Category Archives: Kitchens

So, I know I said I wasn’t going to post today, but over my vacation a huge dilemma has come up — and I need your thoughts! I’ve done two posts about what I hope for our kitchen renovation — about 1 year 9 months away and counting (barring unforeseen circumstances): the first about my […]

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I’m scheming a couple of long-term kitchen projects right now, so over the last number of months I’ve been gobbling up all the information I can on counter surfaces. For my own kitchen — I live in a 1790 house — I will probably go with classic marble and soapstone and just live with their foibles. […]

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Pictures of the summer show houses are coming out and flooding the web, eagerly awaited by those of us who can’t go. Marcus Design and Elements of Style have leaked pics of the Coastal Living Showhouse by Mark Sikes (a blue and white beauty), and there are some really creative, drop dead gorgeous rooms in the 2017 Hamptons […]

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Natural wood kitchens are back in a big way, and men the world over (if they gave the subject any thought at all) are probably celebrating. Men love wood. One of my most popular posts this year continues to be The Knotty Pine Problem and 3 Alternatives to Painting it All. It’s probably because so many wives […]

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Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it. — Edna St. Vincent Millay She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it). — Lewis Carroll I always pass on good advice…. It is never of any use to oneself. — Oscar Wilde When […]

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