The 2019 Best Dark Greens for Kitchen Cabinets

The 2019 Best Dark Greens for Kitchen Cabinets

No, it’s not the Pantone Color of the Year. It’s not the Paint Color of the Year, nor is it the Fashion Color of the Year. It’s been seeping into your psyche, increasingly crossing your field of vision over a year or two. Which means the time has...
When “Updating” Isn’t What Your Kitchen Needs

When “Updating” Isn’t What Your Kitchen Needs

As much time as I spend helping clients update kitchens, I suppose I’m a bit of a hypocrite. Because there’s nothing “updated” about my own kitchen.  My home was built in 1939, and the kitchen appears to have been updated in the late 1950s or...

Creating Ambiance in the Kitchen

I found a pair of mid-century lamps last week at a Barn Sale here in Nashville that I couldn’t pass up.  I bought them without knowing whether or not they worked, so I set them up in the kitchen to test them with light bulbs.   quick photo with my cell phone ...

House Beautiful’s Top Kitchen Design Mistakes

I recently read House Beautiful’s Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes, and for the most part I agree with their list! Joan Schlinder One that made the list was not taking your cabinets to the ceiling.  Leaving a space above the cabinetry typically results  in a...