Oak Kitchen Ideas
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Welcome to our gallery featuring a selection of 45 small islands for kitchens.. Based on our extensive kitchen design research, we've found that these days 75% of kitchens have a island.. The thing is, it's easy to install an island in a big kitchen space, but not always easy in a small kitchen space.
I love the ideas to update oak kitchen cabinets that we came up with! And I think when and if we update, when we are ready to sell, we might try staining the cabinets a dark chocolate to match the living room floors, or just go ahead and paint them, but for now we are happy with the changes we made…
By choosing a few key places to paint you can give your kitchen an updated look and give the oak something to play off of. Now, of course, there are MANY different kitchen layouts, so it can be challenging to say 'always paint these cabinets and leave these one's wood', but here are some ideas to get you going… Paint only the upper cabinets
Kitchen island ideas are abundant these days; it seems most kitchen designs include a kitchen island, if not multiple islands. However, if the layout doesn't work, especially if you have a small kitchen, then there's no necessity to add in a kitchen island.
DIY Ideas To Update Oak Kitchen Cabinets. To accent the original oak cabinets and porcelain sink, I added a kitchen towel in a beautiful scallop pattern which reminded me of the breathtaking stain glass ceiling at the Chicago Cultural Center.