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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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Guest Post: IKEA induction cook-tops – A worthwhile investment.

When it comes to the kitchen, design is dictated by the fact that there are some things you need to have in that room. A fridge freezer, an oven and a stove are pretty much par for the course. When … Continue reading

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Kitchen Design Ideas: A Beverage Station using a Wine Cooler in a Tall Cabinet

Some of us have been known to take extreme measures while wanting to continue the good times and not finding a bottle of wine or spirits. Our design takes the wine cooler off the floor and places it at eye-level … Continue reading

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Common Kitchen Mistakes: How do I Know What the ideal Circulation Area is between cabinets?

An experienced kitchen designer knows that there must be at least 30” of free space of circulation area between cabinets. The narrower the space the greater the chance for accidents, problems or general boo-boos. Imagine carrying a pot of boiling … Continue reading

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FAMOUS KITCHENS – Get the Look: Jamie Oliver – TV Chefs Edition

One of our readers challenged us a couple weeks ago to get the IKEA version of Jamie Oliver’s kitchen in 30 Minute Meals.  Here’s our version: IKEA Door Style: Adel Medium Brown, Rubrik Stainless for Sink Area Main Features: No wall … Continue reading

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Kitchen Island Configurations: Granite Countertops for Easy Clean-up of Oil Spills

Fried chicken from a cast iron skillet is everyone’s favorite – but, oh, the cleanup. Oil and batter splattered all around the stove, countertop and sides. De-greasing all the surfaces isn’t that hard if there’s a little “wall” around the … Continue reading

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FAMOUS KITCHENS – Get the Look: Tyler’s Ultimate – TV Chefs Edition

Today’s famous kitchen comes from Food Tv’s Chef Tyler Florece from Tyler’s Ultimate. We’ve given it a modern spin by moving away from painted wood cabinets.  Here’s our version: IKEA Door Style: Rubrik Turquoise (available in European and Asian markets) … Continue reading

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Spice Storage Solutions: Ikea’s Perfekt Shelves

It’s convenient to have spices, sauces and utensils close-by when cooking stir-fry or pasta. Open cubby hole type spaces are ideal for fast cookin’ and grabbin’ using IKEA’s 9″ perfekt shelves. They’re usually designed vertically but become “spice racks” when placed horizontally. … Continue reading

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FAMOUS KITCHENS – Get the Look: Hot in Cleveland – TV Homes Edition

Today’s famous kitchen comes from Hot in Cleveland.  Here’s our version: IKEA Door Style: Stat, White Main Features: Stacked cabinets, farm sink, free standing refrigerator, rails. Faucet: Lagan, Single Lever kitchen faucet Sink: Domsjo, Single Bowl Estimated Price:  $2,169.79 The look of … Continue reading

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How to design a breakfast center with IKEA cabinets

We’ve all experienced that morning stupor during which just a simple breakfast of a bagel, or cereal and coffee is all that’s necessary to carry on. Or, a warm Pop Tart and a glass of orange juice could be tasty. … Continue reading

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