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When It Absolutely, Positively, has to “POP”

There is no doubt about it. Recycled glass countertops become the focal point in a kitchen or bath. The visual impact is powerful and textural; a combination that certainly gives you a big bang for your money. Pieces of glass or porcelain, blended with cement or acrylic, give a mosaic-like finish that compliments almost every design style. [...]

By | 2017-06-03T16:49:20+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Blog|

There is no right or wrong

IMHO ("in my humble opinion" for those non-techies) there is no right or wrong when it comes to pairing countertops with cabinets. Ok, possibly the only exception would be a totally commercial kitchen look. All stainless steel does mandate all stainless steel. Today, mixed matched surfaces, textures, and colors are all the rage. We call [...]

By | 2017-06-03T16:51:25+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Blog|

Open Vs. Closed Kitchen: Which Style is Right for You?

For centuries kitchens were closed off from the rest of the house and were considered strictly a workspace. Today, that's all changed and it's safe to say that most homes built in the past 10-15 years have an "open concept" kitchen, usually adjoining a family room or a dining room. Closed kitchens are considered passé -- [...]

By | 2017-06-03T16:52:51+00:00 April 9th, 2017|Blog|

Three Steps to Declutter Your Kitchen Worktops

Kitchens are the heart of the home and now more than ever they can be both beautiful and functional. But, if you are struggling with too much clutter on your counter-tops, here are three steps to declutter your kitchen worktops take them from an unorganized nightmare to your perfect dream kitchen. Evaluate your small appliances: Every [...]

By | 2017-06-03T16:54:21+00:00 April 8th, 2017|Blog|

The Do’s & Don’ts For Preserving the Beauty of Painted Cabinets

Painting your kitchen cabinets is a wonderful way to add character to your home. However, cabinets in such a high-traffic area are more likely to take a beating from exposure to cooking messes, heat, moisture, and other hazards that can damage paint and compromise the beauty of your cabinets. Properly caring for your cabinets will [...]

By | 2017-06-03T16:59:18+00:00 March 25th, 2017|Blog|

5 Key Elements of the Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

The modern farmhouse kitchen is currently one of the hottest trends in home design. But what makes the look authentic? Any blend of retro and modern architectural details, appliances, and fixtures can create the look, but there are several key elements that will make it truly magazine-worthy. Light and Bright- White or off-white walls, cabinets, and [...]

By | 2017-06-03T17:00:42+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Blog|

Think Outside The Kitchen

You already know that quality shows. Custom crafted furnishings are original pieces of art. Designed to fit perfectly in the intended space, and constructed from superior materials. There simply is no comparison between custom kitchen cabinetry and the pre-fab version. Why stop with the kitchen? There are opportunities for creative uses for cabinets in almost any room in [...]

By | 2017-06-03T17:02:39+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Blog|

Just For Fun

Light makes vision possible, we all know this is true; But when it comes to uses for task lighting, folks just have not got a clue. You really have several options: pucks, tape, rope, or strips; We hope this rhyme will help you, as we offer up some tips. You can retrofit a cabinet with lights that shine [...]

By | 2017-06-03T17:04:18+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Blog|

Is Gray A Long-Term Option?

Kitchen design trends, on average, tend to last 10 years before declining in popularity, but a white kitchen remains timeless. No worries here when selecting white cabinetry, but what about gray? Lately, gray cabinets seem to be as popular as white. Gray is everywhere! The color has been a favorite of designers for quite some time. In fact, the 2011 [...]

By | 2017-03-05T13:13:40+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Blog|

And The Winners Are….

The entertainment industry may have been the forerunner of annual award shows, but every artist deserves kudos for a job well done. Designers and decorators are no exceptions. Recently, the Best in America Living Awards (BALA) announced what is currently trending in terms of interior design. Their list comes on the heels of the survey done by Houzz [...]

By | 2017-03-05T13:13:52+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Blog|
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