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Open Shelving in Kitchen

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amousm wrote:
Cabinet Paint - What is the paint on the cabinets?
   Comment   March 4, 2012
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They are actually white cabinets-we did not paint them.
December 17, 2012 at 3:33PM   
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Brenda Wheeler
Are those 8 Ft ceilings?
July 19, 2013 at 1:20PM   
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careslc wrote:
Would love to know the counter tops used. TY!
   Comment   January 4, 2012
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They were here when we moved in, so I have no idea! They are just basic laminate. (We hope to replace them soon.)
January 4, 2012 at 6:10PM   
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Jill McAuley wrote:
Microwave and stove brand
   Comment   March 15, 2013

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Vanessa Brunner added this to Houzz Tour: Vintage Style With a Fresh Twist
The kitchen is still a work in progress, and the surfaces, cabinetry, and appliances are the same as when they initially purchased the home. The pair has freshened up the space with new paint, beautiful white and green dishes, and well-placed accents. "We're learning to love our house, even when it feels like it's falling apart," says Heather. "We realize that it's been here this long and just needs some TLC. We still have plans for improvements, but we're pacing ourselves."
Heather Freeman Design Co. added this to Modernize Your Old Kitchen Without Remodeling
This is my own kitchen. I loved the look of open shelving but wasn't ready to commit to a full kitchen remodel until I knew it would work for our home. For a quick fix, I took the cabinet doors off the frames and caulked the holes for instant open shelving. I would suggest this to anyone who wants to try out open shelving for a spell and see if it's a fit. This would also be a great option if you are renting. I love to collect white dishes, so I had a consistent color palette to display. I added touches of color here and there. Thankfully, I have another wall of cabinets to hide all of my mismatched Tupperware and random souvenir coffee mugs.Now that we've had faux open shelving, we've come to love it. We're considering a kitchen remodel in the next year that will make our open shelves a permanent fixture. Who knows ... maybe I'll get a gas range out of the deal.
12. Remove upper cabinet doors. If glass door fronts are out of the budget but you want to open up a bit of space, try simply removing the doors to your upper kitchen cabinets. It's an easy change to make (just unscrew the doors and fill and paint the holes) that can add a sense of spaciousness to a small kitchen.

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pghkate added this to pghkate's Ideas
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More great kitchenideas
tepstl added this to tepstl's ideas
last Thursday
Remove doors. Paint white.
Elaine Miller added this to beach kitchen
last Tuesday
take the doors off voila!
samandlibby added this to Kitchen
August 24, 2014
Old style but workable
Amanda Mendez added this to Kitchens
August 23, 2014
my kitchen
nancyjanda added this to kitchen
August 21, 2014
Don't like: Looks like just took cabinet doors off.
gghalland added this to kitchen redo
August 10, 2014
Shelves
kasmerdzinski added this to Beach House Reno
August 6, 2014
white stove
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July 31, 2014
Open cabinets
rebeccamaxfield added this to St. George Condo
July 27, 2014
open upper cabinets
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July 23, 2014
Yes, GOOD I could remove cabinet doors!
adamrife added this to Kitchen Ideas
July 21, 2014
removed cabinet doors
rachelleandtaylor added this to Kitchen
July 19, 2014
Open cabinets
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July 18, 2014
remove of cabintet doors or replace with glass doors
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July 16, 2014
Microwave above.
tangonovember added this to House redecorating
July 8, 2014
similar counter top - white cabinets look nice
Mark Metelko added this to mark_metelko's ideas
June 29, 2014
Remove upper cabinet doors. If glass door fronts are out of the budget but you want to open up a bit of space, try simply removing the doors to your upper kitchen cabinets. It's an easy change to make (just unscrew the doors and fill and paint the holes) that can add a sense of spaciousness to a small kitchen.
jenfa78 added this to Kitchen Remodel
June 29, 2014
Easy open shelving by just taking off doors and caulking holes. Brilliant!
blanchard added this to Bob's Kitchen
June 26, 2014
Open, no door cabinets.
