Easy Ways to Keep Your Kitchen Cool

It can be tricky to keep your kitchen cool in the summer, especially if you have south facing windows or need to use the oven for an extended period of time. Aside from doing a full kitchen reno to make some structural changes to cool things down, here are some easy ways to keep your kitchen cool. 1. Don’t Cook! Summer is a great time for light & easy food. Choose wraps & sandwiches, salads, fruits & veggies over a roast and...

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Burnaby Custom Kitchen – Whelen Court

Our newest custom kitchen – in Vancouver! This amazing custom kitchen, bathroom, wetbar and wine room project was in an exquisite home in Deer Lake, Burnaby. It was an enjoyable project working with the home owner and builder to create his vision. Traditional raised panel cabinet doors with a defined glaze. The glass island eating area modernizes the traditional kitchen design. I want to say thank you to the owner who believed in me to...

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Richmond Custom Kitchen

This custom kitchen renovation in Richmond, BC was a fun project as it incorporated some very industrial features with warm tones. Horizontal grain walnut veneer cabinets create a very mid century modern kitchen design feel that makes this custom kitchen very “warm”. We custom paneled one sub-zero fridge and left the other one exposed stainless steel which coordinates well with the commercial industrial feel of the faucet and the...

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Renovating a Smaller Kitchen

[Show as slideshow] We recently had the pleasure of working with a home owner who was looking to renovate a small-ish kitchen to make it more modern and beautiful, while also making it more functional. When you have a small kitchen, space is always an issue. All those handy kitchen tools, small appliances, dishes, and of course the food, need to go somewhere. Limited kitchen cupboard space means that somethings got to give and that often...

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Bar or Island in the Kitchen?

The Kitchen Island The Kitchen Island can be a place of gathering, preparing, and even a makeshift workspace. The island tends to be more indicative of a busy household and is usually included in a kitchen that needs to function in various situations without stress. If you have a chef-centric kitchen that needs space, you may want to consider having a multi-purpose island. Once you’ve decided the kitchen island you can begin the design process....

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Top 10 Interior Design Bloggers 2015

Thousands of blogs were nominated for the Better Homes and Gardens blogger awards for 2015, and only 10 were chosen as the best this year. Check them out below to get all the best information on decorating your new home! Editor’s Pick: The Makerista Gwen Hefner makes everything in her home along with her handy husband Micah. See her blog for creative ways to make your home beautiful.           Reader’s Pick:...

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