Category Archives: Materials & Ideas

Project Review UPDATE: SV Residence Whole-House Remodel – Now With More Photos!

A while ago, we posted a Project Review for the SV Residence kitchen remodel in Phoenix, Arizona, done by Steve Price of Beautiful Remodel LLC. Here’s a sample image from that post (check out the post for full details, including info on the cabinetry, countertops, and 3D stainless steel tiles): Now, we’ve just come across the same project posted on Houzz, with even more details and photos. Check it out, add it to ideabooks, and post your comments!

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5 Unconventional Ways to Modernize Your Kitchen

5 Unconventional Ways to Modernize Your Kitchen   The kitchen is probably the most utilized space in the house after the living area. Kitchens are the bread basket and often the soul of any household. Kitchens come in all shapes and sizes, from a kitchen nook to an old farm-style kitchen with an enormous table as its focal point. Cool, but what if you want to modernise your kitchen? You want something completely different, something that gives your kitchen a distinct

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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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Kitchen Lighting – Ambient, Task, and Accent

While good lighting can enhance any room, it’s particularly helpful in the kitchen. Poor lighting can make it difficult to navigate or work in your kitchen. It can also be dangerous, especially if you’re using sharp utensils, handling portable appliances, or working near flames or hot surfaces. If you’re eating or entertaining in your kitchen, the right lighting can enhance the mood and make the experience even more enjoyable. There are three main types of lighting to consider: ambient lighting,

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