We've said it before: keeping kitchen linens in a basket is a nice, neat storage solution. But this idea takes it one step forward: make that basket a vintage bicycle basket, and hang it from a rod (like IKEA's Grundtal rail) on your backsplash!
The thought of painting a room black sounds bleak, doesn't it? But nothing could be further from the truth. A little bit of black works hard in the kitchen. One example: I love how kitchen stools look set against a black island or wall. When put in relief like that, the stools grab your attention. It's dramatic, yet not overwhelming.
Stephanie and Jason's Albany Park, Chicago apartment is over 100 years old, so it's natural the couple's style gravitates towards vintage and antique items. The kitchen is bright and simple, but has a beautiful built-in cabinet, which Stephanie admits is one of her very favorite apartment details.
Architect Mark Pellant lives in an airy, contemporary home in Hove, a town on the southern coast of England, near Brighton. The home was built using sustainable materials and renewable energy sources — a design that continues into the kitchen.
Who doesn't love a good before and after kitchen makeover? But if you think those projects are reserved for, well, adult-sized kitchens, you'd be mistaken. Even play kitchens get super stylin' sometimes. Just wait till you see what this little setup looks like now...
This classy, all-white kitchen feels so glamorous, with luxe details like marble countertops and sparkling chandeliers. Want to emulate some of it in your own kitchen? Here are sources to help you get the look. If you recognize other elements, please fill in the blanks in the comments! See another photo below:
Ah, the limitations of rental kitchens. There's only so much you can do without blowing your security deposit, and ripping out the backsplash tile probably isn't one of them. But covering up that tile is, provided you use these removable tile "tattoos" from 2Jane. With over 63 designs and colors to choose from, you can go graphic, whimsical, colorful, vintage-inspired, or — if you're trying to get rid of a tile design you already have — all white!
If you've ever wondered how a food stylist and food photographer would set up their home kitchen, here's your chance to get a firsthand peek: Johanna is a food stylist, and her partner Derek is a food photographer. Together they live and work in a Chicago loft with a large, open kitchen and dining space that fits with the couple's eclectic, creative style.
Susan's kitchen was in bad shape: "Every surface was starting to break down," she wrote to us, like "loose light fixtures, slipping wallpaper, places where the vinyl floor was shrinking away from the walls, scarred Formica, and badly battered doors on the lower cabinets." So with her house fully paid off and a home equity line sitting unused, she and her husband jumped into a renovation. Check out her kitchen now, and a detailed look at what she did and how much it cost!