The general contractor panelled the fridge in a frame that included large durable handles, which the family’s young children can pull with ease. The microwave shelf can be pulled out to simplify food preparation.
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We chose a timeless marble pattern for the quartz countertop to brighten the darker grey island with the same white freshness as the walls,” says Johnston, adding that the Edison bulbs within the open glass pendants cast ambient light with a modern rustic twist. Claire initially rejected installing an island sink, fearing it would attract clutter. “Am I ever glad that Sheryl convinced me otherwise,” she says. “It’s so handy.”