Great way to quickly and cheaply make a huge upgrade that looks great by making wooden window valance. Awesome step by step instructions!

DIY Decorating Ideas: If your budget doesn't allow for expensive custom wooden window cornices, make your own. It's actually quite easy to do. You'll save money and still get the look you want. Wooden Window Cornice Tutorial - DIY and Crafts

An ornate island adds a touch of traditional style to this pretty white kitchen. See more traditional kitchen ideas:

One Kitchen, Two Budgets: Traditional

Love the colors (white, blue and tan) Painted Kitchen Island. Love the colors, constrasting cabinet and island colors, and shape and size of the island!

The kitchen of a 1930s gardener's cottage in Lake Forest, Illinois, renovated by designer Timothy Corrigan.

Timothy Corrigan Renovates a Gardener's Cottage in Lake, Forest Illinois

I love the wood on the island countertop. Traditional Kitchen by Timothy Corrigan Inc. in Lake Forest, Illinois

Cute for a beach house!

Kitchen Room : Shabby Chic Tile Backsplash Overlooking Pretentious Chandeliers Over Turquoise Kitchen Island Design Ideas Elegant Brown Wood Kitchen Countertop Shite Modern Painted Kitchen Rooms

decorology: Beautiful and small: spaces to inspire small-space dwellers..Island: one side has two doors, the other side has four pull out drawers

The white cabinets feature nice hardware; the chalkboards are both functional and stylish; the wood counter tops add nice color and texture; and creative use of island space for stools

Houston Interior Design - Loren Interiors

Houston Interior Design - Loren Interiors-- beams, lighting, and elevated "eat-in" island.