Thursday, March 29, 2012
HEAD TO THE ISLANDS
QUICK TIP: if you find a great coffee table at a garage sale or in the "as is" section at Ikea, think about extending the legs to counter height to transform it into a perfect island for your kitchen. I've also used outdoor garden tables (the sinks used for cleaning vegetables are perfect for using as a wet bar or prep sink), old but interesting dressers (by adding casters to the bottom and stainless steel to the top for cutting) and dining room tables found at estate stales or antique stores (again, add casters to raise them to counter level or add new legs). It's easier than you think to escape a bland kitchen by adding an exotic island.