The kitchen's backsplash is yet another feature with a woodsy texture. It has the appearance of bamboo strips but is actually slate. "It never fails, when we have company over, people have to touch it to see if it's wood or ceramic," says Debra.
So whether it's a long overdue decision or a necessity, getting the kitchen of your dreams is certainly worth the effort.
"Kitchen Comeback" is from the November 2007 issue of Southern Living.