Kitchen talks

Photo credit: Janis Nicolay

My small home was featured in the Sept. issue of the Vancouver-based magazine, West Coast Homes and Design (read the article here).

I'm so proud of this space as it represents such a fun journey for me.

The kitchen is my second-most favourite part of the home (the first is upstairs) because I love the way it looks -- and the utilization of the space turned out to be ideal. The cabinets are from IKEA, as are the island and the floating shelves. I used condo-sized appliances to help keep things looking proportional.

While I kept the overall colour palette relatively neutral, I added pops of colour with design accessories such as a runner carpet and wall clock.

Here are a few items that can help you get the same look in your home.