The kitchen, moreso than any other space in the house, needs to be clean and functional... but that doesn't mean it has to be boring. These kitchens are some of our favorites of 2014, not least because they managed to pack a whole lot of personality into a very utilitarian space. Take a look.
Open the slideshow to see all the spaces. Love these rooms and want to see more? Click the links below the photos in the gallery to see the full tour of each house.
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From December 21 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.