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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
"unlimited countertop and backsplash choices can feel overwhelming. I've had homeowners... successful countertop and backsplash combinations to help you plan your own mix of kitchen... match your countertops (or vice versa), don't just bring samples to the showroom & decide... carrera countertop. Any suggestions about backslash choices around windows? All kitchens... The countertop is Uba Tuba. The back splash is a great opportunity to add some..."
Kitchen Countertops 101: Choosing a Surface Material
"kitchen countertop materials. The options may surprise you... face-lift, countertops are a central part of the look. And you may be daunted by the wealth... market; countertop surfaces range from well-known butcher block to less common materials... Installing a Countertop, From Start to Finish... block countertops for 8 years and absolutely love them. Just purchased lengths from... but the countertops have taken a beautiful patina. Let me just add a few more pros..."
Wonderful Wood Countertops for Kitchen and Bath
Yes, you can enjoy beautifully warm wood counters near water sans worry (almost), with the right type of wood and sealer
"with wood countertops really think about their care and maintenance. I went to several... had wood countertops in a kitchen or bathroom, around 90 percent of the comments I read... of a countertop made of live edge English Wych Elm with Durata wood countertop finish... wooden countertops in this kitchen. My mother-in-law had wooden countertops on one... of the countertop that I use for making pastries. The rest of the countertop surfaces..."
Surprise Contender: Copper for Kitchen Countertops
Unexpected and full of character, copper is getting buffed for its growing appearance on the countertop scene
"debating countertop choices. Granite or marble? Laminate or quartz? Soapstone or stainless... as its countertop cousins, this timeless favorite is growing in popularity, and it's... google "countertops made of pennies" and check out the images. I've seen floors and... copper countertops in our last home and lived with them for about 10 years. We left... copper for countertops is that copper has antibacterial qualities. I wanted a colored..."
Waterlox Rocks on Wood Countertops
"their wood countertops. It seals and protects the wood, and unlike other types of finishes... Waterloxed Countertops! Addicted 2 Decorating This and That... to the cottage charm. where is the best place to purchase wood countertops? i know... use wood countertops in kitchens that I design - they are a welcome respite from hard... wooden countertops..it makes a beautiful kitchen if you're really into the natural... of the countertops we create. We find it to be a very durable product that excels..."
Your Guide to 15 Popular Kitchen Countertop Materials
"kitchen countertop materials handily in one place to help you find the choice that... for a countertop it won't hold up - NOT! All this fancy countertop stuff is pushed... Quartz countertops or Laminate countertops in kitchens, compared to granite. Granite... loved that countertop. For my new house I made a solid cherry (wood) countertop with... have two countertops to maintain. Having such a wonderful choice of countertop materials..."
Houzz interview: Kim’s colorful daisy cottage
"daisy cottage. Visiting Kim's blog "dear daisy cottage" is also a special experience... been a “cottage girl” at heart and love cottage style. While I enjoy many styles and... 1920s cottage in Florida and moved there with her family. Since the move, three and... daisy cottage has turned into one of the most colorful, charming and inviting cottages... daisy cottage. Kim's cozy rooms keep changing as she keeps adding new treasures she..."
How to Add Cottage Charm to Your Kitchen
"for a cottage kitchen. Have you ever been to a small lake house with a tiny galley... board countertop. You can add a lot of charm to any kitchen by looking to a cottage... typical cottage kitchen, but all of them have the characteristics of some. What makes... from that cottage and then realized none of them were of the kitchen. I meant to add... building a cottage kitchen...ordered the cabinets. I will make an album when it gets finished..."
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?
"Cottage kitchens can be a sunny, cheerful hub to anchor your home. Is this easy,... Cottage isn't just a decorating style — it's an attitude. Cozy, happy and unpretentious... kitchen with cottage comfort. More kitchen styles: Classic | Traditional | Transitional... cream countertop, possibly St. Cecilia, or a dark blue countertop? (I saw a blue... essence of a cottage kitchen is a proper kitchen table, instead of an inhospitable island..."
Kitchen of the Week: A Cottage-Chic Kitchen on a Budget
See how a designer transformed her vacation cottage kitchen with salvage materials, vintage accents, paint and a couple of splurges
"vacation cottage kitchen with salvage materials, vintage accents, paint and a couple... to the countertops-fridge is a lot of fun and the colors are just delightful! Sweet... appliances and countertops. Love that Anna spotted the teeny cupboard. I didn't. In my a... steel countertops. How do owners find them to live with? I'm wondering about the... and the countertop. Was there a reason for that? I love this kitchen. I expect to..."
Outfit a Cottage-Style Remodel, Top to Bottom
If you're renovating with a cottage look in mind, these fixtures, finishes and accessories will bring on the charm
"with a cottage look in mind, these fixtures, finishes and accessories will bring on... for a cottage-style remodel, so if a cheerful, fresh cottage is what you have in... at all! Cottage style is beautiful to me. I love every picture! The door-knocker... ones. The cottage is lovely, especially the kitchen. Of all these featured items that... more of a cottage flavor. Love this article - so many ideas! Thanks, houzz! I have..."
Style Mix: Contemporary Cottage
"update the cottage, so what do you do first? This can be a debilitating question especially... about cottage design are stuck in convention. Your taste is contemporary. So, again... contemporary cottage that marries ultramodern design with Mother Nature's bounty. Let's... think this countertop is easily one of the most beautiful ever shown. I liked the countertops... glass countertops which look beautiful but scratch quite easily if you are..."
Houzz Tour: Maine Cottage on the Point
"coastal cottage is tucked at the edge of a spruce forest, on a point overlooking mid-coast... When the cottage was passed down to the next generation, the new owners, who had enjoyed... bringing the cottage up to its potential. More: A Postcard from Maine... of this cottage-enjoy! What a wonderful Maine cottage! Just a note that some of the... what a cottage is SUPPOSED to look like! Wonderful...every nook and cranny! LOVE..."
Kitchen of the Week: Rustic Cottage in Coastal Maine
An architectural firm restores a 1915 kitchen on the Maine coast, complete with a functional antique stovetop and of-the-moment style
"summer cottage on the Maine coast wanted the best of both worlds in their kitchen... granite countertops were given slight contemporary touches to help them fit with the... rather than cottage style. A painted nickel gap board ceiling and honed stone countertops... backsplash, countertop materials: Ivory Fantasy Granite, Morningstar Stone & Tile A..."
My Houzz: Sunny Charm for a Hilltop Cottage
Once dilapidated and lacking a landscape, this Santa Cruz home is now a cheery Caribbean-inspired getaway
"dilapidated cottage set on a 1-acre lot overlooking Monterey Bay, and showed it to general... enliven the cottage's rundown interior and exterior, and tapped Martin Ballesteros of... wooden countertop and backsplash is GORGEOUS. I do recognise that those old cupboards... flooring and countertops." I really wish that in every article, there wasn't a need to... the old countertop made of wood seems perfectly alright to me, and the atmosphere in..."