Superb Faux Marble Countertops for Your Remodeling Project

If you want to give your house or apartment a beautiful makeover, you should consider replacing the countertops with faux marble countertops.  Granite that looks like marble, as well as quartz countertops that look like Carrara marble, are viable options for your countertops. These durable materials are affordable and easy to clean. More and more people are investing in faux marble options to add beauty and character to their kitchens. It’s a great way to imitate the natural and pristine look of marble without having to spend money on real quarried stone. Countertops are a necessity in all [...]

67 Desirable Kitchen Island Decor Ideas & Color Schemes

Your kitchen island is one of the main focal points of the entire room, serving as both a functional and a decorative piece.  There are so many kitchen island decor ideas to consider.  You can achieve a variety of styles and designs with your island, depending on your preferences as well as the available room in your kitchen. Kitchen Island Decor Ideas This roundup of the various kitchen island colors and styles will help you gain a sense of the rising trends in kitchen remodeling. This year is filled with a combination of new and old loves, and it’s [...]

Unique Reclaimed & Live Edge Wood Countertops

Reclaimed or live edge wood countertops can bring organic beauty and practicality to various areas of the kitchen.  Clients are always enthusiastic about concepts that depart from the norm--they love the remarkable, the exceptional, the extraordinary. They want design elements that proclaim their unique individualism. Reclaimed wood countertops or live edge wood countertops can do just that. Erin Sander Design  Natural Wood Natural wood countertops provide a rustic charm and comfort to the home. A wood slab brings the ambiance of the forest into the home. Distressed wood tells a story. Each imperfection, scar and [...]

Wine Storage: Exciting Ideas for All Budgets

Residential wine cellars are luxurious examples of workmanship and are frequently beyond the scope of many homeowners’ space and budget accommodations. Fortunately there are plenty of custom wine storage designs out there for wine collections of all budgets and sizes. The following collection of design ideas showcases beautiful examples of wine storage solutions in different areas of the home. Kitchen islands, basement bars, and even closets present unique opportunities for storage. Before you begin your remodeling plans, it’s important to know the basics about keeping wines for the long-term, and help you make smart design [...]

Standard Height, Counter Height and Bar Height Tables Guide

If you are in the process of planning out new kitchen and dining spaces, you may be wondering how the height of your tables and chairs will impact your daily life and the enjoyment of your newly remodeled spaces. Perhaps you're thinking of having a counter eating area built in or you want to get away from the standard dining room table, so you're considering a counter or bar height table. Either one can be beneficial for different scenarios. You will want a good understanding of the various options for standard, bar and counter height tables so that [...]

How to Choose the Right Kitchen Island Lights

The kitchen island is rarely ever used for one activity only. In most homes it is a multipurpose space whose role changes depending on the occasion, time of day and changing family needs. Its various functions include being a breakfast area, a kitchen workspace, a cooking center or even a full dining space. This versatility can make it a bit challenging to choose the right kitchen island lighting. Whatever lighting you choose has to be ideal for different situations from cooking to dining to food preparation and anything else that takes place on the kitchen island. At the [...]

70 Spectacular Custom Kitchen Island Ideas

Time for some island hopping--right in your kitchen!  From curved marble custom kitchen islands to storage-heavy workhorse islands, we've gathered some impressive custom kitchen island ideas. The kitchen island is the social area of the kitchen. It is a popular gathering point especially for breakfast before everyone runs off to their own busy days. It also adds a lot of functionality to a kitchen, providing additional workspace and storage. Considering its central position in the kitchen, it is worth taking time to consider the best design for your kitchen island. Hopefully by the end of this blog, you’ll have [...]

50 Amazing Farmhouse Sinks to Make Your Kitchen Pop

Farmhouse Sink Styles Also called apron-front sinks, farmhouse sinks are a favorite among homeowners. While it is associated with traditional and country house decors, it has also found its place in modern and contemporary abodes. It is loved for its deep capacity, practical convenience and charming style. If you are planning to install a farmhouse apron sink, there are several styles you can choose from depending on your needs, budget and taste. Below, we provide a rundown of the various options available in the market. We also have a guide on how to choose the right one as [...]

9 Top Trends in Kitchen Design for 2018

Decades ago, the kitchen was hidden in the back of the house. It was a place where meals were prepared and dirty dishes were washed. Fast forward to 2018 and the kitchen has a much different role. Today, the kitchen is the focal point of the home, the place that brings everyone together at the start of the day or after a long day way.  Now instead, the kitchen is paraded in all its beauty and warmth at the very center of the house. Kitchens have changed a lot over the decades and planning for your kitchen remodel is very important. Technology advances [...]

The 6 Best Kitchen Layouts to Consider For Your Renovation

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms to get right when considering kitchen design and renovations because there is so much to consider. A kitchen is more than just where you cook and keep all your food and appliances. Will the family eat in the kitchen as well and if so how do you want them to enjoy the space? Is your washing machine in a utility room or do you need the extra counter space to cleverly hide it in the kitchen? You may start off designing your dream kitchen by considering the aesthetic features like [...]