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Kitchen of the Week: Orange Splashes Add Personality in Kansas
Bursts of color and a better layout make cookie baking and everything else more fun for a Midwestern family
"the ship lights. This kitchen wears the orange color so well, is novel and refreshing... like the light mint color of the base cabinets and the wooden table. The orange brings... the ship lights, the built-ins at the end of the desk and the way the tv immerses itself... and the light green cabs set the tone. Very well done. Also, to anyone saying it's... ships lights. They are the high spot in the design. The patchwork wall as they..."
Cooking With Color: When to Use Gray in the Kitchen
Try out Trout or shake up some Martini Shaker gray for a neutral-based kitchen that whispers of sophistication
"reflects light more than the bland medium wood tone stock cabinets we used to have.... We did light blue gray ( some times of day it looks robins egg blue, and sometimes... anything light, as in cream/white with a pop of colour here and there. Grey grey.... very light gray in the kitchen. I was scared at first, but it looks beautiful. We... actually this light gray really makes it seem lighter and airier in the kitchen. The color..."
Drama’s Afoot With Striking Black Floors
"great) light wood laminate flooring and painted the subfloor black throughout the... floor a light color, but at the last minute I decided to switch it to a black stain... than the light grey composition stone floor we have there. I left them in place for... awash in light from floor to ceiling windows in a luxury condo I rent. Beautiful... morning light. I have learned from this two things: 1) I do not require a floor..."
Kitchen of the Week: Classic Style for a Southern Belle
Marble counters, white finishes and even a pair of chandeliers give this South Carolina kitchen a timeless feel
"varying light fixture styles. And while I'm not a fan of the lighting used over the... tile and countertops including their sealants, shiplap on walls, lighting, window treatments... different light fixtures they used. And the tile shapes behind the stove agree with... natural light, mismatched knobs and pulls. It all works though. Is the sealer DuPont... so much light, so beautiful Please let us know the name of the marble sealer and where..."
Bathroom Remodel Insight: A Houzz Survey Reveals Homeowners’ Plans
Tub or shower? What finish for your fixtures? Find out what bathroom features are popular — and the differences by age group
"overhead light switch outside of the doorway. Great to walk onto a lighted bathroom... more light! There are some great looking showers in this article.. Here's a tile... good light. Wall-hung and maybe tankless toilet for ease of cleaning. If we wind... One light tube is already there (in the shower) but we may add another skylight... better lighting and to get rid of white counter tops and the builder basic faucets..."
9 Surprising Considerations for a Bathroom Remodel
"pendant lights! Lots of choices and we could put the lights exactly where we needed... a good light solution too. What is wrong with a light switch in the toilet room?... allows light from a electrically lighted bathroom, that doesn't sound natural to me... Fit lighting after you have experimented with direction and brightness using a... night light for nocturnal toilet visits. LED strips are ideal as they can be readily..."
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
"a half light door, so that brought in more light. The hilarious thing is I have also... kitchen. So light and cheerful with plenty of counter space. I always love to see rooms... 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..."
Kitchen of the Week: What a Difference Paint Can Make
"colander lights? 1stchair....... some "before" pictures are taken in poor lighting because... existing lights. A major part of many renovations is improved lighting! This is a beautiful... schoolhouse lighting and the colander pendant...plus the raven. Nevermore! Funky is a good... colander light. rngp, wow, whatever you did, it worked, those spams are gone! Thanks... because of lighting - they are more of an avocado green. Ugly. hahahaha...c'mon constance..."
Houzz Call: What Have You Salvaged for Home Use?
If your floors, furniture, exterior materials or other home elements have a past life, we'd like to hear the story
"scone lights a friend was throwing out, bought 2 new shades and painted them white... became the countertop and flooring! The wall above the vanity is beadboard from a lakeside... and a light that was on our old windmill! We used an old French door for the linen... touch lights to the hutch. We now gave a beautifully "scrounged " eclectically decorated... sink and lights from Habitat Restore. Door was free and we frosted with spray paint..."
See a Complete Kitchen Remodel for $11,000
Budget materials, some DIY spirit and a little help from a friend turn an impractical kitchen into a waterfront workhorse
"have lighting for the stove. Mine has two LED lights and the lights can go on high... make the countertop in the main bathroom and the two countertops in the utility room... laminate countertops are SO underrated. The bad ones are awful but the good ones are... Really light and they move really easily. OoOoh, the granite vs laminate discussion... fan with light. munene, that is a microwave, but also a range hood; I have the same..."
Kitchen of the Week: Renovation Honors New England Farmhouse’s History
Homeowners and their designer embrace a historic kitchen’s quirks while creating a beautiful and functional cooking space
"kitchen. The lighting is great, making it light and airy. The stained glass is lovely. I... kitchen in light. The colors are warm, neutral and give a farmhouse 'feeling' without... black countertop made of? @golfgaltn it's Via Lactea leathered granite I really... dingy to light and lovely. Although, I still don't "get" the potfillers over the stove... granite countertops, how would one go about finding them? They are exactly what I am..."
10 Tiny Kitchens Whose Usefulness You Won't Believe
Ingenious solutions from simple tricks to high design make this roundup of small kitchens an inspiring sight to see
"built in lighting , a storage trolley and an eating area with lots of light made this... paper. The light birch cabinets with glass front china storage added to the light airy... a hood light which provides extra light. Love to see small spaces celebrated! The... upgraded countertops, a micro/vent above the stove, pot lights, and a nicer floor.... ease to countertop level and conveniently stored in its own cabinet with this storage..."
Yes, You Can Use Brick in the Kitchen
"match the countertops. If you decide not to seal the bricks ensure your child never gets... very cool light fixture. Would you show more please? It appears to be exactly what I... for the lighting choice and the milk glass backsplash choices. It's hard to tell with... with the lighting, but the milk glass is a very pale shade of blue. I'm not sure who... for the lights over the center island. I recently purchased a house with brick and..."
Houzz Call: Tell Us About Your First Kitchen
"quartz countertops, custom hand blown glass light fixtures, great stainless appliances... had to light the burners or oven with a match. A built in wood booth seating with... 1970 and light brown cabinets on the other side from 1990. I'm sure there were some... had to light with a match! I forgot about that. I was always terrified about a leak... laminate countertops. Full oven, in which I baked delicious breads and cakes and whatnot..."
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
"for the countertop and backsplash at the same time. Thanks Josef can you tell me... existing countertop because of the weight of the slab I would need. Has anyone got... of our countertops and brought it with us when we picked out our slab...it was a... of your countertop. These are natural materials, and each is unique. Also, I would... of the countertop should be 0.8mm and the thickness of the stone slabs should not..."