Remove upper cabinets making a Perfect Peninsula. Nice glass front cabinet and the bookshelf is a great way to use space that isn't quite big enough for a standard cabinet.
Great way to utilize unused space above the sink by hanging an open cabinet. The color of the baskets draw your eye up. Love this, wish I had a window!
How to DIY a Wood Planked Ceiling via Amy Huntley (The Idea Room) (not sure which is easier or most cost effective. But this ceiling in the kitchen and bathrooms? And wood tone color in the upper ceiling would be different)
Wood floors, bead board & basket storage above cabinets--what's not to love? Adding the island helps divide the space and create a functional counter/social area.
Smart use of glass to open the sight and avoid the claustrophobic feeling of a small space- small kitchen