When renovating a kitchen, don't forget that a well-lit countertop can be the best accessory. Under-cabinet lighting makes all the difference in even the coziest of corners. [Featured Design: Fieldstone™]
Didn't actually read this, but don't forget to also add above cabinet lighting for indirect lighting, and lighting under the tow kick for indirect lighting as well! How to Install Under Cabinet Lighting in Your Kitchen
Skip pricey LED under-cabinet light fixtures if they require running new wiring. Instead, go for LED adhesive tape lights and save up to $500, including labor. Available at home centers, these peel-and-stick flexible LED circuit-board strips come in various levels of brightness and can be cut to length. Best of all, they plug into any outlet, such as one for a wall-mount microwave or an over-the-range vent hood.