Kitchen Design – The Basics

Before you start picking cabinet styles and colours there are a few basics that need to be addressed. A kitchen layout There are two design philosophies: The work triangle and work zones. When kitchens were smaller, compact and a few dozen less small appliances, the work triangle made the space more ergonomic. With everything with … More Kitchen Design – The Basics

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Taking on “Tiny House” ideas for your own home.

The concept of Tiny House Living is becoming more and more popular. The increasing number of foreclosures and unemployment in recent years has really pushed homeowners to rethink the concept of home and its size. Most tiny homes are under 500 square feet and many have stretched this notion to 150-300 square feet house on wheels. The … More Taking on “Tiny House” ideas for your own home.

1920’s Kitchen

I have been jostling back and forth the idea of renovating my kitchen. Our 1924 house still has a lot of character left, which is why I fell in love with it. The house has been through a few hodge podge  renovations mainly in the 1950’s. Some of it is good and some bad. The kitchen looks tired but … More 1920’s Kitchen

Sunny Conservatory

  Conservatory…Sun lounge…inside-outside room…Sun room, whatever you like to call it they are almost one in the same.  All are enclosed in windows, although a conservatory has the addition of a glazed roof. Not too dissimilar to a greenhouse attached to your house, but far more detail orientated.   Traditionally, a conservatory was used to house … More Sunny Conservatory