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A Busted Open, Brightened Up Kitchen

Taking down walls cleared the way for a free-flowing space fit for two cooks, two kids, plus party guests

From Musty to Must-See Kitchen

A beach cottage's rundown cook space becomes a year-round haven

Retro Kitchen Redo

A vintage stove and sink help a couple create a kitchen that's in sync with their 1930s house

Same Kitchen Space, More Storage

New cabinets and a smart layout take this vintage space into the 21st century

A Fitting Cook Space for a Gracious Home

How a two-part redo elevated a basement kitchen to reflect the spirit of a Victorian-era home

A Kitchen With Lots More Function—and Charm

One less window, a wider passageway—and pro help—saved this sunny gathering spot from well-intentioned neglect

Kitchen Is a Food Hub Made for Face Time

Bumping out 8 feet allows for a modern eat-in kitchen designed to help a couple catch up with their kids

A Bright and Airy Kitchen for $343

Open shelves and cheery cottage-style details give a dark cook space a fresh new feel

Kitchen Gets a Fresh Slant for an Open Cook Space

Shifting the peninsula extends the reach of a 1950s kitchen, and thoughtful finishes amplify its charm

Small Changes Equal Big Improvements in a Kitchen Space

Moving doorways and annexing a few extra square feet allow for relocating appliances and adding a work island in an open kitchen

Create a Farmhouse-Fresh Breakfast Nook

Simple furnishings and soft blues and grays with butter-yellow accents infuse this space with cheerful charm

A Cozy Kitchen With More Light, More Function

An open-plan makeover of its cook space preserves a small house's friendly proportions

A Kitchen With Period Flair, Plus a Layout That Works

Redoing a bad remodel creates a more functional space with a handsome look that fits a 1906 cottage

A Farmhouse Kitchen Redo for $564

A little paint and some vintage-style details spruce up a dreary, cramped space

A Kitchen Designed With the Kids in Mind

Parallel workstations and several thoughtful details make this light and airy space function for the entire household

A Triumphant Kitchen Remodel with a Toaster Oven

Cooking out of the dank basement for 11 months as their dream kitchen took shape upstairs didn't stop these readers from eating in—and dining in style

A Kitchen With Craftsman Details and a Modern Flow

A small, Seattle bungalow gains a smartly laid-out space in a new spot sized just right for cooking and gathering

Steal Ideas From Our Best Kitchen Transformations

The editors of TOH dig into the archives to share the most dramatic kitchen makeovers ever

A Kitchen Opens Up for Family Living

More space, together with a generous island, smart details, and a dramatic color scheme, turns a former galley into a major magnet for family and friends

A High-Style Kitchen Created on a Low Budget

DIY determination—and a patient search for bargains—gives two cooks the low-cost, warm-looking work space they craved

Two Cooks, One Small-Space Kitchen

Every square inch counts in this compact, light-filled family kitchen

Relocating the Cookspace for a Bright, Functional Kitchen

Building a new kitchen in the old family room delivers the central, open-plan gathering place this couple and their kids longed for

A Kitchen Renovation Adds Charm Using Smart Savings

A few well-priced nips, tucks, and fixes gave a dated cook space a new look and lots more function

Use Cool Blue to Update a Classic Kitchen

A blue finish adds fresh flair to traditional cabinets in a high-performing space that's a destination for cooks and guests alike

A Cramped Kitchen Opens Up to Make Room for the Whole Family

Bumping out provided more light and flow, plus room to gather. Lots of white paint and warm wood gave the space vintage style

A Cheerful Kitchen Makeover for $935

A coat of paint and other cosmetic upgrades refresh a bungalow cook space

How to Create a Colorful Cottage Kitchen

Vibrant paint and weathered wood make an eating and cooking area look comfortably lived in. Here's how to put together a similar space in your home


How to Build a Laminate Counter

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares his secrets for fabricating a stylish new plastic-laminate kitchen countertop.

10 Big Ideas for Small Kitchens

Some great inspiration for small kitchens, from the National Kitchen & Bath Association's Design Competition archives

Remove a Kitchen Wall, Gain Unique Style

A savvy blend of salvaged wood, cement tile, and stainless steel gives a circa 1900 kitchen a 21st-century edge

A Modern Kitchen With an Old World Look

Annexing square footage from two small rooms and incorporating salvaged and distressed wood create a high-functioning kitchen that suits its vintage surroundings

A Handsome Kitchen That Handles Hard Knocks

TOH reader Linh-Co Nguyen shares how she and her husband used easy-care materials and a mix of vintage-style accents to create a family-centric kitchen