If your home doesn’t include a lot of square footage, one of the first things to be sacrificed is probably a formal dining room. These spaces are often seen as impractical because of the space they take up and the infrequency of use, but there’s still value in having a designated dining space, even if you don’t have an entire room set aside for that purpose. Here are a few tips for creating a workable dining area in a small space.
As the “heart of the home,” the kitchen is certainly where it’s at – and Homedit definitely wants your heart to be happy with your kitchen! That’s why we’ve written so many kitchen-related articles, each containing clear photos that depict a delightful and inspiring variety of kitchen spaces, sizes, and styles. May as well make yourself comfortable…once you start browsing, you won’t want to leave.
Kitchen islands are, by nature, fantastically functional specimens. They store stuff, they provide additional countertop workspace, they hold baskets and the inherent oddly shaped items necessitated by cooking. They are powerful workhorses of a kitchen, often making the “actual” kitchen (meaning the cupboards and drawers and appliances around the perimeter of the space) fade into the background.
It’s no secret that kitchen islands work hard. But they can work hard and look stylishly at home while doing it. Here are ten fantastic islands, enormous to postage-stamp-small, rustic to contemporary, that prove the beauty of a well-designed functional piece.
White kitchens are trendy right now, but the great thing is: white kitchens are also classic. The idea (and reality) of a white kitchen for 2014 fits easily into every household and nearly every design style, be it contemporary, cottage, Scandinavian, rustic, eclectic, you name it.
There’s something unapologetically appealing about a white kitchen – it feels clean and current and is an excellent foundation for showcasing your own aesthetic personality. And, even more importantly, white provides complete functionality for this space that is the heart of the home.
Kitchens can be one of the most difficult rooms to decorate. They require a lot of storage and practical solutions, but you also want them to look nice since people spend so much time there. So how do you find a balance between practicality and style?
Open shelving is one option. It allows you to show off some of your favorite items rather than hiding everything behind cupboard doors. But it can be tricky to style, because even slight disorganization can look sloppy. So here are some tips to style open shelving in your kitchen so that it can look stylish instead of sloppy.
Now that it’s so easy to find anything you need on the internet, hard copy books have become useless. They’re not as practical and easy to use as browsing on the internet is so things like cookbooks are mostly collectible items. Now iPads and tables have replaced them. O instead of buying a cookbook you can now buy a stand for your tablet. Here are some models to choose from.
Shaped like a rustic cutting board, this iPad stand combines the old with the new in a very simple and charming way.Available for 44$.
Research shows that the kitchen is the number one place where upgrades will be noticed and will reward you – either in the sale of your home or in the ease and efficiency of your everyday life. Unfortunately, renovating an entire kitchen can be extremely costly. The good news is, there are many ways that you can upgrade pieces of your kitchen yourself! Check out these 20 DIY ideas to get the ball rolling; who knows what you’ll come up with once you get started…
It can be very easy to fall into the trap of a dull and generic kitchen design. We often tend to stick to a colour palette of white and grey because it makes life a lot easier. However, your kitchen is supposed to be a place that inspires creativity. You are going to be cooking meals in this room every day. Don’t you want it to be somewhere that looks innovative and stylish?
If you really want to give your kitchen a show-stopping edge you should opt for bright shades. A lot of people are scared to go down this route because they believe it will be overpowering. But if you opt for bright pops of colour like this kitchen you’ll be just fine. Play towards the fun factor with some pop art and contemporary accessories.