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Wondering Wednesday: Gas vs. Electric

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Looking at purchasing kitchen appliances for new construction and you’re unsure on whether to go with a Gas stove or Electric. There are some pros and cons to both options, it just depends on your personality and the way you will use these items. Check out the latest Wondering Wednesday post to see which option is best for your new house, or if you feel you might need a change in your existing house. Just remember, if you’re not set up for a gas stove, you’ll need to have a contractor determine if you’re able to do this in your existing home. Read on to find out if gas or electric is right for you!

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Sources | 1. Warners’ Stellian | 2. Warners’ Stellian | 3. Precision Cabinets | 4. Transitional Austin Kitchen | 5.  Forum Phi Architecture, Interiors, Planning | 6. Pinney Designs

TGIM: Walk-in Closet Storage

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

The newest “That’s a Great Idea Monday” brings you Walk-in Closet Storage Solutions and Design Ideas! Every girl, and a few guys, with an affection for fashion has had that dream closet design spinning in their head. I, myself, have this affection for fashion that is very addicting. I couldn’t tell you how many pairs of shoes I have! And if I did, you might even be impressed. If you’re anything like me, you’ll find comfort in seeing the shoe storage ideas in this new blog post. There are also other great hidden storage ideas because a whole closet full of clothes can sometimes look cluttered, so maybe your ideal design is to have everything behind a cabinet door. Check out the beautiful closet designs below and get some great ideas for your new or remodeled closet to come!

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Sources | 1. Transitional Closet in Philadelphia | 2. Jeri Koegel Photography | 3. Munger Interiors | 4. California Closets of Indianapolis | 5. Lisa Adams | 6. Terrie Koles Design LLC | 7. Sneller Custom Homes and Remodeling LLC | 8. Svetlana Korevskaya | 9. Brian O’Keefe Architect | 10. The New and Reclaimed Flooring Company – Transitional Closet in London | 11. Simon Bray Interiors | 12. Poliform Australia | 13. Helen Green Design | 14. Artistic Designs for living, Tineke Triggs | 15. Kristen Panitch Interiors

Trendy Tuesday: Painted Island Cabinets

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Have you heard of this trend? As designers, we see more and more people wanting to mix colors and textures even going into the kitchen. Most often we’ll choose a soft/main color for the perimeter cabinets and coordinating color or stain for the island. This adds interest to the whole look of the kitchen especially since the island is a common main gathering place. Check out the ideas we enjoy and feel free to live a little with your new painted island!

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Sources | 1. Dillon Kyle Architects | 2. Graystone Custom Builder | 3. Hendel Homes | 4. Astro Design Centre | 5. Gilday Renovations | 6. Precision Cabinets