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Thoughts on Open Shelving

Almost every kitchen seen on Instagram, Pinterest and Houzz incorporates open shelving. There is quite the appeal for social media influencers to look like they have everything under control, life is good, and there is never a mess in sight. When done correctly, open shelving can give this illusion. But it comes at a cost.…

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Kitchen Peninsula or Island?

If given the space, most homeowners would choose an island above all else. However, there are many cases where a peninsula is far superior. A peninsula is usable on 3 sides versus 4, which means it is attached to a wall, or cabinets on one side. After reading, you may be dreaming of a peninsula…

Designing a Kitchen Island

Kitchens are very complex spaces. There is a lot of foot traffic and plenty of different elements to consider when designing one! Cooking, eating, spaces to do homework, easy clean up and of course, storage, are all factors when designing a kitchen. The Kitchen island is a great way to maximize counter space and check…

Table as a Kitchen Island

Kitchen islands have risen to the top of most kitchen wish lists for quite some time. However this is all starting to change! Trends change everything! Everyone wants to be unique. More people are entertaining the idea of replacing an island with a beautiful table. This trend has been inspired by the recent love of…