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Inside Houzz: The Right Kitchen Counters in Just a Few Clicks
"room and breakfast area by a peninsula so long and imposing, it functioned like a culinary... granite counters, which were nice but similar to what you’d find in a lot of suburban... concrete counters. “They kept trying to push quartz,” she says. On a whim she went... “concrete counters” into the search bar. That’s when she discovered Jayme Guokas.... concrete counters. The mass we were able to design into the counters fit out space well..."
Simple Pleasures: A Real Sit-Down Breakfast
Give grab-and-go the heave-ho. To start the day right, treat yourself to a proper breakfast in a cheery spot
"proper breakfast in a cheery spot... little breakfast nook and coddling yourself, if only for 10 minutes, as you enjoy... proper breakfast in the morning (even on weekdays) isn’t just good for your health;... down to breakfast? Who wouldn't want to have breakfast in this sunny, beautiful nook... can't eat breakfast out on the deck, my vote goes to a horizontal breakfast: nothing... healthy breakfasts. :>) There are many recipes on-line for 'make ahead' breakfast..."
Breakfast Nooks, Sunny Side Up
Banish early-morning darkness with a bright breakfast nook — even if a window is only in your dreams
"bright breakfast nook — even if a window is only in your dreams... have a breakfast nook in a bright, light spot. If you have a nook that sits in a bay... love with breakfast nooks. Wish I had one! I absolutely agree with Becky, a breakfast... included a breakfast booth/nook. It has become the most popular location in the house... as the counter top - added space for meal prep or staging), lots of window light,..."
8 Inventive Takes on the Breakfast Bar
From simple wood slabs to sleekly sculpted shapes, breakfast bars expand eating, working and prep space in the kitchen
"shapes, breakfast bars expand eating, working and prep space in the kitchen... name, a breakfast bar isn't just a spot for a morning latte and a bowl of oatmeal.... Nice counter This is such a helpful article! You have included a wide variety of... clever breakfast bar ideas that have given me a much 'food' for thought. Thanks a... extra counter space can work as a breakfast bar. This slight overhang provides just..."
How to Fit a Breakfast Bar Into a Narrow Kitchen
Yes, you can have a casual dining space in a width-challenged kitchen, even if there’s no room for an island
"to have breakfast bars in their kitchen. Another idea for a breakfast area is to use... little counter space and a kitchen table which serves as counter when I make bread... made the breakfast bar 6" higher than the kitchen counters, which allowed for shallow... If the counter is 36" high, which is normal kitchen counter height, you should have... with a breakfast bar oriented to the light and view of a large wall of windows. Sometimes..."
Homes Away From Home: 10 Charming U.S. Bed-and-Breakfasts
Looking for a more personal stay on your getaway? These homey bed-and-breakfasts roll out the welcome mat in style
"bed-and-breakfasts roll out the welcome mat in style... bed-and-breakfasts are cozy, one-of-a-kind havens for travelers of all ages, styles... great breakfast. :) Churchill Manor Bed and Breakfast in Napa, CA Take a look at... Bed and Breakfast in Burlington Vermont - check out the single cottage with a private... light breakfast in each cottage and the haunting history of the surrounding St.... bed and breakfast on 4 acres of gardens. Incredible furnishings and comforting hostess..."
Renovation Detail: The Built-In Breakfast Nook
On the menu: one order of cozy seating with plentiful sides of storage. For the kitchen or any other room, built-ins fit the bill
"built-in breakfast-nook seating. As much as I love our bump-out nook, I can't help but... on your breakfast nook's configuration. Window seats and corner benches encourage a... feeling of breakfast nooks! I'm designing a new kitchen with a nook for a family now.... know, breakfast nooks look cute but I don't know if I'd like to have to "scoot around... kitchen counter stools and bar chairs....especially ones that coordinate with the table..."
The Kitchen Counter Goes to New Heights
Varying counter heights can make cooking, cleaning and eating easier — and enhance your kitchen's design
"rying counter heights can make cooking, cleaning and eating easier — and enhance... ional counter heights are useful. They allow us to enter any kitchen and, even with... find the counter where we expect it to be. Despite this significant convenience, industry... standard counter heights don’t work for everybody, because there’s no such thing as... cabinets, 36" counters. At times I have used elevated cooktops and under counter wall ovens..."
12 Stylish Kitchen Counters That Seem to Float in Space
Take your culinary zone to new heights with a cantilevered countertop that’s visually appealing and practical
"block-like counter and incorporate a cantilevered, or floating, countertop into your kitchen... cantilevered counters that not only offer showstopping style but also enhance functionality... way the counter is set in #5. In regard to the clear glass counter? It's not the... cantilevered counters look stunning but at the expense of losing precious under counter... kitchen counter which will be cantilevered about 3 feet past the base cabinets. My..."
Kitchen Counters: Granite for Incredible Longevity
This natural stone has been around for thousands of years, and it comes in myriad color options to match any kitchen
"amount of counter space, an island; and breakfast bar; Big deal. I assume that people... their counter tops. Quartz counter tops aren't self cleaning. So when I hear someone... on the counter for pots - not a hardship. Rolled pastry right on the counter. We... down the counters & done! Our live discussion on Houzz about counter materials starts... 50 year counter life isn't much incentive... Mmm, yeah, but you always have joins to..."
Kitchen Design: 8 Ways with Waterfall Counters
"rfall counters (also known as risers) have been popping up in kitchens all over the... overlap the counter onto the top of the riser. The joint can be slightly bevelled so it... rfall counters needn't be relegated to strictly modern spaces. The mix of contemporary... waterfall counter as one where the edge juts out on its own. Fewer bruises is always..."
Kitchen Counters: Granite, Still a Go-to Surface Choice
Every slab of this natural stone is one of a kind — but there are things to watch for while you're admiring its unique beauty
"to the counter, just a broken bowl...or if it is an overhang for a breakfast bar and... a long counter top, 14' plus two 5' counters an island and smaller areas around the... different counter surfaces. Keeping the counter all the same would then help the room... island counter different from the wall counters. No seams simply doesn't work if you... the long counter that will show the counters less, and get a similar, complementary..."
12 Items Worth a Spot on Your Kitchen Counter
Keep these useful tools and accessories out in the open to maintain high function without spoiling the view
"limited counter space (I think I heard the average linear feet of counter space in... kitchen counters. These days, I have a very large kitchen with lots of counter space... raised to counter height and replaced the countertop with matching granite (like my island)... above counter cabinets with everything for drinks-glasses, mugs, tea/coffee, wine... off the counter. The knife block and utensil caddy went to Goodwill, and each got..."
Soapstone Counters: A Love Story
Love means accepting — maybe even celebrating — imperfections. See if soapstone’s assets and imperfections will work for you
"various counter materials, but today I’d like to focus on soapstone. If you are weighing... soapstone counters and rue the day they ever heard of the material, and those who love... their counters a few months and realize they are going insane. For the sake of everyone’s... oil the counter. I love the heart. I think it is sweet and age appropriate for a... kitchen). Our counters don't have beautiful veining, but the stone has enough subtle speckling..."
Guest Picks: 20 Easy-to-Add Kitchen Counter Spaces
Get more kitchen prep and storage space with islands, bar carts and sideboards — or even a folding cart for a tiny kitchen
"up your counters, you realize that not a lot of room is left for food preparation,... plenty of counter space, and sometimes settling on a permanent solution can be both tricky... amount of counter space you have, as well as add extra storage for dishes, silverware... your old counter tops were. Or you can raise the counter top to accomodate the new... height counter. This can also raise the counter for people who want a higher one..."