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June 26, 2014
updating old cabinets
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June 24, 2014
All
Lee added this to Michelle House
June 22, 2014
Open shelving
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June 22, 2014
one idea
anniekate13 added this to Kitchen Ideas
June 20, 2014
open cabinets, white, white microwave
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June 15, 2014
Glass cupboard
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June 14, 2014
White appliances.
hducloux added this to hducloux's Ideas
June 12, 2014
Open shelf kitchen
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June 11, 2014
similar layout to mine
wesdeb added this to Kitchen
June 4, 2014
Looks familiar....open the soffit space
Leah Brosig added this to joseph's Garden of Eden
May 25, 2014
Open cabinet
Pam Williams_Rombado added this to pam_williams_rombado's ideas
May 24, 2014
Looks very clean
christianedevilliers added this to christianedevilliers's ideas
May 23, 2014
Budget Decorator: 15 Ways to Update Your Kitchen on a Dime 12. Remove upper cabinet doors. If glass door fronts are out of the budget but you want to open up a bit of space, try simply removing the doors to your upper kitchen cabinets. It's an easy change to make (just unscrew the doors and fill and paint the holes) that can add a sense of spaciousness to a small kitchen.
sachamac added this to Kitchens
May 11, 2014
The look
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May 7, 2014
The countertop
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May 6, 2014
Open cabinets
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May 4, 2014
doors off
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May 1, 2014
Open shelving?
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May 1, 2014
the white colore
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April 26, 2014
The above cupboard space
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April 21, 2014
Kitchen open shelves
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April 21, 2014
Everything
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April 13, 2014
My stove.
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April 11, 2014
open shleves
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April 7, 2014
for Toms lake house design and color of kitchen
Angela Wilson added this to angela_wilson6692235's ideas
April 5, 2014
The open shelving in the kitchen
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April 5, 2014
Open cabinets, painted
Tina Pickering added this to tina_pickering's Ideas
April 1, 2014
Open shelves made from older cabinets?
Pamela Sandall Design added this to Traditional Elements
April 1, 2014
Need to do this until uppers come down.
Elise Daggett_Anderson added this to Kitchen
March 31, 2014
Removing our dated cabinet doors may help modernize our kitchen.
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March 31, 2014
Kitchen: remove (some) cabinet doors
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March 29, 2014
Countertop
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March 26, 2014
open shelving
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March 26, 2014
Open cupboards without doors
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March 26, 2014
plate holding oil and salt on stove top.
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March 24, 2014
open cabinets repainted still gives open look
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March 24, 2014
cupboards
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March 22, 2014
Similar to our kitchen
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March 22, 2014
Shelves
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March 22, 2014
Kitchen
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March 19, 2014
Removing upper cabinet doors
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March 19, 2014
Is countertop caesarstone shitake?
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March 11, 2014
cabinets painted doors off
Amy Albers added this to amy_albers's ideas
March 3, 2014
oooh
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March 2, 2014
Open kitchen cabinets
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February 26, 2014
Open cabinets for beach rental
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February 26, 2014
I like the open shelf above the microwave for display pieces.
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February 25, 2014
open shelving
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February 22, 2014
remove doors
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February 20, 2014
sizd
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February 20, 2014
open shelving with micro
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February 17, 2014
Lots of storage
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February 16, 2014
Shelf ideas
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February 11, 2014
open shelves
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February 8, 2014
12. Remove upper cabinet doors. If glass door fronts are out of the budget but you want to open up a bit of space, try simply removing the doors to your upper kitchen cabinets. It's an easy change to make (just unscrew the doors and fill and paint the holes) that can add a sense of spaciousness to a small kitchen.
sznne added this to sznne's Ideas
February 8, 2014
white kitchen appliances
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February 7, 2014
open shelving idea
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February 6, 2014
Open cupboards
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February 5, 2014
Open cabinets
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February 4, 2014
cabinets
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January 30, 2014
open cabinets
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January 29, 2014
doorless cupboards
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January 29, 2014
How to make white kitchen appliances work...and more open shelving!
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January 27, 2014
Open cabinet idea for Laurel
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January 26, 2014
Open shelving
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January 26, 2014
Open doors for a new look!
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January 23, 2014
No doors on kitchen cabinets
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January 22, 2014
I like how the microwave is fitted on a shelf.
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January 21, 2014
Open doors
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January 21, 2014
No doors save on cabinets
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January 19, 2014
Reused cabinets
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January 16, 2014
Doors removed. Microwave above oven. Open shelving.
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January 15, 2014
Remove upper cabinet doors in kitchen
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January 14, 2014
Open she living diy
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January 12, 2014
It looks exactly like our 1940's kitchen except my dishes are multi-color.
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January 11, 2014
no doors
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January 11, 2014
The open shelving above the sink
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January 11, 2014
cabinets
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January 6, 2014
DECORATIVE ELEMENTS USED FOR HIGHER CABINET SPACES
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January 6, 2014
over stove
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January 5, 2014
Shelves over microwave
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January 4, 2014
Open shelves, single colour palette
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January 3, 2014
Open cabinets
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January 3, 2014
Cabinets
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Bright and cheery
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January 2, 2014
Shelves
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Open shelf
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December 29, 2013
open shelves diff sizes
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December 29, 2013
Countertop and cabinets display
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December 29, 2013
Open shelf cabinets
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December 28, 2013
upper cabinet doors removed
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December 28, 2013
Shelves
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December 26, 2013
My own stove & microwave set up
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December 25, 2013
Like the open boxes in white.
