Last week we purchased a new island for the kitchen at Costco. I gave you a sneak peek of the island on Facebook last week. We bought the Whalen Industrial Metal and Wood Workbench.
Sunday morning McG took apart the old island and split it into two cabinets and we moved them on either side of the picture window by the dining table. Here's a quick pic I took with my phone...sorry for the grainy appearance. We still have to paint the base of the cabinet.
Here's the inspiration we had in mind when we purchased the island. An open bottomed island with a more industrial look. A statement piece for the kitchen.
The island was fairly easy to put together and McG did all the work on this one - he deserves the credit.
Some of the photos were taken at night, so I apologize for the photos, but I was able to get a few today while the sun was out as well.
I added some baskets to the bottom to hold some cutting boards, and mason jars and an industrial looking basket to hold my potatoes.
Our existing bar stools look good with the island and we will be keeping them for now. You can see half of the old island in the background of this picture.
We are enjoying the new island and the contrast it brings to the white kitchen. What do you think of the new island? Is it something you might like in your home? We'd love to hear from you!!
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