|Wood and marble kitchen island via Rejuvenation on Houzz.|
Does your kitchen have a kitchen island? Oh, please let me know and make me dream. My current kitchen is far too small to even accommodate a small table (not to start on the tiny countertop space I have to cook). I happened upon this bunch of prettier than pretty kitchen islands lately and I had to make a post about them. To make us all dream, that is.
|Sturdy wooden kitchen island on wheels designed by Simo Design and DM/DM via remodelista (photo by David Gilbert)|
In my dream future home, there is going to be a big bright kitchen with meters of countertop space, cabinetry abundance, ample daylight entering through the large windows (that will overlook to the beautiful countryside- of, course) and stylish lighting fixtures to create a bright and welcoming atmosphere when the sun sets.
|Makes you dream of Sunday mornings, isn't it? Photo via Rejuvenation on Houzz.|
Above all these, my dream kitchen will have a large sturdy island in the middle. I'd like it to be made of wood, thick unrefined wooden beams and a sleek marble countertop for contrast. It will have a sink (I've always wanted to do the dishes in the middle of the room), cabinets and shelves, a place to sit and have breakfast and impressive pendant lights right above. A kitchen island feels like a gathering spot, where facilities and fun join the family together. We used to have a large dining table in the house I grew up in and it definitely was the meeting point of our family. I know a kitchen island can do the same in my future home. So, I'm asking you again; does your kitchen have an island? How is it? Do you prefer it to a kitchen table? I'd love to see how you feel about it!
|Oh, that sneaking sunlight! Amazing coastal loft style kitchen by Lisa Kauffman Tharp.|
|Modern country kitchen in the french south, with amazing arched windows and a rustic statement island. Via Nuevo Estilo and chic deco.|
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