To save money create hood with plywood and match cabinet paint and the mantel stained same as island. Open spice racks on both sides and pot filler makes this cook area fun and easy to use. the large drawer cabinets makes storage of pots and pans simple.
DIY Mantel Hood Tutorial
DIY Mantel Hood Tutorial - this is actually pretty neat. I think I'd rather have a range hood though... #RangeHoods
MacGibbon Kitchen 3 - traditional - kitchen - dc metro - Cameo Kitchens, Inc. Second favorite mantel.simple yet elegant. No spice racks on the sides, corbels back to the back splash. Chris, I like the posts on either side, nice touch.