How do you store your cookbooks? Everyone is different, as we've seen before, but I think this cookbook storage solution — facing out, like at a bookstore — is a little more unusual than most. What do you think?
If you're in the San Francisco Bay Area this weekend, there is one destination that needs to be on your list: Sunset Magazine's Celebration Weekend. This is the one time in the year when Sunset Magazine goes all out: transforming empty rooms into beautiful designer kitchens and workspaces, plumping their gardens into brilliance, and inviting vendors from all over the West Coast to show us their goods. I got to sneak a peek at what's in store for lucky visitors this weekend — take a look!
Here's a welcome mid-week daydream for you: a charming French bistro-inspired kitchen! This small kitchen has so much going for it — from the floor tiles (swoon!) to the teal metal chairs and the wrought-iron table legs...
This spacious farmhouse-style California kitchen has such a wonderful feel about it, due to the abundance of light-colored wood and the crisp, pastel color on the wall. Want to emulate some of it in your own kitchen? Here are sources to help you get the look. If you recognize other elements in the kitchen, please fill in the blanks in the comments! See another photo below:
Love the throwback look of barn lights, or those metal industrial-style farmhouse pendants? If you're looking for a go-to resource for these kinds of lights for your kitchen or dining room, Barn Light Electric is a dream.
A few months ago, I wrote a post on the top 10 items to buy at IKEA, and the RÅSKOG cart topped the list. Since then I've continued to see it everywhere, which to my mind means it's on its way to achieving the ubiquitous cult status of the BEKVÄM kitchen cart, or the EXPEDIT bookcase.
Yesterday I checked out the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York, an annual trade show highlighting what's new in design. It's not a kitchen-focused show, but I like going to see what's exciting for the dining room. A big reveal at this year's show was the brand-new Stockholm dining table and chairs from IKEA, made of walnut and due in stores in August! See more photos below:
Glamorous kitchens are fun to look at and aspire to, but what about the little things everyone can do to make their kitchens prettier and more functional? That's what one Kitchn reader wanted to know, so I've rounded up 15 cheap yet effective ways you can spruce up a small kitchen:
You know that awkward gap of wall surface left between the tops of most kitchen cabinets and the ceiling? It's generally about twelve inches in depth and has long puzzled renters and homeowners alike when it comes to decorating, leading to such ideas as hanging rows of plates waaaaaay up high or squeezing in a few silk philodendrons (in the case of the ledge instead of the soffit). Here are some fresh ideas if you're bothered by the gap in your kitchen:
Earlier today Dana offered some thoughts on organizing your cookbook collection. She admits that how you choose to organize your cookbooks is all about personal preference, but if you need some visual inspiration, where better to look than our Kitchen Tour archives? Here's a quick peek at how 15 different cooks find ways to store their beloved cookbooks in the kitchen.