Katie's Kitchen Design & Tips

January 21, 2015

Handcrafted cement tiles are coming in more sizes and colors than ever before. The look stands out on its own. A room with these tiles does not need much else for ornamentation. The tiles can be made with soft muted colors, or bright and interesting color and pattern combinations fitted to your personal style. As it turns out, cement tiles are also a green and eco conscious choice.

November 15, 2014

Faucets come in two basic designs: single-lever or two-handled. Both will let you control the flow of water, so picking one or the other comes down to kitchen habits and personal style. Consider your setup options carefully – a faucet is as important to your needs as picking a kitchen sink and the two should compliment each other.

November 7, 2014

Thanksgiving turkey dinner with all the trimmings is an American tradition, yet even the most treasured traditions can get a little old year after year. So this year, mix it up! Turkey may be the star, but there is lots of room to spice things up in your side dishes, too. Instead of green bean casserole, make roasted green beans. Instead of pumpkin pie, serve pumpkin cheesecake. It will give a fresh feel to your holiday meal without taking away tradition. Here’s a couple ideas to get you started:

November 1, 2014

Backsplashes were essentially meant to be an easy-to-clean surface that protects your walls from spills and stains – but they have become so much more. Today, backsplashes can determine and transform the entire look of your space. They can stretch along the edge of the kitchen or reach from oven to ceiling for a dramatic focal point. With a variety of custom patterns, they can be the star of your design or draw the eye to specific details like countertops and sinks.

October 25, 2014

If your kitchen ceilings are a basic white, you may be missing an opportunity. Adding a spash of paint to the ceiling can trick the eye and change the feeling of a space in a big way. Unleash the potential of your fifth wall and reconsider color.

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