Published at Monday, December 18th 2017, 17:28:33 PM by admin. Kitchen. Granite is a natural, igneous rock composed of quartz, feldspar, micas, and a mixture of additional trace minerals. Forbes explains they types and amounts of the different minerals are what give granite different colors, textures and patterns. It typically 10 to 50% quartz, which is semi‐transparent white, and 65 to 90% feldspar, usually pinkish or white. Generally, natural stone like granite is desirable because it has more character than man‐made countertop surfaces.
Published at Tuesday, December 19th 2017, 17:21:10 PM by admin. Kitchen. Yes, open shelves are still a big decorating thing, which you should be happy to hear! In a galley kitchen, replacing the top set of cabinets with open shelves will make your space seem bigger and airier without that solid wall of boxes. And you‘ll have all that space for decorating.
Published at Tuesday, July 04th 2017, 17:25:55 PM by admin. Kitchen. If you‘ve shopped for granite countertops, you will have noted mineral patterns in the stone, and one of those minerals is quartz. You might see some products touted as "natural" quartz. While the mineral is natural, don‘t think that the entire countertop is natural.
Published at Tuesday, July 04th 2017, 17:05:00 PM by admin. Kitchen. Of all the countertop materials, this is the one that offers the most color choices. There are literally hundreds of choices, including solids, metallics and stone‐like patterns. Corian alone offers a portfolio of 118 colors.
Published at Tuesday, July 04th 2017, 17:04:57 PM by admin. Kitchen. One of the easiest options for kitchen storage is the standard closed cabin or cupboard. Whether your style tastes tend to be traditional, or if they swing to the far modern end of the spectrum, a multitude of closed storage options exists. Many homeowners favor this type because it‘s easy to keep things neat and tidy looking by just keeping the cabinet doors closed an ad minimum of items on the counters.
Published at Tuesday, July 04th 2017, 17:04:56 PM by admin. Kitchen. You never know where inspiration could come from so keep an open mind and don‘t rule out any kitchen decorating ideas until you at least give them a chance. Maybe you‘ve never been a fan of something but it looks good in the design scenario that you came up with. For example, glass door kitchen cabinets are a bit pretentious and not as popular as they used to be and that makes them that much more interesting in certain cases.
Published at Sunday, June 04th 2017, 17:40:48 PM by admin. Kitchen. Granite countertops have been at the height of popularity for years now and in great demand for a high‐end look with relatively little maintenance. The are substantial, visually stunning and extremely long lasting. As with all other countertop materials, they are an investment and you‘ll want to be sure granite is the right choice by doing your research and homework.
Published at Sunday, June 04th 2017, 17:40:46 PM by admin. Kitchen. If you‘ve shopped for granite countertops, you will have noted mineral patterns in the stone, and one of those minerals is quartz. You might see some products touted as "natural" quartz. While the mineral is natural, don‘t think that the entire countertop is natural.
Published at Sunday, June 04th 2017, 17:40:43 PM by admin. Kitchen. Chalkboard can be so useful in many ways, especially when it comes to kitchen lists. Paint an empty wall space with chalkboard paint and you‘ve given yourself permission to be creative and artsy even while you‘re making mac n‘ cheese.