Kitchens 704 Ideabooks

Smart Storage for Fresh, Tempting Produce
With the cold weather it’s tempting to gorge on simple carbohydrates and fatty comfort foods. But we mustn’t forget to eat our daily fruits and veggies. This is the time of year when it’s especially important to keep the produce we want our families...
Kitchen of the Week: Breathing Room for a California Family
A San Francisco Bay Area couple raised their children in this home, which worked well enough during that time. But when the kids moved away to start their own families, the couple redid their kitchen as an open concept, creating a more comfortable place...
Kitchen Color: 15 Fabulous Green Backsplashes
Sure, your kitchen backsplash serves a very practical function: protecting the wall area above your countertop from splashes and spatters. But it’s also the perfect place to add a dash of fun color. The weather where I live in Central Texas has turned...
Hot Seats! 12 Great Bar Stools for All Kitchen Styles
With the popularity of lingering in the kitchen, it’s time to step up our game with bar and counter stool styles. Kitchen island seating is definitely a place where you can bend the rules a bit — no style is out of bounds. Comfort is a must, but comfort...
Kitchen of the Week: Open to the Outdoors in Ohio
A home situated on 150 acres deserves to enjoy the abundant views its surroundings offer. That’s exactly what homeowners Nick and Nikki wanted from their newly constructed house — and its kitchen as well. Thanks to careful planning...
Smart Storage: Make the Most of Your Hutch
The holidays are upon us. As you plan your next home gathering, you might find yourself asking, “Where are all those glasses, mugs and plates I swear I stored somewhere?” Now may be the time to get a hutch — and pack it properly — so you...
Watch an Entire Kitchen Remodel in 3½ Minutes
Ever wonder what remodeling a kitchen looks like? So did this homeowner. Only he put his tech-savvy skills to work. For his new kitchen, designed by Main Line Kitchen Design,...
Kitchen of the Week: Modern Glass Brightens an 1845 Home
A historic home’s quirks, nooks and crannies can lose their charm when it comes to the kitchen. As the homeowners of this 1845 London home discovered, a 19th-century kitchen is no treat to cook in, no matter how cute it looks. Tired of cramming into...
Serveware Storage That'll Serve You Well
It’s time to get those awkward serving platters safely stored so you can enjoy a season’s worth of cocktail and dinner parties without losing your head. Seriously, precariously stacked platters are dangerous. Consider these ideas for keeping your...
7 Strategies for a Well-Designed Kitchen
What's the most important room in your house? For me it's the kitchen. I love to eat, cook and spend time with family, and the kitchen is where I can do it all. With today's busy schedules, mealtimes are often the only times families have...
Kitchen of the Week: Vintage Flair for a Modern Norwegian Family
It's surprising that such a simple, streamlined kitchen could have so many factors influencing it. But Norwegian designer Christine Fikseaunet had a lot to consider...
Easy Fixes for Kitchen Storage
It’s the little things in life that can inspire or deflate us. The pantry is no exception. No matter a pantry’s physical size, if its basic features don’t work for you, your interaction with it will quickly become a maddening experience. Stop...
Countertop + Backsplash: Making the Perfect Match
Which do you select first — kitchen counter or backsplash? How do you coordinate colors? Is it OK to mix patterns? The seemingly unlimited countertop and backsplash choices can feel overwhelming. I've had homeowners approach me after weeks...
The Cure for Houzz Envy: Kitchen Touches Anyone Can Do
“Those people are rich, and my home will never look like that." I see this comment a lot, and I can hear your defeated sighs as I read them. As someone who is on Houzz looking at beautiful homes for at least eight hours a day, I feel your pain....
Hot Ideas and Tips for Coffee and Tea Stations
No matter how cozy your home may look, it might not feel 100 percent complete if you don't have a big mug of warmth in your hands. While it sounds like a no-brainer to brew a cup of joe or fix a spot of tea, there are methods to enhancing the making of...
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