Easy Ways To Add Storage To A Small Kitchen (Part 3): Unconventional Cabinets

Making the most of a small kitchen often requires thinking outside the box – and by box, I mean outside the traditional kitchen cabinet. In Part 2 of this series, I talked a little bit about using pull out shelves and other cabinet organizers to help improve the efficiency of the cabinets you have, but […]

Easy Ways To Add Storage To A Small Kitchen (Part 2): Pull Out Organizers For Your Drawers And Cabinets

Getting a small kitchen organized is no small task. When space is limited, every available inch matters. Quick fixes like the ones mentioned in Part 1 of this series are a good way to make better use of unused space, but today I want to look at ways to make ordinary storage spaces work smarter, […]

Easy Ways To Add Storage To A Small Kitchen (Part 1): Making Use Of Wasted Space

Having  a small kitchen can be a big hassle, especially if you don’t have a major remodel on the horizon. But even in the smallest kitchens, there’s probably a lot more unused space than you realize: areas that are left empty that you probably don’t even notice. The trick is finding those spots and choosing […]

Dining Room Cabinets And Buffets – Smart Storage For Any Size Dining Area

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When you’re choosing or designing a new kitchen, storage is probably at the forefront of your mind: you want to make sure you have enough space for all your cookware and appliances, as well as for all of your pantry items and daily-use items like pots and pans, silverware, and utensils. But it can be […]

Elements Of A Professional Style Kitchen

I realized I’ve talked quite a bit lately about the growing popularity of professional style kitchens, but I haven’t talked all that much about what that actually means. And unlike many other popular kitchen trends, like white cabinets or granite counter tops, a “professional style kitchen” isn’t entirely self-evident. So today I want to take […]

How To Make Kitchen Islands Work In A Small Kitchen

Kitchen islands are among the most desirable features in kitchen design today.  You practically can’t open a magazine or flip on HGTV without a designer or homeowner gushing about their new custom island. But if you happen to have a smaller kitchen, you’re probably feeling a little out of the loop. After all, islands aren’t […]

Pull Out Cabinets – Kitchen Cabinet Trends To Change The Way You Use Your Kitchen

Think all kitchen cabinets are created equal? If so, it’s definitely time for you to think again. In recent years, homeowners have begun demanding smarter storage options. It’s no longer enough for a kitchen cabinet to just look good or even merely suffice – on-trend kitchens should be efficient, effective, and innovative. One of the […]

Kitchen Cabinet Trends: Custom Design To Maximize Your Storage Space

Yesterday I spoke broadly about kitchen cabinet trends – about the way design is headed, and elements you might want to consider incorporating into your own kitchen. But there’s one big trend that I think merits further discussion, and that’s the increasing tendency towards non-traditional storage.  When you think of “kitchen cabinets” what comes to […]

Kitchen Islands – Solving Your Common Kitchen Problems

Big, beautiful, fully-equipped kitchen islands are probably the single biggest trending item in 2013 kitchen design. They’ve been gaining in popularity for years, but if you’re planning a kitchen remodel for the coming year, a kitchen island is virtually a must-have. But there are all kinds of kitchen islands out there, from big custom builds […]

Kitchen Islands Check List – Is A New Kitchen Island Right For You?

If you spend any amount of time watching home design shows, it probably seems like everyone and their mother is installing a kitchen island right dab in the middle of their huge, open kitchen. And it’s not without reason – kitchen islands are a great tool for a larger space, and are a great asset […]