45+ Gorgeous Kitchen Island Design Ideas

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If you are planning a kitchen remodeling project, you are probably interested in exploring plans for building a kitchen island. After all, kitchen islands make your kitchen look more attractive, while also making it easier to use.

It is also important to take a look at several different kitchen island design ideas in order to make certain the design you develop is the right one for you.

The first step in creating plans for building a kitchen island is to consider the shape of your kitchen. If you have a U or L shaped kitchen that is spacious enough to accommodate an island, you should have no problem with adding an island to your design plans.

If you have a galley or peninsula kitchen, on the other hand, it may not be very conducive to adding an island to your room. With limited floor space, adding an island may only create a cramped space.

Once you have determined that your kitchen layout can accommodate an island, it is time to start exploring the various kitchen island design ideas that are available. For example, you may want to add one or more of these elements to your kitchen island…

* Breakfast Bar

Requires a countertop that is tall enough for bar stools to be seated underneath.

* Overhead Storage Space

Features space for pots and pans to be hung or for cabinetry to be added for additional storage.

* Range

Includes adding a range to the island so additional counter space can be created, or enough space is left for a double oven.

* Sink

May include a small sink that can be used for washing vegetables or completing other small tasks.

When creating plans for building a kitchen island, you should keep these elements in mind so you can create the kitchen design that is best suited to your unique lifestyle, needs and budget.

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