Category Archives: Kitchen Tips

Before & After: A Seriously Stylish Kitchen Renovation on a Budget

Does this kitchen look familiar? It is the Apartment Kitchen. I believe it was installed in every apartment built between 1978 and 1995. It is difficult to hate the Apartment Kitchen — it just is. But there is not much to love about it, either. So when One Kings Lane editor Kerstin, who had the Apartment Kitchen, met stylist Megan Pflug, who was looking to do an “easy but stylish” kitchen before and after, she jumped at the chance. Yes

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Family-Friendly Kitchens

The kitchen isn’t just for cooking. Family members go in and out of the kitchen throughout the day. It’s a place where everyone can talk, relax, read, work, and play. With that in mind, here are some tips for making your kitchen family-friendly. Kitchen safety is always important, and this is especially true if you have young children. Children can  get hurt on kitchen tables with sharp, pointed corners, so opt for round tables or tables with rounded corners instead. Store

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Do You Make These Remodeling Mistakes?

We’ve all been there, coming home to a new magazine subscription with pictures that make your house feel inadequate to your own. Don’t fret but also don’t whip out your utility belt just yet, doing your homework before starting a project will greatly help you avoid any slip ups. Anytime you rush something out of impulse or urge results in regrets ranging from higher costs to project delays due to mistakes. Here are a few remodeling mistakes to avoid if you

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5 Things to Consider Before Starting to Remodel Your Kitchen

A kitchen remodeling project is definitely a plus, by giving you the most return on your investment, right? Let’s face it, when you bring your friends over, you usually get the high-fives on the nice TV and couch set up but it’s like a dramatic event when they enter the kitchen area. You get judged from appliances to how the space usage was utilized and even down to your faucets and utensils. I’ve been there, so before you think about remodeling, think about these

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Holiday Gift Ideas: 10 Innovative Kitchen Gadgets Under $ 25

With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s time to start gift-shopping, and the earlier, the better! Whether you’re looking to treat that special someone, a favorite family member, or make your own kitchen experience a little better – here’s a list of cool and useful kitchen gadgets priced under $ 25 that will impress your favorite chef without breaking the bank.   Follow us on Twitter to stay up-to-date with “Top 10 Lists” like these, as well as

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