Help me with our new kitchen
I'm a long time reader of GW, but have not had my own remodeling to do until now!
My husband and I are purchasing this home built in 1989 and with it comes very low ceilings in the kitchen. From what I understand and see, there is hvac ductwork and probably plumbing in the ceiling, so raising the ceiling is not an option for us.
I'm looking for ways to make the space feel more light and airy. We have plans to immediately paint the cabinets white and possibly remove some of the upper cabinet doors - though I'm not sure that vision(removing some upper doors) will come out nicely.
Long term, within the next year, we plan on replacing all of the cabinets.
Any suggestions for both short and long term on how to optimize space and make this space feel light and airy?