Category: Kitchen

Home Ideas

Top 7 Best Kitchen Remodel Ideas for 2019

The kitchen is where everyone gathers as the day begins and ends. It’s used for more than meals. It’s home to game night, homework, meetings, crafts, and countless other activities. Such an important space needs a good form and function. The 2019 average cost for a kitchen remodel is $11,000. A major renovation can reach

Gardening Tips

Read This Before You Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets

The right prep, primer, and paint can transform the look of your cupboards—and your entire cook space—without busting the budget Handsome Painted Cabinets for Cookspace Appeal     If you’ve  noticed the cost of new appliances, countertops, and cabinets, it’s no surprise that renovating a kitchen is one of the most expensive remodeling projects. While

Home Applicances

Choosing Kitchen Appliances

Appliances, alone, do not make a kitchen. But, they just might be the most important aspect of your space. After all, the kitchen’s primary function is for preparing and cooking meals.         How high-end do you want to go? Chefs and bakers who plan to use the restaurant-quality features on professional models

Home Tips

7 Most Surprising Fertilizers Found In Your Kitchen

It’s no secret that as gardeners we all want healthy plants. While healthy soil is vital to this, fertilization plays a significant role too. But what if you don’t have lots of money to spend on plant fertilizer? That’s not a problem. There are actually a number of “fertilizers” that may already be available right

Home Ideas

14 Bright Ideas for Adding a Little Color to Your Kitchen

Looking to add a little color to your kitchen? Whether you’re planning a fresh renovation or just want to add a dash of spice to your existing kitchen, here are several ways you can bring in a new color or two. 1. Accent Doors Two-tone cabinets continue to be a big kitchen trend — and

Home Decor

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets: 5 Tips from a Master Painter

Lately we’ve been admiring DIY kitchen makeovers involving little more than paint applied to dreary wooden cabinets (see Remodeling 101: 6 Kitchen Cabinets Transformed with Paint for evidence). How to best tackle such a project on your own? For advice, I turned to Albert Ridge of Ridge Painting in NYC. Albert, who grew up in County Galway,

Home Tips

Cinnamon History: Learn About Cinnamon Plant Uses Through Time

When our grandmother pulled out piping hot, heaven scented cinnamon rolls on a Sunday morning, it was war. My siblings and I would scramble and shove each other out of the way to nab the biggest one. Cinnamon is no stranger to war. At several points in cinnamon’s history, the spice was deemed so valuable

Cleaning

How to Install a Farmhouse Sink

If you’re looking for a way to update your kitchen, consider a farmhouse-style sink. We’ll walk you through the steps to install one. Sink Types Farmhouse sinks can be mounted three different ways. Top Mount Sinks They’re the easiest to install. There’s a flange that sits on the countertop just like a regular sink. They

Home Decor

How to Pick Color Combinations for Your Kitchen Remodel

The look of your kitchen sets the tone for the personality of your entire home. The kitchen is a place where family and friends gather, where you create nourishing meals for your family, and where you can show off your decorating skills. Choosing a color combination might seem simple, but it’s very important because the

Cleaning

The 5 Most Hated Home Appliances to Clean, and How to Make Light Work of Them

It’s very important that home appliances be cleaned as often as necessary. Doing so is part of properly maintaining them and prolongs their useful lives. After all, some of these appliances can be very expensive for you not to take good care of them. Admittedly though, it can be a pain to clean home appliances

Home Tips

White Vinegar For Cleaning: How To Use Vinegar Around The Home

Editor’s Note: This post was originally posted in May 2015 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness in September 2019. Vinegar is fab for making dressings and drizzling over chips, but it’s even better for household cleaning! Today we’re sharing 17 uses for vinegar you can try out all around the

Home Decor

How to Correctly Design and Build a Kitchen

Before starting the design process, the most important thing is to understand how the kitchen is going to be used. This is a basic approach that any architect must take. A kitchen can’t be just a leftover space or a space to be defined at the end of a project. Designers must understand that a kitchen