25 Awe-Inspiring Kitchen Island Ideas Blending Beauty with Purpose!

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Working wonders to bring a dash of style by being the point of focus of the whole space, kitchen islands also prove to be functional when it comes to storage as well as a convenient family dining spot. While some of them are installed from the very scratch, others can be all about giving a super cool makeover to old dressers or tables. Check out these 25 Awe-Inspiring Kitchen Island Ideas Blending Beauty with Purpose!

14. Microwave in the Island

Microwave in the Island

Anchored by a lovely coat of peppercorn, the homemade kitchen island makes a mark with a microwave shelf, a towel rod on the side, and of course, ample of storage sections.

Idea Details : thriftydecorchick

15. A Subtle Add-On

A Subtle Add-On

Quite a subtle add-on yet offering room to hang kitchen towels and store other essential stuff in the drawers, this one doesn’t even take up a great deal of space.

Idea Details : pin.it

16. X-Sided Kitchen Island

X-Sided Kitchen Island

When you are aiming at achieving rustic simplicity for your kitchen, it can’t get any better than this dark-stained island coming with an X-shaped extrusion on the sides.

Idea Details : decorpad

17. Board and Batten Kitchen Island Makeover

Board and Batten Kitchen Island Makeover

The author introduced grandeur to a simple island by sprucing up the design with oak boards, painting it white, and adding an angled counter end.

Idea Details : 21rosemarylanel

18. Large Contrasting Island


To contrast the white striped ceiling and cupboards with unbeatable prettiness, this kitchen island meant for a large family selects a cool-toned body and marble for the top.

Idea Details : instagram

19. Dresser Turned Kitchen Island

Dresser Turned Kitchen Island

A kitchen island doesn’t have to be a feature installed from scratch – a repurposed dresser does the magic with some paint, new knobs, staining and towel rods!

Idea Details : pin.it

20. Kitchen Island from Dresser

Kitchen Island from Dresser

The small size failed to take away from the functionality of this piece made from a dresser. The blue shade, a towel holder and hooks for hanging utilities are splendorous!

Idea Details : youresomartha

21. Salvaged Wood Island

Salvaged Wood Island

Green bar stools add the much-needed pop to this island made out of salvaged wood – old columns go for the legs, barn wood rests at the bottom, having a lovely counter on top.

Idea Details : rainonatinroof

22. Sofa Table Kitchen Island

Sofa Table Kitchen Island

A custom-cut countertop rests over butcher block counters for this island made from a sofa table in distressed cream. The table feet are replaced with tulip bun feet.

Idea Details : designingdomesticity

23. Repurposed Dresser Islands

Repurposed Dresser Islands

These islands are actually upcycled century-old dressers, wherein each has got a unique appeal of its own. One sports a butcher block top while the other a hickory top.

Idea Details : traerloves

24. Island Adventure

Island Adventure

All about minimalism and clean lines, Hemnes dresser from Ikea gets a gorgeous makeover with a glossy butcher block top, casters for the feet and new paint.

Idea Details : rufflesandsuch

25. Custom Kitchen Island

Custom Kitchen Island

Whether it’s open shelvings offering room for cookbooks on one side and storage baskets on the other, the wine fridge or elegant drawers, everything about this wooden island hits the right notes.

Idea Details : atcharlotteshouse

If you are looking to spruce up your kitchen with a breathtaking island that serves its purpose while matching your decor and space just perfect, we bet the above kitchen island ideas won’t disappoint you!

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