You’ve decided to remodel your kitchen – congratulations! In a few months you will be rewarded with your new culinary oasis. But, until the big reveal, you’ll be living through a kitchen remodel and you’ll need some strategies and tips for getting through it unscathed.
Lighting is an integral part of architecture and room design – it is necessary to see and perform tasks, it creates a mood or ambiance and can even make a space seem larger and airier. No where is this more important than in the kitchen. A kitchen is first and foremost a work space so you’ll […]
There are a number of factors to consider in selecting those kitchen appliances that work best for your home and family while not busting your budget. Before window shopping, first know your budget for all your appliances. Having an overall budget and a price range for each respective appliance will help keep you on track. […]
The kitchen is usually the hardest working room in the home and the floor the hardest working surface. Your kitchen is the place where family and friends come together to celebrate life’s big and small moments. It is the space in which you nourish your family, where you welcome them in the morning, and reconnect […]
After cabinetry and countertops, you should breathe easy. Though there are many functional assessments around those decisions, the backsplash is a bit more form than function. One thing to keep in mind: though the kitchen segments are ordered, these decisions should be made in tandem if possible. Each decision does impact the other. A backsplash […]
A major design decision when planning your kitchen remodel is choosing countertops. Second only in my mind to cabinet selection, choosing the perfect countertop to complement your cabinetry and lifestyle requires a little bit of knowledge and some in-person visits. In this post we look at the pros and cons of the different materials available […]
One of the most important decisions you’ll make during your kitchen remodel – both aesthetically and financially – is choosing kitchen cabinetry. Kitchen cabinets are the workhorses of the kitchen. They store our tableware, pots and pans, as well as dry goods and pantry items. In my house, they are in constant use – kids […]
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This is the third in a series of articles about planning for your kitchen remodel. You can find installment one here and two here. Be sure to check back next week more great advice! With budgeting behind us, it is time to turn to laying out your space. No matter how large or small your […]
This is the second in a series of articles about planning for your kitchen remodel. Be sure to check back next week more great advice! Last week we talked about the fun stuff – the inspiration for your gorgeous, new kitchen design – if you missed it, you can catch up here. This week takes […]
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