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…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

February 28th, 2018

Choosing Your Door And Drawer Style The one thing that will affect the look of your kitchen perhaps more than anything else is the style of your cabinet door and drawer fronts. And there are many styles available to you. Traditional cope and stick, slab, or mitered construction. Raised or flat (recessed) panels. Ogee, square, or regular beads. And more… So many choices!Click Here to View Full Article

Read Article

February 12th, 2018

I don’t like trends. I always caution my clients that their new kitchen is the one place where they want to stay away from trendy choices. I understand that they want their new kitchen to look hip and happening to show off. Yet, buyers’ remorse is a real thing, and no one wants the kitchen they’ve invested thousands of dollars in to be out of style in a few short years. It’s a delicate balance when making choices for a kitchen remodel. But I’m happy to work with you to evaluate the…

Read Article

January 2nd, 2018

The selections you must make for a new kitchen can seem endless: hardware finish and type; stone, quartz or laminate countertops; lighting fixtures; appliances – gas, electric, or combination, stainless or colored finish; type of flooring; seating, etc. But I’d like to talk about one detail you may not have thought about. You’ve probably looked at lots of photos to get inspiration – on Houzz and in magazines, home makeover shows and cabinetry websites. Certain pictures of cabinetry…

Read Article