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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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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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Kitchen Island Configurations: A Bench on the Back with a Bookcase on the Side

It’s nicer to search through cookbooks while sitting comfortably in the kitchen near them.  Two 15″ high wall cabinets were designed and set on IKEA’s Capita legs. An open base cabinet was designed to easily get at the cookbooks. Or … Continue reading

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IKEA Vanities: A Stylish Look using Stainless Steel Legs

Kitchen cabinets shouldn’t be restricted to the kitchen – they work, and look, just as well in the bathroom. Just design two 15″ drawer cabinets at the ends for items such as personal care and make up;  two 21″ sink … Continue reading

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Choosing the ideal fridge location for your kitchen

Leaving your fridge next to the wall (as shown above) is always the wrong way to go.  Not only does this make the entire design look poorly planned, but it’s also very impractical – and here’s why: The door must … Continue reading

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5 ways to add color to your IKEA kitchen

  IKEA’s five types of accent doors are sure to brighten up modern kitchen designs with their Rubrik Akurum line.  These doors average about $35-40 more than the main door styles. The Choices Abstrakt High Gloss Green: The most common choice … Continue reading

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Kitchen space solutions: Use only the appliances you’ll need

Everyone gets excited when planning home renovations and it’s relatively easy to get carried away with so many nifty appliances in the market.  That’s how some end up with a design such as this one: This reduces not only your … Continue reading

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