Vintage butcher blocks like these can be expensive. That's about the only thing keeping me from having one in my home kitchen. Otherwise, they add such beauty and utility to the space that the cost is almost worth it:
French style has inspired a lot of pieces that are readily available for us to purchase and incorporate into our own kitchens. Here are five pieces you can pick up for your kitchen, eating area, or dining room to bring a little French style home:
Remodeling your kitchen? Like Martha Stewart's style? If you are looking for the clean, contemporary cottage and farmhouse style often seen in Martha's magazines, then you might want to check out her new line of cabinets at Home Depot.
In small kitchens, often the best way to make more room is to go up! High shelves, tall cabinets — they are common storage solutions in small spaces. But then you need a way to reach up there, and unless you have the luxury of a sliding ladder, you probably need a step stool. But where to store a stool in said tiny kitchen? Enter this ultra, ultra slim stool.
Brooklyn, New York is filled with brownstones &mdash everywhere you look there's another amazing brownstone just waiting to be renovated and brought back to life. Rebecca found her diamond in the rough and filled it with a breath of fresh air.
While roaming through the aisles of our local Costco, we happened upon this garage storage unit. It has sleek drawers that are able to hold some serious weight, padded interior liners, thick butcher block top — we had to have it! But it's not going in the garage!
Sometimes we take cooking too seriously and we need a good laugh. Food and food preparation are forms of art, so why not use them as inspiration when working with different mediums. We never thought we'd be drawn to pillows made to look like food — but we love these, and we want to share them with you!
We have been known to roll our eyes at the concept of "glamping" (glamorous camping); isn't roughing it part of the fun of outdoor excursions? But we must admit we're pretty smitten with this beautiful range of outdoor furniture, cookware, and tableware from Snow Peak. The luxury branding – and price tag – might seem frivolous, but when you consider the thoughtful, long-lasting nature of the designs, we think they're actually quite sensible.
At first we were pretty excited to find this outdoor folding table. Hooked over the edge of a deck or balcony railing, it can serve as a table for two or an extra surface area, and then be folded down when not in use. Ingenious space saver, right? But the longer we looked at it, the less confident we were about how much we actually liked it.