Natural Home Kitchen of the Year 2009: Shiny, Happy Green

With a few simple fixes and smart materials, a cramped, ugly 1970s kitchen blossoms and wins Natural Home's Kitchen of the Year award.

Knocking out two walls allowed the kitchen, breakfast nook and living room to flow together, giving the home an open, unified floor plan. Now Kathy can socialize while cooking.
Photo By Anne Gummerson