By 01baksoenak1108. Kitchen Islands. At Thursday, August 30th 2018, 01:16:57 AM.
A French country kitchen island will call for cabinets made from a rustic wood and, perhaps, stained a barn red or light antique green. Top the woodwork off with a white counter or butcher block surface to complete the look. These French kitchen islands also typically work well with an extra punch of colorful tile embedded in the countertop or sides of the island.
In order to determine how many stools will fit at your kitchen island, home experts recommend you allow 28 to 30 inches for each seating space, which means you can divide the length of your island´s counter by 30 to to figure out how many stools will comfortably fit. (For example, if your island has a 90-inch countertop, you can comfortably fit 3 stools along one side.) You might be tempted to add an extra seat, but keep in mind that you don´t want to pack in too many stools and block walkways or make your kitchen feel cramped.
Freestanding kitchen islands come with a variety of options. Many of them include wheels, like a butcher`s or utility cart. These islands come in a number of styles, including carts with wooden butcher block tops and ones made completely from stainless steel.