Nate Berkus bronze kitchen island…

That island is such a stand out piece. I think one would contrast beautifully in a really dark kitchen with dark floors and backsplash. A small shot of Nate’s nursery. {Images by Douglas Friedman for Architectural Digest} {Keep indulging….follow me on instagram, twitter, & pinterest}

Tuesday’s Tips: runners have more coverage than regular kitchen rugs

Angela’s periwinkle chalkboard painted door looks fabulous and such an unexpected hue for a kitchen. She suggests using a runner instead of a regular rug as it covers more square footage. That’s a perfect idea for galley kitchens which are typical in rental properties, long and narrow. See more of her cutesy kitch here.  Even if…

The Great Cabinet Debate: Choosing Cabinets that Fit Your Kitchen

  Image courtesy of Case Design Inc.   There are a numerous factors to consider when choosing cabinets for a kitchen remodel. Style, function, design, and finish all impact the final space and the way a kitchen flows, both aesthetically and functionally. And these days we’re not just talking about the cabinet box itself, but also…

The Kitchen Island serves many purposes…

  Whether you’re lucky enough to have a really large kitchen space that came built with a center island or one of those who had to buy one, kitchen islands serve many purposes. Just like on my Tuesday’s Tips post where I showed you how to convert an old dresser into an island, this post…

Tuesday’s Tips: Turn an old dresser into a kitchen island…

Going to your local hardware store, you may be able to get inexpensive countertops for the low. Sometimes places that cut granite will have leftover pieces for extremely cheap or even free. Just do your research and call around. Add the counter or butcher block to the top of the dresser, use additional hardware for…