Northern Michigan Events: 2012 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour

Northern Michigan Kitchen Tour: 14 fabulous kitchens from Harbor Springs to Manistee star in the 2012 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour. Check out these highlights:

Kitchen Choreographer's Angela Goodall presents two kitchens this year—and they are as opposite as they are stellar. The first is a renovated farmhouse kitchen outfitted with a country-style prep center. The second is as sleek and modern as the other is vintage. You have to see the sheen on these cupboards to believe them!

Marty Rhein of the BAC Design Group brings a kitchen with a sweet story that will make you smile—and tear up a bit.

Dawn Whyte of Lake Street Studio has been busy putting the Tuscany in Northern Michigan!

Preston Feather's Brooke Anderson played fairy godmother turning a dark outdated kitchen in Harbor Springs into a light, airy and efficient workspace—without so much as moving a wall.

Jethany of Lee Preston Feather designed a crisp, vintage-style classic on Burt Lake that feels as fresh as a summer morning on the lake.

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Nancy Blandford of Built-In Design softened the edges of Mission style to channel its inner femininity.

Cheri Ford-Dubay of InDesign discovered the sophisticated style zone where tropical beach style meets Northwoods cottage in a Lake Charlevoix cottage. Think: louvered shutters and cupboards doors blended with faux wood ceramic tile. And don't miss the waterfall edge on the island.

Vern Mast of Os-Co Kitchens (231.768.4609) brought his Amish craftsmanship to a kitchen on Portage Lake.

Heather Guss of Advance Electric blended a waterfall glass-tile back splash with a stainless steel backsplash, then added knotty alder cabinetry for a rustic/modern twist.

Kim Oliver of Wittock Kitchen and Bath gave a world-traveling woman a sleek, global-style kitchen to match her personality.

Kitchen by Deign's Jill Brecheisen's eye for pulling style, efficiency and warmth together shines in this Habor Springs kitchen.

Sandra Bargiel of Bay Cabinetry Design & Studio shows off her genius for opening tiny kitchens and giving them big class.