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Kitchen of the Week: Modern Minnesota Walk-Up
"white tile and walnut cabinets provide bold touches amid subtle style... Minneapolis kitchen. Since the kitchen is tucked away at the back of the second floor of... up the kitchen to the adjoining rooms and gave it a clean, crisp feel accented with... central and connected to the rest of the house. Krista Schwartz of Indicia Interior... The kitchen is set between the dining room and a small media area, so Schwartz joined..."
Pro Finishing Secret: Aniline Dye for Wood
Deeper and richer than any stain, aniline dye gives wood stunningly deep color and a long-lasting finish
"eeper and richer than any stain, aniline dye gives wood stunningly deep color and... woodwork and furniture, most people think of three basic options right away: paint,... century and a half ago, a British chemist conducted a failed experiment that produced... Homeowners and pros in the know have used aniline dye for decades to add a rich, luminous... Smith for kitchen cabinets. I swear by both products...and yes aniline dyes can be remarkable..."
Kitchen of the Week: Turquoise Tile and a Dining Nook for 16
Entertaining is a piece of cake in this remodeled beauty with an extra-large stove and seating for a crowd
"stove and seating for a crowd... floors and marble counters, will suit this active family for years to come.... builder-grade kitchen in Rancho Santa Fe, California, these homeowners wanted something that... allow them and their four kids to do what they love most: entertain. Interior designer... Arendsen and her team at Intimate Living Interiors responded by gutting the space, adding... guests, and creating a custom island that can accommodate everything from prep work..."
Try a Shorter Kitchen Backsplash for Budget-Friendly Style
"costs on a kitchen remodel with a pared-down backsplash in one of these great materials... a new kitchen or a kitchen remodel can quickly make your costs skyrocket. Save precious... these kitchen designs incorporate a short backsplash — could one of these work in... between counter and pass thru and behind the stove. It's easy to clean and I love... granite counter and the cabinets. We're having the brown/black cabinets installed..."
How to Clean and Care for Your Butcher Block
Keep butcher block counters and boards looking sharp as a knife — and sanitized for safe food prep — with this advice from a pro woodworker
"block counters and boards looking sharp as a knife — and sanitized for safe food... in any kitchen and contributes to the character of the food that is prepared there... blocks and cutting boards in clean and attractive shape.... knives and can be refinished countless times. Take good care of your butcher block... block, and it can become an heirloom piece passed down by many. Here are some tips to... scrubbed and used and scrubbed and used and I don't care if they have stains or not..."
Design an Easy-Clean Kitchen
"You cook and I'll clean" might no longer be a fair trade with these ideas for low-maintenance kitchen countertops, cabinets and floors
"nance kitchen countertops, cabinets and floors... cook and I'll clean" might no longer be a fair trade with these ideas for low-m... though, and you'll have a kitchen that is a joy to use and that cleans up fast so you... are used and choosing storage solutions — all with an eye toward quick and easy cleanup... a new kitchen in your future? When you come up with the design, there are so many... style, and you also need to think a lot about the functionality of preparing food..."
Expert Panel: Kitchen Color
Bright kitchen or sedate? Colorful or muted? Get expert insight from pro designers on choosing the right color look for your cooking space
"right kitchen or sedate? Colorful or muted? Get expert insight from pro designers... black and white world and then slowly have it transform itself into Technicolor glory... into your kitchen in the morning, do you want to be greeted by a big, bold splash of... over this kitchen rainbow, there's a color that's just right for you.... lighter cabinet color -- the Raleigh -- and then the outer cabinets in the Charlotte..."
Idea of the Week: Customizable Dish Drawer
"Houzz User Kitchen of the Week, and we haven't been able to get it out of our heads since... methods for kitchen drawers, many requiring custom work or help from a professional. A... a deep kitchen drawer that's become a rattling mishmash of dishes, picking up a pegboard... pegboard and dowels at your local hardware store could provide you with the perfect... rather than cabinets in my kitchen. None have pegs and I have had no problem with them..."
Your Kitchen: Spot the Refrigerator
"your kitchen and installing new cabinets and appliances. The refrigerator is one... in your kitchen. Instead of letting it steal away attention from your new cabinets... to have cabinets fronts made to camouflage your refrigerator into the rest of the kitchen... kitchen composition. Take a look at these gorgeous examples.... skilled cabinet maker who is making the rest of the kitchen cabinets. A combination... highlight art and give good work light for the kitchen. Carole To get these cool looks, don't..."
Get Quartz and Porcelain Surfaces Super Clean
These cleaning tips for quartz, travertine, porcelain and engineered stone will help keep your countertops and sinks looking spotless
"porcelain and engineered stone will help keep your countertops and sinks looking spotless... applications and uses — especially when you are talking about the kitchen and bath." Here... the new and sleek appearance of your home doesn't have to be a painful and time-intensive... less time and money you'll have to spend on major cleaning overhauls. But as kitchen... kitchen and bath designer Kayron Brewer says, it's really about making smart decisions when..."
Cool Countertops: Wood and Stainless
"options: wood and metal. A better way to spend your money and not have the same thing every... draperies and solid surface countertops. In a perfect world, I'd be serving up trayed... marble counters, then drawing back floor-to-ceiling draperies made from Kelly Wearstler... laminate counters lit by a small window sporting woven bamboo Roman shades from Target... part of kitchen design; it's important to get 'em right or y'all may as well toss the..."
The Unmatched Kitchen: Mixing Finishes With Style
"finishes in a kitchen design has gained a lot of appeal in recent years. Leaving a kitchen... grounded and organic. There can be cost advantages, too: If you love a specialty finish... but base cabinets are white and high cabinets are light gray) and will do so in my next... most new kitchens and remodels, its uniqueness and interest is greatly diminished.... Detail and ornament for the sake of detail and ornament is a waste of energy and money..."
Kitchen of the Week: Going Elegant and Bright in a 1900s Home
Dark and closed off no more, this Atlanta kitchen now has a classic look, increased natural light and a more open plan
"Dark and closed off no more, this Atlanta kitchen now has a classic look, increased... light and a more open plan... a new kitchen and attached lounge that better suit the house and their lives. Raising... windows and working with an elegant white palette created the classic look and practical... wanted. Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: A couple and their 2 grown children Location:... Atlanta kitchen wasn't working very well with the rest of the historic home. It had..."
Kitchen of the Week: Storage, Style and Efficiency in San Francisco
A growing family gets a kitchen they can work, eat and relax better in — and that’s easier on the eyes
"gets a kitchen they can work, eat and relax better in — and that’s easier on the eyes... galley-style kitchen was functional but suffered from a lack of built-in storage and or... “The kitchen before was oversized and not well defined,” recalls project architect... relax and feel a connection with their backyard. Key structural and design changes... child and another on the way, a San Francisco couple with a lower-level flat in a..."
Kitchen Sinks: Stainless Steel Shines for Affordability and Strength
"durability and sleek aesthetics at a budget-minded price... materials for kitchen sinks, and for good reason. When it comes to cleaning habits and durability... basics and costs here to see whether this shiny sink material can work in your home... durability and price. They look better with today's appliances and kitchens--and don't... under and over mount sinks in our kitchen and butlers pantry/laundry. They too were..."