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I have an open kitchen/living/dining area with high ceilings.  I'm unsure of what to do with the open space above the kitchen cabinets.  Everything I've seen in other similar type kitchens looks tacky.  Is it best to just leave the space empty?  What are your suggestions?  Tall plants?  Art work?  Decorative items? I'm at a loss here...

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Personally Jona, I'd leave it as is, but I take a more minimalist approach to kitchens.  If you opt to use something there, I'd opt for some rich color.  If you don't want to paint above the cabinets, but want something, I'd opt for decorative items (and odd number) that relate to something you love.

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Jenny

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