Kitchen Island & Carts May 09, 2017. Zinc Countertops, If you’re looking for a countertop that develops a rich, blue-toned patina, zinc is a good option. Zinc reacts over time with water, oils and citrus. The reactions are what create the beautiful, rich patina that is the metal’s signature. Zinc countertops are best left in their natural, matte-finish state.
Kitchen Island & Carts April 17, 2017. Metal Kitchen Countertop Ideas, While stainless steel is a good and classic metal option, two other metals are seeing a surge in kitchen countertop popularity.
Appliances April 17, 2017. More than a century ago, Bertazzoni started as a maker of wood-burning stoves and over the intervening century has evolved into a global purveyor of high-end appliances. While it creates various sizes of ranges, the highlight was this counter-depth six-burner cooktop, which is desirable for many US homes where custom kitchens use this depth for appliances.
Cabinets & Storages April 17, 2017. Add LED strip lights to shelves and under your cabinets to illuminate your counter space; simply peel, stick and plug in. Replace incandescent light bulbs with the latest energy-efficient versions. Choose pendant lights that can be clipped onto existing track-lighting systems to layer your room’s lighting. Replace outdated light fixtures. Add a mirror to a kitchen wall or consider adding a mirrored backsplash to reflect light.
Kitchen Bar May 15, 2017. Don’t have a bar and not planning on remodeling anytime soon? Get the look with the Soda Fountain Barstool from Restoration Hardware, inspired by 19th-century soda fountain stools. Pair them with a wooden table, add some industrial pendant lighting overhead, and you’re set. Plus, these seats are nice and padded for a cushy touch!
Cabinets & Storages April 18, 2017. A Dark Kitchen, Dark rooms feel smaller, so brighten up your walls with a fresh coat of paint in a light shade. If you love your rich, dark cabinets, add different types of lighting. Use under-cabinet lighting to brighten the work area and accent your cabinets. Good lighting makes a kitchen look bigger, regardless of color. Try some of the following lighting ideas.
Appliances April 18, 2017. Find places to add shelving for additional storage. A row of narrow shelves, added to a kitchen island, can be perfect for cookbooks. Look for additional places including corners, or over a counter.
Cabinets & Storages April 18, 2017. In addition to a timeless look, white can make a small kitchen feel bigger and brighten a room that lacks adequate natural light. And while you don’t want to offend anyone’s taste with your kitchen design, you also don’t want a white kitchen to feel bland. Add depth by using accent colors and insert personal style in changeable features like light fixtures, furniture and cabinet pulls.
Kitchen Island & Carts April 17, 2017. The latest trend in contemporary kitchens is the thick slab countertop effect. While most countertops are normally 2” thick, choosing a 3 – 5” thick countertop creates an anchored, stately look. Remember to adjust cabinet heights accordingly to make up for the height increase from the thicker countertops.