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An Unexpected use of Accent Doors

Accent doors usually bring a nice change of color and create a focal point in any kitchen. Though small kitchens don’t have many cabinets where accent doors may be designed. It’s not necessary to use a full row of cabinets … Continue reading

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Ikea Vanities: A Nook Below the Sink

A small modification changes the look and function of a basic bath cabinet to one that serves us better. By removing the false drawer front from a regular 36″ kitchen sink base and installing paneling to cover the sides and … Continue reading

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Kitchen Island Configurations: Angular Islands

This island design bears a resemblance to a command center. One that is removed from the actual production (in this case cooking) and fitted with the essentials to clean-up after that production has been completed. It’s as if Captain Kirk … Continue reading

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Common Mistakes: Radiate away from the corner

Microwaves are typically designed over-the-range with a built in exhaust fan, or under-the-counter in a 24 sink base cabinet, or as part of the wall cabinets. If the wall cabinet design is opted for, then it mustn’t be next to … Continue reading

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The Before Shots and the Completed Design – Project 5

IKDO used Ramsjo Red-Brown for a modern kitchen and wet bar design. Cabinet Cost: $7,049.21  (countertop included)

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IKEA kitchen islands: a practical desk area

Using two 36″ base cabinets along the back (or any other combination that adds up to 72” wide) and two 15″ four drawer base cabinets on each end at the front – creates  a practical desk area that’s 42″ wide … Continue reading

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The Before Shots and the Completed Design – Project 4

IKDO brought this kitchen out of the 70’s into the 21st century while keeping a traditional look. Door Style: Liljestad Medium Brown. Cabinet Cost: $4620.48

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