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I can be brutal when I am walking through, picking the different ideas apart (it is always easy to be critical, isn't it?) but most of the time I am super impressed. Yesterday, there was one house that I could have just moved right in to. It was the kitchen that sold me.
I would have changed the counters and the backsplash (Carrara marble for sure) but otherwise this kitchen was perfection (it looked much better than in my photos).
I really loved the clear canisters too!
Did you notice the single burner cook top? Yes, this is just the PREP KITCHEN!
On one side of the kitchen it had a beautiful glass front cabinet for storage, and plenty of counter space ... but when I first saw it I thought, "nice but kind of small"... until I saw this:
A full-sized kitchen right around the corner.
I have seen older homes with butler pantries and kitchens but this was a new one for me in a new home. At first I was not sure about the idea, but the more I started thinking about the possibilities I could not get it out of my mind.
And don't get me wrong ... I love my new kitchen. But it made me start to think. Maybe I should turn my dining room into a prep kitchen. Apparently another new trend is eliminating the formal dining room!
What do you think? Would you like to have a separate prep kitchen?