Tag Archives: kitchen

What I Gave Up for the Perfect Appliances (and Why It Was Worth It)

The perfect appliances . . . don’t you have that ideal set of appliances that you dream about at night? Well, neither do I. But Mr. Man and I have been trying to decide on the perfect appliances for our period kitchen for years now – we’ve made do with frequent repairs as our old […]

Kitchen Tile Backsplash – Taking It Up to the Ceiling

If you have kitchen cabinets that go to the ceiling, I’m going to show you why I think your kitchen backsplash tile should go to the ceiling as well.   This is a kitchen in a new home on which I consulted during the building process. My client wanted a neutral greige color scheme with […]

Best Granite Countertops for Cherry Cabinets

I was recently asked a question about working with existing cherry cabinets in a kitchen:  “What is the best granite countertops for cherry cabinets?” Painting the red-undertoned cabinets was not an option. The homeowner wanted to update the countertops and didn’t know what to choose.   There are so many options of granite, and some […]

Listen to Your Architecture

Often your architecture will give you clues to the right furniture placement if you will only listen. I’m going to tell you about a simple decision we made in Allison’s kitchen dining area that made a big difference visually and functionally. dining table from World Market

Wave Bye-Bye to Your Builder Basic Kitchen

Having grown weary of her boring home, this sweet gal from Las Vegas contacted me about helping her wave bye-bye to her builder basic kitchen.  After this happy result of a living room eDesign and Color consultation with The Decorologist, my client in Las Vegas is ready to move on to Phase 2 of her […]