Install an over-the-range microwave oven.... Most OTR microwaves are just under 30 in. wide; heights vary from about 10 to 18 inches and depths vary from 12 to about 18 inches. You need to choose a model that allows adequate clearance above the range but can be installed at a comfortable height.
I like the dark cabinets, farmhouse sink, wall tile, & flooring...Kitchen Workspace: Some of the lower cabinets have a metal grating instead of wood, to add another layer of texture. "It reminds me of those old-fashioned pie safes, and it lets things breathe and dry," Dan Ruhland says. Parefeuille Peach antique terra-cotta flooring from Exquisite Surfaces.