Monthly Archives: December 2011

What can you do with small spaces in your kitchen?

So, after trying lots of different cabinet sizes in your design, there’s still 6”, 7” or 9” of empty space left over. This could happen with either base or wall cabinets, since a 12” width is IKEA’s smallest.  Why lose … Continue reading

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Using different wall cabinet heights in your IKEA kitchen

There are lots more opportunities to create a better kitchen design with wall cabinets than with base cabinets. The wall cabinet’s height and depth, along with the installation height, gives more to work with. Ordinary kitchens use a row of … Continue reading

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Why Should I Use Built in Appliances?

Built in appliances are a great trend in kitchen design.  It’s simple to get this look by modifying IKEA’s cabinets – in the case of wall ovens and microwaves.  This option is often overlooked by IKEA kitchen customers since they’re … Continue reading

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Island Configurations: The Cleaning Station

When thinking about an island, you must determine if it’s for increased storage, an eating area, food preparation or clean-up. There are lots of great island designs, yet most homeowners end up with the basic two or three cabinet configuration for … Continue reading

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FAMOUS KITCHENS – Get the Look: Guy Fieri – TV Chef’s Edition

We previously did a post on how you can get Sandra Lee’s kitchen from Food Network’s Semi Home Made. Today we are going for the complete opposite with Guy Fieri and we’ll present you the IKEA version of his kitchen from … Continue reading

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Under Counter Storage: What’s the best way to go?

When it comes to choosing the type of base cabinets for your kitchen there are three main choices: the typical door and drawer combinations, all drawer bases and bases with full height doors. Most kitchens include some of each, though … Continue reading

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Special Holidays Offer: Design Services for Just $25

For a limited time only we are offering Ikea Kitchen Design Online services for JUST $25. Visit us at http://www.ikeakitchendesignonline.com Happy Holidays from the IKDO Team

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