How to Make the Most of Your Kitchen’s Back Side

Jim McLeod November 16, 2017

How to Make the Most of Your Kitchen’s Back Side

Move over, backsplash. These ideas make the island’s back side the most interesting part of the kitchen

Your kitchen island may be functional, full of cabinetry and topped with your favorite countertop material. Your family sits around it, your guests congregate by it, and you may feel like you spend more time standing in front of it than anywhere else. But how does its back side look?

The rear side of the island, typically finished with a cover panel, is often overlooked. But in an open-concept kitchen, it faces outward, offering a prime opportunity to become something spectacular. Read on for 11 ways to make the back of your island the focal point in your kitchen.

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