The kitchen is the heart of the home and often times, the dining room is a space constantly in use. If your home has a kitchen with an adjoining dining room, the opportunity exists to make the kitchen an expansive space that is fun and functional. Convert your kitchen and dining room into one and increase your storage and entertaining space. The first step usually requires removing a wall. Here are some ideas to get your inspiration flowing.
Getting Rid of the Dining Room to Start the Kitchen Expansion
The homeowners here took full advantage of moving the dining room into the kitchen. They also used this opportunity to open up the entertaining space into the outdoors. Notice how guests can observe the chefs while seated at the island or dining table.
Expanding Small Kitchen into Dining Room
Many older homes have kitchens with space for one chef. Today’s kitchens provide room for the family with multiple chefs. Add a kitchen island into the space originally the dining room to add a prep space for another cook while increasing storage. Use the entire ceiling height for cabinetry storage space. You can reach the items in the upper cabinets by using iMove shelving on the interior.
Turn Dining Room into Kitchen
If your kitchen is crying for additional storage, consider utilizing the dining room to create a butler’s pantry. A place that provides extra storage for china and glassware along with dry goods. The extra prep space is welcomed during holiday baking activities and the extra storage allows you to keep a well-stocked pantry all year long.
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