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Sometimes you know you want to change your home, but it takes a couple years of living there to figure out just how. Michelle Kraker (@theglamkraker) took that approach with her kitchen, an ’80s-style galley space that boasted turquoise-painted cabinets and laminate countertops. “Not only did the layout not work, but the design needed a complete overhaul,” Michelle says.
Her must-haves for the new space: a large island, open shelving, and a pot filler. She also wanted the space to have lots of bright white finishes and brass touches. After much deliberation, Michelle and her husband realized that there was no way they’d be able to get everything they wanted into the house’s current layout, so they decided to expand their house’s footprint and move walls to accommodate the new open