Kitchen Ideas (Better Homes And Gardens) (Better Homes And Gardens Home)

The heart of the home, the kitchen is easily the most-used room in the house. With black-and-white tiled floors and vintage pendants, this renovated kitchen feels pristinely original. This hidden chopping board pull-out comes with a garbage chute and a garbage receptacle underneath, increasing kitchen work efficiency. Centered on a sociable semicircular island, this kitchen has plenty of space for multiple chefs to work while guests sip and chat.

The flooring: Flooring choice plays an important role in the kitchen design since the kitchen floor takes a lot of abuse. Designer Lou Barker is a big fan of colour – It can even change your mood,” she says – so it’s no surprise it’s a strong feature in her kitchen revamp.

For example, if you are on a limited budget, you might decide to just make a couple of changes in your kitchen. Benjamin Moore’s Regal® Select Interior paints offer fresh color for your kitchen along with superior durability and washability no matter what sheen you choose.

Exilis worktops are available in four colours and we love the light and warm Pyla Wood Effect for the contemporary kitchen. This clever pantry in a New York City kitchen designed by Robert Schwartz has a tiled front so when it is closed it looks like part of the tiled wall.

The open kitchen (with white Ikea cabinetry) makes the scant square footage in this modern prefab seem expansive. Ask any chef what the most important aspect of their kitchen is and they will most likely tell you it is organization. This white kitchen is creatively and uniquely improved by its exceptional splashback tile art.