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22 Kitchen Islands That Must Be Part of Your Remodel ...

By Eliza

Kitchen islands are fabulous additions to your cooking space. They give you loads more counters and plenty of extra storage. Adding one to your kitchen is a genius idea that you'll love. You can easily buy them, but many people save a ton of money by building their own. Either way, you are going to love what kitchen islands have to offer in your home. If you need some inspiration, here are some stunning ideas to get you started.

1 Farmhouse Design

Farmhouse DesignVia Fabulous Kitchen Island Designs
Kitchen islands with a farmhouse flair are pretty popular and work well with many design choices.

2 With Seating

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This extended kitchen island gives you some room to add chairs or stools so people can sit in the kitchen.


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3 Chandeliers above Kitchen Island

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Your lighting choice can really enhance the kitchen island you choose.

4 Small Size

Small SizeThis island isn't huge, but it works in this kitchen.

5 Rounded Island

Rounded IslandVia The Goodwill Gal
This rounded island is perfect for getting a larger piece into a smaller room. Plus, it's fun and different.

6 With a Sink

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An extra sink on your island is a super awesome addition to any kitchen. You will love having it!

7 Double Levels

Double LevelsVia Kitchen Island Design Ideas
A two layered island looks really nice and optimizes your counter space at the same time.

8 Push up Some Stools

Push up Some StoolsVia {Kitchen Island Re-Do}–before & after ...
A couple of stools at the island give people a place to hang out and talk with you while you cook.

9 Pet Feeding Station

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What a perfect way to get your pet dishes off the floor so you aren't tripping over them all the time.

10 Match the Kitchen

Match the KitchenVia Black & White Kitchen Redo ...
Most people opt to create a kitchen island that mimics the cabinets and counters throughout for a cohesive look like this one.

11 Add a Booth

Add a BoothVia Good Ideas for the Kitchen ...
This is absolutely perfect! The booth is cozy and the island is functional. I would love this for my kitchen, wouldn't you?

12 L-Shaped Kitchen Island

L-Shaped Kitchen IslandVia
You can put a larger island in your kitchen by choosing one that isn't a rectangle or square shape.

13 Choose a Color

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There's no rule that says you can't paint your kitchen island a fun color like this turquoise.

14 Rock Accents

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This look is really easy to create and gives your kitchen a glamourous look.

15 Chopping Station

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This handy little addition to your kitchen island lets you scrape food scraps right into the trash can while you work.

16 Lots of Storage

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This kitchen island sure doesn't fall down on the job of providing tons of storage options.

17 Open Shelves

Open ShelvesVia All About Kitchen Islands
Shelving for cookbooks would be a must have on any kitchen island that comes into my house.

18 Build a Mini Fridge in Your Kitchen Island

Build a Mini Fridge in Your Kitchen IslandVia 31 Insanely Clever Remodeling Ideas ...
What a genius invention! I'd fill it with healthy snacks for my kids that they could get themselves.

19 Island Aquarium

Island AquariumVia This Amazing Kitchen Island Is ...
Wow! This would be a major commitment, but would sure be a great conversation piece.

20 Towel Bars

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A place to hang a towel is handy to have on the side of your kitchen island.

21 Hidden Trash Can

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Not only would this keep the dogs out of the trash, but it would eliminate having to look at in the kitchen all the time.

22 Tiny but Useful

Tiny but UsefulVia 10 Small kitchen island design ...
This kitchen isn't huge, but the little island streamlines the entire space.

What does you kitchen island look like? If you don't have one, what are your must have features?

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