That's when they made a last-minute decision to place the pantry, which had been relegated to a distant wall, there instead. All the food storage would be in one spot.
Now that the plans are complete, the Sharmas can't wait to fire up their dream kitchen. "This version," Raveen says, "is a bit more grounded in reality."
Shown: After refining their vision with kitchen designer Donna Venegas, The Sharmas ultimately opted for a rectangular island with a prep sink, a range wall, a refrigerator-pantry wall, a sink wall lined with glass-front upper cabinets, and a small corner desk.