Joanna's recommendation was not simply to expand the kitchen, but to actually relocate it. The new kitchen is in a space that was previously a den. In the new layout, the old kitchen becomes the combined pantry and laundry room.
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big fan of a different countertop material on the island - love this dark butcher block in contrast to the light marble
Thick Butcher Block Island Countertop with Gray Nailhead Counter Stools, Transitional, Kitchen
Shown in the edge grain construction style with an eased edge and satin polyurethane wood sealer.
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Kitchens... <3 of the home
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I love this white with dark floor and dark butcher block counter top. This is the look I will go for except ALL the countertop will be butcher block.
butcher block with rustic pipe for towels. Wish I could use my butcher block somewhere in my new kitchen.
DIY Kitchen Island -- $47 in materials Although I'd probably extend it out a few inches to add seating! Baskets would be a perfect place to store things like potatoes, onions, tomatoes, etc...