19
Jan 20

Before and After: Tiny Tweaks Give This Kitchen Major Cheer


These simple changes have seriously big impact.
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12
Nov 19

It's Incredible How Good This Rental's DIY Peel and Stick Kitchen Floor Looks


It’s amazing how such a simple and affordable solution has made such a huge difference!
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04
Nov 19

Before and After: This Kitchen’s Whole Remodel Is Great, But the Floors are to Die For


The size of the kitchen was the largest challenge when trying to maximize usable square footage without changing the footprint. The home is a 1926 Craftsman bungalow and Patrick wanted the kitchen to complement that period of style.
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Aug 19

Before & After: A 1920s Bungalow’s Makeover Is Thanks to a Budget IKEA Kitchen


The previous owner had lived in this old house for about 70 years and it required updating.
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04
Mar 19

Before and After: This Rental Kitchen DIY Is the Best Thing on the Internet

There are only so many changes you can make to a kitchen you do not own. Jess Bunge, Senior Market Editor for Emily Henderson, faced many of the classic challenges of a rental—dated floors, lackluster countertops, an oddly shaped floor plan—but brilliantly worked around them to make the space one to sigh over.

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26
Dec 18

The Best Use of Color on Kitchen Cabinets We Saw in 2018

Is it just me or are kitchens getting more colorful year after year? In 2018, we saw a number of stunning tours from all over the world. Murals seem to be an emerging trend. And wallpaper continues to be a new classic all over the house. But I also saw a few kitchens with colorful cabinet treatments that I truly adored. Below, my favorite uses of kitchen cabinet color this year.

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Nov 18

A Renovated 1950s House Is Full of Colorful Tile Inspiration — House Tour

Name: Stacy and Ben
Location: San Diego, California
Size: 2,930 square feet
Years lived in: 1.5 years, owned

It was the enviable views of the ocean and quirky mid-century details that appealed to Ben and Stacy when they bought this house, which hadn’t been renovated since it was built in 1958. Located in a bohemian beachside community in San Diego, the couple was expanding their family and looking for a place to settle where growing kids would feel comfortable for many years to come. They hired Jackson Design and Remodeling to help them remodel the house.

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Oct 18

The Frightening Reason You Shouldn't Use Contact Paper in Your Kitchen Cabinets

An $8 roll of contact paper can do wonders for your home. You can use it to upgrade old furniture, modernize shelves, elevate countertops, or even forge a backsplash. For the budget-conscious, it’s almost too good to be true. And, as it turns out, some people say it just might be.

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Oct 18

Before & After: A Cookie Cutter Suburban Home-Turned-Vintage Surf Hideaway — House Tour

Name: Rachel and Nick Kuchar
Location: Ewa Beach, Hawaii
Size: 2,040 square feet
Years lived in: 5 years, owned

We turned our cookie cutter suburban home into the vintage surf hideaway we had dreamed of. We were given a 1950s Gordon & Smith longboard from a relative and that began our love affair with the era. I asked my husband, a graphic designer, to make some art for the house since I couldn’t find anything that was just right. My husband now sells the vintage style surf art he designed for our walls.

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12
Sep 18

7 Ways to Hack Your Way to a Kick-Ass Kitchen Island

I’m in the planning stages of a kitchen renovation and the first thing I knew I wanted to add was a kitchen island. There is almost no counter space in the kitchen, but tons of room in the middle, so I thought “Easy, we’ll just run to the store, build some cabinets, add a countertop, done.” If anyone else has looked into this, you’re probably laughing at me now, because here’s what I didn’t know: Any “permanent” island, by code, requires outlets. Which means ripping up the floor to run electrical to it. So I scratched the original plan, refocused, and now I’m on track to hack a pre-built option to meet our needs.

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