This easy to follow DIY Kitchen Island tutorial will teach you how to build a kitchen island in a few easy steps! Built out of stock cabinets from the home improvement store, you can build a custom island to fit your kitchen!
Sometimes it takes a while to realize a space needs a change—but Emily Rodgers knew as soon as she got the keys to her house that the kitchen would need some help. “It felt claustrophobic and heavy with the wall-to-wall upper cabinets, the microwave on a shelf and the dark floors and countertops,” says Emily. “The soffits were screaming to be removed, and the fluorescent light fixture and track lighting weren’t helping with the overall vibe of the space.
One of the most interesting home kitchens I’ve ever seen combined aspects of Americana and Greek styles. It was in Illinois; the kitchen had carved wood valances around a fake shingled roof, all accented by regal Greek columns that you might find in a fast-casual gyro shop. I was house hunting at the time and ultimately passed on this spectacular piece of property.Does a kitchen like that tend to turn buyers off? Sometimes.