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Watch an Entire Kitchen Remodel in 3½ Minutes
"floor wood or laminate? I've been told that wood must be glued down, but all I saw... granite countertops (I HATE GRANITE!) and put in Mexican tiles. No so hard to clean... cabinet and countertop? not the smartest way to do it. Super Cool!!! This was an awesome... did the wood floor cost? Great video, just a quick question, did the cast iron radiator... solid wood, about 20 years old, and I doubt we would have gotten the same quality..."
Kitchen of the Week: Big, Bold and Red in Texas
A cheerful red island, accessories with patina, and custom cabinetry give this 1960s kitchen a modern update
"island countertop is fabulous and the wood floor with different width strips is gorgeous... beautiful wood floor and the butcher block together. Very inviting kitchen. Well done... species of wood floor? I love the red color but I'm not crazy about the faux antiquing... Painted wood should be honestly new. Love the red, but it does take some getting used... silestone countertops and stainless appliances. Oak cabinetry and floors. Southwest style..."
8 Kitchen Amenities You'll Really Wish You Had
Keep kitchen mayhem and muck to a minimum with these terrific organizers and other time-saving, mess-preventing features
"run of countertop. And I love to bake, but I just have the one rolling pin - it lives... for the wood and also protects items in case of a leak under the sink - of course they... Howard Wood Block Conditioner. Food Grade Mineral Oil & Natural Waxes (Home Depot)... plastic on wood vs on top of a hard counter top. Otherwise the board attracts mice in... the in-countertop compost bin, and I'm going to get one somehow, maybe a European..."
How to Love Your Kitchen More, Right Now
Make small changes to increase the joy in your kitchen while you cook and bake, without shelling out lots of dough
"white wood shelves and an over the door spice rack with tons of shelves. It makes... laminate countertops with a black quartz. Also, finally I am going to have an amazing... and a countertop that extends over the cabinets and into the livingroom for extra... one long countertop (ahhhh, I can hardly wait!). Two 60 cm wide units will have a fabric... seat, wood stove, solar light tube and a view! It was our dream kitchen 9 years ago..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Kitchen Remodel
"solid wood cabinets I had no intention of changing them. I just wanted to pretty... top and wood around window with an oil base enamel paint. This really made the cabinet... solid wood panel. It is finished with Cherry Chocolate Stain w/ Conversion Varnish... different. The countertops are Cosmos Quartz Thunder Road with crescent edge. The custom tile... maple wood flooring. All in all, I'm very pleased with how it turned out. When this..."
Houzz Tour: Creative Design Moves Rescue an Island Cottage
Facing down mold and nicotine, two industrious Canadian designers transform an uninhabitable wreck into an artful getaway
"island/wood storage box. In our neck of the woods storing firewood indoors is always... of the woods and orange tones! Beautiful! I am in LOVE with this home! I went from... dreamy wood ceiling, the perfect kitchen and overall layout, or the many special touches... love the wood ceiling and metal roof. fantastic. Love, love, love. Glad to see I'm not... use dark wood as I use it in some of my projects too. Great makeover! Like the idea..."
8 Kitchen Organizing Ideas for Messy Cooks
Not the clean-as-you-go type? Not to worry. These strategies will help keep your kitchen looking tidy no matter what your cooking style is
"really like countertop appliances - I was finally converted to the stick blender and I... over the countertops. When entertaining, I also top my stove ( after it cools) with... control countertop and sink space while you prepare and cook. In a matter of seconds... valuable countertop real estate in the entire kitchen--the counter between the sink... drop-leaf countertops are other good ideas, and the idea of blocking the back of the..."
7 Strategies for a Well-Designed Kitchen
Get a kitchen that fits your lifestyle and your design tastes with these guidelines from an architect
"steel countertop we put next to the stove. It has a built in sink- deeper than most... of our countertops are quartz. I'm excited about having a place to put the lids when... to the countertop - which is typically to the right). i've also been told the true... level countertops, lots of counter space for preparation and nothing on counters... slate or wood floors in - the limestone (and travertine) pits badly. I wish I'd put..."
