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If you enjoy wine, it’s likely that you enjoy every aspect of it — selecting it, drinking it, and even displaying it. However, traditional wine racks get boring after a while, and wine bottles can take up a surprising amount of room. How to solve both problems at once? Check out some of the wine storage ideas below to see if any of them will work for you.
Hardware takes up such a small amount of space in the kitchen, but it can make such a huge difference in how a kitchen looks. These drawer pulls and cabinet knobs add just the right accent in your kitchen and can help pull the look you’re going for together. Below are some of the types of kitchen hardware trending right now that might work well in your kitchen.
Kitchen design is more of an art than a science, with a million storage, aesthetic, and technical considerations to keep in mind at all times. A skilled kitchen designer can find a way to fit a wide range of requests into your kitchen design, but these clever additions may surprise even the most experienced designer. Read through this list of surprising kitchen design options to see if there’s any you want to discuss with your designer.
With so much of the bathroom being necessary utilities — toilets, bathtubs, showers, and sinks are necessary, but difficult to personalize sometimes. That leaves the other major focal points in the room as the window and mirror. Not every bathroom has a window, of course, but the mirror is always available for dressing up. Below are five great options you may want to consider when decorating your bathroom mirror.
Designing a kitchen is no easy feat. There’s a lot to consider, from how the flooring will work with the cabinets to more technical matters, like whether the circuit your stove is on can also support the refrigerator (probably not). There’s a reason most people turn to a kitchen design professional when it comes time to give their kitchen a facelift. Below are some of the most common kitchen disasters that a trained designer can help you avoid.
Window treatments are always fun to plan out, but in the kitchen there are a few added layers of difficulty. For instance, kitchen windows are often smaller than the windows in the rest of the home. The window treatment needs to be able to allow plenty of light in, as no one wants to cook in a dark kitchen, but you may want some coverage as well if the window faces out to a public area. Perhaps most importantly, it needs to be easy to clean, as the grease and fumes that result from cooking will inevitably need to be[…] Continue Reading
If you are just starting out planning your kitchen design, the number of choices may seem overwhelming. Laminate or tile floors? Reach-in or walk-in refrigerator? Galley or open layout? This kitchen design guide includes some tips to help you get started making decisions, from the overall layout down to the color of your tile grout.
Professional kitchen designers are skilled at turning a space into your dream kitchen, making it beautiful and functional all in one. While you may have an idea of what you want, a skilled designer can help you elevate the space beyond what you ever hoped for. Below are some reasons you shouldn’t try to handle your kitchen design by yourself.
Designers are a great resource to have available to you as you begin planning out how to decorate your home. They can help with tasks as small as choosing a color scheme or planning floral arrangement, or can help you tackle a floor-to-ceiling decorating project. Whichever way you decide to go, these tips can help make working with a designer a great experience for you both.