Creative Backsplashes

There's a backsplash design for every decorating style. Find design inspiration in these beautiful surfaces that amplify interest by adding texture, color, and pattern to kitchen walls.

View Slideshow

DIY Kitchen Decor

Add personal style and fun decor to your kitchen and adjoining eating area without spending a lot of money. Take a look at these easy DIY projects.

View Slideshow

One-of-a-Kind Backsplashes

In a hardworking kitchen, a backsplash is an ideal opportunity to add a little personality. See how pretty materials and unique installations can bring a fresh face to your kitchen.

View Video

Squeeze an Instant Pantry Into Any Space

Don┬┐t have built-ins in your kitchen? All you need is a sliver of empty wall to set up this instant pantry.

View Video

Guide to Cabinetry

From Better Homes and Gardens, ideas and improvement projects for your home and garden plus recipes and entertaining ideas.

See More

Kitchen Countertop Ideas

Countertops are big part of your kitchen. Consider these up-and-coming materials to make a statement in your space.

View Video

Dream Kitchen Designs

Attention to details, pro-grade appliances, and gorgeous materials and finishes all weave together in these dream kitchens that exude style and sophistication.

View Slideshow
Popular in Kitchens

L-Shaped Kitchen Design

Beautiful L-shaped kitchens with smart designs and classy stylings

X

    Everything in this slideshow

    • Ceiling-High Cabinets

      This kitchen makes use of a long, narrow space, resulting in a functional design. Kitchen islands, such as this green one with a stovetop, can provide additional counter space and make the kitchen seem more compact and cohesive. Honey-tone wood cabinetry and hardwood floors bring the kitchen back to its 1930s roots. For your own L-shaped kitchen remodel, use ceiling-height kitchen cabinets as a good solution for storing seldom-used or seasonal items.

    • Small Kitchen Island

      Sometimes, what isn't there is just as important as what is when it comes to designing a kitchen. Here, a pass-through was used in place of a door, making room for lower kitchen cabinets and additional counter space. In your own L-shaped kitchen remodel, use small kitchen islands like this one with a curved form to create room for dining or a surface for friends to lean on while the chef cooks.

    • White Country Kitchen

      Arched window openings, inspired by the use of arches elsewhere in this home, create instant visual interest in this charming kitchen. A chocolate-brown tile kitchen backsplash frames the windows and offsets classic white cabinets while traditional saltillo tiles cover the floor. For an L-shaped kitchen remodel, try these narrow, open shelves between the upper cabinets—a great solution for storing wine that doesn't require temperature control.

    • Storage-Filled Island

      To keep this small kitchen looking open and airy, upper cabinets were kept to a minimum, which also allows more natural light to penetrate the room. To compensate for the lack of storage in a L-shaped kitchen remodel project, try narrow kitchen islands like this one, fitted with a combination of open shelves and closed cabinets. Note the use of the labor- and step-saving pot-filler faucet next to the range. Pot-fillers are a relatively easy plumbing addition.

    • Island Prep Area

      Prep kitchen islands, such as this one with a raised breakfast counter, can hold center stage. In this L-shaped kitchen remodel project, a wall formerly dividing the kitchen and dining area is removed. The new arrangement replaces a cramped U-shape layout that herded a single cook into a dark corner of the home. The addition of a skylight brings much-needed natural light into the space, shedding light on the clean-lined kitchen cabinets.

    • Galley Kitchen Makeover

      The removal of a wall during this L-shaped kitchen remodel project transformed the home's galley kitchen into a far more functional and accommodating shape and created room for a handsome, multipurpose island. The choice of materials, including butcher block, soapstone, and brick add a lot of visual interest to the simple white cabinets.

    • Vibrant Blue Kitchen

      This clever cabinet treatment and sink placement in what would otherwise be an under-utilized corner of this vibrant blue kitchen is a valuable lesson in making every space count. Shelves and racks elsewhere provide needed storage while maintaining an open layout, allowing homeowners to make the most of counter space. Try using a bright paint color to liven up your own L-shaped kitchen remodel project.

    • 8 of 8
      Next Slideshow Open Kitchen Layouts

      Open Kitchen Layouts

      Discover the benefits of a kitchen open to other areas of the home.
      Begin Slideshow »

      Related

    close
    close
    close
    close
    close

    Loading... Please wait...