65. In lieu of upper cabinetry, floating wood shelves punctuated with exposed bolts give texture and offer extra storage space.
65. Paintings of the Hill Country help the hardworking kitchen feel homey.
66. The kitchen gains a sense of age from an extra-tall backsplash of subway-style tiles installed in a bricklike pattern. Popular in early 20th-century subway stops, the tiles impart classic charm.