The Basic Steps Involved In The Building Of Diy Kitchen Island - Fun Do It Yourself

The Basic Steps Involved In The Building Of Diy Kitchen Island

By adding pull-out trash storage to an island or cabinet, you can spare your kitchen of an eyesore, plus open up your floor space. (Sounds like a win-win to us!) Get the tutorial at Shades of Blue Interiors.

Concrete might seem like an unusual choice for your kitchen, but given the right setting, its rustic, textured look can set just the right tone. Take a look at these 15 kitchens, where countertops, backsplashes, and even whole islands made of concrete feel just right.

Concrete in the Kitchen: 15 Gorgeous Examples

Tall Galvanized Metal Stool

New honed black granite countertops were added along with a new farm sink, fixtures, lighting, cabinets and floating cedar shelves. Clint Harp crafted an island that Joanna designed for the Kings using some shiplap found on one of the original walls.


Kitchen design: Antique wooden workbench kitchen island {PHOTO: Tracey Ayton} I like the warm rustic floor, adds color and contrast ties in well with bar

traditional kitchen by Mahoney Architects & Interiors

Long, thin table for kitchen island. Could use the Mission table and add a granite countertop! A narrow island idea for Wilson.

Cottage style kitchen - blue and white

Idea instead of stools? Light blue subway tile, butcher block-topped island, and beaded-board cabinet fronts lend plenty of cottage style to this Fire Island kitchen.

An antique table doubles as a kitchen island in this cottage-style space. More ideas for kitchen islands:

Kitchen Island Designs

Antique Table Turned Island This antique butcher table turned kitchen island -- once used in a school - a space-saving flea market find.