Kitchen

Tips to turn the kitchen sink into a beautiful, functional focal point

When youre updating a kitchen, its time to ignore that old adage everything but the kitchen sink. Many homeowners dont think about replacing their kitchen sink unless its broken, ancient or theyre upgrading countertops. However, the sink has the potential to be the perfect focal point of beauty and functionality in any kitchen.Whether youre undertaking a full kitchen renovation, or simply looking for a cost-effective way to freshen an existing room, replacing the sink offers many benefits.Reasons to replaceSwapping out... read more
washer and dryer in upscale laundry room

Upcoming home improvement? How to navigate big purchases and make wise decisions

Are you planning an upcoming home improvement? If so, you are not alone.Higher-than-average renovation spending is expected in 2017, according to a leading consumer magazine, with more than half of homeowners planning to spend money on home improvements throughout the year.From upgrading appliances to gutting entire rooms, big projects can have a big impact on a home and...
Sunny kitchen pantry in home or cabin

6 must-know kitchen and bathroom design trends

Many homeowners today wonder how they can turn their bathrooms or kitchens into something worthy of making the rounds on Pinterest or Instagram. As more people want to give their home a personal and stylish touch, home decorating and interior design is hotter than ever, and the possibilities are seemingly limitless.The only problem is that making up your...
UFP-Edge Charred Wood used as a fireplace accent.

5 affordable weekend DIY projects that completely recreate your home

The cold months of winter have a batten-down-the-hatches feel to them, don't they? Fortunately, they're over. Now that summer is here, you want to spread out, bask in the beautiful weather and finally tackle those home improvement projects you were eyeing during those colder months.Now is the perfect time to make a big impact on your home, and...
Milled from long-submerged cypress logs, RE-CO BKLYN used live-edge slabs of sinker cypress, to make a handsome dining table and matching bench.

Natural selection: Live-edge wood in home design

Live-edge hardwood, in which the sides of the slab are left unmilled to retain the natural profile of the tree trunk, is an increasingly popular decorative trend in todays residential interiors. The technique is not only used for pieces of standalone furniture such as tables and benches but also for built-in elements like shelving, mantles, counter tops, bars...
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