Kitchen Island Ideas Worth Trying In Your Own Home

Needing some kitchen island ideas? Look no further because here we are sharing swoon-worthy kitchen island inspiration with you.

Build In Extra Kitchen Island Storage

What good is a kitchen island if has little storage? Make your kitchen island both beautiful and useful by making sure you have decent storage space.

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Paint Your Kitchen Island

Painting your kitchen island can give your kitchen a refreshing pop of color. If you do paint your kitchen island a different color then the rest of your cabinets, make sure to include that color somewhere else in the kitchen to create balance.

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Install an Oversize Sink

Oversize sinks are a great feature to add to any kitchen island. Why? Because they allow you to easily wash bulky pots and pans, fill your flower vases with fresh water, or even wash your dog in. Large sinks make a powerful design statement.

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Use Reclaimed Wood

Using reclaimed wood for your kitchen island is a great way to add character and a feeling of history in your kitchen space. With reclaimed wood,  you can create a variety of different styles. From Industrial to Farmhouse, the design possibilities are endless.

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Bring in Elements of Nature

Use natural wood, stone, and other materials to build your kitchen island to bring the outdoors inside. Using natural materials is a great way to bring a feeling of nature and good energy into your kitchen space.

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Roll Out the Barrels

Have some old wine barrels? Use the barrels as your kitchen island base, then install a slab on top. Once completed, you will have yourself a beautiful kitchen island with a classic old world feel.

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Repurpose an Antique

Have a classic antique dresser that has been passed down in the family? Or maybe you are great at finding old furniture pieces that need a little work but have great potential.

Start by finding an antique dresser with good bones. Next, add some paint, and install a cool slab to put on top. Finish by adding some awesome hardware. Once you are finished you will find that the old outdated piece that had potential is now the focal point of your kitchen.

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Bring in Playful Patterns

You can bring in playful patterns with color or with the materials your use. Find a pretty tile design, or use a pretty wallpaper design to cover the base. However, if you use wallpaper make sure to cover it with a sheet of clear acrylic to prevent it from being ruined.

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Invest in a Beautiful Island Range Hood

A kitchen island range hood is the icing on the cake to finish off your beautiful kitchen island. Designers have been calling the range hood the "trophy piece of the kitchen" and we couldn't agree more. 

If you are shopping for an island range hood make sure to check out our island range hood selection where you will find top quality range hoods up to 60% off.

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Looking for more kitchen inspiration? Make sure to check out our recent post, 10 Kitchen Design Ideas from Popular Kitchens.