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When designing a kitchen from scratch or planning a kitchen renovation, it is important to consider the amount of kitchen preparation space you have to work with. When you think about all of the kitchen appliances and supplies that take up space on your kitchen bench top, there is not a lot of room left for preparation. If you aren’t blessed with a large kitchen, consider some versatile alternatives to create a functional kitchen. Here’s how to double your kitchen workspace and inspire your family to prepare and cook more meals in the kitchen.

An island in the kitchen serves as a central gathering space and is often the focus of many kitchens. Extra-long kitchen islands have definite advantages acting as the central host of many functions; food preparation, cooking, serving, seating and storing. Here are some possibilities to consider when incorporating an extra-long kitchen island into your kitchen design.

Early morning starts would be much easier if you knew you had a comfy and intimate eating area in your kitchen to relax with a hot cup of coffee. An eat-in kitchen provides a place for family and friends to gather during food preparation as well as a cosy area to enjoy a long breakfast in the sun. Eat-in kitchens have endless design opportunities and aren’t limited to only large kitchens; you can simply add stools to a kitchen island or add a table and chairs to create a breakfast nook. Here are some creative ideas for small kitchen eating areas to inspire more family meals at the table.

You don’t always need a big budget to renovate your kitchen and add value to your home. Making small changes with big impact on your kitchen by changing your kitchen cabinet doors, kitchen handles, installing a new kitchen island or a new kitchen benchtop. It is important to make sure that you are investing in the changes that will make the most dramatic effect as well as those that will make you feel better about the way your kitchen looks.