January 10th, 2019

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What’s happening in kitchen design trends?  If you’re considering a kitchen remodel, you’ll want to know what’s in and what’s out.  The Kitchen is the Most Used Room The kitchen is the busiest, most used room in most homes. A typical kitchen acts as the center of activity in a home. It’s where you feed your family and entertain your friends. It’s also where you prepare great dishes and try new recipes. Your kitchen may also be the location where you help your kids with their…

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December 5th, 2018

Craig Allen Designs has established a reputation for creating beautiful and functional designs using custom cabinets.  Homeowners seek out our design services when they’re remodeling their kitchen or bath.  Did you to know we can create custom cabinets for any room in your home, allowing you to express your style anywhere? We’ll help you explore the many design options found in your home’s rooms beyond the kitchen.  From the living room to the bedroom or the mudroom, and…

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October 29th, 2018

House sizes have gotten smaller in recent years, creating the need for clever storage solutions. And that applies to custom closets, as well as the kitchen. In today’s home market, a walk-in. custom closet is a major status symbol, and the trend is that home buyers are willing to pay extra for a walk-in closet in the master bedroom. Who is better at space planning than a kitchen and bath designer, like me? I discovered that custom closet design is a natural addition to my skill set…

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October 15th, 2018

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  Unlike shag carpeting, some design elements have a timeless appeal that will ensure that your kitchen remodel is as aesthetically pleasing and welcoming 30 years from now as it is today. If you want to create a kitchen that has a classic look that will never go out of style or seem dated, you should consider incorporating some of the following elements into the room’s design.  (more…)

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September 18th, 2018

While multigenerational living is a new type of family dynamic in the 2010s, in reality, it’s nothing new. In 1940, about one-quarter of the U.S. population lived with three or more generations in one home. After WWII, American families largely became two-generational, with parents and minor- age children under one roof. Then the share of the population living in a multigenerational-type of household – defined as including two or more adult generations or including grandparents and…

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