Category Archives: Design ideas

FAMOUS KITCHENS – Get the Look: You, Me and Dupree – Movie Homes

Today’s famous kitchen comes from the Kate Hudson and Matt Dillon’s home in You, Me and Dupree : IKEA Door Style: Adel White / Adel Birch Main Features: Combination of two colors (white and birch), glass doors, island with a single cabinet … Continue reading

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Ikea Baths: Using Door Panels to match your Ikea Vanity

Most designers design a single vanity area leaving the rest of the space to be covered in ceramic tile, marble or granite. We believe that a built-in cabinet-look can tie-in the tub and shower areas also. Here 24 x 18” … Continue reading

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Kitchen Island Configurations: A Funky Colored Island with Floating Shelves

Our designers love taking the Lack shelves and placing them in unusual locations. It’s just that they’re so fun-looking and practical that we can’t resist. A 24” and 15” full-height door base cabinet was designed for each of the island … Continue reading

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FAMOUS KITCHENS – Get the Look: Dunphy Household – Modern Family – TV Homes Edition

This week our famous kitchen comes from the TV show Modern Family.  Here’s our version of the Dunphys kitchen: IKEA Door Style: Adel Birch Main Features: Built in microwave, open shelf cabinets, glass doors, island. Faucet: Ringskar, Single Lever Sink: Boholmen, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Design Ideas: Staggered Heights and Accent Doors

Window frames, like cabinets, have gotten away from certain basic colors. Window frames used to be just aluminum and white – now they’re available in lots of the same colors as IKEA’s cabinets. Here our designers aimed to tie the … Continue reading

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Kitchen Design Ideas: What are Staggered Heights?

Our designers usually design IKEA kitchens from the corner outwards. It seems as if this designer had a change of heart after designing the tall corner cabinets and then went back to normal 30” high uppers. The tall corner was … Continue reading

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FAMOUS KITCHENS – Get the Look: Mrs Doubtfire – Movie Homes

From the charming 90s family comedy Mrs Doubtfire, here’s our IKEA version: IKEA Door Style: Lidingo White Main Features: Two sinks, ends finished with open shelves, breakfast bar, built in appliances. Faucet: Lagan, single lever Sink: Boholmen, Single Bowl Estimated Price:  $4,428.64 … Continue reading

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Ikea Vanities: What’s a good place to hide my hamper?

Most laundry hampers are fairly difficult to access; also most folks don’t really want to see its contents. With an attractive basket that’s emptied often, a laundry hamper needn’t be hampered by having to open a door first. Maybe there’s … Continue reading

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Kitchen Design Ideas: A Single Cabinet Facing Out for a Table Based Peninsula

Typical kitchen peninsulas are part of the cabinets; they’re permanent.  We feel that’s too limiting in a small kitchen. Sometimes and island is useful and others a peninsula. With a little design forethought, transform a single row kitchen into an … Continue reading

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FAMOUS KITCHENS – Get the Look: Daddy Day Care – Movie Homes

Today’s famous kitchen comes from the Eddie Murphy’s Daddy Day Care.  Here’s our version: IKEA Door Style: Stat White Main Features: two level island with horizontal wine storage, built in appliances, open shelves. Faucet: Hjuvik with Handspray Sink: Fyndig, Single bowl … Continue reading

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