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Kitchen of the Week: Period Details Keep History Alive in Portland
Modern functionality and doubled square footage bring a 1910 kitchen into the present while respecting its past
"y and doubled square footage bring a 1910 kitchen into the present while respecting... kitchen, doubling the room’s square footage without extending the home’s footprint.... I hate Islands - to me, islands take away the lines of space. 5.) To Vicky Robinson... machine, double wide sink, soapstone counters, long on Le Creuset and Lodge. Fantastic... mobile island is probably too large for the space, but I don't want to give up on..."
Houzz Tour: Visit a Forward Thinking Family Complex
"on a double lot smartly make room for the whole family or future renters... scooped up a double lot in up-and-coming East Austin and hired architect and builder Finn... and the island can sit 7 with space for a kids table when they have family feasts.... about the island. We are thinking of incorporating something like this into our remodel... apologize. The double-paned argon-filled windows mentioned in the article are the definition..."
This Designer’s Client Was Her 10-Year-Old Son
What do you give a boy with a too-babyish bedroom when he’s approaching double digits? See for yourself
"approaching double digits? See for yourself... this huge double-digit event, we would like to give him a new room,” she says. She involved... your 1st double digit milestone! What a great gift a talented interior designer could... in Long Island to the sand beaches in NC). We finally found a huge glass display jar..."
Houzz Tour: A Do-Over Addition Brings in Light, Air and Views
Double-height glass solves a host of the problems that plagued the previous add-on in this Washington, D.C., bungalow
"Double-height glass solves a host of the problems that plagued the previous add-on... with a double-height glass wall that gave them light, air and views. “It’s a very... to the double-height wall of windows on the new rear addition, instantly connecting... big open island where the kids can sit and eat and do homework and where all their friends... Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), and their art backgrounds added to the project’s..."
When 2 Chandeliers Are Better Than 1
Double chandeliers can solve design dilemmas and give you twice the opportunity to show off your rooms in the best light
"Double chandeliers can solve design dilemmas and give you twice the opportunity to... out the double-take lighting in these spaces.... room with double chandeliers and an 8 foot ceiling. Will post the photos soon! Fun to... kitchen, the double chandeliers over the table mirror the two pendants over the island.... style. The double chandeliers in this dining area function like lamps to make the space... Double chandeliers don't have to match. Try a pair of vintage models with similar..."
Bench Bar Stools Take a Stand in the Kitchen
It's high time these stylish seats get noticed — with both coziness and practicality, bench bar stools are a natural choice in the kitchen
"kitchen island. It could seat at least three, possibly four. I guess I'm too pragmatic... center island table with two bench bar stools doubles the seating capacity and brings... center island makes the kitchen feel more approachable and will have guests vying... center island, consider adding a window seat in the kitchen to add comfortable seating..."
Designing Your Kitchen: Where to Put the Sink
Facing a window or your guests? In the island or next to the dishwasher? Here's help figuring out the right kitchen sink location
"In the island or next to the dishwasher? Here's help figuring out the right kitchen... 5 x 10 island, I can honestly tell you, never put a sink or cooktop in an island.... in the island. alicekimsharifi, I have a cooktop and prep sink in my island, and I... in the island. Our daughter's new home has a central island with a large sink and... in the island. Before that, it was facing a northside window, but the view wasn't..."
My Houzz: Super Efficiency and Serenity Near the Florida Surf
It can withstand a hurricane and earned LEED Platinum certification, but this island home knows how to chill too
"but this island home knows how to chill too... Maria Island, Florida. “In designing the house, I was interested in the nature of... barrier island, where the line between land and sea is redrawn with each passing storm... Maria Island, Florida Size: 2,700 square feet (251 square meters); 4 bedrooms, 3½... goes "double" when it is not just a coastal beach, but a barrier island, which are... barrier islands but the entire coastline of the state will shift with climate change..."
My Houzz: New York Chic and Laid-Back Hawaiian Style on Maui
"designs an island home influenced by her former city life... laid-back island lifestyle. Her return trips to Hawaii sparked her love of windsurfing... city and island that is a perfect fit for the couple.... enjoyed my island home especially the view from my backyard! Oval room blue is the paint... to the island.... Nice dream to live in Hawaii....Aloha! Enjoy. Am I the only one... on an island for years, in my observation of a true tropical home must include white..."
Houzz Tour: All Glass Outside, Warm Wood Inside
Wood and stone balance transparent outer walls in this Gulf Islands home, for an open and warm feeling all over
"this Gulf Islands home, for an open and warm feeling all over... Gulf Islands make up a scenic spot between Vancouver Island and mainland British... the Gulf Islands. Often you pass beautiful houses like this on the trip and wonder... amazing. Double gluelam beams with integrated light are a clever solution. The glass... beyond. The double-island kitchen looks out to the water through glass walls on two sides... plan: The doubled glulam beams are located over the islands and hide track lighting that..."
Bar Stools: What Style, What Finish, What Size?
"of the island and the overall space. Here are some colors, styles and materials to... it can double as a table. I love my Crate and Barrel stools perfect for children!... for our island. To give you a feel for what our home style is, it's an open floor... above island, dark hardwood floors, SS appliances, dining table is a rustic light... block island with Pelham pendant? I like the cherner and navy stools. Thanks! I..."
Houzz Tour: Major Changes Open Up a Seattle Waterfront Home
Taken down to the shell, this Tudor-Craftsman blend now maximizes island views, flow and outdoor connections
"maximizes island views, flow and outdoor connections... Vashon Island (off the coast of Seattle), and the interior brimmed with vintage charm... inside the island, I'd guess. And for all the stuff on the countertop in the before pictures... a 45" double upper door fridge with a lower drawer freezer and it is crowded. So... Vashon Island. AFTER: Nychay just refinished the wood, updated the exterior and added..."
Kitchen of the Week: Great for the Chefs, Friendly to the Family
With a large island, a butler’s pantry, wine storage and more, this New York kitchen appeals to everyone in the house
"large island, a butler’s pantry, wine storage and more, this New York kitchen appeals... the island and the island and the banquette. That's just not a conversational distance... put the island stools at the end of the island nearest the (yummy) banquette, as Jan... using an island opposite my cooktop as prep/plating area, that doubles as "bar seating"... So the island doesn't have to be a 'center' island in the kitchen. It can be used..."
24 Hot Ideas for Stashing Spices
"Drawer, Island or Gap Between Cabinets... end of island As a kitchen designer for quite a long time, I've seen so many applications... of an island, a cabinetry end cap or even sunk into the wall… http://www.houzz... use a double decker lazy susan; small spices on top, regular size jars fit on bottom... in an island. At the end of an island with decorative columns or legs, there's a... can do double and triple duty. This one has a place for spices, utensils and bowls..."
Cooking With Color: When to Use Red in the Kitchen
Candy Apple Red, Red Licorice and more for your kitchen walls, cabinets or island? The color choices are as delicious as they sound
"cabinets or island? The color choices are as delicious as they sound... for an island. We have a glossy red sliding door leading into the kitchen and red... side and island in our otherwise black and white kitchen. It looks a bit shinny, but... built the island. Oh and by the way, I know it looks "cluttery"...I love "my stuff" and... paint my double sided fireplace wall a dark Christmas red with smokey overtones. I..."