Although most folks are trying to maximize their countertop space, giving them the largest work surface possible, this built in storage in Delafield, Wisconsin does the exact opposite. But by building in storage where countertops could have been they've actually maximized the kitchen's potential.
The new year has brought with it two strong desires: To save money (the post-holiday financial situation is dire!) and to start fresh. Inspired by necessity, I've decided not to buy any groceries except produce until I've cooked my way through my stash of staples.
There could be a leprechaun and a pot of gold hiding underneath our kitchen sink, and we'd never know it, given all the things balanced precariously around the drain pipe under there. Which is why we love the idea of these adjustable shelves.
This kitchen remodel shows off one of our favorite tricks in making a kitchen look bigger. It also happens to make the kitchen much more functional. Do you know what it is? We talked about it here, too.
We mentioned "Design on a Dime" host Kristan Cunningham's own kitchen remodel, but only in passing, and then we found these before photos. Take a look at how a bit of paint (and plywood) transformed her kitchen!
I remember the first time I saw a kitchen with appliances tucked away behind cabinet doors. I was a little confused — where was the refrigerator? The dishwasher? They blended right into the kitchen! What do you think about this look? Would you like your appliances hidden behind cabinet doors, or do prefer to have them proudly on display?
What do you do when your house has cabinets and countertops that are a little less than inspiring, or your wall color puts you to sleep? Why, you make them over of course! This first-time homeowner and her husband set to work, making smart economical decisions.