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Inspiring Ideas for Vintage Kitchen Islands
Tired of the same old boxy kitchen island? Look to the past for a functional piece with timeless personality
"old boxy kitchen island? Look to the past for a functional piece with timeless personality... want your kitchen to be truly unique? Then consider going vintage with your island.... unique kitchen islands! Thanks for sharing. Our kitchen island is made from an antique... looking kitchen island or built-in dining room hutch to add drama to your kitchen design... Paint-Kitchen-Island-contemporary-kitchen-denver It comes in these several different..."
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
"decide on a kitchen island size. While there's no set formula for figuring out how to... size an island, some measurement guidelines can help. Kitchen designers Thomas Ahmann... planning your kitchen island, starting with asking yourself six basic questions.... The kitchen is one of the most complicated spaces to design in a house — and figuring... design an island can be confusing for homeowners. Houzz's discussion boards are full..."
The Best of My Houzz: 20 Creative Kitchen Islands
Nixing ready made for readily imaginative, these homeowners fashioned kitchen islands after their own hearts
"fashioned kitchen islands after their own hearts... is the kitchen, of course. And the heart of the kitchen is often the island. Whether... their islands to suit very individual lifestyles and tastes. Here are 20 great examples... Renovated Old Kitchen " I presented our kitchen Island. We couldn't use a big Island so... favorite kitchen island designs... Mandi @ Dura This kitchen island integrates into... orary-kitchen-chicago This kitchen island looks like it merged with the kitchen..."
Get More From Your Kitchen Island
Display, storage, a room divider — make your kitchen island work harder for you with these examples as inspiration
"make your kitchen island work harder for you with these examples as inspiration... Many kitchen islands open directly into another room. If you don’t require seating... of your island, it’s a great opportunity to make the island serve purposes other than... for an island, consider how it can be used to your advantage, whether it’s incorporating... make your island work harder for you.... I love kitchens and kitchen islands just take my breath away ! Sharing a few of my..."
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... for your kitchen island? There’s no reason to settle for humdrum when you can have vibrant... ways with kitchen islands will spark your imagination.... for an island http://www.mosaicsyourway.com Reclaimed barn wood kitchen island.... heights in a kitchen. I once had an antique table as an island in a kitchen -- and loved... well as kitchen islands in a small kitchen. My bathroom is large, over 150 square..."
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... certain kitchens. For most of these kitchens, an additional prep sink isn't an option... in the island. surely the zink in the middle of the kitchen / island would only... --the-kitchen-eclectic-kitchen-chicago FYI....That's not the "main" sink in the kitchen..."
Tiny Kitchen Islands Take the Floor
"these kitchen islands lack in size, they make up for in hardworking function... in the kitchen design world, bigger was better. In addition to massive range hoods... find an island the size of an aircraft carrier. These days, trends have swung toward... small-scale islands that work hard enough to offset their reduced surface and storage space... around an island. I've been debating an island for years in my little kitchen... Great..."
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... hardworking kitchen island can be a very functional and beautiful centerpiece of a kitchen... modern kitchen. But it's not the only way to go. In some spaces an island can feel... from the island-centric kitchen, check out our bevy of inspiring ideas below.... about a kitchen island not being necessary. When my kitchen, which is certainly not..."
Spice Up Your Kitchen Island With Color
"Your Island Be an Excuse to Have Fun With Pattern and Hue... Kitchen islands have come a long way from being just a place for preparing food.... for the island base, the countertop, or let your seating and lighting draw your eye... inspiring kitchen islands with bursts of color... http://www.houzz.com/photos/25639... orary-kitchen-chicago Island Tile Don't really like this but do we need to add... barn wood island top? Again, an example of color Wood island top, dark counter tops...."
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... almighty kitchen island functions in many ways, not the least of which is acting as... 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... rtops/kitchen-islands Great ideas...love hanging the pots under the island...I love..."
Kitchen Layouts: Island or a Peninsula?
"choice of kitchen layouts, most homeowners desire an island above all else. Islands are... vs. the island's four, with one end usually attached to a wall. Sure, there's the kind... U-shaped kitchen, but there are a few others that will have you doing a double take... these kitchens you may put a peninsula at the top of your wish list:... in a kitchen. I had an island built into my small kitchen and it was a huge mistake..."
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
"ocean, an island in the kitchen serves as a central gathering space. As our kitchens... Typical kitchen islands range between 7 and 10 feet; the long islands in this ideabook... 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..."
Idea of the Week: Jewel-Toned Kitchen Islands
"your kitchen personality and style with a burst of color on the island... of your kitchen. Browse photos of kitchen islands... all-white kitchen, I have to say that colorful kitchens have really been catching my... palette, a kitchen with surprising color is very playful. Cabinetry and walls are always... with an island in a saturated jewel tone. It's completely unexpected, and makes a space... simple kitchen, but the one kitchen with the eggplant/aubergine purple. That kitchen..."
Kitchen Islands: Pendant Lights Done Right
"light an island is a subject of endless speculation and worry, but it needn't be a subject... like a kitchen, task lighting takes on an importance that's hard to overstate. Pendant... over an island, get all the glory and rightly so. Even though every room and lighting... examples of island pendant lights done well:... Studio Kitchen. I'm stumped on the size. My island is currently 62", we may increase... in our kitchen. We have an island but I'm wondering if pendant lighting is a good..."
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
"for your kitchen and your lifestyle... without the island. Or could we? While the kitchen island isn’t going away anytime soon... eat-at kitchen island has become as de rigueur as energy-efficient appliances. It... d the kitchen experience, joining chef and diners in one space. We couldn’t possibly... humble kitchen table. If you're considering one yourself, the team at HartmanBaldwin... current kitchen lacks. I love a "kitchen table." The kitchens of my youth (grandma's..."