I last told you that we'd removed the drywall on one wall of our kitchen, exposing the studs and opening things up a bit. But we had to get an electrician in to move the thermostat, etc. Now that's done, and my husband has knocked out the studs. So here's the view right now.
So what I'm drooling over right now is open shelving. We're going to eliminate some cupboards in favor of this idea, and I'm so excited about it, it helps makes up for the fact that we're not building a banquette. Here are some of the images that inspired me: