Top 5 Considerations When Purchasing Kitchen Appliances

By: Lisa Canning of Blueprints for a Beautiful Life

  After undergoing my own kitchen renovation and guiding many clients through the process, here are my top five considerations for purchasing your kitchen appliances.   1. PRICE It is so important to set an overall budget before you begin any renovation project. An experienced designer or contractor will be able to tell you if

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Bringing Some Life To The Laundry Room

By: Jo Alcorn

If the kitchen is the heart of the home, the laundry room must be the liver. The laundry room cycles through messy household clothing and towels, and cleans them up time and time again. In addition to being the place to do laundry and store cleaning supplies, many households also have their laundry room act

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The White Ice Kitchen Renovation

By: Tara Mihalech of Suburble

This past summer, we bought a house. Our forever home.   The bones were exactly what we wanted – a traditional layout with a kitchen that was open to the family room. It was everything I wanted in a house.   Well…. aside from the tile… and the carpeting… and the arches everywhere. We decided

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Black Ice Kitchen Reno

My Whirlpool Black Ice Kitchen Renovation

By: Lisa Canning of Blueprints for a Beautiful Life

For five years, my family of six lived with the kitchen pictured below. When it was just two adults and a baby, it was doable. Not ideal, but livable. As our family size grew, it was painfully obvious that our kitchen was bursting at the seams with dysfunction. It seemed almost impossible trying to get

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Karen Sealy’s Whirlpool Black Ice Kitchen Reveal

By: Karen Sealy of Sealy Design Inc.

The wait is over and the renovation is complete! And as I always say… our first step in planning a project like this is taking into account the homeowners’ functional requirements to make sure the space ‘works’. While we are doing that (of course) we will also make it gorgeous! This space accomplished both goals!

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