Graphic Backsplashes To Dress Up A White Kitchen

Everyone loves a white kitchen – it’s a classic, timeless look that can work with just about any home or any sense of style. But all the best white kitchens have a trick up their sleeve: something that sets them apart and keeps them from being monochromatic, washed out, sterile, or boring. It can be something […]

Stainless Steel Kitchen Sinks: More Than Just A Utilitarian Option

When it comes to choosing a kitchen sink, there are a lot of options out there – from traditional porcelain and fireclay to modern composite stone. But personally I’ve always had a soft spot for stainless steel kitchen sinks. Though they’re often dismissed as a budget or utilitarian option (and some are certainly better made […]

Soci Patterns: Deck Your Home In These Trendy Tiles

Overhauling a kitchen is an arduous and many-layered process. There are so many decisions to make, and then as soon as you make those it opens up a whole other layer of sub-decisions underneath that. It’s like a nesting doll of anxiety. For instance, if you intend to go the tile route, you then have […]

Under Cabinet Lighting: A Simple, Subtle Way To Beautify Your Home

I’ve spent a lot of time on this blog talking about how important it is to have lighting fixtures that look good as well as providing the light you need, but today I want to talk about lighting fixtures that work best when you don’t even realize they’re there at all: under cabinet lights. If […]

Dust Off Your Dining Room: Contemporary Trends for a More Modern Style

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘dining room?’ An unexplored, shadowy place you only air out for Thanksgiving? The good china you only dust off for company? There is just something about dark wood and stylized, throne-like chairs that can make a dining room awkward to use. Luckily, trends have developed and […]

Vintage Style Faucets for a Traditional Kitchen

The last time I talked about kitchen remodeling and luxury faucets, I kept a firm focus on the more modern end of the spectrum. Newer, slicker models to match contemporary kitchens. This time I thought I’d take a look at the more retro faucet options, just in case modern isn’t exactly your style. Vintage or […]

Layered Kitchen Lighting: How Doubling Down On Your Lighting Fixtures Can Make A Big Difference

The difference between a kitchen that looks good and a kitchen that looks great isn’t how you decorate the space, it’s how you light it. Even the best designed kitchens feel lackluster with inadequate lighting, while a few stylish, well-placed lights can make even an ordinary kitchen come alive. And, of course, good lighting plays […]

Luxury Faucets for a Stylish Kitchen

Remodeling a kitchen can be a daunting undertaking, and one that involves countless decisions. As with any home improvement project, it helps to break it down into separate parts, and an overwhelmingly important piece any kitchen is the faucet. Regardless of your decor style, it’s safe to call the sink the centerpiece of the room. […]

Kegerators: The Best Way To Get Beer On Tap Right At Home

The best tasting beer is beer that’s served on tap. That means that enjoying your favorite beer the way it’s meant to be consumed often means having to go out and find a place where it’s served on tap by someone who knows how to pour a drink. But home taps – real, bar quality […]

Get The Look: Creating A Timeless Gray and White Kitchen

White kitchens are a perennial favorite; they have a classic feel that holds up better than most to changing trends, and a clean, fresh look that feels sunny and inviting. But white cabinets are just the beginning; it’s really what you pair with them that brings a white kitchen together. Gray is a really trendy […]