If there’s one area in your house that definitely has to be practical, it’s the cooking area (the runner up being your restroom, obviously). As well as considering that it’s the heart of the house, a kitchen area needs to also be trendy and nice. With a couple of power tools, plenty of elbow grease, and a design-savvy eye, anything is possible — despite exactly how shabby a kitchen area may look. Need evidence? These renovations state it all. Here are some dramatic examples of a kitchen remodel that illustrate just just how much possibility lies within even the most high traffic areas.