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Ikea Bathroom Vanities: A bathroom of equals

Couples constantly bicker over bathroom space . . . so we’ve split the vanity area right down the middle! Two levels keep countertop articles dry and convenient.  The rendering shows two 15″ three drawer cabinets with paneling for the side … Continue reading

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The Before Shots and the Completed Design – Project 13

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Ikea Bathroom Vanities: A Linen Closet on the Countertop

The cabinet door’s vertical lines should run all the way to the ceiling to create a nice visual effect. Kitchen cabinets have been designed here for the bathroom.  Installed atop of the counter we’ve designed two 12 ” deep x … Continue reading

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Small Space Solutions: Mirrors instead of Glass Doors

A rather unusual design for small kitchens is to install mirrors instead of glass for a wall cabinets’ glass door. Mirrors create additional light by reflecting a kitchen’s natural light – making it feel more open.  Also, more “movement” is … 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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Storage solutions: kitchen corner cabinets

It’s senseless to be “backed into a corner”, or suffer a poor design, for corner base cabinets.  The average kitchen has only one and there’s at least six feet of available storage space available.  Designed well, the corner base cabinet … 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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