The kitchen is the heart of the home. Make it happy, too, with vibrant colors and hot new hues.
Reclaimed Wood + Ruby-Red Metal
Farmhouse meets industrial in this wonderful table and chair combo. Colors and materials are also blended throughout the rest of the kitchen to create an inviting atmosphere.
Aqua and Jade
The glass-top island reflects the homeowner’s love of Jadeite dishware, while the repurposed memo board adds the perfect touch of vintage charm.
Symmetrical Midcentury Style
Balance is met in design and color in this charming kitchen. The mod rectangles work beautifully with the grayish-blue cabinetry, stainless sink and oblong drawer hardware.
It took just a touch of boldness to add a ton of fun to this modern home. Design by Lori Dennis
A Little Color Goes a Long Way
In this cozy Mediterranean-inspired space, a shapely table, cabinet door trim and some hardware provide the perfect pop of personality. Design by Erica Islas
When I’m not pulling together great projects and inspiring ideas as editor of DIYNetwork.com , I’m watching my two adorable boys play whatever sport is in season. Or I might be helping my talented cabinetmaker/furniture-designer husband come up with clever ideas or bugging him about our next home remodeling project. I also love to go junkin’ (on the prowl for old globes and maps), try new craft projects (lately it’s lampshades) and dig in the yard. Keep up with her blog posts >>