The kitchen island: It’s not just another pretty countertop atop a few extra cabinets. It’s a multitasker, a chameleon, and in some cases, a work of art. It can serve as storage place, work station, eating area, and social hub. That’s why it’s become the modern-day must-have in kitchen design.
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need a big kitchen in order to accommodate an island. Kitchen islands come pre-made in all shapes in sizes, and even small ones can add important functionality to your space. Islands can also be created from other pieces of furniture, so you’re really not locked into a handful of standard sizes. (All it takes is a quick look on Pinterest to see how an old antique dresser or console table repurposed as an island can be a beautiful thing.)
If you’re thinking about adding or changing an island in your kitchen, here are a…
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