Weird And Wonderful Kitchen Ideas

Which room in your house do you spend the most time in? If you’re anything like us, it’s the kitchen. It’s the place where guests congregate when they come over. It’s where you go when you want a midnight snack. It’s where family meals happen.

These people all have features in their kitchens that enhance an already fantastic room. Keep reading to see a cooler built right into the floor, a cutting board that looks like a piano, and a double-decker microwave.

An Old Well In The Floor

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Photo Credit: tgodwin13 / Reddit
Photo Credit: tgodwin13 / Reddit

This kitchen in a heritage home used to have a well in it. when the kitchen was remodeled, the owners decided to place a sheet of glass over the well.

Repurposed Wood

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Photo Credit: SandmanNet / Reddit
Photo Credit: SandmanNet / Reddit

These homeowners found some old barn wood lying around, so they turned it into an endpiece for their kitchen island. They added some hooks, and now they use it to store pots and pans.

This Tablecloth Is Cat-Approved

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Photo Credit: splintergirl11/ Reddit
Photo Credit: splintergirl11/ Reddit

Have you ever seen such a vibrant tablecloth? It makes us feel like we’re back in our grandmother’s kitchen. The cat definitely seems to like it. That olive pattern is amazing.

A Built-In Cooler

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Photo Credit: melisage / Reddit
Photo Credit: melisage / Reddit

This kitchen has a cooler built right into the floor. Yeah, you could just keep your drinks in the fridge, but it’s so much cooler to have a trap door.

This Paper Towel Dispenser

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Photo Credit: rishortish / Reddit
Photo Credit: rishortish / Reddit

This kitchen drawer has a paper towel dispenser built into it. The paper towel goes on a roll inside the drawer and pulls out of a slit on the front of it, so it’s always handy.

Sweep In Under The Counter

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Photo Credit: pi35 / Reddit
Photo Credit: pi35 / Reddit

This kitchen has a vacuum system installed at the bottom of the island. All you have to do is sweep or kick dirt into that little trap door. It’s pretty great.

A Microwave Toaster

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Photo Credit: troyareyes / Reddit
Photo Credit: troyareyes / Reddit

This machine is a microwave and a toaster all in one convenient unit. Now you can heat up your dinner and toast up some bread at the same time. Well, you could do that with a separate toaster and microwave…but now you can toast and heat in the same place.

An Innovative Light Fixture

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Photo Credit: orangebananagreen / Reddit
Photo Credit: orangebananagreen / Reddit

This woman used an industrial-sized whisk attachment to make this light fixture for her kitchen. This is a whole new level of creativity, and we love it. We kind of want one.

A Drinking Fountain In The Kitchen

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Photo Credit: needlenozened / Reddit
Photo Credit: needlenozened / Reddit

Reddit user needlenozened’s grandmother has a drinking fountain in her kitchen. Why aren’t there drinking fountains in kitchens all over America? They seem kind of useful for when you want a drink but you don’t want to dirty a cup.

This Farmhouse Kitchen Table

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Photo Credit: Needdavr / Imgur

Somebody handcrafted this herringbone farmhouse-style kitchen table, and it looks pretty darn amazing. It even has matching benches. This is the perfect spot for a hearty and wholesome family dinner.

This Toaster-Shaped Sponge Holder

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Photo Credit: Mr_Moist_Waffle / Reddit
Photo Credit: Mr_Moist_Waffle / Reddit

What’s better than a sponge-holder that keeps your sponges dry and free of mold? How about a sponge-holder that’s shaped like a little toaster? This thing is way too cute.

From The Oven To The Dishwasher

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Photo Credit: missedher_jones / Reddit
Photo Credit: missedher_jones / Reddit

This kitchen has an appliance that’s an oven and a dishwasher all in one. As soon as a dish comes out of the oven, it can go right in the dishwasher. Once you eat the food in it, of course.

This Vintage Pink Stove

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Photo Credit: Loveinacase / Reddit
Photo Credit: Loveinacase / Reddit

Is there anything more fabulous and ’50s than a classic pink stove? It may be tempting to replace this relic with a newer model, but you just can’t beat an antique like this.

A Digital Coffee Maker

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Photo Credit: Kelix1 / Reddit
Photo Credit: Kelix1 / Reddit

Coffee has gone high-tech! Now you can make the perfect latte with the perfect amount of foam. This machine has it down to a science. It kind of looks like a telescope.

