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Meredith Heron Design
5 Reviews
Trickett Kitchen
Ideabooks15,092
Questions23
SoapstoneFor a surface that's soft and nonporous, soapstone is durable, won't show stains because of its dark appearance, and is beloved by people who cook because the surface is an excellent heat insulator. According to AJD Interiors, soapstone, although more expensive, makes for a beautiful surface alternative
appearance. Soapstone upkeep is simple: Just wipe the surface with a soft sponge or cloth and a few drops of dishwashing liquid or all-purpose cleanser and warm water. During the first year of installation, it's recommended that you rub the soapstone surface with mineral oil every couple of weeks to help the
Soapstone scratches and nicks can be removed with fine sandpaper. Stay away from: Scouring and abrasive cleansers, because they will scratch the soapstone surface, and alkaline cleaners not specifically formulated for stone.
“colour for cabinets and kitchen” — Leslie Day-Koziol
Julie Smith
Through the Kitchen
Ideabooks15,602
Questions15
"Paint is a very forgiving material, but the one thing it refuses to abide is a dirty, greasy surface," says Philip Storey of Redhill Painting. 2. Lightly sand the painting surfaces to open the finish surfaces. If there are any dents or grooves in the cabinetry, you may want to fill them in with a good
How to paint your kitchen cabinets.1. Remove the hardware and hinges and clean the surfaces thoroughly. Bob Miano of DeGeorge Custom Cabinetry recommends using a clean, soft rag or T-shirt and mineral spirits or TSP (trisodium phosphate)
filler first. After sanding, use a clean cloth to remove any sanding dust. 3. Prime the cabinets with a stain-blocking primer designed for glossy surfaces. 4. Finish the cabinets with at least two coats of the paint you've chosen. Let the paint dry thoroughly and lightly sand between coats. 5. After
“paint color” — misslesliestevens
Hart Associates Architects, Inc.
Kitchen
Ideabooks12,332
Questions18
island surface, general look of kitchen
The kitchen is another room that sees the full benefits of vinegar — the basic mix can clean virtually every surface in this room.Use the basic mix to clean and disinfect the refrigerator, surfaces, tile floors and cutting boards.For sparkling dishes, pour 2 cups of distilled white vinegar in the bottom
require careful contemplation, especially for a large island, as this can be the biggest single item of color and texture," says Ahmann. This large surface area is a great place to start and can be the basis for the rest of your kitchen's materials palette.Choose a countertop that's durable and easy to
Aim for light, smooth and reflective materials. Large-format tiles or slabs of stone will minimize grout lines and create a smooth and easy-to-clean surface. Kelly recommends sticking with a single countertop material, with a slight variation at the pantry or island, for consistency and simplicity.
“Space” — tstrzeg
3north
1 Review
Williamsburg
Ideabooks23,138
Questions8
you’re going to install a deep sink, make sure it’s elevated. The one shown here was designed with a height of 42 inches, making its interior bottom surface 29¼ inches, about the comfortable height of a dining table.
you’re going to install a deep sink, make sure it’s elevated. The one shown here was designed with a height of 42 inches, making its interior bottom surface 29¼ inches, about the comfortable height of a dining table.
“raise counter to bring up sink height. WHLS3618 - http://products.whitehauscollection.com/whitehausc” — Sara
Christy Dillard Kratzer
3 Reviews
Tuxedo Road
Ideabooks10,589
Questions6
it’s especially characteristic of Louis XVI and neoclassical designs, such as those by Hepplewhite and Sheraton. We’ve really only scratched the surface of tables — figuratively speaking, of course. There are gateleg tables, refectory tables, drafting tables, nested tables, drum tables, chess tables
is applied to a very clean surface. The gold leaf is laid down when the glue is dry to the touch but still slightly tacky. Professional-grade gilding tools are used to manipulate the incredibly thin leaf. When the glue is dry, the loose leaf is brushed away and the surface is buffed with cotton wool
though it’s especially characteristic of Louis XVI and neoclassical designs, such as those by Hepplewhite and Sheraton. We’ve really only scratched the surface of tables — figuratively speaking, of course. There are gateleg tables, refectory tables, drafting tables, nested tables, drum tables, chess tables
“Cute” — emb2
Home Systems , Wendi Zampino
3 Reviews
Lafayette Residence
Ideabooks12,188
Questions11
That appears to be a solid surface counter, Corian to be exact. Corian has a new group of colors called the Private Collection and this counter looks like Corian Clamshell.
4. Install Solid-Surface CountertopsYou've probably heard that kitchens and baths sell houses. If you are interested in getting your house sold quickly, replacing laminate countertops in the kitchen will help make that happen. We can argue the particulars, but solid-surface, natural stone or quartz
absolutely nothing that will sell a home faster and for more money. Buyers on the lower end will swoon over them and will always choose a home with solid-surface countertops over other homes in their price range that don't have them.More on choosing kitchen counters
“tops” — kwthomsk
Jeannie Balsam LLC
9 Reviews
Nantucket Cliffs
Ideabooks9,542
Questions10
1. Prep the surface. Start by scuff-sanding the floor with 150-grit sandpaper, advises Christopher Comer of Noble Pro Painting in Chicago. This hand sanding is not to make the floor perfectly smooth but to rough it up enough so the primer will adhere well to the surface.2. Clean the floor. Vacuum
3. Put on the primer. Time to roll or brush on the primer — but what kind? “We recommend a penetrating, oil-based primer that can really seal the surface up tight, but a good latex primer could work well too,” says Phillip Storey of Redhill Painting in San Francisco. This is a good time to consult your
“Floor” — julielocati
iheartorganizing
Bedroom/Office
Ideabooks39,788
Questions11
much stuff. Think of whether you can clean out a closet somewhere and you might just find yourself a new office nook. It doesn't take much, just a surface area, some shelves and good light. This great little office space is spruced up with color and pattern on the back wall. Notice how the door was removed
hanging rod to store pencils, pens and other small items within easy reach. The light fixture has been mounted to the wall too, freeing up precious surface area. An articulating arm means the light can be pushed out of the way when not in use.
“Pen holder” — mridulakgupta
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