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1945 Small Island Stories
How to Bring Beige Walls to Life
"seriously small (and only 7' tall), so I squeezed a couple of small prints (with blue... greens. The small, 5x8' main bathroom I did in bright white and teal. No more claustrophobia... a gray island that has a white front, red bar stools and the floor is various shades... as the small amount of yellow and red in the beige will turn your purplish blue into... adding a small mudroom and would like to just continue the same flooring. Something..."
How to Add a Pullout Spice Rack
"extract & small baking ingredients under corbels in our island. We used Plexiglas for... problem of a small, compact kitchen after moving from an old Victorian house with an enormous... etc. and small tubs of spices. This article was very informative for me. We are in... was too small for drawers, and since I already had a cabinet for my cookie sheets,... to buy small quantities of herbs and spices (to maintain freshness and flavour) and..."
Kitchen Sinks: Granite Composite Offers Superior Durability
It beats out quartz composite for strength and scratch resistance. Could this kitchen sink material be right for you?
"of our small kitchen and I'm going to re-use it. I clean it with a non abrasive... granite. The island sink is made by Silite and is a almond color called Biscoti. We enjoy... 3 very small chips, it still looks great. It has withstood, cast iron pots/pans,... another small chip. No warranty for this type of damage. Blanco customer service told... has some small chips in the bottom, and they stain, so they show more. I don't want..."
Decorating 101: How to Choose Your Colors
"with small hints of the rug color . This is a FAB article. People are so afraid... (very few) small unexpected surprises which is what gives the WOW factor to the space... frames. A small piece or grouping of them can give that WOW to your space easily and... paint on a small area of the wall before painting the entire room. It’s important to... give me a small square. It is great for placing on your idea board but I place mine in..."
House Planning: How to Set Up Your Kitchen
"have an island in place of the now-pictured peninsula. Where should I put the trash... have a small galley kitchen, does that matters? On the trash. Locate it where it... system in a small hallway a few steps from my kitchen to hang frying pans (a la Julie Child)... installed a small florescent light fixture on each shelf as so I can easily see what I'm... of the island (facing the dining room) I will now be able to store my large stand..."
New Year's Resolutions for Your Kitchen, Part II
"saw an island the size of a queen bed in a small home, it was surreal. Realistic!... into an island. It works, even in the small space, and I'm thrilled with my new kitchen... WORDS ON ISLANDS!!!! As a designer, I have removed many. Builders are notorious for... in our small kitchen. No digging in cabinets and drawers for utensils, pots and pans... simply too small for islands. If you don't have enough room to walk or work around one..."
9 Molding Types to Raise the Bar on Your Kitchen Cabinetry
"crown in a small kitchen will look out of place and so will small mouldings in a big kitchen... a big island. I now also realize that the island has two sides with drawers and... divided by island. Builder painted crown molding white - all throughout. Kitchen cabinets... of the island (maybe to look like cabinet doors) as well as to: 2) put some crown... like a small detail, applied molding creates balance and cohesion. 9. Bottom molding..."
Readers' Choice: The Top Kitchens of 2010
The Year's Most Popular Kitchens Had White Cabinets, Black Accents, Floating Shelves or Uber-Organized Pantries
"three small steps, hiding a off color rope light, very nice. http://www.dimensionbuildlv... ges/1-small-kitchens-xlg.jpg Thrilled to be a part of this great collection! White... large island and the cabinet section surrounding my cooktop the original cherry.... black island, beige walls, dark floors), and it is almost identical to our kitchen... on the island. I hope to post pics when we move in a couple of months. @karenheff..."
Staging vs. Decorating: What's the Difference?
Unlike decorating, staging your home isn't about personal style — it's about creating ambiance and appeal for buyers
"kitchen look small. However, they photographed it with and without the island and ended... remove an island from the kitchen, which my husband had built, because they thought it... stored the island in the garage, and the people who bought the house made their offer... leaving that island!! The point is NOT to get emotional. The advice about using your prep... have a small home staging business and I often tell clients home staging is sometimes..."
New Southern Style for the Kitchen
Gracious tradition is alive and well, bless its heart, but Southern kitchens are welcoming in modern updates too
"great island kitchen island I certainly do appreciate that taste is personal but... over an island that it blocks views and cause glare, it's not a good idea to put wallpaper... its big island. I can see myself rolling out the biscuits now. A chandelier in the... using in small spaces. To ease your mind about changing, use a removable, reusable type... circular small quilts as doilies and to go under center pieces on her table. If she..."
15 Quick Kitchen Fixes
"COMBINING A SMALL DINING AND SMALL KITCHEN INTO ONE EATIN KITCHEN THAT HAS SOME PIZZAZ... have an island front and center, so I'll go with a runner on either side! woofwoof... have a small lamp that I've been wondering what to do with. It'll look great on my... of an island or peninsula with tile. I'm actually thinking of tin ceiling tiles... of your island" photo. looks like the meeting of multiple decades and preferences..."
Gardening for Happy Kids
"sized islands, water features that can be surrounded with several movable small rocks... on Long Island, NY were huge thickets of mountain laurel. Living now in the midwest... sacred island of the Lenni Lenape tribe--can anything be MORE interesting to kids... with a small area. I used to make forts under the asparagus ferns, take dead tree... was a small cave-like area under an elderberry that was great for secret society..."
Let Lilac Love Flower This Spring
Whatever you bestow or receive for Mother's Day, lilacs can be an unmatched gift in the garden in May
"have a small city lot in Michigan, but some inspired soul planted 5 lilac bushes that... Mackinac Island and I really want to go some year. I am coming to Rochester in July... were two small lilac bushes. To my surprise and delight the next spring not only did... Mackinac Island!! I live in North Carolina and while I adore the azaleas and crepe... South Island of New Zealand. Although they weren't as fragrant as the common New..."
10 Things People Really Don’t Want in Their Homes
No love lost over fluorescent lights? No shocker there. But some of these other hated items may surprise you
"kitchen islands. They are unfriendly to anyone who's mobility-challenged. I'm still... have only island seating in their kitchens put great-grandma when she comes to visit... around the island, one of us will come out and talk to you there for a few minutes every... have a small pot of fake tulips on our entry hall dresser. We had carpet (sisal)... realized small dog could jump so high, until he started chewing through things I had..."
Kitchen Workbook: 8 Elements of a Cottage Kitchen
Cottage kitchens can be a sunny, cheerful hub to anchor your home. Is this easy, breezy style for you?
"inhospitable island. I love #7.. really adorable! The first few kitchens have given me renewed... my very small kitchen. Thanks, I needed that! Thanks, all. That's a great point, Tricia... away from islands as the mainstay, there is nothing that feels more welcoming than a... on the island with a contrasting hue on the cabinets. 2. Open shelving. Installed..."