These photos prove that the kitchen really is the heart of the home. We don't feel jealous when we see these images — we feel joyful. Because it's fun to dream, to plan, to imagine how we might create the kitchen of our dreams. These are the beauties that we're pinning right now.
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2. The kitchen in this modern desert retreat features lots of natural light through clerestory windows, a wood ceiling, and a cement floor to help keep things cool. We love the island on wheels.
- Modern, sleek, black, and white. Can't you just see enjoying a cocktail (or healthy alcohol alternative) and a cheese board while sitting at this impressive marble island?
5. The usage of two different wall tiles is so clever in this midcentury ranch-style home. Also, there's plenty of space to dance in the kitchen, if that's your thing.
7. The Bodega House kitchen gives off boutique modern farmhouse vibes with the wood island, clay pendant light, and oh, those earthy square tiles along one wall!
8. The wood herringbone design on this kitchen island is such a delightful touch. We also love that marvelous marble backsplash behind the stove.
9. This charming California home features a mix of styles in the kitchen, including an eye-catching marble-topped island with dark wood legs.
10. The refrigerator is cleverly hidden behind floor-to-ceiling light wood cabinets, offset by blue-green countertops.
11. Include a breakfast nook in your kitchen for easy, everyday meals.
12. If you love plenty of space in your kitchen to move around, forgo an island, but add an area rug to warm things up.
13. Black pendant lights and black counter stools stand out in this modern white and oak wood cabinets.
14. This adorable desert abode (Casa Mami) proves that a small kitchen space can pack a lot of style.
17. Add plenty of drawers and cabinets for all your utensils, appliances, cooking, and baking needs. This is an organizer's dream.
19. All those cabinets! All that counter space! The kitchen space in this light-filled home makes cooking so much more enjoyable.