in case you missed it: thinking about the kitchen part 4

elizabeth martin design

Time for another post dedicated to kitchen dreaming! After last week, I've still got cabinetry on my mind, and I'm thinking about all those nooks and crannies that custom, or even semi-custom, cabinets can create to take advantage of otherwise lost space. I love seeing microwaves tucked into cubbies under counters and wine racks above fridges. With my tiny kitchen, I'm hoping to take advantage of every inch of space and hoping to get some creative, interesting solutions into the room like these.

midwest living

Getting the microwave off the countertop is key. I like it up above. But I dislike seeing it so much...

cottage living

...that I think I prefer it even more down low.


And then, if you really dislike seeing it, you can hide it behind a cabinet door. This is tempting!

southern living

I do love seeing a built-out space for open storage above the fridge. Baskets look nice...


...and a wine rack, or cookbook storage, looks even better!

cottage living

I do adore this solution: setting the microwave over the fridge (although then I guess you need to find space to keep a stepstool nearby!) combined with wine storage.

And just because I can't get enough wine storage, a floor-to-ceiling solution in one of my absolute favorite kitchens. All that storage, all those custom built-ins, all that wine! And I'm not even going to get into the finishes and the decor. You all know how I feel ;-)

tommy smythe

If you've missed the other installments in this series, I hope you'll check them out here: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

1 comment

Anonymous said...

Ooo, some fabulous ideas for the microwave - thanks!