Kitchen Sinks: Enameled Cast Iron for Attractive Durability
"knock on wood that I've never had an issue with it. It sparkles and looks brand new... caused the countertop to slope toward the sink on both sides, totally throwing off a drawer... replace countertops, lower cabinets and drawers. I hate stainless steel sinks. So much... Corian countertop. It was indeed heavy but I did it myself. It's gorgeous and has... that the countertop was crap - and the stainless job was an undermount, and I was not..."
'The Collected Home' Offers a Wealth of Design Tips
From planning to decorating, the father of 'new traditionalist' style dishes out scads of design suggestions you might never have considered
"cord of wood. I've had many fireplaces in many locations. A cord of wood comes with... of the wood I buy. If you want wood for decoration, I suppose you could buy the s... store my wood in a shed or on the patio. The unusual way the wood is curated like artwork... get the wood down to burn in the fireplace? It's decorative - no? Don't get me wrong... with the wood stacked on the bookshelves knocks me out! I love that! Why on earth would..."
50 Shades of Gray
Gray is hotter than ever, thanks to a hit novel full of romance and dark secrets. Tell us: Which paint shade possesses you?
"or your wood tones. If the case pieces are in the espresso wood tones.... almost anything... natural wood window frames, window seat and baseboards. mview All wood has... natural wood (I tried). Also, living in Oregon we contend with frequently-grey skies... out the wood tones instead of them getting washed away in masses of warm tones. Plus... dark hard wood This article must have been sponsored by Benjamin Moore. Yes, their paint..."
Readers' Choice: The Top 20 Kitchens of 2011
"darker wood. My favourite is #6 - great colour scheme, interesting layout with the... stained woods, more color and more, dare I say it, optimism! Great article!I really... difference in wood, in color, modern vs. country, style of counter seats and dining suite... lovely wood be dumped? I just anticipate the waste... I love #13 White cabinetry... and gray countertops and robins egg paint. Guess we went with a "trendy" style, but..."
My Houzz: 1950s Rebound for a Cliff May House
Loving restoration brings a midcentury gem back to life and its owners to the kind of life they love
"Cork? Wood? Laminate? Absolutely beautiful!!!! The owners kept the clean lines, excellent... access to wood in the part of Mexico I live in , here it's marble and glass - But I can... rotten wood to remove but the complete removal of nice trees, appeared to be fruit... utilization of wood in huge front fence--- one profile looks like solid 4x4 Doug fir lumber... on the wood ? What's the story on the vintage green sofa? I love the before and after..."
How to Plan Your Kitchen Storage for Maximum Efficiency
Three architects lay out guidelines for useful and efficient storage that can still leave your kitchen feeling open
"made of wood in some of very pricey kitchens; So when I met with Mr. Ian of Wood magic... Lift-up Countertop shelf – this saves counter space but makes it easy to use that heavy... scrap wood for my pots and pans - but it stayed in use as it is – and it works perfectly... from new wood! I’m sorry; maybe I didn’t explain how servo drive works very well.... cedar/wood ceilings. Thank you for this article and the helpful comments. I am..."
My Houzz: Color and Texture Fill an Eclectic Pittsburgh Row House
Moroccan touches join exposed brick, salvaged materials and scads of books in this home for a creative couple
"reclaimed wood floors.I'm glad no one refinished them, they are beautiful as is. Great... reclaimed wood! Good bath tile designs, too. Beautiful renovation. Very inspiring.... that the wood bones is actual iron hard 2 x 4 not the 1 ½ x 3 ½ of today, which makes... reclaimed wood floors and framing around bedroom door? Thanks! Absolutely Love the mural... reclaimed wood framing the door to the bedroom? Looks like a rustic mirror propped up..."