Bench top is wide enough for cupboards and breakfast bar. Wood siding on the ceiling, exposed brick and concrete columns add a great industrial touch to this modern kitchen in the Australian beach house.
Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Ali: really good healthy lunch! Stayed good in the fridge for quite a few days too. I skipped the black olives, only used two cans of chickpeas, and FAR less olive oil than it calls for (at least half).
This is a nice-looking living room with smaller rug. Perhaps the key is to frame the rug with sofas / sofa and armchair combo / sofa and the window. And another trick is to fill up the room so the size doesn't look awkward.