The Roanoker - November/December 2017 - 86
HOMES | GOURMET KITCHEN
Link warmed up the room with wood tones, including the floors, chairs and dining room table. She
also hung hand-sewn curtains with pops of color to
offset the white. The white tile backsplash adds to the
clean, timeless aesthetic. Link does not consider herself
a trendy person, adding that she can point out items
in her home she's had for over 30 years. She does not
want to constantly change things unless there's a need,
preferring to keep her space comfortable and welcoming to friends and her grandchildren.
The island, with its stunning leather granite counter and black wooden bottom, has electrical outlets
on multiple sides, plus plenty of storage underneath,
with six deep drawers and space for utensils and cake
pans. Link, who used to store her pans downstairs
and accessories in the hall closet, is thrilled about the
change, as it's another reason to stay off the stairs.
While the room's height was not raised, the builders
The farm sink has
two bowls for easy
wash and rinse.
without taking up
86 | NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2017