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Guest Picks: Take Your Kitchen Back to a Simpler Time
Give your kitchen a comfortingly classic feel with appliances, furnishings and accessories styled for the good old days
Kitchen Countertops 101: Choosing a Surface Material
"well-known butcher block to less common materials such as glass and terrazzo. We've chosen... had my butcher block countertops for 8 years and absolutely love them. Just purchased... like butcher block it is extremely easy to sand out a scratch and then just put... into a butcher shop that didn't have wooden blocks? We used a material called GLASSOS... wanted butcher block counter tops in our kitchen because we had them in our former..."
Kitchen of the Week: A D.C. Row House Honors Tradition
Traditional fixtures, a farmhouse sink and wood countertops give a newly redone kitchen a classic feel
Guest Picks: Scandinavian-Chic Kitchenware
Shop Houzz: The Ultimate Cleaning Tools
Make a clean sweep with the best brushes, cleaners, vacuums, steamers and wipes for rooms that sparkle
Houzz Tours: Malibu Architectural
"concrete block, stucco, copper sheathing and mahogany windows and doors. When I purchased... concrete block walls and exposed beam ceilings it was not ‘luxurious’ enough for me... Hawaiian island of Lanai, I was exposed to a myriad of design projects and worked on... concrete block, stucco, copper sheathing and mahogany windows and doors." I love the..."
Houzz Tour: A Family of 4 Unwinds in 540 Square Feet
An extraordinarily scaled-down home and garden for a couple and their 2 kids fosters sustainability and togetherness
"Sauvie Island, is part of a wildlife and agricultural preserve. "We fell in love with... Sauvie Island, Oregon Size: 540 square feet; 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 1 sleeping loft That's... one, a block from the beach in Del Mar, California. About 500 square feet, same wood... Ellis Island they lived 5 in one small bedroom. Count your blessings. We have so... Sauvie Island that should be a moot point. The beach on Sauvie, just like the ones..."
Houzz Tour: Scarboro Craftsman
"kitchen island, a rarity in the current "we must make everything as neutral as possible... kitchen island "to this day it is still one of my favorites! I love to see clients... of the island, the butcher block top, the white cabinets with bronze pulls! Just... of the butcher block came down to aesthetics. While this surface is a higher maintenance... orange island we needed to help neutralize it, and if we had used the same dark counter..."
5 Favorite Granites for Gorgeous Kitchen Countertops
See granite types from white to black in action, and learn which cabinet finishes and fixture materials pair best with each
"mental block when it comes to making a decision on the numerous considerations, like... about butcher block there instead? Wonderful article. Thanks for pointing out that... thought of butcher block, and wonder if it would work with a 5 foot long surface that... 9 foot island...quartz would have been to bland for me on such a large island and... and an island for easy walk around? I keep reading that granite is on the way out..."
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Kitchen of the Week: Taking Over a Hallway to Add Needed Space
A renovated kitchen’s functional new design is light, bright and full of industrial elements the homeowners love
"large island, added a large window and used reflective surfaces like glass tile and... love the butcher block. Even the espresso bar has decent access to the fridge and a... on the island is EXACTLY what I had in mind for the kitchen island I just built for... everything. Butcher block Pot The kitchen is beautiful. Did you keep the original floor... working island place for small apliances. I'll be a excellent guide for me. Nice..."
Ideas for L-Shaped Kitchens
"with an island, so it's perfect for entertaining, multiple-chef cooking or for making... at the island and get help with their homework. The adaptability of this layout is... with an island. This layout has the most amount of variations by far and works with... 10 feet island planned. It seems large. I plan to seat 5 people at the island. I do... Have fun! Island Great layout for open floor plan. Like the island. Can refrigerator..."
The Most Popular Kitchen Storage Ideas of 2014
Of all the kitchen storage photos uploaded to Houzz this year, these 14 were tops. Which will you save to your kitchen ideabook?
"drawers, island storage and hidden wine bars. Here are the kitchen storage solutions... on the island as I have a 5 mt island which is the work station, it would be impossible... around butcher block with two shelves below. I love it b/c it moves wherever I need... get the butcher block with the knife cutouts in the long, narrow style? Also wanted... in our island. They are deep and hold a lot of baking, cooking and prep utensils..."
Houzz Interview: Brenda's Cozy Little House in Texas
"we're one block away from the biggest road in town. I knew it had good "bones." I just... want to block out noise as best I can. My yard is a nationally certified wildlife habitat... kitchen island. Will have to save many of these photos in my ideabook. Thanks for sharing... kitchen island. I love color, homespun items that are USED and not just displayed... kitchen island. Vintage style adds comfort to the kitchen. ...and to cover walls....."
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