Sophisticated Country Kitchen Design

Interior designer Elizabeth Metcalfe offers advice for creating a sophisticated country kitchen design with texture, color and pattern: • Control the contrast between light and dark elements. “While contrast can definitely make a room appear … Continue reading

French Country Kitchen Design

Don’t let a narrow or cumbersome area discourage you from achieving your kitchen design dreams. No matter how challenging your kitchen’s layout or size, you can still grace it with a design that’s functional and … Continue reading

How to Save Money on your Kitchen Remodel

Modern needs require modern changes. This Victorian home, though appealing to a busy family—with its spacious first floor and location right across the street from the kids’ school—still had an 1876-style kitchen. However nostalgic, the … Continue reading

Kitchen Decor Accents: Keen for Green

Emerald green —Pantone’s pick for 2013 color of the year—was a big hit at this spring’s International Housewares Association Show in Chicago as designers shared bright ideas for incorporating green into home décor. And vendors showcased new … Continue reading

8 Ideas for Easter Table Settings

If you’re hosting Easter lunch this Sunday and you’re fresh out of place setting ideas, never fear. Glean your inspiration from these 8 simple table settings. 1. Break out the vintage lace and linens: Pair delicate … Continue reading

8 Hot Kitchen Trends for 2013

Pondering a kitchen remodel or revamp and looking for some stylish kitchen trends with some staying power? Take some cues from the design professionals at the recent International Housewares Association Show in Chicago. Here are a … Continue reading