A budget-savvy stay-at-home mom creates a comfy, casual kitchen that's truly the heart of her home. By: Susan Heeger
Photo: Dave Lauridsen
Glass-front upper cabinet doors showcase Shawn's everyday white tableware and glasses. To avoid the cluttered look of too much display, Shawn mixed in solid panel doors on the cabinets near the fridge. These conceal her grandmother's more elaborate (but rarely used) china. Underneath, Shawn opted for drawers instead of cupboards. They make it easier to organize cooking tools. Looking down from above, Shawn can see all the contents of each drawer at a glance.