Not everyone is lucky enough to have a kitchen big enough for an island, so how do design a kitchen that feels open without sacrificing looks or storage? Its simple, borrow ideas from small spaces that make it work!
1. Keep it light.
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2. Get creative with space. Open shelving can be a great low cost alternative to
upper cabinetry... If you are a neat freak I give you my blessing to do this.
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Honestly being a neat freak isn't enough, you have to be anal retentive.
Its perfectly fine to be matchy matchy here.
3. Consider a microwave hood. I love decorative hoods,
but in a small kitchen they are not as practical. Opt for the microwave
hood combo and you automatically get more counter space.
4. Great Lighting. Who cares how small your space is!
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5. Personalize your space by adding a few pieces that make you smile.