Layered Kitchen Lighting: How Doubling Down On Your Lighting Fixtures Can Make A Big Difference

The difference between a kitchen that looks good and a kitchen that looks great isn’t how you decorate the space, it’s how you light it. Even the best designed kitchens feel lackluster with inadequate lighting, while a few stylish, well-placed lights can make even an ordinary kitchen come alive. And, of course, good lighting plays […]

Luxury Faucets for a Stylish Kitchen

Remodeling a kitchen can be a daunting undertaking, and one that involves countless decisions. As with any home improvement project, it helps to break it down into separate parts, and an overwhelmingly important piece any kitchen is the faucet. Regardless of your decor style, it’s safe to call the sink the centerpiece of the room. […]

Kegerators: The Best Way To Get Beer On Tap Right At Home

The best tasting beer is beer that’s served on tap. That means that enjoying your favorite beer the way it’s meant to be consumed often means having to go out and find a place where it’s served on tap by someone who knows how to pour a drink. But home taps – real, bar quality […]

Get The Look: Creating A Timeless Gray and White Kitchen

White kitchens are a perennial favorite; they have a classic feel that holds up better than most to changing trends, and a clean, fresh look that feels sunny and inviting. But white cabinets are just the beginning; it’s really what you pair with them that brings a white kitchen together. Gray is a really trendy […]

Let’s Talk Butcher Blocks: A Quick Guide To Wood Counters For The Kitchen

Granite has ruled the world of kitchen counter tops for more than a decade, but in the last few years, homeowners have started branching out. Right now, wood, butcher block style counter tops are a particularly popular alternative. Wood counters have a relaxed, natural quality and a warm, homey feel, and they’re a great option […]

A Quick Guide To A Few Unique Mosaic Tile Shapes And Patterns

Most tile is simple and squared – not necessarily square, but with all 90 degree angles and perfectly straight lines. The obvious reason is that rectangular shapes of all sizes fit together well and are straight all along the outside edges when put together, which minimizes the amount of tile that needs to be cut […]

Putting A Fresh Twist On The Classic Subway Tile

Subway tile has been around for more than a hundred years, but it’s a look that just doesn’t go out of style. Simple, repeating rectangles are clean, elegant, and easy on the eye – not to mention dead simple to install. But part of the staying power of this classic style actually lies in how […]

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 […]