Kitchen Cabinets: Paint vs Stain

When designing your kitchen, the cabinet finish selection is one of the big decisions.  Question is, "Do you want stained or painted cabinets, or a combination of both?"  Both are a great look, it is just a matter of what you are wanting design style wise.  Do you prefer the look of wood grain and seeing its natural beauty, or do you prefer the simplistic elegance of painted cabinets?...more

Our kitchen remodel

In the fall of 2013, we underwent a kitchen remodel. Our house was built in 1981, and the kitchen had been updated here and there over the years. It used to be painted mauve and had some 1980′s wallpaper. There was a peninsula with cabinets hanging down from the ceiling. The previous owners took out the peninsula and added an island instead. They also installed can lighting, and we had bought new appliances over the past few years. However the cabinets were still original and were starting to show their age. We also didn’t have much space with the island. Here are some “before” pics....more
It looks terrific!more

Picking the Perfect Cabinets for Your Home

When my parents retired, they decided it was time to downsize. They never were the ones to do anything the easy way, they decided to build their own retirement house that would perfectly complement their new lifestyle. Everything was moving along, as their builders translated my parents’ vision into their dream home – with one exception. For whatever reason, they could not find cabinets that were both functional and matched their décor....more

Colored Kitchen Cabinets

 @Iluvem Blue and yellow are a favorite color combination of mine, especially cornflower blue ...more

Organize This!: Kitchen Cabinets

  Photo by Rachel Shingleton...more