June 6th, 2018

kitchen layout

Interested in incorporating a farm-style kitchen in your home, but unsure where to start? Craig Allen Designs in Midland Park, NJ stimulates your imagination with five must-have aspects of any farm-style kitchen. Sink Many would argue that the sink is the focal point of any farm-style kitchen design. The classic farmhouse sink has a deep, wide basin that’s big and hefty, large enough to hold and rinse vegetables and other produce, pluck chickens and anything else that features in a full…

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May 15th, 2018

cooking in the kitchen

Great memories (and meals) are created in the kitchen. Here are several tips for how to make the most of this invaluable space. Sink Solutions Choosing the right sink can have a big impact on how you use your kitchen. If you’d like to maximize your countertop space, consider an undermount sink. Its design facilitates a flat draining area that can be used as a second surface for placing dirty dishes or produce that needs washed. A single bowl sink is a space-saving option that can be…

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April 19th, 2018

Are you about to undertake a full kitchen remodel or are you simply looking to give your cooking space a fresh appearance? Either way, you’ll want to install new cabinets in your kitchen. Even if installing new cabinets is the only thing you do in your kitchen, it’s enough to completely transform the space. Because cabinets claim so much floor and wall space and they tend to be the most expensive item in a kitchen remodel, they’re be the focal point of your new kitchen. You…

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April 2nd, 2018

Farmhouse kitchen style is more popular than ever. Because of TV make-over shows like HGTV’s Fixer Upper, people are loving the look more than ever. You can thank Chip and Joanna Gaines for farmhouse kitchen — or blame them, if you’re not a fan. While this type of kitchen was a thing before their show got popular, Joanna’s signature decorating style is what everyone seems to want these days. Could it be a response to the minimalist trend that we see in every magazine? Farmhouse is…

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March 19th, 2018

Why has painted cabinetry become so popular? It’s because of its versatility. It can look modern or traditional, it can be transitional or contemporary. It can be calm and serene; it can be wild. Painted cabinetry presents a look that has been “current” for two decades and will still be in style for the foreseeable future. And its popularity continues to grow. In February 2018, Sue Wadden, director of color marketing for Sherwin-Williams, said: “Three years ago, 70 percent of cabinets…

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