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The Top 5 Kitchen Trends 2017 Are Still Going Strong

The top kitchen trends 2017 are still going strong. So if you are considering a kitchen facelift, have confidence in these design choices. TREND 1: THE BLACK AND WHITE KITCHEN You read it here on Livinator earlier this year. Indeed, it has happened. We called the black and white kitchen a re-emerging trend.  TREND 2: LARGE FORMAT FLOOR TILES The list of top...

7 Great Ideas for Your New Kitchen

Getting a new kitchen installed can be costly and stressful but it's often worth it. After all, the kitchen is the heart of the home — it where both the family and guests spend a lot of time. An updated kitchen is actually one of the main attractions of many people's homes, and it's also the one room that...

Transform Your Kitchen with Color

Turquoise cabinets bring vibrant color to this contemporary kitchen
When you look at your kitchen, is one of the first things you notice a lack of color?  Do you crave a more vibrant palette in this vital room of your home?  Perhaps new cabinets, a colorful backsplash or bright bar stools are in order.  Let's look at some ways to transform your kitchen with color. Cabinets in rainbow colors explode...

6 Items That Should Be on Your Home Bucket List

What's on your Home Bucket List?
We all make bucket lists in our mind about the places we want to see and the things we want to do before we leave this world.  Now let’s consider the home bucket list.  This is not about the chores and repairs needed.  This is a list of those things that we dream about related to our home.  Here...

Chic and Charming Farmhouse Style for Every Taste

Chic farmhouse style
Farmhouse style is classic and comforting.  It encompasses interiors that reveal history and those that are fresh and new.  There is a certain chic and charming farmhouse style for every taste, from classic to industrial and modern.  Here we examine interiors that evoke fresh and classic farmhouse style alongside a more modern farmhouse aesthetic.  Which farmhouse style suits you? With...

The Ultimate Baker’s Kitchen

For those that love to bake or aspire to become a superb baker, having the right kitchen  is vital. Here are tips for the ultimate baker's kitchen.    First, you'll need space for all the delectables you'll be creating. This generally equates to a decent amount of counter space, as everything requires room for mixing and then placing the batter on...

Trend Alert – Mixed Cabinet Finishes in the Kitchen

Mixed cabinet stains in the kitchen
A major trend in kitchens this year is mixing cabinet colors.  This is a style that can give your kitchen an instant update.  Dark stained wood cabinetry mixed with white painted cabinets can be a strong contrast and give your kitchen a bold and interesting look.  Incorporating a red, blue or black painted island can give your kitchen a...

Entryways with Unique Architectural Elements

It's not always the layout, color, or theme of a room that brings life to it. In fact, the personality of a room is often seen through the smaller details, such as the finish on the wall, material of the furniture, crown molding, borders, etc. One such example that is even more engrained within the house itself is the...

The classic beauty of vintage kitchens

Don’t you just love vintage kitchens? There’s something so homey and unpretentious about them, that it leaves you no chose but to admire their classic beauty. If you have always dreamed of one of those, but you didn’t know how exactly to achieve such style, check out the next few essentials of the vintage kitchen and find out if...

Designing A Comfortable Kitchen Island For Easy Entertaning

kitchen island
Designing a comfortable kitchen island is a key for easy entertaining. Because you are able to cook as you entertain, the island is a great gathering spot. Also, your guests will feel at ease in this comfortable setting. Of course, this allows everyone to feel comfortable as they enjoy eating, drinking, and socializing. You can design a grand island. On...

Bringing Home The Bacon – Choosing Your Dream Kitchen

Various lighting shapes add interest to the kitchen (homeluf.com)
Designing the perfect kitchen used to be for top-notch chefs who needed both space and equipment to whip up their culinary delights. Today, with materials becoming increasingly affordable, anyone can afford to have the kitchen of their dreams. Furthermore, with the many designs available online or through any home and garden magazine, you have so many different ways to...

Get Inspiration for Your Home Kitchen from These 5 Interior Design Ideas

Let’s face it, designing a room is easier than designing a kitchen. Kitchen interior should be water and heat resistant. Therefore, the materials for a kitchen interior are chosen considering all the requirements. But how to make your kitchen look mesmerizing with materials that are suitable for it? Check out our interior design ideas for your kitchen. One Colored Minimal...

31 Cool and Colorful Kitchens

Colorful and stylish kitchen
With Thanksgiving just days away, the kitchen is a room in which many will be spending long hours.  In honor of those, let's explore 31 cool and colorful kitchens that would inspire even the culinary-challenged to enjoy. Who says a kitchen has to look a certain way?  Break free from any preconceived notions about kitchen design and decoration and embrace the unique.  Paint the walls...

Improving Your Lifestyle With Open Plan Living

Open plan living is a modern style of interior design, which is also a lifestyle choice as well as a style decision. It is essentially opening up certain areas of the home and allowing them to be in one open space, with specific function areas as opposed to rooms. Open plan living is so popular because it opens up the...

Open Kitchen Designs

Open kitchen design
The home kitchen has come a long way since the days of separate buildings to house the cooking area.  Kitchens are now more than ever becoming the heart of the home.  Walls are coming down and the open concept kitchen is a standard feature in many of today's homes. The open kitchen design features furniture-like cabinetry, clean profiles and sleek appliances. ...

20 Swedish Kitchen Ideas That Leave You Spellbound

Swedish Kitchen Design
The beauty of Scandinavian design is such that you might already be enjoying its many benefits without actually realizing that you are adopting this timeless style for your Swedish kitchen. The main color used in these spaces is white. Even though it’s a neutral and perceived as being a cold shade by many people, white is also a very bright...

The Enduring Style of the Traditional Kitchen

The traditional style kitchen has resisted trends to remain the classic example of enduring design in this most important of rooms.  The classic traditional kitchen keeps to its stylish function while maintaining elegance.  Quality wood cabinetry with elegant detailing, furniture-style elements, luxurious counter and flooring materials and classic lighting fixtures highlight the enduring style of the traditional kitchen. Beautiful cabinetry...

5 Reasons to Love Marble in Your Home

Black marble floors give this room a sleek, modern flair with classic drama
Marble has been used to enhance interiors for hundreds of years.  It is a luxury feature in many homes, including bathrooms, kitchens and central living areas.  Marble looks sleek in modern interiors and comes in a variety of patterns, textures and colors.  Here are five reasons to love marble in your home. 1. Floors Marble floors are elegant and sleek.  Marble...
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