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May 18

We Have A Couple of Questions About Black Kitchen Sinks

Here’s an exciting new kitchen trend to love, or maybe hate. Most kitchen sinks are often white or stainless, but lately I’ve seen more and more of an unusual new feature: the black kitchen sink. Yes, black. You can find black sinks in metal, or ceramic, or even marble. Whether you love this look, or hate it, you’ve got to admit that it definitely draws the eye. But we still have some questions.

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Mar 18

A Fail-Proof Formula for an $8,000 Kitchen Remodel

Say you want a new look in your kitchen. And you have a budget of $8,000. This may seem like a lot of money (and Trulia tells us it’s what the average person wants to spend), but in the world of kitchen remodels it’s definitely on the low end of the scale. (Intrepid remodelers Claire and Jeffrey, who shared their kitchen renovation with us, finished the whole thing for just $8,720, but that involved a lot of budget choices and a whole lot of DIYing.) But it is possible to transform your kitchen, even at this relatively low price point. Here’s one fail-proof formula.

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Mar 18

The Biggest Unsolved Mystery in the History of Kitchen Appliances

We’re living in a world where anything is possible. I can talk to my light bulbs. My plants water themselves. There’s an electric car floating out in space somewhere right at this very moment. The sky’s the lim— ok the sky isn’t even the limit anymore.

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Jan 18

6 Easy Yet Dramatic Ways To Organize Your Kitchen Food Storage

Your pantry may not be a glamorous space, but it is a very useful one. It’s where all your food lives, and maybe some pots and pans too, and it’s a space where organization is key. We’ve written, before, about dreamy, Pinterest-worthy pantries, but that is not what this post is about. This post is about small upgrades you can make to your existing pantry that will make it perhaps not dazzlingly beautiful, but definitely a place where you can store everything that you need, and find it too.

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Jan 18

7 Tell-Tale Signs You Need to Upgrade Your Kitchen This Year

A kitchen renovation is a big, big project. There’s the planning to be considered, and the budget — not to mention the fact that your kitchen will be out of commission for at least a couple of months. So how do you know when you’re ready to take the plunge? Here are seven tell-tale signs that it’s time.

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Jan 18

10 Creative Solutions to Maximize Your Kitchen Cabinet Space

When you think about it, cabinets are pretty much just gaping holes that can get really, really messy. If you don’t have the right organizational systems in place in there, it doesn’t matter how many cabinets you have — you still won’t be storing and organizing to your kitchen’s full potential.

Make over your cabinets with some of these creative solutions.

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Dec 17

6 Clever Ways to Customize Kitchen Cabinets With Contact Paper

There are tons of adhesive wall decorations out on the market right now — call it contact paper, vinyl decals, shelf paper or removable wallpaper. Any of the above is a great go-to for enhancing your kitchen cabinets on the fly. Easy to remove, and very affordable, these are also a very do-able stopgap measure before your dream kitchen makeover.

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Dec 17

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets So It Lasts

If you’re going to go through all the effort to paint your kitchen cabinets (it is not exactly a quick or easy project!), you want to make sure it’s going to last. You don’t want to go through all that effort, only to have the paint start chipping off a few months later. To make sure that doesn’t happen, we talked to three bloggers who painted their kitchens a while ago. Here’s the one thing they each did, which they credit to keeping their cabinets looking brand new.

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Dec 17

5 Ways to Regain Counter Space in a Small Kitchen

When you have minimal counter space to prep, work, and cook on, every square inch is precious. Take it from a New Yorker who once prepped a Thanksgiving turkey on the kitchen floor, while chopping mirepoix in the sink and stacking hot bakeware, mixing bowls, and several pounds of potatoes on one square foot of Formica.

While this stylish Austin home has a decent amount of counter space, creative uses of vertical and horizontal space in the kitchen maximize the cooking surfaces available. For those of us cooking with extremely limited, precious counter space, stealing a few organizing tricks from this kitchen can help keep food prep off the floor.

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Dec 17

These are Our Favorite Kitchens of 2017

2017 brought some exciting trends in kitchens — more color, an embrace of elegant, classic styles, and even the return of wood cabinets. I’ve seen a lot of kitchens this year, and a lot of very nice ones, but these 17 examples stood out to me as being particularly stylish and particularly beautiful. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your next remodel, or a few lovely photos to feast your eyes on for a moment, there’s something here for you.

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