The clients wanted to downsize and simplify, and to find a period home with charm and original detail. Chip and Joanna Gaines helped them find a turn-of-the-century gem and update it to suit their needs while retaining a successful balance of the old and the new. From the experts at HGTV.com.
Kitchen Breakfast Nooks - With no room for a large eat-in area, this galley kitchen maximizes space with a built-in bench and super slim dining table, a set-up that allows for easy traffic flow and avoids over-crowding. - Designed by Harvest Architecture
Access Your Microwave. Carve out space in your island for the microwave to ensure people of all ages and abilities have easy access. Placing the microwave in the island also frees up counter spaces that's often taken up by the appliance.
Before and After: Mid-Century Kitchen Makeover (BECKI OWENS)