Sunday, March 29, 2009

Kitchen Ideas

I can picture my sweet little kids sitting at this island having lunch or helping me cook supper...I just love how big it is! And I don't think I would mind washing dishes quite as much if I had these gorgeous windows to stare out of! Isn't it beautiful?

I am planning to have a triple window like what is in the picture below. I love the natural light and I want to be able to watch the kids playing basketball or riding their bikes in the driveway. The windows in the picture below are also more realistic than the "fancy" windows in the picture above.

I also like the farm table in the picture above. I am kinda thinking about this type of table for the breakfast area. I would want it paint black though.

I put up the next picture to show the beautiful wood floors and the BIG island!

I want to be able to put stools on the side opposite the window/sink. The end cap will have shelves/cubbies for display. The other end cap (where the stove is) will have outlets so the island can be a functional workspace especially for baking. The side where the sink is will be cabinets and drawers for extra storage. I also want the island to be a different color than the cabinets to make it look more like a piece of furniture.

This next one is a "fancy" kitchen....but you know fancy always means lots of moola! I don't need or want a fancy kitchen, but I would love to have a hood similar to this one. I am thinking this would be something my sweet husband can build to try to save money! The architectural elements are so pretty, but can get pricey...we will just have to wait and see...

I could show you lots more of my inspiration pics, but I don't want to bore you to tears! I will wait and show you the style and color of the cabinets, the layout, and some design things sometime soon.

I hope you are enjoying seeing these ideas. I know for me it is nice to have my favorites all in one place. Hope you are enjoying reading all about it!


Tim, Kristen & Megan said...

It looks like you are having so much fun thinking about your new home. We have only lived in apartments the 1 1/2 years or so we have been married...I can't wait until we are able to have our own house! You are going to make this house so beautiful!

Anonymous said...

Oooo I love the hood! It is beautiful and what an addition to a kitchen!