Marina's Boozy NYC Kitchen

Kitchen Spotlight

Marina's cookie-cutter New York apartment wasn't much to look at when she moved in, but she wrangled her design savvy and managed to soften the space and create a cozy home. The biggest challenge, as she recently told Apartment Therapy, was luring her downtown friends to her uptown apartment, but having a full bar—which is on fine display in her kitchen— and some mixology skills definitely helped. Now she says the first thing her friends say when they walk in and see her kitchen is: "Sweet! Can you make me a drink?"

See the Full Tour: Marina Replicates Her Boston Home at Apartment Therapy

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(Images: Dylan Chandler for Apartment Therapy)