Not sure about your kitchen seating at an island or peninsula? Use this handy visual. Pro tip: Vent hood height +/- up to 6" is a good guide for pendant height as well.

Not sure about your kitchen seating at an island or peninsula? Use this handy visual. Pro tip: Vent hood height +/- up to 6" is a good guide for pendant height as well.

Flush ceiling mount range hood a great alternative for open space over an island cook top.

Flush ceiling mount range hood a great alternative for open space over an island cook top.

Love the cooking area! It turns the cooking area into social area= more fun for the cook!~

Kitchen Range Hood Ideas: Stylish Ventilation Hoods

Rustica House wall island copper range hoods for gas stove oven. #rusticahouse #myrustica

Rustica House wall island copper range hoods for gas stove oven. #rusticahouse #myrustica

Houston TX | Bertazzoni 36" 5 burner Professional Series all gas range in stainless steel with island trim

Houston TX | Bertazzoni 36" 5 burner Professional Series all gas range in stainless steel with island trim

When reader Marina and her family moved into their home five years ago, she always knew she wanted to redo the kitchen. As you can see in the photo above, the kitchen was very dark, and even though the cabinets were painted a light color, they seemed heavy. Plus, as a mom of young children, Marina wanted to have the kitchen open to the family room so she could cook while still keeping an eye on her kids. Take a look a Marina's kitchen now — it took a turn for the lighter!

Before & After: A Dark Kitchen Gets a Family-Friendly Makeover

When reader Marina and her family moved into their home five years ago, she always knew she wanted to redo the kitchen. As you can see in the photo above, the kitchen was very dark, and even though the cabinets were painted a light color, they seemed heavy. Plus, as a mom of young children, Marina wanted to have the kitchen open to the family room so she could cook while still keeping an eye on her kids. Take a look a Marina's kitchen now — it took a turn for the lighter!

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