Almost any wall can be removed—it’s a matter of how much you’re willing to spend

Can I Remove This Wall? Removing a Load-Bearing Beam

Open a doorway from a kitchen to the living room. Add an eating bar & stools.  You might need a supporting beam depending on the size & location of the wall opening.

The kitchen island is bookended with brick columns to create more storage space and dress up existing support posts that couldn’t be moved. I would have red brick wall though and maybe duck egg blue built in shelf.

Look at the position of the chair and couch for a different living room layout. Nothing to see at the link.

10 Living Room Remodeling Ideas

I love that fireplace. Before and after family room transformation! Choppy floor plan no more! Divider wall was not load bearing and removed to create a wide open great-room concept.

Removing a load-bearing wall to make two rooms into one.

How to Install a Load-Bearing Beam

Great glass front upper cabinets to the ceiling to hold all the plates, glasses, etc.

Shawna's Glamorous Custom Kitchen

Wood Beam Kitchen Ceiling - Design photos, ideas and inspiration. Amazing gallery of interior design and decorating ideas of Wood Beam Kitchen Ceiling in kitchens by elite interior designers.

The idea for opening up the load bearing wall between living and kitchen

Break down a wall between kitchen and living areas but keep the load-bearing posts and turn it into an awesome storage island. This can really save the cost of having to do major construction for the load bearing wall.

reclaimed beams for the half wall? -- Like the cabinets with the open space on top to decor it... Wood and color

The Low Budget Way to Makeover a Popcorn Ceiling

Wooden beams attached to island create an intimate eating space. 15 Rustic Kitchen Design Photos - this is great! Would do that cabinet color on the walls, white cabinets, emerald island, and stacked stone or stone subway tile backsplash

Open spaces! Kitchen with a step-up and also a mason jar chandelier above the island.

House & Apartment: Cat Mountain Residence, Spacious Home Design by Cornerstone Architects. Outstanding Open Living Area at Cat Mountain Residence by Cornerstone Architect

Granite was used for the island and perimeter counters in this transitional-style kitchen by McClurg.

This exquisite kitchen features an island with two paneled posts and pendant lighting for food prep and dining. The posts not only complemen.

hmm...if I opened the wall between the kitchen and spare room...

Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas

It seems too good to be true and it probably is but we refinanced our house recently and got out way more money than we thought we could so my huge dream of adding on to the back of my house may become a reality.