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In this updated breakfast nook, green upholstered chairs match the perkiness of the spring green walls. A large hutch is used for storage and to display a few favorite pieces. Design by designer Joan Suzio
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For this kitchen, designer Beth Haley pairs a green glass tile backsplash and cabinetry with stainless-steel appliances and hardware.
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The steel-blue solid maple cabinets, modern floral pillows, splashes of strong pink and the hand-painted backsplash tiles give an artistic quality to this kitchen.
A built-in banquette makes a dramatic statement and, combined with the new bar area and stools, provides plenty of seating for the family and for entertaining. An armoire helps to transition the kitchen to the dining area and allows family dishes to be viewed and accessed for parties.
A large island is the centerpiece of the kitchen, providing extra counter space for preparing meals. With two dogs and a cat, it was also important to incorporate their needs, so food and water bowls are built into the end of the island.