One of a Kind Repurposed Kitchen Islands

It’s fun to share ideas, especially when they’re as spectacular as these repurposed kitchen islands, featured in today’s blog with how-tos and explanations written for our friends at

Posted by Skaie Knox on 5/25/2011 for:

Repurposing unused furniture or objects into fabulously functional “one of a kind” pieces can be so unexpected and efficient, wouldn’t you say? Today, we take a look at how some very innovative DIYers realized the potential of their ordinary “stuff” and created these cool kitchen islands that are unique, utilitarian, and unquestionably uber-fantastic.


Card Catalog Island-Book lovers will totally appreciate this card catalog cabinet turned sideways and into a spice holder/dried goods drawer and butcher block island (clearly a flea market, salvage store, or DiggersList find!).

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Skaie Knox

Written by Skaie Knox

Decor nerd, design enthusiast and the Editor-in-Chief/Writer for HomeJelly and co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Dwellingz, a real estate home story-telling website. Skaie is also a published singer/songwriter and kids book author, voted "Class Clown", and rescue dogs crusader. If you're in the market for a new home, or just want to learn the "inside scoop" on Los Angeles real estate, click onto her photo and read her home tours and stories at


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