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As the hub of the home, the kitchen is the room with all the action. It's not just the place to prepare and cook food — it's also used for entertaining guests, storing gadgets and eating family meals. Your design needs to accommodate all these activities, which is why kitchen remodels are more popular than ever. Today, islands, farmhouse sinks and stainless steel appliances are common additions, while custom cabinets and countertops are key components of any inspirational dream kitchen. More 
Pennville Custom Cabinetry
2 Reviews
Swanson
Ideabooks1,951
Questions4
Karen Swanson, owner of New England Design Works in Manchester, MA keeps designing award winning Pennville Custom Cabinetry kitchens. You may remember that earlier this year, Karen won both the regional Sub-Zero Design Contest and the National Kitchen & Bath Association's medium kitchen of the year. nedesignworks@gmail.com 978.500.1096.
“island + butcher block” — tsemdkel
Pennville Custom Cabinetry
2 Reviews
Swanson
Ideabooks97,103
Questions7
Karen Swanson of New England Design Works Designed this Pennville Kitchen for her own home, and it won not only the regional Sub-Zero award, but also the National Kitchen & Bath Association's medium kitchen of the year. Karen is located in Manchester, MA and can be reached at Karen@NewEnglandDesignWorks.com or 978.500.1096.
“muffin tin storage” — carolterry
Starline Cabinets
8 Reviews
Chilliwack Central
Ideabooks180K
Questions23
A great place to keep everthing you dont want to see in your kitchen out of eyesight. Photographer: Kelly Corbett Custom Cabinetry: Starline Cabinets
“Good way to store magazines” — tomrulz
Virginia Custom Cabinetry
Best of Houzz 2014
ACC Cabinetry is a full service custom woodworking and cabinetry shop located in Berryville, VA and serves all of the Northern Virginia Area.
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The Hammer & Nail, Inc.
10 Reviews
Classic White
Ideabooks249K
Questions45
Steve Rossi
“More storage ideas” — tomrulz
Melton Design Build
1 Review
Boulder indoor/outdoor living remodel
Ideabooks5,848
Questions13
Tim Murphy/FotoImagery.com
“Window” — ortizhouse
Beach Glass Interior Designs
9 Reviews
Nantucket, Ma.
Ideabooks1,434
Questions3
Jeff Allen Photography
“love the big open doors” — Millie Freeman
Pennville Custom Cabinetry
2 Reviews
Swanson
Ideabooks1,271
Questions12
Karen Swanson, owner of New England Design Works in Manchester, MA keeps designing award winning Pennville Custom Cabinetry kitchens. You may remember that earlier this year, Karen won both the regional Sub-Zero Design Contest and the National Kitchen & Bath Association's medium kitchen of the year. nedesignworks@gmail.com 978.500.1096.
“Everything” — kristalluhrs
Marie Newton, Closets Redefined
1 Review
Custom pantry
Ideabooks328K
Questions68
“Organization is always possible, baskets instead of drawers” — tomrulz
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Interior Style by Marisa Moore
Northern Virginia Interior Designer
Best of Houzz Winner 2013 + 2014
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Paula Grace Designs, Inc.
Virginia's Premier Interior Designer
Best of Houzz 2012, 2013
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When revamping your kitchen, there are several different aspects to consider. Overall, a functional space is key — after all, you want your kitchen layout to work well for you. You should carefully consider where to place your stove, refrigerator, island and cabinets to ensure plenty of space to cook, eat and entertain. Next, you should keep storage in mind. Kitchens contain a lot of utensils, pots, pans and small appliances, so be sure to have enough space to store all your favorites nearby. Finally, your space should look nice and welcoming to guests who visit. Using high-quality, colorful materials will help bring personality and vibrancy to your space, which is important when trying to avoid a cookie-cutter look.

How do I determine my kitchen layout?


If you're starting a kitchen renovation, now is a great time to create exactly what you want. With the help of a kitchen designer, even a small space can have spacious storage and a nice flow. For small spaces, a galley layout is a great option. Since horizontal space is limited, think vertical; stack counters and shelves high up on the walls, and try to find innovative storage containers and double-duty pieces. For larger layouts, try an L-shaped or U-shaped kitchen with a large center island or peninsula. It provides plenty of cabinet and countertop space, and you can add a bar-height counter to the island for an instant eat-in space. In the end, it's important to think about what your family uses the room for and then cater to those needs in your design.

How can I add more kitchen storage?


In order to store all your cookware, bakeware and small appliances, you need cabinets, drawers and shelves to spare. To make your space work, use every square inch of space: include cabinets in your island, buy spice racks and hanging pot racks, and invest in a cart. Place frequently used bulky items on the countertop, and free up some space by storing less commonly used items in your storage room or basement. And most of all, get organized! Well-organized accessories take up less space, so taking the time to properly store them will be a lifesaver.

What countertops and cabinets should I use in my kitchen?


Because the layout and storage options are pretty standard, picking interesting materials is key for helping your kitchen stand out. When it comes to counters, granite countertops and marble countertops are elegant options, while concrete, limestone and stainless steel counters are a little more trendy. For a bit of color, add a bright mosaic tile backsplash or pick out a vibrant wood floor finish. You can even mix up your cabinetry! Frosted cabinets are great for a modern feel, while painted cabinets make for a nice but cheap kitchen remodel.
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