Maybe we could so something like this without taking down the entire wall?
inexpensively update old flat-front cabinets by adding trim, paint, and semi-open shelving
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Example of how the cabinets are built to the ceiling. Also, like the range hood.
I like the set-up with the kitchen triangle and the colors... more windows please Wood, Island, Farmhouse, Crown molding, Breakfast Bar, Traditional, Soapstone, European, Flat Panel, Inset, Glass Panel, U-Shaped, Pendant
Support Beams - Built into the island. Great for when you want the open floor plan but have a load bearing wall