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Cheap Kitchen Countertop Design

Cheap Kitchen Countertop Design

Rustoleum has made it easy to transform the look of your kitchen countertops using their Countertop Transformations Kit. It’s easy to apply and cheap to boot!

Recycle Old Kitchen Cabinets And Countertops

Recycle Old Kitchen Cabinets And Countertops

There are a ton of ideas to reuse discarded cabinets and countertops

Rust-Oleum Targets the DIY & Design Crowd with their Kitchen Transformations

Rust-Oleum Targets the DIY & Design Crowd with their Kitchen Transformations

I recently joined a select group of media in hands-on testing Rust-Oleum’s new cabinet and countertop transformation kits which they feel is going to revolutionize the DIY segment of the market. This event was held at Latrobes, a very unique event space (formerly a bank) in the center of the […]

Going Bold with the Formica Anniversary Collection

Going Bold with the Formica Anniversary Collection

Formica Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary with a new collection

ECO By Cosentino Brings Recycled Material Countertops To The Masses

ECO By Cosentino Brings Recycled Material Countertops To The Masses

While perusing our local Home Depot for some fall project items, we found ourselves eyeballing the countertop selection. We’re not really in the market for a new countertop, but we like to keep tabs on what’s available through the retailer. Imagine our delight upon discovering the ECO by Cosentino line, […]

Matching Kitchen Countertops and Cabinets from Viola Park

Matching Kitchen Countertops and Cabinets from Viola Park

We’ve got news from Viola Park which is now offering countertop packages designed to work in tandem with its base units, that they hope helps simplify the process of buying a kitchen. This eliminates the need for templating or waiting for a third party to manufacture countertops after the rest […]

ShetkaStone Goes From Cradle to Cradle

ShetkaStone Goes From Cradle to Cradle

Are you looking for a product that’s recycled with a capital “R?” The recycled paper countertops from ShetkaStone will deliver. For the kitchen, bath, laundry room and even in the boardroom, this counter (or tabletop) is impressive. Similar to this PaperStone product, ShetkaStone is made using 100 percent post-consumer or […]

DIY Kitchen & Bath Help with Design in a Bag

DIY Kitchen & Bath Help with Design in a Bag

Do you have strong feelings in regards to your kitchen or bath design but don’t have the budget to work with a professional designer? Or do you just know what you like when you see it but don’t have the time or patience to spend picking out color palettes and […]

Ways to Make a Small Space Kitchen Work

Ways to Make a Small Space Kitchen Work

Being a designer, I am always so intrigued by kitchens and baths when I am traveling or visiting homes. On my latest Manhattan vacation, I was lucky enough to stay with friends in their beautiful Upper East Side condo, where their kitchen served great function in the space allowed. Now, […]

Bamboo Block Countertops from Teragren

Bamboo Block Countertops from Teragren

While admiring my friend’s kitchen in her apartment over the weekend, I gushed about her butcher block countertop. She politely corrected me that her counter was, in fact, bamboo. One company that is spot-on with the bamboo trend is Teragren. They offer an alternative to traditional butcher blocks checkerboard patterns […]

Where to Spend: Kitchen Remodel, Part Two

Where to Spend: Kitchen Remodel, Part Two

If you followed the first installment of the Hollywood Hills kitchen remodel, you know that Steven and Melissa saved a lot of money buying previously owned and gently used appliances on Craigslist. But the couple’s dictum has always been, “pay retail where it counts.” Here’s where they splurged: 1. Cabinetry […]

Planning a Kitchen for the Physically Challenged with Universal Design

Planning a Kitchen for the Physically Challenged with Universal Design

Unfortunately there are millions of people who do not have the physical freedom to function in a standard home and kitchen. Special considerations need to be made when planning a kitchen design. Once again Susan Serra, CKD, from thekitchendesigner.org steps in to show us the way. For those with special […]

Countertop Comparison Guide from The Pioneer Woman

Countertop Comparison Guide from The Pioneer Woman

Countertops are, arguably, one of the most important features of a kitchen. Without countertops, there’s no prep or storage space and no spot on which to cluster jars, bowls, appliances and other kitchen must-haves. Yet selecting countertops can be tricky, especially because there are a multitude of materials that can […]

Consider Recycled Glass Countertops

Consider Recycled Glass Countertops

Does your kitchen need a facelift? Swapping out countertops and cabinetry can have a more dramatic (and instantaneous) aesthetic effect and is possible even on a limited budget. If you haven’t yet found inspiration in our countertop overview, steer your trusty Internet browser toward apartment mecca (the Midwest addition) and […]

Maintaining Granite Countertops: Polyester and Permanent Ink

Maintaining Granite Countertops: Polyester and Permanent Ink

Granite countertops are a beautiful and versatile material for kitchens and baths, but even stone surfaces will develop visible wear and damage over time. Homeowners can perform preventative care for stone countertops, and, when an unsightly chip or scratch appears, even some repairs and patches. Hiring a professional isn’t always […]

Universal Kitchen Design Ideas for Seniors

Universal Kitchen Design Ideas for Seniors

When designing a kitchen for seniors and the physically challenged, you need to consider more than just the tile or countertop choice. Kitchen layout, counter and cabinet height, and appliances are just a few options that need to be thought out more carefully. We asked Susan Serra, who is a […]

Recycled Glass Countertops

Recycled Glass Countertops

Considering a kitchen facelift? Swapping out countertops and cabinetry can have a more dramatic (and instantaneous) aesthetic effect, provided your budget isn’t on life support. If you haven’t yet found inspiration do a search on our website for countertops where you’ll find all of our recycled glass countertop articles.

Choosing a Kitchen Countertop

Choosing a Kitchen Countertop

photo courtesy of Cambria Whether you’re the next aspiring Top Chef or a kitchen novice, selecting the best countertop material for your kitchen space can be a daunting task. Do you covet the sleek appearance of granite, or would you rather opt for Corian or a durable, long-lasting stone-synthetic composite, […]

Straw Sticks and Bricks

Straw Sticks and Bricks

photo courtesy of Straw Sticks and Bricks After a frustrating search throughout the Midwest for construction materials needed for a straw bale home, Jen Carlson and Josh Shear founded Straw Sticks and Bricks in 2001. With show rooms in Omaha and Kansas City and nationwide delivery, the eco-friendly supplier has […]