Kitchen Opens Up, Becoming Central Hub of the House

Designer Paula Ables transformed a small, dark kitchen into an open, airy space fit for a chef, complete with stainless steel appliances and a wine fridge. The kitchen is now open on two sides, making it feel like an even more integral part of the home.

Photo By: COLES HAIRSTON

Photo By: Paula Ables

Photo By: COLES HAIRSTON

Photo By: COLES HAIRSTON

Beautiful Transitional Kitchen Features White Subway Tile

This kitchen was remodeled with fresh white cabinets, stylish white subway tile and a beautiful gray island. The rectangle of white marble in the island was repurposed from the former island.

Before: Drab & Cluttered Kitchen

Before its remodel, this kitchen featured drab cabinets and cluttered countertops.

Transitional White Kitchen With Spacious Breakfast Bar

This remodeled kitchen now has an open and integrated feel to the rest of the house. The cook can enjoy being a part of every public room in the downstairs space.

Transitional Eat-In Kitchen Features Chic Breakfast Bar

Guests can comfortably sit at this new bar and enjoy watching the professional at work. The beautiful, bright kitchen was remodeled by Paula Ables Interiors.

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