When Allie Siarto and her husband first saw the kitchen in their future house, they were dismayed. It was old and dark and lacked the features they had hoped for in their new home.
But underneath the 1970s wallpaper and creaky, dated cabinetry, they also saw potential, so they teamed up with architect Jon Jorgenson to reimagine the space and turn it into the kitchen of their dreams. By combining the kitchen and the dining room, introducing new cabinets and appliances, and adding a 13-foot kitchen island as the focal point of the space, they were able to completely redo their kitchen and dramatically transform their home.
Read on to see the before-and-after photos and find out the amazing Ikea hacks that helped them achieve this look!