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Kitchen

It’s the heart of your home for a reason. See the latest trends in kitchen design, discover a new home hack or find your next DIY project right here. From small kitchens to large, traditional to modern, there’s something for everyone here.

Don’t Stockpile: What to Buy for Home Quarantine During Coronavirus

As the number of coronavirus cases increase around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to profoundly reshape daily lives and habits. If you’ve spent any time on social media, you’ve likely seen people in the U.S. and around the world “panic buying” in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, but it’s critical to remember that being […]

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10 Amazing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Styles

  Doerken / Getty Images The kitchen is truly the heart of the home — we know, it’s a cliche, but only because it’s true. Think of the last big party you threw—you had the entire home spotless; you arranged comfy seating in every nook of the living room; you had tables set for buffet […]

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10 Most Unique Kitchen Cabinet Styles Even Some You’ve Never Heard Of

We recently received this article by Brittany Mauriss from CalFinder which we believe most of you Freshome readers will find inspiring. Enjoy:The best kitchen cabinets are ones with a story to tell, the kind that inspire us to dream up a creative vision for our own homes. I’d like to share 10 of the most […]

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10 Rustic Kitchen Designs That Embody Country Life

Westend61 / Getty Images You’re standing in your cozy rustic kitchen admiring the warm glow that only aged wood cabinets and a natural fireplace can emit, and the smell of pine trees surrounds your senses. You drop into your favorite plaid-covered chair, resting your stocking feet close to the open flame of the wood-burning stove […]

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Trend Alert: Glass Door Refrigerators Are the New Stainless Steel

If you’re looking for a way to freshen up your kitchen, keep an eye out for the latest kitchen trend: glass door refrigerators. They’re hot in Europe, which means the trend should be landing stateside shortly. Brands like Balay, GE, SubZero and Fisher & Paykel all have a version of a glass panel refrigerator available. […]

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Kitchen Cabinet Ideas for a Modern, Classic Look

Your kitchen cabinets set the stage for the styling and look of your kitchen, as well as how well organized your kitchen necessities are. But the latest in kitchen cabinet ideas and design trends can be tricky, since certain trends look dated after several years.Replacing your kitchen cabinets are a big investment, so making the […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Two-Toned Kitchen Cabinet Trend

YinYang / Getty Images Kitchens have always been at the forefront of interior design trends and for good reason. For most of us, the kitchen is one of the most used rooms in our homes, so there’s no reason not to invest in aesthetics. These days, two-toned kitchen cabinets are the look everyone seems to […]

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Is the kitchen the most important room of the home?

I wrote two articles recently Are Dining Rooms Becoming Obsolete and  How Science, Art and Technology Are Creating the Kitchen of the Future, which led me to question whether the kitchen may now be the most important room of the home. I discussed this with decorators, kitchen designers, architects, realtors, editors and friends both in […]

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Galley Kitchens: Pros, Cons, and Tips

Whether you’re thinking about remodeling your kitchen or searching for a new home and weighing your options, the kitchen setup is extremely important. And if you cook a lot, the layout of this room really matters. Quite a few homes have galley kitchens — and the owners either love them or want to take a […]

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Beautiful Outdoor Kitchen Ideas for Summer

Summer is almost here! It’s time for cookouts, BBQ’s and outdoor entertaining.  But outdoor parties can become tedious with all that running back and forth, inside and out with serving dishes and food. The solution: Outdoor kitchens. They allow us to navigate backyard entertaining without all the fuss, avoiding the running back and forth from […]

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9 Easy Kitchen Lighting Upgrades

If there’s one place the worlds of form and function seamlessly meet it’s in the kitchen. And upgrading the lighting is an way to add a fresh dose of style and substance to the space. Even if you don’t have a major kitchen remodel in your future, a simple lighting swap — from adding some […]

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What is the Future of Kitchen Technology ?

