kitchen_recessed_lighting_spacingI’ve been coveting recessed lighting in our kitchen for years. Yes, really, I go to other people’s houses and I see their brightly lit countertops and I go home and dream that one day I shall be able to… Continue reading

A look at painted kitchen cabinetsYes! You can paint your kitchen cabinets.  Here’s how:

The right cabinet color can transform your kitchen’s look. And because replacing cabinetry can be expensive, a fresh paint color could be the best bet for your budget.

To paint… Continue reading

A look at painted kitchen cabinetsLots of people today are painting their kitchen cabinets white.


Because there are lots of awesome granite countertops that complement white kitchen cabinets.

Another reason?

Older wood finishes with either nicks and scratches or a greasy build-up are hard… Continue reading

Follow-up question to post on goals for redoing kitchen

Question: So you said you made your share of mistakes in redoing your kitchen? If you could get just one do-over, what would you ask for?

Answer: I think the… Continue reading

Like a lot of projects, it helps to think first in terms of WHY you are doing a project. I thought I’d ask my friend who recently bought a new home and renovated the kitchen along with many other rooms… Continue reading

The kitchen layout design landscape has seen a lot of changes through the years. However, when we read magazines dedicated to home styles, the modern contemporary design is making a huge comeback. What is modern contemporary? This article will give… Continue reading

A small kitchen layout can work with many different people. In culinary school, I learned that there are many different kinds of layouts that appeal to all kinds of people. It’s pretty much like having different taste in clothing, food,… Continue reading

Let me share with you some kitchen layout ideas for my room that you can use should there come a time that you want to make home improvements. Home renovations can be a daunting task but the key to succeeding… Continue reading

If you’re looking for the right kitchen layout tool, it obviously depends on how you work and how you want to work. There are many kinds of tools you can use. Some people like to work with browser or… Continue reading

If you have a kitchen that is broken up by several smaller rooms separated by walls, these kitchen layout plans might interest you. There are a lot of different ways to improve this type of old-fashioned kitchen design.


Easy… Continue reading