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Storage Space Gem: Above the Refrigerator
Underutilized space above the refrigerator has valuable kitchen storage potential. These ideas for cabinets and more help you maximize it
"above the refrigerator has valuable kitchen storage potential. These ideas for cabinets... including the often forgotten space above the refrigerator. Design the area above the... in with the rest of the kitchen. Add cabinetry, shelving, molding and other details... make all the difference to a homeowner, so every last inch needs to be utilized effectively... examples from the professionals to get your wheels turning...."
Stay Cool About Picking the Right Refrigerator
If all the options for refrigeration leave you hot under the collar, this guide to choosing a fridge and freezer will help you chill out
"f all the options for refrigeration leave you hot under the collar, this guide to... accounts for the price differences? Stick around while we discuss the main types of refrigerator... about refrigerators, much less obsess about them, until we're faced with dropping... wants the restaurant look in the kitchen I do the stainless....it is the client's... either the drawers, the shelves and ice cube maker. The freezer drawer is very heavy..."
Basement of the Week: Surprises Around Every Corner
With a secret door, games galore and walk-out access to the yard, this Prairie-style basement in Minneapolis never fails to entertain
"access to the yard, this Prairie-style basement in Minneapolis never fails to entertain... Wright and the Prairie style of the home, he devised clever solutions to warm up and define... called me, the owners had just helped their daughter move into her new place for college... says. "The goal was to introduce personality to their large, characterless space and... define the vast and sterile space, and to make it more functional. Basement at a..."
20 of the Coziest Kitchens Around
Reclaimed wood, exposed brick, fireplaces and distressed surfaces add warmth and character to the heart of the home
"character to the heart of the home... bring the cozy, it's ultimately the right combination of them that makes a kitchen... It's the kind of place where you want to hang out in your PJs with a cup of hot... everyone at the party inevitably winds up gathering. While there are plenty of different... stored in the windows brightens up the place even when the sun is hiding behind the clouds... really is the heart of the home - it sounds like it is in your house :) I like the looks..."
See-Through Refrigerators Dare to Go Bare
Glass-front fridge doors put your food and drinks on display, for better or worse. See the benefits and disadvantages
"worse. See the benefits and disadvantages... stubs and the odd science experiment in surprise spots around the house.) With this... glass-front refrigerator, one of the rising trends on the kitchen appliance scene. A longtime... claim the same virtue. But the truth is, I don't organize so much as relocate; little... myself, and the contents of my refrigerator will never be neat enough to put on display... some of the pros and cons of glass-front refrigerators. Do you own one? What do you..."
The Power of Plywood All Around the House
Of course you've heard of it, but you might not know all the uses and benefits of this workhorse building material
"know all the uses and benefits of this workhorse building material... we deck the roof, sheath the walls and build cabinets with plywood. It wasn't long... Though the nostalgia for salvaged wood has renewed interest in these boards and techniques... sides: the 'C' side and the 'D' side. The 'X' means it is rated for exterior exposure... understand the grades and was unhappy with the finish when stained. We tiled the top..."
Your Kitchen: Spot the Refrigerator
"appliances. The refrigerator is one of the biggest elements in your kitchen. Instead of... your refrigerator into the rest of the kitchen composition. Take a look at these... with the refrigerator on the left end, balances with the tall oven cabinet on the... what if the refrigerator has to stand alone on a wall facing the cabinets? How do you... to hide the refrigerator face is how this is achieved. This elevation hides the re..."
I Spy: Eiffel Towers Around the House
"wheel for the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago). The Eiffel Tower is perhaps the... wowed the crowds at the 1889 World's Fair (which, in an attempt to top it, inspired... anywhere in the world. Models one eighth the size of it exist in places like Cincinnati... Ohio (the only one I've personally ascended — yee haw, King's Island!), and tiny... on our shelves and have been fashioned into everything from salt shakers to doorstops..."
Orange for Fun — and Yes, Versatility — Around the House
It may never be the new black in anything but prison shows, but orange can dramatically increase your home's energy level
"never be the new black in anything but prison shows, but orange can dramatically increase... What's the first thing you think of when you hear the word "orange"? The fruit? Halloween... But when the experts at Pantone chose Tangerine Tango as the Color of the Year for 2012... experts around the United States to learn more. Here's their insight on how you can... many of the associations we have for this color relate to danger. (Think prison uniforms..."
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
"it's in the ballpark with all the other wood," says Anthony Fortner, a woodworking... falls into the modern category," says Fortner. "And for the most part its grain pattern... I made the table with the quilted maple top....the side table with the vase of greens... with the the end grain of the wood facing the surface. All wooden countertops... are of the same species will differ from each other; the grain patterns, the colors..."
Decorating Around the World: Scandinavian Style
"tidiness, and the freshness of the outdoors... le in the Scandinavian countries of Sweden, Denmark and Norway have come up with... here in the Northeast, where I live, but I am still excited to steal a few excellent... style -the colors, the organization, the simple lines, the bright and airy feeling... LOVE: the white floors (that always look clean, oh!) and the woodstove in the middle... white for the walls. I was definitely inspired by the scandinavian look. There is only..."
Patio of the Week: Koi Glide Around a Tranquil Garden's Moat
"money for The Greening of Detroit as part of the Detroit Garden Works Garden Tour.... Interiors, hit the drafting board and then the workshop to come up with unique and clever... seating and the relaxing sounds of water, and gives his koi plenty of room to swim around... especially the obelisc. I wonder about the koi, though. The moat isn't very deep and... u make the gravel part of the garden? did u put something beneath the gravel to prevent..."
Decorating Around the World: Mexican Modern
The joyous colors, hand-painted tile and whitewashed exteriors of Mexico can bring an air of the tropics to your home
"The joyous colors, hand-painted tile and whitewashed exteriors of Mexico can bring... air of the tropics to your home... I love the horizontal wood fencing and the pavers pic, the colors in the hand painted... I love the thatched roof, the colors in that pic and I could just feel the stone and... tell us the color of the white paint throughout the house? it is very fresh and works... well with the other colors. Beautiful home. I love the modern look of many of the homes..."
Decorating Around the World: Creative Amsterdam Style
"ideas for the playful details, fearless color and art in these inspiring Dutch homes... ahead of the curve. I was lucky enough to spend a small part of my honeymoon on a houseboat... remember the amazing creative energy of this region. Come along as we peek inside the... prints from the work so it requires a certain amount more risk on the part of the artist... love the bright colours. It is easy to be brave with small items - but the reward..."
Decorating Around the World: Easy Living in Australia
"back for the next in this new series when we explore the creative flats of Amsterdam... craving the sunshine and wide open space of Australia. Pulling ideas from sleek, a... ss... The wallpaper inside the shelves of Vivian Mansour's Sydney home, that would... dream in the Aussie Bush, 10 mins from the beaches of the SUnshine coast and I am NOT... Love the turquoise kitchen. A welcome alternative to the often sterile designs we..."