Posts in Kitchen Remodel
House Tour: Modern Kitchen on a Minimal Budget

We first meet with Kristine when she was 8 months pregnant. Kristine is a tall gal (6’4”), so we couldn’t tell she was expecting. We met with her in our normal 2 hours consultation, and she totally shocked us by saying, “Can you get this done in the next 4 weeks? My baby is due at that time.”

“We should probably wait until after baby comes,” was my immediate response. However, Kristine didn’t want to wait. She hated her kitchen and wanted a new one as soon as possible.

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How to Get Custom Cabinets for Your Kitchen

How to Get Custom Cabinets for Your Kitchen

You might not know this, but we do more than just specialize in interior design and remodeling. We also have a small showroom and are factory-direct dealers for two different lines of cabinetry.

These lines are more flexible than custom cabinetry offered by local custom cabinetmakers. They offer more configurations, moldings, wood species, etc. that we can add to your new kitchen with the click of a button.

In a nutshell, we aren’t Home Depot. We are dealers for well-respected custom cabinetry brands that will bring an unparalleled wow-factor to your kitchen.

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How to Easily Renovate Your Kitchen without Moving Walls

How to Easily Renovate Your Kitchen without Moving Walls

The minute a homeowner considers remodeling their outdated kitchen, their first impulse is to knock down a wall to “open up the space.” Often times, this is not the best approach—financially or visually.

Contrary to this popular trend, retaining your existing footprint will save you tons of money and time. Why? Well, anytime you move plumbing pipes or electrical wiring, it is going to cost (a lot).

The upside to keeping the same layout is that you have many alternative ways to take full advantage of the space and function of your existing kitchen. No sledgehammer or budget overages required. Check out my pro tips here to get a dreamy kitchen without moving a wall.

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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Kitchen Feel Expensive

5 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Feel Expensive

We all know the kitchen is hub central in your home, but it's also the place where most homeowners tend to play it safe when it comes to a new kitchen remodel.  This is because you’re afraid if you go too trendy it might look outdated in a few years, but if you go “pedestrian” it’s going to look run of the mill and builder grade cheap.

Here are five easy “pro-tips” that will make your kitchen look more custom and feel more expensive – without breaking the bank.

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How to Avoid Losing Storage Space with Open Shelves

How to Avoid Losing Storage Space with Open Shelves

A kitchen design trend on the rise includes using replacing upper kitchen cabinets with open shelves. While this may make your kitchen fell less utilitarian, you are sacrificing valuable storage space. …But don’t despair! The best way to overcome this obstacle is to use more smart storage in the lower cabinets.

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