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The kitchen is one of the main focal points in the house. It needs to look good. Sometimes though, the kitchen will start to look a little drab. It happens to us all. There are a few things you can do. Let’s take a look.

1)The butcher-block island. This is something I’m sure many of you have seen. Some of you are probably thinking, “Why can’t I have this?” Why can’t you? If it’s a question of money, there are ways around this. Speak to a contractor you trust. Find out how you can get one of these for less. There are places you can buy certain materials for less. They still have the same quality, they are just sold for less.

A butcher block island cuts down on the nicks. It also cuts down on the wear-and-tear of the other elements in the kitchen. It’s also going to make good use of your space.


This is a good way to keep things organized. Take all your excess stuff in the kitchen and store things in the side boards. Build a small cabinet. Use this for storage. It’s also going to serve another benefit. This extra storage space will keep your items protected.


This is mix of romanticism and idealism. Putting a window seat in your kitchen is going to add so much. It’s going to open up the room in a bag way. Add some curtains that match. You’d be surprised at how different and better your kitchen is going to look.

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July 7, 2015 / wp9060