Space saver - A bench seat hidden in a kitchen island.
Colorful Kitchen Islands
A blue-and-white color palette is traditonal, but the cobalt island is a bold take on the classic look. Outfitted with display space for a collection of dishware, the island is both pretty and practical! http://www.bhg.com/kitchen/island/colorful-kitchen-islands/?socsrc=bhgpin010315richcobaltkitchen&page=1
15 Tips for a Cottage-Style Kitchen
Check out these simple ways to bring cottage style to your kitchen. You can transform your kitchen into a shabby chic space with open shelving, small-pane windows and doors, pretty patina, wood flooring, beaded board and bin style hardware.