Unless you designed your kitchen from scratch, with a custom layout and cabinets, it's probably not perfect for your needs. But new cabinets can quickly eat up a small remodeling budget, and re-designing the kitchen isn't usually an option if you rent. I won't even get into the environmental impact of trashing old cabinets and producing new ones. Fortunately there are a lot of clever DIY ways to make the most of your current kitchen cabinets.
So Ali and I, two sisters forever daydreaming of buying homes to fix up, both managed to buy our houses within months of each other. Ali, in the summertime, a big three-bedroom mid-century split level with room for her and Michael's growing family. Mine in the fall, a boxy three-bedroom ranch
Shop Bluestone Reclaimed Wood Large Kitchen Island. Hand assembled with tongue and groove joinery, its base is beautifully sanded and finished in clear lacquer that allows its natural character to shine through.