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An open floor plan that embraces kitchen, dining room, and living room brings a family together but poses challenges when it comes to choosing colors. In this space, neutrals reign supreme for a coordinated scheme that allows the zones to flow together beautifully. A soft shade of cypress gray-green on the cabinets, fireplace surround in th
butler's pantry with mirrored backsplash. I would make the bottom section hidden freezer drawers (because you always need more freezer space) and a hidden 2nd dishwasher for those big dinner parties.
Shopping on a Budget: This style cooking island is just what I need in my 1926 farm house kitchen that has an open kitchen/dining room layout. The positioning of the stove allows the cook to interact with his guests while he is preparing the meal. The raised bar is great because (a) it "hides" the cooking area (b) provides an additional seating area (c) provides extra space for a "buffet" area!