Six Reasons Bar Carts Have Become The Hottest New Accent Piece of 2019

One of the unexpected breakout trends of 2019 is the meteoric rise in popularity of one simple accent piece: the bar cart. At a glance, this trend feels oddly specific: why this one particular, relatively obscure piece of furniture? But it’s actually one that meshes well with several other overarching trends: the move toward multi-purpose […]

Dishing It Out: How Dishwashers are Better Than Hand Washing

The invention of the dishwasher revolutionized the way you use your kitchenin the most significant way since the refrigerator. But some people think that there must be a big cost to this convenience, and wonder if we should use dishwashers at all instead of traditional hand washing. You may morally object to relying on a machine to […]

Add a Gas Cooktop to Your Kitchen for Extra Cooking Power

If you’ve been feeling confined around your current kitchen stove, it might be time to upgrade. Standalone gas cooktops not only offer you more surface space to work with, but can free up the layout of your kitchen in ways that a traditional range simply can’t. With a standalone cooktop, you can put your cooking station wherever […]

Add A Little Color to Your Kitchen with Decorative Pendant Lights

The best way to bring a room together is with a clever use of color. But experimenting with color in a kitchen can be a challenge, because a big portion of your space is taken up by necessary appliances that come in boring black, white, or metallic finishes. You can add color despite this limitation through […]

Five Smart Reasons To Add A Dedicated Beverage Cooler To Your Kitchen

Summer may be winding down, but there’s still plenty of time to cool off with a beverage cooler for all your refreshments. To some, it may seem excessive to have both a refrigerator and a beverage cooler  in your kitchen, but this isn’t your dorm room’s mini-fridge. Beverage coolers are made to chill and to […]

Get Your Kitchen Organized With These Five Space-Saving Cabinet Organizers

Getting organized is great in any room of the home, but it can be especially important in the kitchen. Cooking already takes up a lot of time and preparation, so saving a few minutes (and a little stress) by not having to dig through your pots and pans cabinet or spice rack to find your […]

Five Tips For Designing a Stylish Retro Kitchen

Are you looking to remodel your kitchen, but unsure of what direction to go in? You can always take a look at the style that used to be it for kitchens. Now, while we can all agree on going back to the past is a bad idea overall, there are some good aesthetic pointers that […]

Easy Ways To Add Storage To A Small Kitchen (Part 3): Unconventional Cabinets

Making the most of a small kitchen often requires thinking outside the box – and by box, I mean outside the traditional kitchen cabinet. In Part 2 of this series, I talked a little bit about using pull out shelves and other cabinet organizers to help improve the efficiency of the cabinets you have, but […]

Easy Ways To Add Storage To A Small Kitchen (Part 2): Pull Out Organizers For Your Drawers And Cabinets

Getting a small kitchen organized is no small task. When space is limited, every available inch matters. Quick fixes like the ones mentioned in Part 1 of this series are a good way to make better use of unused space, but today I want to look at ways to make ordinary storage spaces work smarter, […]

Easy Ways To Add Storage To A Small Kitchen (Part 1): Making Use Of Wasted Space

Having  a small kitchen can be a big hassle, especially if you don’t have a major remodel on the horizon. But even in the smallest kitchens, there’s probably a lot more unused space than you realize: areas that are left empty that you probably don’t even notice. The trick is finding those spots and choosing […]