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4 Ways to Hide Your TV

You've saved up all your money in hopes of getting that 70 inch 3D plasma TV for your home. Now that you've finally gotten it, you realize that your living room window gives a clear view of your new TV from the street. Although you bought it to enjoy, you don't want to have a target for potential passer-bys...

The Timeless Appeal of Cool & Casual Khaki

khaki green kitchen
There is a timeless appeal to cool, casual khaki.  It is clean and sophisticated. It lends itself to understated neutral elegance. Conversely, you can pop colors against it in a vibrant display.  However you use it, khaki is diverse in its uses.  Therefore, this shade has remained popular for the last ten years. Khaki is beautiful in every area of...

Banquette Seating for Dining in Comfort and Style

When dining out, many will invariably request a booth over a table for the simple comfort.  Why not have that comfort when dining at home?  Banquette seating in the kitchen or dining room provides a great place for dining and other family activities.  Banquettes can be built-in or purchased as a piece of furniture to add to your dining space. Banquette seating...

Top 21 best kitchen cabinets

Kitchen cabinets - custom, semi-custom or stock? Find out which cabinets are best for you by browsing our amazing selection of 21 best kitchen cabinets in 2015. There are many places to go when looking for kitchen cabinets. You should always have a budget in mind, which will determine what type of cabinetry you can afford.

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...

Update Your Kitchen Stainless Steel

Black stainless steel kitchen appliances
Stainless steel kitchen appliances have long been a favorite for their sleek appeal that meshes with all styles of kitchens.  Now appliance manufacturers are giving you more options than ever to update your kitchen stainless steel.  Black, bronze and copper stainless steel, as well as pure versions of these metals, are making kitchen appliances more versatile.  Let's explore kitchens...

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...

Txokos for Holiday Gatherings

What exactly is a txoko (pronounced: choh-koh)? Txoko is a Basque word, which is an area spanning northern Spain and southwestern France that is rich in history. Basque is a language and culture as old as, or even older, than Roman culture and has no language similar to it, so you can bet there are unique traditions as well....

3 Reasons to Love the Modern Kitchen

Streamlined functionality in the modern kitchen
The modern kitchen contains all of the functionality and none of the unnecessary.   It is sleek and streamlined to integrate seamlessly into an interior.  There are three major reasons to love the modern kitchen.  Let's see if you agree. 1.  Barely there simplicity. The modern kitchen allows for streamlined storage that contains appliances, creating a room that blends seamlessly into...

Kitchens in Today’s Open Concept Home

The kitchen has long been the heart of the home, where families and friends gather.  Increasingly, the kitchen is becoming a more integral part of the home as open concept floor plans have become the norm.  Kitchens in today's open concept home have mass appeal for their elegant efficiency and seamless flow.           Left photo courtesy of Beautiful Homes and Designs Since kitchens are open to the home’s...

How to Get the Copper Kitchen Trend

You've seen all those lovely images of lovely, shimmering copper kitchen accessories on social media. We know our Livinator readers love a stylish kitchen! Today, we'll take a look at some ways to get on the copper kitchen trend. Homeowners have been using copper for centuries! They love the durability and beauty that it lends to any room. However you...

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...

Kitchen Remodeling With Natural Stone – 5 Budget-Friendly Ways

Are you looking for home remodeling? Start with a kitchen makeover. Kitchen remodeling is the significant home improvement one can do to adore the place. The kitchen is like a temple for the homemakers. It’s become an essential room in the house. Find more information from Boss Design kitchen remodeling hacks. Homemakers spend a lot of time cooking cuisine for...

Top 5 Vintage Kitchen Designs

No matter how modern or trendy a house is, a touch of vintage decor can add an unmatchable charm to its beauty. There is a grace in those funky colors paired with open shelves and old books that is bound to attract everyone. Whether you are decorating your living room or your bedroom, adding a couple of vintage items...

Designing a Kitchen Nook

The kitchen nook is a place where you can sit and enjoy a quick breakfast, a relaxing lunch or a casual dinner.  It is a family gathering spot either in or close to the kitchen, creating a place that is convenient and comfortable.  Designing a kitchen nook can be as easy as placing a table and chairs in the kitchen...

18 Stylish Bar Stools for Your Kitchen

Wood and iron bar stools lend a rustic touch to this modern kitchen
The kitchen island is often a gathering spot in the home.  It is a place where casual meals are shared, homework is done, party guests mingle with the host and meals are prepared.  For such a central spot, it is important to have stylish and functional seating.  Here are eighteen stylish bar stools for your kitchen to give it a welcoming and unique character. The modern...

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...

Space-saving Solutions for Small Homes

Good things come in small packages and your home is no exception.  Living large in a small space is all about utilizing every bit of space to the maximum.  Space-saving solutions for small homes begin with smart storage, a bit of creativity and out-of-the-box thinking thrown in for good measure.           A small space feels safe and comforting.  Instead of...
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