Kitchen Bar May 15, 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 May 16, 2017. You may not be able to enlarge your kitchen, but you sure can make it seem larger with reflective surfaces. That’s right–gleaming cabinets, countertops and tabletops amplify the light, as shown in the London kitchen below.
Kitchen Bar May 16, 2017. Determine the desired height – First of all, you need to determine the height of the bar chair or stool you wish to introduce to the space. Generally, the height varies between 24 inches and 30 inches. According to the experts, the ideal height of a stool or chair should be 10 inches lower than the height of the counter or the table. Consider comfort and style – Try and select chairs and stools with a design that matches your comfort and style. The options you may choose from includes chairs with high back, low back, without or with arms, 360 rotating capacity or those with partial swivel. In addition, also ensure that the stool you choose also matches well with the furniture, upholstery and look of the room.
Design May 16, 2017. Let’s be honest…Sometimes there’s just not room to keep everything behind closed doors! If you have limited cabinet space, you will find that it is quickly filled. Try using the walls for extra storage. The kitchen below makes use of wall-mounted pot, knife and spice racks!
Kitchen Island & Carts May 13, 2017. Finding the right range hood is not just about style. You also have to consider other aspects. You need to find the one that works best for your kitchen and that suits the way you cook. You must first think of its functionality and then you must also make sure it looks good in the kitchen. There are multiple options to take into consideration so analyze them all before you make a decision.
Design May 15, 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.
Kitchen Island & Carts May 15, 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.
Kitchen Island & Carts May 16, 2017. Butcher Block Kitchen Countertops, Timeless and inviting, wood butcher block countertops add a warm look to your kitchen. To keep the finish looking fresh and new, seal wood countertops with a durable polyurethane and use trivets and cutting boards to protect the surface from heat and marring.