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Stunning Back-Splash Ideas

Back-splashes are great areas to add an accent of color or design into your kitchen. Sadly, they are underutilized in many homes with nondescript tile or no tile at all. They are literally blank canvases begging to be filled with your imaginative image. Below are examples of stunning back-splash ideas, to get your creative juices flowing! If you desire sparkle...

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....

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...

10 Beautiful Black & White Kitchen Designs

 black and white futuristic kitchen
You know your cooking place needs a reno, but have you considered a black and white kitchen? True, color is key in interior design. But forgoing the entire rainbow for the common black and white can yield attention-grabbing results as we are about to witness. Creativity has no limits when blending these colors. Here’s how far you can go; Try odd...

The Timeless Appeal of Cool & Casual Khaki

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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...

 7 Space-efficient Galley Kitchen Ideas

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Are you searching for new galley kitchen ideas? Well, one of the pros of a galley kitchen is its ability to fit in whatever space you have. And because more often than not, space is a limited resource, this is the ultimate design to go with. Drawing inspiration from ships or the galley (where it name originates), this kitchen will definitely...

Revamp your Kitchen Lighting

Revamp your kitchen lighting by using some of the ideas that have been discussed in this article. Chandelier In order to create a French kitchen you must get a crystal chandelier with high gloss kitchen cabinets. Inspiration from Bazaar There are some people out there who use kitchen to hangout and entertain. To get a bazaar-inspired kitchen try to use lanterns at either...

4 Kitchen features that will boost your property’s value

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The kitchen is known by many of the heart of the home, as this is the place where most households enjoy family dinners or catch up over breakfast. This is important to keep in mind if you’re planning to rent out your investment property, as you need to make sure that the kitchen stands out as one of the...

7 Gorgeous Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas for a Lively Kitchen

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Kitchen wall decor to a kitchen is like statement jewelry to a stylish woman! It brings the element of surprise to any kitchen’s looks no matter its design, color, layout, construction materials, or space. There’s no limit to the things you can do decorate your kitchen wall. In essence, personalization is one way to make kitchen wall decor work for your...

Keep It Sleek: 9 Contemporary Kitchen Ideas for 2020

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Is your kitchen in need of an upgrade? Check nine of the best contemporary kitchen ideas and start planning your renovations for 2020! It's your favorite place in the house. Your Mecca. Where all the magic happens. Where you feel completely, utterly at home. Where you want to spend most of the day. Your kitchen is one of the most important...

The Top 5 Flexible Kitchen Design Trends of 2018

Historically, kitchens were known as spaces designed with utility in mind. If you look at floor plans from the early twentieth century, you'd likely find the kitchen located towards the back of the home – it helped keep it hidden from guests. Instead, grand dining rooms and other formal spaces took center stage for interior designers and homeowners alike. In...

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...

The Steampunk Kitchen – Get This Style in YOUR Kitchen!

The steampunk kitchen is a hot trend. You can get this style in your kitchen with planning and attention to detail. Like all kitchens, it's all about planning. Steampunk marries Victorian pieces with Industrial Age inspiration. Think of steam valves, copper pipes, and steam engines. Mix them with stained glass.  The result is steampunk style! This all makes perfect sense....

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...

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...

6 Exciting Ways to Use Pantone’s Ultra Violet In Your Kitchen

Here are 6 exciting ways to use Pantone's Ultra Violet in your kitchen. If you haven't heard, Ultra Violet is Pantone's 2018 Color of the Year. It's a saturated violet shade that evokes a feeling of creativity and drama. We're no stranger to purple here at Livinator. In fact, I predicted this color would be a trend in my February,...
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