Bold red and yellow accessories add vivid color to this contemporary eat-in kitchen. A spacious island has room for four and also features a built-in bookshelf to store cookbooks and kitchen accessories.
White walls gives this kitchen a bright and clean finish. Floating shelves create decorative storage over the white tile backsplash while a frosted glass cabinet and lower drawers add concealed storage. A natural wood island doubles as an eat in area with contemporary neutral bar stools.
A kitchen island with built-in sink is positioned in the middle of this modern kitchen, which maximizes its space through the use of several wall and under-counter cabinets and drawers. Two pendant lights hang above the kitchen island, wall shelf allows for easy storage of cookbooks and other items.
This elegant kitchen, featuring cream cabinetry and light beige granite countertops, injects a touch French Country to its traditional design with its choice of accessories and embellishments. The fruit and vine carvings on the sides of the kitchen island and above the cooktop promote more lavish look, as do the cane back bar stools and decorative backsplash.
Gorgeous wood ceiling beams and a pair of iron chandeliers give this kitchen a touch of Mediterranean rusticity without losing its sense of the traditional. The soft green walls are a perfect backdrop for the white cabinetry, adding a freshness to the overall look.
A large built-in bookshelf transitions from this open-plan kitchen to a cozy living area. A kitchen island looks out over the living room, and the bookshelves provide a place for the TV and various decorations.
The large island under the window serves as a baking center for this traditional kitchen. The marble top is perfect for rolling dough, while the open shelf beneath puts mixers on display. A large built-in shelf houses decorative dishes.
The large rustic island centers this farmhouse kitchen and provides extra storage and prep space. An open shelf in the island keeps favorite cookbooks handy, while a pair of pendant lights illuminates the pretty white countertops.
For a quick update to an existing basic wood island from Ikea, DIY blogger Dena Stormer simply painted the base and legs of her island white to match the rest of her kitchen. Then she added a vintage metal file cabinet for her recipes to the shelf below, along with retro kitchen accessories.
Wood stairs lead up to a second story kitchen and dining room in this contemporary home. A sleek metal and wood kitchen island doubles as a bookshelf with built-in shelving. Big, tall trees peek up against the windows and glass patio doors creating a fun tree house feel.
This elegant French country kitchen features a small island with shelf storage and a marble countertop. Above it hangs a chandelier complementing the neutral subway tile backsplash. White cabinets create contrast against the dark hardwood floors.
This open kitchen and dining space with a breakfast nook and country blue island combines modern amenities with rustic flair. An open bookshelf stores cookbooks, dishes and other knick knacks while a drum pendant light hangs above the dining table.
A large island offers plenty of prep space, a spot for enjoying meals and storage space in this white transitional kitchen. Built-in bookshelves keep cookbooks within reach while making for a colorful display.