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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...

Eclectic Tile Designs

Tiles are a quick and easy way to decorate your home without worrying about what a spilled drink or fallen spaghetti will do to it. Tiles are one of the best floors you can have in your home as they are sturdy, smooth and easy to clean or replace, unlike carpeting or hardwood floors.  Most homeowners just consider tiles...

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...

Kitchen Remodel Trends That Are Hot Right Now

Savvy homeowners know the kitchen remodel trends that are hot right now.  Included trends are fresh colors, updated appliances, islands, and technology stations. Homeowners consider the kitchen the heart of the home. In fact, some of us spend the bulk of our time in the kitchen. We prepare meals for family time. Also, the children do their homework under our...

Create French Charm in Your Kitchen With Bistro Style

Bistro style kitchen
The charm of a French bistro calls to mind casual lunches shared inside quaint spots in Paris or along the French countryside, where friendships are formed and food loves are sparked.  Stop in for a hot cup of coffee with croissants on your way to work, share a lunch with friends or have a quiet dinner.  Whatever your take...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Top 15 best looking kitchen faucets

A lot of people on the internet are seeing a great new kitchen faucet design. The source of that enthusiasm is a combination of things involving style, function, features, and reliability. We have collected a variety of kitchen faucet designs and here we go with the top 15 list based on our opinion. Faucets come in a huge variety of...

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...

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...

10 Small Kitchen Makeovers You Won’t Believe

These 10 small kitchen makeovers are so dramatic that you won't believe it! Although a large kitchen is desirable, it's not always possible. Some homes simply have small kitchens. Therefore, the homeowner changes their mindset. Some homes simply have small kitchens. Therefore, the homeowner changes their mindset. They stop thinking of their kitchen as a "small kitchen."  Next, they start...

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...

How to Transform Your Home Using the Secrets of Good Lighting

Lighting is one of the most important design elements in our home. Not only does great lighting make doing everyday tasks easier, but it’s more flattering and can seriously transform your home. Instead of reaching for the convenient lamp or last-minute purchase, put some thought into the lighting in your home to really make it feel cozy and loved. Here...

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. ...

Pop Art Kitchens Inspired by Andy Warhol

Pop art kitchens inspired by Andy Warhol are hidden gems in interior design. They are uncommon but when you do find them, they dazzle you. As a native of Western PA, I grew up proud of this Pittsburgh-born artist. His graphic and bold use of color was his hallmark. He envisioned things in bright colors that the rest of the...

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...