Is It Okay to Use Different Color Finishes in the Same Kitchen?

Carrie (Regular Contributor)

Jul 23, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Having a difficult time choosing between this cabinet finish and that one? Does one half of your partnership prefer stained wood while the other really loves the idea of white painted cabinets or a pop of color? Do you feel like a large kitchen wall will be too monotonous if all the cabinets are the same style or finish? 

3 Types of Kitchens that are PERFECT for Shaker Style Cabinets

Carrie (Regular Contributor)

Jul 21, 2015 1:10:00 PM

Style is important, but a timeless style is even more important. A timeless kitchen design means you won't be spending days and months of your life researching kitchen remodeling tips ever again - because your remodel will last for decades. Does that concept sound appealing? Then consider installing Shaker style cabinets in your upcoming kitchen remodel.

Why an Eat-In Kitchen Might be Right for You

Carrie (Regular Contributor)

Jul 16, 2015 6:15:00 PM

Traditionally, kitchens were for preparing meals, drinking coffee, and perhaps eating the more informal meals with immediate family. Dining rooms were reserved for dinners and more formal events. Times have changed, however.

5 Popular Kitchen Layout Ideas

Carrie (Regular Contributor)

Jul 9, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Your kitchen's layout can make or break its function. In most cases, the homeowners we work with take their current layout for granted and don't even think about altering it for their upcoming kitchen remodel. However, changing your layout can make a tremendous difference in how your family uses your kitchen.

Brighten up Your Kitchen with Skylights and Solar Tubes

Carrie (Regular Contributor)

Jul 7, 2015 12:30:00 PM

Natural light is always the preferred choice during daylight hours. Your kitchen's colors, accents and design details will look the most vibrant and energized under the natural rays of the sun. Plus, the more daylight available to you, the less energy your home is forced to consume via electric lighting. This is especially true in homes with open floor plans as natural light in one area of the house can be directed and refracted into others.

Topics: Lighting

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