Unforgettable Kitchens

Every now and then you see a kitchen that makes your heart beat a little faster. Surprisingly, what makes these spaces so memorable is often a single calculated design element — in an otherwise well-designed space, of course. Here are 15 details pulled from our Kitchen of the Week series that make each kitchen hard…

The Right Way to Clean Your Kitchen Cabinets

Different cabinet surfaces require different cleaning techniques. Whether your cabinets are stained, painted or laminate, they all need special attention. Here are a few easy tips and cleaning recipes for keeping them looking their best. Jim Spence Design Stained wood cabinets. You will want to thoroughly clean and oil your stained wood cabinets once or twice…

5 Bold Ways to Brighten Your Kitchen With Color

Kitchens are one of the most functional spaces in the home, but that doesn’t mean they need to be bland. While there is nothing wrong with a sleek and neutral kitchen, as a designer, I believe a colorful kitchen can be a lot more fun.   Lacy-Hulbert Interiors Ltd If you long for a kitchen…

Space Saving 101: How to Work Your Tiny Kitchen Space

When you live in a home that has a small kitchen, you know the ultimate struggle is finding how to keep your belongings in order. Realistically, cabinets are not enough. So take a look around your small kitchen — this time with fresh eyes. Chances are you have some unused walls or flat vertical surfaces,…

11 Design Tips to Start Off Your Week Strong

1. Paint your interior doors dark Photo credits: Caroline Sharpnack If your home has white walls and ceilings and you’re looking to add a little character to the interior without repainting the entire home, consider painting just your doors black or charcoal gray, as was done in this charming Nashville, Tennessee, home of former Paramore…