Design May 18, 2017. Dining peninsulas can be cool and practical as well. With these you really don’t have to buy a dining table, although you might need to splurge on a ceiling pendant still. Dining areas like that look more casual, but it doesn’t mean they can’t be stylish and elegant.
Kitchen Island & Carts April 20, 2017. Two-Tone Kitchen Countertops, For a custom, high-design look, choose two different countertop surfaces for your kitchen. This look was once exclusively used by chefs and bakers who preferred a designated, cold marble countertop in one section for rolling dough and stainless steel for the rest of the kitchen counters for clean up ease. Take inspiration from the professional cook’s practical countertop two-tone approach to create a one-of-a-kind kitchen.
Kitchen Island & Carts April 20, 2017. Another great idea here is to place the family room right next to the kitchen so that you can turn the kitchen island with open shelves into your small, personal library wall as well! Instead of cookbooks, fill these empty shelves with your personal book collection and create a cozy reading nook in the family room to make the most of it. Since kitchens in open plan living areas are often the social zones and heart and soul of the home, this makes perfect sense ergonomically as well.
Appliances April 19, 2017. Lighting fixtures – Lighting fixtures should be selected and installed in such a manner that the whole room is illuminated. Lighting fixtures near the work station may also be opted for. Kitchen flooring – for kitchen flooring, it is always recommended to go for Mosaic, tiles and stone floors as they are easy to maintain.
Kitchen Island & Carts April 21, 2017. Concrete Kitchen Countertops, Concrete is durable, earthy and has a subtle textural feel to its pattern. The best part is that concrete can be customized with staining, textural treatments and different finishes.
Kitchen Backsplash April 21, 2017. Ceramic Tile, Given the numerous shapes, sizes and colors available, ceramic tile is probably the most versatile option (it’s also proven to be timeless). There’s plenty of room to play with patterns while still maintaining clean lines: stack tiles in columns, stagger them, or lay them at an angle. Most tile requires minimal maintenance, just be sure to seal the grout so it doesn’t get stained or absorb water.
Kitchen Bar April 20, 2017. Breakfast is often cited as the most important meal of the day – and for good reason. It’s a jump-starter that provides the fuel you need to make it through your busy morning until it’s time for lunch. If you’re like most, you have just enough time to grab a granola bar or other similar food-on-the-go before heading out the door. However, by creating a cozy breakfast nook in your home you may be more apt to sit and savor your chosen breakfast meal each and every morning.
Design April 21, 2017. Time to swap out your boring kitchen island with one that is far more efficient and undoubtedly eye-catching! Marble island countertops coupled with a block of wood that can either serve as prep area or even the breakfast bar is a trendy choice indeed. Another nifty way to blend wood and marble is with an island that has a complete marble countertop but a wooden base and storage units with wooden doors. Matching bar stools and pendant lighting can complete a delightful kitchen that turns heads instantly.