Backsplash over stove. This was made by a local artist and includes objects she collected for years: grandmother's silverware, broken dishes, shells, marbles her uncle played with as a child, old keys and coal miner id tags. Also on the side are places to store cooking oils and collection of s & p shakers. Very cleaver idea.
2. Ina likes gutsy countertops, super-thick and dark. Ultra-durable CaesarStone in Raven adds a nice contrast to KraftMaid's Brookfield Maple cabinets in Dove White. 3. Keep the fridge close by. Here, the work space is bookended with Viking's Quiet Cool all-refrigerator and all-freezer (No. 10).