Rupert and Kate Dowd, with baby Ivy, gather in the [kitchen](http://www.homestolove.com.au/kitchens-with-wow-factor-2229/|target="_blank"). They have the best of both worlds in their spacious abode in the heart of the city.
I'm so excited to share with you today a before & after of my very own kitchen! I live in a converted hard loft in the eclectic neighbourhood of Kensington Market in Toronto. It was converted to lofts in 1999 — which you can see by this before photo. There was nothing absolutely terrible with this kitchen (well maybe those countertops), but it just felt dated and didn't match my colorful and eclectic personality and the rest of my space. I decided to give it a major makeover.
Smart Renovation Turns Old Jewelry Store Into A Small Modern Apartment
Here's a kitchen (built inside a converted English chapel) that proves that good things come in small packages. The kitchen, while a bit on the small side, more than manages for the needs of a family of 6 — and looks good doing it. Here are a few ideas worth stealing for your own kitchen.