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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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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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Ikea’s Tall Cabinet Accessories

A tall cabinets’ contents mustn’t be static, they must be easily accessible and turned “inside out” to be used properly. Tall cabinets don’t need to be just plain shelves. Ikea has additional options available that are very convenient depending on … Continue reading

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Common Kitchen Design Mistakes: Why You Shouldn’t Design your Cooktop under the Window

Typical designs usually center the sink beneath the window, but every now and then customers request a design with the range or cooktop beneath the window. This is a bad idea and here’s why: An open window above the range … Continue reading

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Kitchen design ideas: glass doors for a china cabinet

Many of us experience that sense of dread when our mother-in-law announces a sudden visit. Special dishes and silverware that distinguish the occasion must be looked for and sorted out. Storing them separately adds to the anticipation (or trepidation) as … 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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IKEA kitchen islands: your own cooking and baking center

Typical kitchen designs have a full range or a cooktop in one cabinet and wall oven in a tall cabinet.  If there’s space for an island, then a lot of space is saved by including them here. The island shown … Continue reading

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