One of our toughest rooms in the house is our kitchen. At first glance, it’s relatively upgraded and large, with lots of storage. We replaced all the appliances when we moved in because half of them weren’t working, so that was already a considerable expense. We’ve been vacillating about additional kitchen upgrades because smaller upgrades like new counter and backsplash feel like a band aid on a bigger issue, but gutting and remodeling isn’t a financial option right now and we just wouldn’t get any real return on investment (see my tips for ideal ROI on remodeling here). Until we decide what to do in the kitchen, I’ll just fantasize about my dream kitchen. Check out my inspiration below.


Crisp, White Kitchen with Dark Wood Floors

Crisp, White Kitchen with Dark Wood Floors via Decor Pad


Swoon-Worthy Two-Tone Kitchen Cabinets by Venegas and Company via Houzz


Kitchen Command Center by Kate Lester Interiors via Home Bunch


Giant Island with Breakfast Bar Seating and Cookbook Storage

Breakfast Bar Seating and Cookbook Storage. Carla Aston via Decor Pad


Hideaway Spice Rack. Werner Straube via Traditional Home


Small Appliance Storage via Better Homes & Gardens