As seen on Home Town, the Burks' residence has been fully renovated by hosts Ben and Erin Napier. After renovations, the old wood cabinets and appliances were removed. Their Laurel, Mississippi kitchen now features new cabinetry, lighting, a new brick backsplash and a custom cutting block table built by Ben Napier. (after)
Waste not, want not: Instead of heading to the lumber yard, more and more furniture designers are looking to the past for their materials. This Reclaimed Wood Kitchen Island, $475, from Herb’s Furnishings is one great example. Handcrafted of 100% reclaimed wood from Baltimore, Md., the island’s frame is crafted from old beams, and its shelves are reclaimed pine paneling. The butcher's block top is made of reclaimed hardwood flooring, which is sealed with food-safe mineral oil and beeswax. The island sits on leveling stems to ensure a flat cutting surface, and it includes a steel bar with S hooks for hanging pots and other utensils.
This lovely traditional kitchen designed by David Stimmel features cream cabinetry and a sturdy wood island that's ideal for prepping meals. With plenty of light and cabinet space, the chef of the family will love cooking and entertaining here.
This sleek and contemporary, open plan kitchen boasts stunning details, like gorgeous geometric pendant lamps and mosaic tiled cabinets. A raw wood island adds a a warm rustic touch and bold artwork brings a touch of color into the neutral space.
Designer Jeff Troyer combined the former dining room and pantry to create a large, open kitchen with a rustic reclaimed wood island. The gray countertops, white cabinetry and white subway tile backsplash are enlivened with pops of color from a collection of vibrant kitchenware showcased on open shelving.
The original plan for the kitchen was to install hardwood floors, but Fixer Upper host Joanna Gaines opted instead for black and white tile, originally planned for use only in a butler's pantry, to give the entire kitchen added personality and a more dynamic look. Stained antique doors, a wooden island and copper elements help provide a warm counterbalance to the striking black and white.
Crisp, fresh and clean — this transitional kitchen incorporates a combination of white cabinetry with state-of-the-art stainless steal appliances. The large wood kitchen island adds warmth to the mostly white space.
A large island offers plenty of space in this clean and modern kitchen. The white cabinets and silestone countertop elegantly contrast with the oak floors and the island's wood paneling while keeping the space light and airy. The gray tile wall adds graphic interest and effortlessly pairs with stainless appliances.
Mushroom-colored walls and cabinets, combined with golden granite countertops and custom wood moldings, complete this Old World kitchen. The gorgeous yet functional island serves as a prep station on one side and cleanup on the other.
Two kitchen islands make even more space for food preparation, eating and entertaining. While the room is dominated with the amazing wood floors and cabinets, the stainless steel range hood and brick walls provide pleasing accents in this loft space.