The role of the kitchen in our homes has changed dramatically over the years. What used to be a space simply used for food preparation has now become the hub of the home. Today, cooking is accompanied by a greater variety of activities such as entertaining, socialising, dining, working, laundry etc. As our use of […]

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The Perfect Time For Your Kitchen Remodel

IP Galanternik D.U. / Getty Images Your kitchen is a practical, highly-used space that you should truly enjoy living in each and every day. Keeping it updated and to your liking can seem frivolous, but what space could be more important in our daily lives? We’re willing to spend out for a comfortable bed to […]

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11 Fresh and Modern Kitchen Countertop Ideas

The kitchen countertop is the perfect place to add the ultimate design touch to your kitchen. Regardless of which kitchen countertop ideas you’re attracted to, select materials that are durable and built to withstand the wear and tear associated with cooking and prep. Engineering and technology have made a wide variety of design choices and […]

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How to Instantly Upgrade your Kitchen without Spending a Small Fortune

ArchiViz / Getty Images It might be said that the kitchen is the most important room in the house. For many of us, it is the most used as well as where we spend most of our time, whether we’re preparing nutritious meals for our families, preparing to entertain large and small crowds, or just […]

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Inexpensive Ways to Transform Your Countertops

If you hate your countertops — kitchen, bath, bar, or garage — but you’re not ready to pony up the money required to get granite, take heart. There are other alternatives, probably cheaper than the tax you would pay for granite, to transform countertops. And the news gets even better. You don’t have to be […]

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How to Build A TV Studio Kitchen For a Video Recipe Blog

Chesky_W / Getty Images This TV studio kitchen is what makes the connection between home life and work for one girl that seems to know how to make waves. Oana Grecea is a Romanian entrepreneur that turns her dream into reality day by day, opportunity by opportunity. She loves to cook and entertain, so the natural move […]

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5 Ideas for Fold-Away Kitchen Storage

If there’s one thing many of us feel we need, it’s more kitchen storage space. It seems like there’s always some new doodad to buy for the kitchen. And putting it all somewhere can get to be a challenge. But that’s why they invented fold-away kitchen storage. These design elements are defined by how they […]

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10 Ways to Breathe Life into Old Cabinetry

Home cabinetry is one of the most expensive components of your home.  Whether you are choosing kitchen or bathroom cabinets, bringing life into old cabinets will save money and give your home a face lift.  When cabinets are updated they can improve the value of your home and appeal to future home buyers. Even if […]

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Affordable Handmade Cupboards for Distinctive Kitchens by British Standard

British Standard by Plain English is the brand behind affordable, off-the-shelf cupboards for kitchens, larders and utility rooms, made by hand in a Suffolk workshop. Nuanced by traditional brass fittings and distinctively grained worktops, British Standard’s Georgian inspired cupboards create subtle yet impactful undertones of Britain’s manufacturing past. Using a monochrome colour palette, charcoal-painted cupboards […]

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5 Unexpected Ways to Use Wood Textures in the Kitchen

Wood is a common material for kitchens, from cabinets to walls to countertops. You can also use wood textures in the kitchen in surprising ways to create some visual interest and a style all your own. You can use wood in unexpected ways or in unexpected places to make a statement in a space. So […]

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4 Tips to Help You Create a Perfectly Cozy Breakfast Nook in Your Home

If you have enough space for it, we highly suggest incorporating a breakfast nook into your home. This space can serve as the perfect place for the family to gather, whether it’s over your morning cup of coffee or the kids’ homework after school. Keep reading to learn how to put together a breakfast nook […]

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6 Ideas for Using Kitchen Backsplash Contrast

Kitchen backsplashes are a natural place to add some individual style. From the different color options to the wide variety of materials, there are many possibilities for a unique and fun backsplash. And one of the easiest ways to add some personal style into the kitchen is to think kitchen backsplash contrast. Using contrast in […]

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10 Smart New Kitchen Products to Buy in 2016

The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start. Why not start with the kitchen? Kitchen innovations are always popping up on the market, so we scoured the web to find the latest, smartest kitchen products, from fun conversation starters to functional tools you won’t believe you ever lived without. Sisoje / Getty Images Here are 10 new kitchen […]

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