This compact kitchen feels larger than it is because of its color scheme of neutrals and whites. A large farmhouse sink and a breakfast bar give this kitchen its cottage charm. (Photo: Tria Giovan) Don't rail against your small space: use it creatively!
If we choose to do a kitchen in the island, then I like this backsplash around the stove. It separates the stove a bit from the rest of the island. Also kitchen cabinet colors (light ones on outside, dark in island)
A Chandelier that Projects Tree Shadows. Simply beautiful and fasinating. This chandelier from Hilden & Diaz projects a shadow of trees and roots onto the walls surrounding it. It is called Forms in Nature.