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Countertop + Backsplash: Making the Perfect Match
Zero in on a kitchen combo you'll love with these strategies and great countertop-backsplash mixes for inspiration
"loves cherry wood and the sea. Counter tops Cambria: Charston. Tile: Pratt & Larsen... our dark cherry stained cabinets and grey speckled countertop. Grout lines are minimized... Australian The Block) with your neutral tones. Definite wow factor without being busy. I installed... butcher block counters but would love to see more kitchens that use them well w other... butcher block counter tops! I have noticed no one speaks to what to do about light..."
Houzz Call: Share Your Personal Holiday Traditions
"Lots of cherries for nibbles. Prawns (shrimp), BBQed calamari and lobsters for lunch... Lots of cherries for nibbles. After lunch a game of backyard cricket with a stubby... droppings, cherrie tarts and traditional sugar cookies ... are then packaged off into... one city block to his parents' home. While he was gone, the door bell would ring and... would block the doorway, saying, "There's Santa!" He was gone by the time I could..."
From the Pros: How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets
Want a major new look for your kitchen or bathroom cabinets on a DIY budget? Don't pick up a paintbrush until you read this
"butcher block from Ikea. Backsplash is a natural stone. This is a cottage so we wanted... butcher block counters. Now the kitchen is one of the prettiest rooms in the house-... tired old Cherry cabinets and a pink marble counter top. We had a Faux Finisher come... Brazilian Cherry hardwood. The cabinets are lined up against the wall- they don't face... butcher block counter. Any ideas how to make it more "cabiny" without replacing the..."
How to Design a Kitchen Island
Size, seating height, all those appliance and storage options ... here's how to clear up the kitchen island confusion
"solid cherry work surface and 3, Solid cherry throughout. Has anyone ever used pewter... butcher block and prep sink set in one end, but it's underneath that I'm not sure what... butcher block counter tops that come in a 39 5/8" width for our island and the 12"... butcher block prep areas on each side. Across from the island is a wall of IKEA Cabinets... chopping block with open space under for my legs when I sit on a stool to prep whatever..."
Budget Decorator: 8 Ways to Make Old Furniture Look Brand New
Learn stripping, staining, painting and reupholstering basics to make bargain-basement furniture worthy of center stage at home
"Queen Ann cherry to an ebony stain with new silver "Celtic Knot" hardware. It was a... solid cherry Cresent Furniture set, so it was definitely worth the trouble and t... butcher block, mineral oil is the greatest! It is food safe and seals well and is... go from cherry to some kind of white finish. Would I be better off selling all pieces... solid cherry, I would NOT paint it. There are lots of people who'd give their eyeteeth..."
Simple Pleasures: The Joy of Baking
"to my cherry chocolate cake which is similar to milochristensen's cherry cupcakes... butcher-block to use for the counters for the baking "area." Can't decide - both are... can of cherry pie filling, a box of yellow cake mix, three eggs. Mix together and... them. The cherries should start breaking up. Makes about 24 cupcakes. I only have two... -bomb-cherry-chocolate-cake/ I bake often, and have a friend who seems incapable..."
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
"beautiful cherry cabinets helped sell the house with multiple offers over asking. Only... maple wood block. Marble's is only function in cooking is for candy making or butter... butcher block or maybe even a non-patterned, nice and light Quartz. I have had granite... allowed the cherry cabinets to star and I loved the feel of it. Used cutting boards (you... the sold cherry cabinets until they looked band new. Upscale windows overlooked the..."
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
"a few blocks from the ocean in a friendly neighborhood of eclectically-styled homes... home has cherry, which I remodeled only two years ago. But that is my personal taste... sure your cherry cabinets are gorgeous - have you posted a picture? I think some things... kitchen with cherry or oak or whatever... I just don't want to live with that. Whether... glass block. But, I must agree with some of y'all; I have big reservations regarding..."
17 Things Color Consultants Want You to Know
Dithering over potential palettes for your home? A color pro might be the way to go. Here's how it works
"samples to block out the existing color. In one tiny, bright yellow powder room, I actually... sheets to block the other walls because the yellow was reflecting so much on the new... were a cherry stain and the stone of her fireplace had a lot of rusty orange tones... 48" deep cherry cabinets with nice front detail. The problem? One window and black granite... with dark cherry cabinets), and will let me paint the walls a gorgeous deep gray-blue..."
Woodipedia: Maple Is a Marvel Around the House
A heavy hardwood with lots of potential, maple appeals to modern sensibilities and won't break your budget
"knife block drawer as examples. We have have many more ideas in this ideabook..... pine, cherry and soft maple. Bowling alley lanes were made out of hard maple in... butcher block hard maple island in my current home and again, I don't cut directly... chopping block used by a family friend for 60 years in their meat grocery. I'm 63 and... Cutting blocks or properly built cutting boards are made with the the end grain of..."
14 Fab Black and White Home Projects
"cement blocks and packing crates from my dad. Always thought those blocks were hideous... Cinder block nightstand...brilliant! Thank you LOVE the b&w bathroom! A free dresser... cinder block nightstand is everywhere: http://www.elledecoration.co.uk/experts/br... eeze-block-storage/ I want this patterned wallpaper where can I get it Label doors... American Cherry hardwood? I always thought cool colors against the warm wood would..."
10 Design Tips Learned From the Worst Advice Ever
"butcher block or soapstone. Remember that water wasn't such an issue with the original... monolithic block of a subzero stainless fridge just doesn't go with the look. We resisted... butcher block counters from Ikea with the idea that we'd replace them (donate them)... butcher block also, for the last 7 years...love it! My sink is on a different wall... that the cherry red cabinets wouldn't go with green walls. I got a large farm style..."
The Best of My Houzz: 20 Creative Kitchen Islands
Nixing ready made for readily imaginative, these homeowners fashioned kitchen islands after their own hearts
"(except our cherry wood cabinets and the island). We removed the formica tops and added... butcher block....it doubles as workspace and bar cart..... I love the look of the... butcher block for the top. The top overhangs the cabinet on either side in case I... butcher block top. Also, for those needing something more custom/bigger/etc. try to... butcher block top. It's moved from house to house and all around our kitchens. One..."
Your Guide to 15 Popular Kitchen Countertop Materials
"butcher block - from Lumber Liquidators: it was affordable, but not the best quality... butcher block. But I'm happy with it, and if at some day I'm not, again it will biodegrade... maple block tops in the US). We make the proximity kitchensystem Standard Counter... butcher block on our island. After a dozen years, a leaking faucet and numerous ugly... maple block or other woods unless they are properly finished, and the finishes which..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Farmhouse!
Bring on the chickens and vegetable patches. If your home speaks country, it might appear in a featured ideabook
"cement blocks from Germany with cement floor and ceiling. Took about six months to... land with cherry trees, wild pear trees and rosehip. It has a 180 degree view of the... railings to block the view. One & a half stories with those wonderful slanted ceilings... custom made cherry inset cabinets, farmhouse sink, and reproduction light over the sink... limestone blocks. He said it doesn't appear to have budged even a millimeter over its..."