Extending the island - link to page describing making the shelf for microwave xxx Like the usefulness of the Ikea bar to hand teatowels using the 'dead space' of the blank side. This island is 6 ft long, same as our 180cm option. I think she said her original had been 3 ft deep (92cm) but she had deepened it slightly with a bit more overhang to give more room to sit under the overhang - perhaps 40cm would do this? xxx

Microwave in the Island! (Finally!)

If we can get electricity to the island, idea for microwave placement. Step by Step instructions on how to install a microwave in your kitchen island.

Party-Ready Kitchen Design Details (For Anyone Who Loves to Entertain) | Apartment Therapy

Party-Ready Kitchen Design Details (For Anyone Who Loves to Entertain)

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, but it's also the throbbing, thumping center of every party. Whether or not you meant it to happen, your guests will gravitate to the kitchen every. So what's a host to do? Make sure their kitch


BUTCHER BLOCK ISLAND (No white cabinets) Modern cottage kitchen with glossy white beadboard ceiling and white box beams. White wood paneled center island with butcher block countertop and sawhorse counter stools. Love the chocolate wood floors.

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Love the floors, white cabinets and alternate color on the island (maybe gray, brown, black?) like that the bar stools fully slide under the counter

black cabinets and marble countertop kitchen

interior-design-home: “Bright kitchen features a restored herringbone flooring, navy cabinetry and stark white counters in this home designed by Blakes London.

Industrial Style Shaker Kitchen – Tom Howley

I cannot wait to get my new (reclaimed) kitchen units so I can have super deep long drawers like these Industrial Style Shaker Kitchen – Tom Howley

Transitional Kitchen by Town House Interiors

This is an example of a transitional kitchen in London with shaker cabinets, grey cabinets, white splashback, subway tile splashback and light hardwood floors. Kitchen cabinets painted in Elephant's Breath

Pops of color and beautiful floors highlight this bright white kitchen.

Kitchen Cabinets in White

Access Your Microwave. Carve out space in your island for the microwave to ensure people of all ages and abilities have easy access. Placing the microwave in the island also frees up counter spaces that's often taken up by the appliance.

lol? Exactly how many people are in their family? Is this for the sister wives family?... Either way, it looks cool.

A dramatic, customized island with sink and tasting bar lets the frequent entertainer enjoy her friends while prepping meals in a highly functional space. The Dove White cabinetry and open shelves keep the room airy and uncluttered.