with 8' ceilings. Just make sure you don't hang them lower than... kitchen island, I REALLY want to install this huge clear, recycled glass pendant instead-... over my island. I'm searching and searching for a pendant that can hold a 100 w bulb... If my island is 10 feet by 5 feet, I feel 3 pendants are needed or two larger ones..."
Two-Tone Cabinet Finishes Double Kitchen Style
Love 'em or not, two-tone kitchen cabinet treatments are still going strong. Try these strategies to change up the look of your space
"uppers and island. Am going with a slab door all around, for a contemporary look. I... doing the island in a lighter cabinet color -- the Raleigh -- and then the outer cabinets... Kitchen Islands are a great place to mix in a different cabinetry finish… http://www... Like an island, or an armoire look that is taller and deeper than the adjoining pieces... do an island and we would like to do that in a cream to match the upper cabinets..."
Double Front Porches Stack Up Comfort
Twice the space, twice the outdoor pleasure. A double front porch lets you enjoy views, fresh air and company that much more
"pleasure. A double front porch lets you enjoy views, fresh air and company that much more... building double front porches in the United States goes back to the first settlers.... tonic. A double porch on the east or especially west side of a house will save lots... has a double porch and I love them! They really add character. My home is a replica... building double front porches, mimicking the look of their Palladian ancestors. Two..."
Double-Duty Savvy: 10 Supersmart Laundry Room Combos
Throw some extra function in along with the fabric softener to spin your laundry room into mutitasking mode
"have a double washer and double dryer as when we all depart the amount of bed linen... large island with drawer for all the socks and smaller items and all the hanging... which doubles as a guest bedroom) but needed file storage and an extra work surface... The island with induction cooktop is a perfect folding table, and the prep sink... cabinet doubles as a laundry sink. The pantry items went into shallow 12 inch floor..."
Houzz Tour: Double the Space for a Newly Modern Seattle Home
Breathing-room woes go out the window with an extensive remodel that adds a bedroom, a roof deck and an in-law apartment
Double Take: Disney-Inspired Details Animate a Pennsylvania Home
Houzz Tour: Istanbul Apartment Does a Double Take
Two apartments and two contrasting design styles combine in a single stunning home with a view in Turkey
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... 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... mobile island is certainly nothing new, but integrating it with the rest of the kitchen's... that this island on wheels is adorned with the same paneling and marble top as the fixed..."
10 Inventive Ideas for Kitchen Islands
Printed glass, intriguing antiques, unexpected angles – these islands show there's no end to creative options in kitchen design
"these islands show there's no end to creative options in kitchen design... kitchen island? There’s no reason to settle for humdrum when you can have vibrant color... kitchen islands will spark your imagination.... a double island? I want to do this in a new house Yes, the double island has been... for an island http://www.mosaicsyourway.com Reclaimed barn wood kitchen island.... but the island will be red....not fire engine red, more bick red. the island countertop..."
The Best of My Houzz: 20 Creative Kitchen Islands
Nixing ready made for readily imaginative, these homeowners fashioned kitchen islands after their own hearts
"kitchen islands after their own hearts... often the island. Whether using reclaimed materials from their own construction sites... their islands to suit very individual lifestyles and tastes. Here are 20 great examples... freestanding island that has doubled my storage. I scored that for $200. If I could shorten... hardworking double islands in the kitchen in Florida. We did a similar concept up in Northern... barrel island. So creative!! Old buffet used as an island. Hinged top idea. I love..."
Get More Island Legroom With a Smart Table Base
"kitchen island base with plenty of space for seated diners... kitchen island is a popular design feature that lets your counter space do double duty... kitchen island stool? Islands designed with an integrated dining table at one end fare... of the island supported by cabinets is the most common arrangement, it doesn’t afford... a few islands with a seating area incorporated. Here are a few photos: Island and... to the island. It's what I'm planning for my future dream kitchen reno... Like the..."
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... doing a double take. After seeing these kitchens you may put a peninsula at the top... 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..."
Guest Picks: Dashing Lighting for Over the Kitchen Island
These single-connection pendants and chandeliers will cover your island lighting needs no matter what your kitchen’s style
"cover your island lighting needs no matter what your kitchen’s style... kitchen island that would benefit from a chandelier. The newest kitchen trend is a... a long island with two large pendants or a couple of mini chandeliers. However, my... my new island is on the smaller side and wired for only a single light. Luckily,... double or triple pendants with only one connection are available. I’m drawn to... your own island. — Erin from Two Story Cottage..."
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..."