Soffits, set off by a ribbon of color, hold recessed lighting and give the upper cabinets a finished look. The wall paint is Kelly-Moore's Misty Meadow
. The sink and faucet are from Kohler
. The range is from Maytag
, and the range hood is by Broan
. Pantry pullouts are by Elfa
. TOH Homeowner Tip:
Aïda Pollard, Austin, Tex., says, "Don't stint on lighting. We have four types—task, undercabinet, recessed, and pendant—all on dimmers, so we can set the mood, whether we're cooking or having a glass of wine."