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Painted vs. Stained Kitchen Cabinets: Help for Deciding
Learn about durability, looks, cost and more for wooden cabinet finishes to make the right choice for your kitchen
"stained island cabinets for our new build. I like the 'brightness' of off-white painted... stained island. There will be the same light coloured countertops on all cabinets... leave island dark but replace granite. I have so much to do in my house, walls painted... built an island out of MDF cabinets. I chose to use the new Rustoleum product on the... stained island. It adds a nice contrast, especially with the rest of the mill work..."
10 Design Tips Learned From the Worst Advice Ever
"green and black and shimmery polished granite counter tops are in every home in the city... on the black granite counter tops. Someone told me to put them in my kitchen remodel... where the island was tiled with 4" tumbled travertine, and it was so nice to work on... on the island. I'm glad I listened to this advice. What kind of kitchen counter tops... mentioning my island story! I would've plump the cushions and moved the bike before taking..."
Alternatives to Granite Countertops, Part II
"The island is a contrasting black which we left shiny. Love the contrast of the... It's black with white vein. reminds me of a combonation of marble and soap stone... on my island :) I just adore copper, but the zinc I could live with too. That glazed... about that island... Zone9alady: I'm in ag zone 9b, we're practically neighbors! That... for an island top before? Something thick and textured underneath....? I've specified..."
Taste a Rainbow: 11 Top Home Decorating Colors and How to Use Them
Prime yourself for spring painting season with our color-happy guide to working with popular shades around the home
"Love the black room! I use black in my home a lot. I prefer masculine look with a... and the black rooms. I especially like black for a library because, if you are book... it with black and white in their homes. There's something about the graphic feel of... of the black and white against the more natural green hues that make the combo really... com/2013/01/black-white-green.html I'm an absolute color fanatic! I love bold color choices..."
10 Popular Home Design Trends — Timely or Timeless?
Weigh in on whether these of-the-moment decorating elements will have staying power or become a memory of these times
"look of black appliances. But I'm partial to black and white kitchens. nanharvill... white, and black - and white and black were not even available in some models. My cabinets... bringing the black and white, and various colors of tile up to date is so much fun. It's... kitchen islands will endure, and marble counters, but I think granite will start to... kitchen islands? I don't think that will ever go out of style. Thanks midmodfan! I..."
Single-Wall Galley Kitchens Catch the 'I'
"a flex-island. The island is countertop height and has drawer units on casters (similar... has a black glass top. It serves as my de facto island and the main dining table... fixed island with electric will either require a column or digging into the slab... parallel island is the kitchen design for my future pre-fab empty nest house, and I... The island means I won't lack for counter top space, but I'm not thrilled about..."
Kitchen Countertop Materials: 5 More Great Alternatives to Granite
Get a delightfully different look for your kitchen counters with lesser-known materials for a wide range of budgets
"kitchen island. White oak made by a Minnesota company called Antique Woodworks.... kitchen island. Very happy with both! I would love to do a butter lock or other wood... installed black slate countertops from Sheldon Slate in Vermont three years ago. They... zinc top islands, they are so beautiful....they do "stain" from certain foods, liquids... choices, black like chalkboards, grey, green as shown in the article is my favorite..."
Kitchen Countertops 101: Choosing a Surface Material
"almost black to medium gray to a dark blue-green, most with beautiful creamy veining... com/concrete-island/by/bahkoconcrete What about Quartzite Countertops (not Quartz)? I recently... hard wood island top. hey are beautiful in the showrooms. I want to incorporate into... is the island the best place? Any thoughts? Epic Artisan Concrete: I am interested... especially on islands - it just adds a punch of color surrounded by granite or caesarstone..."
Glued to the Tube: 14 Ways to Put a TV in the Kitchen
"distressed black, which could house a black refrigerator, a black 30 inch oven, and a... of the island? Certainly no one in the kitchen, so why bother? I have seen TVs (albeit... view from island seating Televisions in kitchens are becoming very popular! Our Hydra... little black and white that sat in the corner. Was perfect. Now I don't find a need... at the island and those on the other side cooking can all see it. Also, maybe when..."
Houzz Call: Show Us the House You Grew Up In
"on the island whose community I didn't fully appreciate at the time that is now the... - the Island goes back to the Doomsday Book - the decoration was all my mothers,... is the Island will give you the house promise! The home of my heart, around 1952 in... kidney-shaped black glass top, ceramics and tapestry from Scandinavia, things like that.... That black spot is Laddie, our dog. He was part Collie and part German Shepard..."
Design an Easy-Clean Kitchen
"You cook and I'll clean" might no longer be a fair trade with these ideas for low-maintenance kitchen countertops, cabinets and floors
"burners, black ceramic coated grates and black burner trays. I found that combination... clean the black "patina" off the cast iron skillets! (Thank you, Lodge Cookware!) I... see some islands without sinks and stove tops stuck in the middle of them. I'm probably... on the island), BOTH of which have garbage disposals. Not only does it offer versatility... time, the island is actually taking the place of the "other side" of the kitchen, so..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Summer-Loving Dog!
Share a photo of your pooch kicking back in the backyard, helping you in the workshop or enjoying your favorite summer getaway
"Block Island. He is even sporting his Block Island collar. Whoever said Boxers... is the black one. They go everywhere with us. It's just another hectic day in the... Beaver Island, Michigan. Rasta loves the beach on the SF Bay Area coast. This is my... Raven our black lab loves to swim in our pool "NO DOGS"?? Gee. Sam tries not to take... Singer Island hot days! (By the way, she is a 9 and 1/2 year old Tibetan Terrier)..."
Kitchen of the Week: Marrying Past and Present in Los Angeles
Something old, something new and all the rest make for a happy kitchen union in a tony L.A. neighborhood
"the blue island, the light fixtures, that big window. Just amazing. The only thing I... to the island. Hard to tell from pictures, though. Still, I tip my hat to the designer... with an island to go around. Thank you! Thank you Becky And White Picket Fence for... the blue island but looked up "Deep Space," the color mentioned for Dunn-Edwards, and... an all black ensemble. The eyes go to the shoes. Very nicely done. love the blue island..."
Kitchen Sinks: Soapstone for Germ-Free Beauty and Durability
"cosmic black)--and while I love what I have, I still don't know if I would have loved... beautiful island top shows maring from careless use. Mineral oil conceals the gashes... "carved" this island top from a slab of soapstone purchased at Alberene Soapstone in Virginia... on the black stone. The soapstone was well worth the investment for the kitchen. So... honed black marble. I told him I would consider if we couldn't get the color soapstone..."
8 Top Hardware Styles for Shaker Kitchen Cabinets
Simple Shaker style opens itself to a wide range of knobs and pulls. See which is right for your own kitchen
"alot of black 'accents' around the space (black wall-mounted pot rack, black iron... Ive seen black walnut knobs on cherry cabinets that add a bit of contrast that looks... that are black with flecks of green and bronze (Verde Peacock) and all appliances/s... hammered black nickel hardware. We (will) have a similar color scheme in our kitchen... kitchen with Black Galaxy granite, stainless appliances/plumbing and ivory floor/walls...."