Category Archives: Kitchens

Great Design Bang For The Buck – Completed!

The second blog post I did back in November 2010 <Great Design “Bang for the Buck”>, described a custom kitchen design that kept an eye on the budget.  The client called me back almost a year after I did the design … Continue reading

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Partial Kitchen Remodel, Wayne (Part II, The Door)

The clients had always wanted to eliminate the door at the top of the stairs that connect the game-room & garage to the kitchen.  The doorway was narrow and the door was rarely closed.  The knob stuck out and would … Continue reading

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Lighting – Nordstrom’s vs. Wal-Mart

Ever wonder why Nordstrom’s and Wal-Mart feel so different?  Besides the obvious radical differences in the merchandise, they are “lit” very differently.  Nordstrom’s lights their merchandise using focused spot lights, so the store is dimly lit giving a calm feeling … Continue reading

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Kitchen Upgrade: What’s old is new and what’s new is old.

We built this home in 1988.  Recently the owners came to me wanting to upgrade the kitchen “without spending a fortune.” She did not love the cabinets, but they looked okay and were in good working order, “could we save … Continue reading

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Walk in Pantry Remodel

Three years ago I tore the fixed wire shelving  out of my pantry and installed a custom designed pantry.  We painted the end wall a deep red to add interest since we were removing the door.  I had my cabinet … Continue reading

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Great Cabinets!

Check out our page of testimonials.  Not all testimonials come at the end of the job, as standard notes.  Here is an e-mail that was sent the day the kitchen cabinets were installed. Here is the completed kitchen Steve & … Continue reading

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Classic Finish: Chrome

Different finishes come in and out of fashion, chrome never goes out of style. Chrome is the one fixture finish that is timeless, works in both contemporary and traditional interiors, is easy to maintain, and there is never a difference … Continue reading

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Great Design “Bang for the Buck”

When budgets are tight the key to a successful design is to wow with a few key elements while using more economical items as the backbone of the project. This client in Wayne, PA wanted to update a 1980’s kitchen … Continue reading

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