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DIY Sink Scrub

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 10/21/16 6:30 PM

Nothing stinks worse than a scuzzy sink. If you’re sick at your sink, there’s a quick, do-it-yourself fix that will have it in ship-shape.

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Topics: DIY, Cleaning, Easy, Kitchen, Natural, sink, how-to, eco-friendly, eco, scrub

The Blue Kitchen

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 8/24/16 8:30 PM

Picasso had a blue period, but you don’t have to be a 20th century Cubist artist to appreciate blue kitchen design.

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Topics: Interior Design, Kitchen, Decor, interior decor, blue

Countertops 101

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 7/7/16 8:30 PM

A kitchen remodel has many intricate parts: appliances, the back splash, cabinet pulls. There are many design elements to consider if you’re trying to spruce up your kitchen.

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Topics: Remodel, Kitchen, countertops, bathroom, rehab

DIY: Concrete Counters

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 6/23/16 9:00 PM

It’s a cool look, but even the bravest of DIY-ers are hesitant to attempt concrete countertops. Lucky for us, a daring DIY-er has created a step-by-step on how to tackle this project.

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Topics: DIY, Renovate, Remodel, Kitchen, reno, how-to, renovation, countertops, rehab

Subway Tile How-To

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 5/5/16 8:30 PM

Last week we found out that homes listed with subway tiles as a feature were selling like hotcakes! Taking heed of the market and home décor trends, here is a step-by-step how-to on creating a subway tile backsplash in your home!

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Topics: DIY, Renovate, Style, Easy, Kitchen, tile, reno, how-to, subway tile

Ugly Fridge Makeover

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 4/18/16 8:30 PM

Make no mistake: all appliances were not created equal. Some might call it the hub of your house, the heart of the kitchen – the refrigerator.

If your fridge is the least good-looking of your appliances and buying a new one isn’t in your future, consider these options.

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Topics: DIY, Chalk Paint, Easy, Kitchen, paint, how-to, appliance, house

Farmhouse Sinks

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 3/16/16 8:30 PM

You don’t have to have a barn full of cows and a yard swarming with chickens to love a farmhouse sink!

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Topics: Interior Design, Kitchen, Decor, Home Decor, eclectic, sink, farmhouse

Eclectic Kitchens: Mixed Materials

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 2/29/16 4:30 PM

In 2015, we saw a lot of interesting design elements debut in kitchen design that, when combined, may be on the horizon in a big way this year.


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Topics: Design, Home, Fun, Color, Interior Design, wood, rustic, Kitchen, Boho, tile, eclectic

TREND ALERT: Kitchen Styling

Posted by Amy Patterson on 8/26/15 4:35 PM

From elegant counter top selections to artisan cabinetry – there are so many ways to customize your kitchen! But while there are many ways to do it, there are several incredible looks that are trending for 2015. These trends can transcend time and remain a staple of any home for years to come.

Perhaps the biggest decision you’ll make in your kitchen is that of color scheme. What palette will you choose to represent your design aesthetic? There are two big trends for kitchen colors right now: one is the classic black and white and one is a bold pop of color


Photo via: Improvenet


Photo via: Improvenet

Aside from the color of your kitchen, the style of cabinetry you choose will play a large role in the look and feel of the room. Check out how much these incredible textured cabinets add to this kitchen. 

Photo via: Improvenet


Counter tops are a big investment, so choosing the best material for your lifestyle is key. Check out these laminate counter tops for the cost conscious homeowner. 

Photo via: Improvenet

Granite paired with stainless steel is always a classic choice – selecting a granite color and pattern that is classic and transitional is a great investment in your home.

Photo via: Improvenet

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Topics: Design, Interior Design, Kitchen, Decor

TREND ALERT: Modern Brick

Posted by Amy Patterson on 6/18/15 2:36 PM

Exposed brick in a home creates an air of elegance with a flare of rustic style. The newest trend for homes is using exposed brick in super modern kitchens. It works very well as a back splash, statement wall or for the entire kitchen.

If you aren’t fortunate enough to have a home with original brick walls (many of us aren’t), you can utilize a faux brick wall design. Many faux brick designs are very authentic looking and successfully create the same drama that an original brick section would.

Here are some of our favorite ways to use exposed or faux brick in kitchens:

This kitchen is accented flawlessly by the brick back splash. It pairs well with the sleek wood block counter tops and the understated modern cabinetry.


Photo by: Lushome

This kitchen is completed by its exposed brick statement wall – we love the pairing of the sleek, modern cabinetry and flooring with the rugged look of the brick.


Photo by: Lushome

Another option to add some distinction and originality is to use non-traditionally colored brick, as shown here with this gray brick accent wall.


Photo by: Lushome

However you decide to customize it, you can’t go wrong by accenting a modern kitchen with brick. 

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Topics: Design, Home, Homeowners, Home Loans, Home Sales, Home Value, Home Buyer, Interior Design, Style, Modern, Kitchen, Theme

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