This Isn’t A Rug

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Photo Credit: lexmarmil / Reddit
Photo Credit: lexmarmil / Reddit

That’s not a Persian rug you’re looking at. This rug pattern is made out of floor tiles. It just looks like there’s a rug on this kitchen floor. A tile “rug” is a lot easier to clean.

A Piano Cutting Board

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Photo Credit: BroadLeveeBoards / Reddit
Photo Credit: BroadLeveeBoards / Reddit

This cutting board was made out of three different types of wood to create this keyboard effect. It might just be the coolest cutting board we’ve ever seen. It’s almost too pretty to use.

The Best Kind Of Garbage Can

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Photo Credit: jonitcfan / Reddit
Photo Credit: jonitcfan / Reddit

This garbage can has a holder on the side of it for extra garbage bags. When you remove a bag, you just pull a new bag into the bin from the inside.

Holy Grease!

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Photo Credit: Jesus-was-a-mushroom / Reddit
Photo Credit: Jesus-was-a-mushroom / Reddit

This is what the inside of a KitchenAid mixer looks look. You thought those mechanisms spun around all on their own? They need a lot of grease to keep them moving.

This Window Looks Like A Painting

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Photo Credit: hayl33h / Reddit
Photo Credit: hayl33h / Reddit

This kitchen window looks more like a painting than a window. Imagine looking at all of those beautiful trees every time you washed your dishes. It probably wouldn’t seem like so much of a chore.

A Two-Tiered Microwave

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Photo Credit: chocolatetoebeans / Reddit
Photo Credit: chocolatetoebeans / Reddit

Now you can head up three meals at once with these microwave racks. They look metallic, but don’t worry, they are indeed microwave safe. Just don’t get cocky and start putting tinfoil in there, because that will still cause some problems.

This Hexagonal Accent Wall

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Photo Credit: hillsofdenali / Imgur

These people gave their kitchen a much-needed makeover and installed some absolutely gorgeous mirrored hexagon tiles as a backsplash. It kind of looks like you’re cooking underwater, which we’re not mad about.

This Window Shelf

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Photo Credit: Entropular / Reddit
Photo Credit: Entropular / Reddit

This photo incorporates so many trendy elements, we don’t even know where to start. We love the hanging, open shelves! Those herbs are going to get some great light in that spot.

A Barbie Dream Kitchen

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Photo Credit: DrFetusRN / Reddit
Photo Credit: DrFetusRN / Reddit

If you thought you had seen it all, think again. This is a real-life Barbie kitchen. It is totally pink and that floor is oh so ’80s. Can you imagine living here?

An Ambidextrous Fridge

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Photo Credit: douglesman / Reddit
Photo Credit: douglesman / Reddit

This fridge opens from the left side and the right side, so both left-handed people and right-handed people can use it. We’re not sure how it doesn’t just fall off of the fridge, though. It must be magic.

This Shelving Solution

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Photo Credit: dexaler / Reddit
Photo Credit: dexaler / Reddit

These people turned their kitchen backsplash into a shelving unit, and it looks so chic and modern! Plus, it gives them a bunch more storage space. We love how the shelves are lit up.

An Outdoor Kitchen

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Photo Credit: asstastic / Imgur

Who says that kitchens have to be inside? This outdoor kitchen has everything you could possibly need to create the perfect meal. Food just tastes better outside. What a setup!

Plant Paradise

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Photo Credit: BearLeftBeaverRight / Reddit
Photo Credit: BearLeftBeaverRight / Reddit

Is a kitchen without plants even a kitchen? You need plants to get all of that good oxygen circulating. These shelves are a plant-lover’s paradise. The hanging plants look really nice too.

A Pull-Out Microwave

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Photo Credit: Apocalypse_Wanderer / Reddit
Photo Credit: Apocalypse_Wanderer / Reddit

We didn’t think that the standard microwave design could be improved upon until this very moment. A drawer microwave is so much easier to use! Especially when it’s installed under a counter.

Glow-In-The-Dark Floors

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Photo Credit: 1ofZuulsMinions / Reddit
Photo Credit: 1ofZuulsMinions / Reddit

This person took some glow-in-the-dark paint and some epoxy and created the coolest kitchen floors known to mankind. You can only see these crazy patterns when the lights are out.