Published at Friday, September 21st 2018, 03:09:19 AM by Patrice Bonnet. Flooring. Travertine is an interesting material. It’s a type of limestone and that immediately makes it timeless and refined as well as full of character. At the same time, it means that this is a durable material, a long-lasting option not just for kitchen floors but for other types of environments as well. Of course, it also means that it’s an expensive choice so all the beauty comes with a price and a few other requirements such as constant maintenance and periodic sealing.
Published at Sunday, September 16th 2018, 03:03:14 AM by Patrice Bonnet. Flooring. However, there aren’t so many color choices and that means more limitations when planning the room’s design and decor.There’s a certain lightness to bamboo flooring that makes it a great option for modern and contemporary kitchen and for open and airy spaces in general.Bamboo flooring feels warm and comfortable underfoot and is comparable to hardwood flooring in a lot of ways. Its sustainable nature, however, makes it special and inspires a lot of people to choose it over other options.
Published at Monday, September 03rd 2018, 03:26:04 AM. Cabinet By Martino Villa. As the name suggests, leaded glass is very rich in lead. The high content of this heavy metal is responsible for the unique look of this glass and the tint that makes it special and appreciated for its decorative qualities. Leaded glass looks elegant and has this very appealing artisanal look but it can be pretty difficult to find. Alternatives include tinted or stained glass.
Published at Sunday, September 02nd 2018, 03:22:20 AM. Cabinet By Martino Villa. More and more decor trends form the past come back to our kitchens to make them edgy and unusual two-tone cabinets, string lights and more. Freestanding cabinetry is one of them, it’s rediscovered and is making a huge come back, and more designers or home owners use it. Freestanding cabinets have legs and seem to be more elevated from the floor. They don’t need to be attached to the back wall although they can be if desired.
Published at Friday, August 31st 2018, 03:36:58 AM. Color Scheme By Adrian Wright. One more trendy idea is two-toned kitchens with wood cabinets – upper or lower ones are of wood or plywood, and the second row is colored. You can go for dark-stained or light-colored wood, or for some rich wood tones – it’s up to you, and any sleek cabinet in any color will contrast the wood.
Published at Saturday, August 25th 2018, 03:31:44 AM. Color Scheme By Adrian Wright. An orange kitchen island can be a bold statement in your neutral kitchen, and if you think that orange cabinets are too much – go for just one island and add some echoing touches like stools or lamps. rock such a piece in a moody kitchen to cheer it up or in a minimalist white one to add color.
Published at Wednesday, August 15th 2018, 20:27:18 PM. Backsplashes By Adam Smith. Beadboard is a row of narrow wood planks lined up vertically. In between each wood plank is a little indentation or ridge, also known as a “bead”. These days most beadboard comes in long, monolithic sheets that are easy to install and imitate the look of narrow vertical planks. Beadboard is a very practical and beautiful choice for kitchen walls because they are easy to clean. It can be stained or painted and is particularly appropriate in farm, country, or seaside kitchens.
Published at Friday, August 10th 2018, 20:26:18 PM. Backsplashes By Adam Smith. Concrete can crack: that’s a risk that comes along with concrete countertops, most commonly when poured in place rather than pre-cast. To prevent it, you may add fiber reinforcement, rebar, and/or wire mesh but if they still appear, they can be repaired. Concrete backsplashes require maintenance. Reseal your backsplash every one to three years, avoid abrasive cleaners and scrubbers that can damage sealer. Consider all these pros and cons and decide if concrete is worth it or not.
Published at Saturday, July 28th 2018, 19:41:04 PM. Color Scheme By Lanston Wood. If you love bold colors, you can go for orange kitchen cabinets – juicy ones for a modern look or burnt orange ones for a retro or vintage-inspired space. Orange is a difficult color to blend, so better rock it with neutrals, eggplant, bold and dark shades or blue and black or grey, be careful with the rest of colors because you may get a tasteless space. Neutrals and white will help orange cabinets to stand out, and blue and purple touches will create a bold contrast and will make your space more colorful or more refined.