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December 25, 2013
open cupboardss
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December 25, 2013
Open cabinets and white range and micro
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December 23, 2013
Snatch the doors off! For a greater PUNCH paint back wall (and maybe even back light) cabinets. WOO WHO!
falee added this to falee's Ideas
December 22, 2013
Microwave
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December 20, 2013
Simple alternative to a cook top
mom2four40 added this to Kitchen Ideas
December 18, 2013
the placement of cabinets and drive and microwave are identical...except cabinets have doors removed and painted white
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December 14, 2013
Open cabinets
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December 12, 2013
Doors off
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December 12, 2013
Temporary
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December 9, 2013
kabinet
Laura Powell added this to The Loft
December 7, 2013
open cabinets
Kay Heath added this to update home kitchen
December 6, 2013
Take off doors
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December 3, 2013
I love the cabinets
Kathryn Smith added this to kitchen
December 1, 2013
Open shelves, all white to unify and minimise the bench top.
Leslie Bickle added this to pre-reno make-do ideas
December 1, 2013
Remove upper cabinet doors. If glass door fronts are out of the budget but you want to open up a bit of space, try simply removing the doors to your upper kitchen cabinets. It's an easy change to make (just unscrew the doors and fill and paint the holes) that can add a sense of spaciousness to a small kitchen.
loftus9 added this to Laurie's lower level
November 26, 2013
white kitchen, light green wall
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November 26, 2013
Storage shelves
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November 26, 2013
Open shelving using existing cabinets
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November 25, 2013
Open shelving
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November 24, 2013
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November 20, 2013
open shelves
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November 20, 2013
Check out!
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November 20, 2013
Owner removed wall cabinet doors.
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November 19, 2013
this could work..paint or paper back
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November 18, 2013
cabinets
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November 16, 2013
Microwave
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Color
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November 16, 2013
open shelves
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November 15, 2013
open shelves
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Open shelving
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Removed doors
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November 13, 2013
Easy
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November 11, 2013
wall color and countertops
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November 11, 2013
Open cabinets
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November 10, 2013
Love the cabinets around microwave
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November 10, 2013
open cab
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counter
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November 8, 2013
Remove upper cabinet doors. If glass door fronts are out of the budget but you want to open up a bit of space, try simply removing the doors to your upper kitchen cabinets. It's an easy change to make (just unscrew the doors and fill and paint the holes) that can add a sense of spaciousness to a small kitchen.
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12. Remove upper cabinet doors. If glass door fronts are out of the budget but you want to open up a bit of space, try simply removing the doors to your upper kitchen cabinets. It's an easy change to make (just unscrew the doors and fill and paint the holes) that can add a sense of spaciousness to a small kitchen.
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November 6, 2013
open shelves from existing cabinets
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November 6, 2013
Above the stove/microwave storage
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counters
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open shelves
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November 4, 2013
remove doors
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remove cuporad doors
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November 3, 2013
polc
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October 31, 2013
test
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October 31, 2013
open door cabinet uppers, lighter counter
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October 29, 2013
For the apartment. Glass cabinets make it look nspacious and bright. How about putting lights.
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October 29, 2013
Remove some upper cabinet doors to update
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October 28, 2013
open shelving
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Cabin
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Open cabinets?
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October 26, 2013
white looks good with white cabinets
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remove upper cabinet doors
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remove upper cabinet doors?
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No cabinet doors!
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October 24, 2013
Open cabinets
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October 23, 2013
Remove the doors on upper kitchen cabinets or use glass doors.
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open shelving
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countertops/open cabinets
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Open kitchen shelves
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cabinets
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open cabinets
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October 18, 2013
open cabinets with no doors
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October 16, 2013
The possibility of going without cupboards
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October 15, 2013
Open shelves
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October 15, 2013
hmmm using the cabinets around the stove and microwave to be open
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microwave and stove
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October 14, 2013
almost my kitchen
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October 14, 2013
great storage
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shelves with microwave
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open shelves
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Fieldfare Kitchen remodel
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October 12, 2013
maybe you paint the cabinets white with different counter tops. Ask Sarah
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October 12, 2013
No doors on kitchen cabinets
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open shelved
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October 11, 2013
Open concept idea for a small kitchen :)
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no doors
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