Kitchen and Dining Room

Contemporary Kitchen and Dining Decor features a style with minial clutter. As a result, contemporary kitchens are often the most functional as there is ample counter space. Some key pieces of contemporary kitchen and dining room decor are: kitchen island carts, kitchen lighting, dining room furniture, dining sets and many other pieces of contemporary home decor.

Dining Room Decorating Ideas Part 1: Formal Dining Room Decor

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Dining Room Decorating Ideas Part 1: Formal Dining Room Decor

Many people only use the actual dining room in their homes for entertaining family and friends.  With that being said, the dining room is one room in the home that should be properly decorated.  With the holidays just behind us, now is the perfect time to start planning or working to decorate your dining... »

Dining Room Interior Design Ideas

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Dining Room Interior Design Ideas

source This elegant dining room is the epitome of contemporary design! The combination of different elements creates a pleasing visual aesthetic that is both modern and inviting. The dining room is defined as its own separate zone (apart from other living areas) by the use of the reflective glass walls, and the combination of... »

Kitchens We Love: Chevron Kitchen Backsplash

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Kitchens We Love: Chevron Kitchen Backsplash

Adding a back splash to your kitchen is a great way to enhance the decor in your kitchen.  Interior designer, Alison Davin of Jute Interior Design, combined classic designs and a modern pattern in this Northern California Home. Davin combined white cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and a chevron back splash. source The white cabinetry... »

Make the Best of a Small Dining Area

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Make the Best of a Small Dining Area

Decorating a smaller dining area can prove to be quite a challenge.  While it may not be as easy as with larger space, it can still be done and with lots of style. There are a few important factors to consider when decorating in a smaller space.  Some of those factors are: size of... »

Yellow Kitchen Ideas

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Yellow Kitchen Ideas

Looking for a way to make a smaller kitchen appear larger?  Decorating your kitchen in yellow has several advantages, including making smaller spaces appear larger.  Whether you choose a warm tone such as mustard yellow or a light pale yellow, you can’t go wrong with a yellow kitchen. Kitchen Walls: Obviously, the easiest way... »

Stylish Twisted Leg Barstool from Layla Grace

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Stylish Twisted Leg Barstool from Layla Grace

Clean simple lines pair with striking features. The result, furniture with eye-catching style and subtle sensibility that effortlessly blends with traditional or transitional decor. The twists and turns of the legs on this barstool are too much to resist. Its mahogany frame has a rubbed black finish that contrasts beautifully with the rustic burlap... »

Kitchen Butcher Blocks Countertops and Islands

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Kitchen Butcher Blocks  Countertops and  Islands

Kitchens are used to prepare meals for our families.  One repetitive task involved in cooking meals is chopping.  A butcher block is a great addition to any kitchen adding space to prepare food.  Let’s take a closer looks at the different types of kitchen butcher blocksand islands. Wood is often considered one of the... »

American Grown: Michelle Obama’s Kitchen Garden

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American Grown: Michelle Obama’s Kitchen Garden

Michelle Obama’s campaign against childhood obesity has received lots of attention.  In an effort to encourage healthy eating, the first lady has shared with the public her experience with the White House kitchen garden. If you are wondering, a kitchen garden is simply a garden of vegetables, herbs and fruit grown specifically for domestic ... »

Shopping for Dining Room Tables

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Shopping for Dining Room Tables

Dining Room Table Shapes: Round, Oval and Rectangular Round or Oval Traditionally, dining room table are round.  There are several advantages to using a round dining room table.  Round table are flexible and usually allow room to add additional guests if needed.  Depending on the style of décor, there are a number of styles... »

Kitchen Spacesaving 101: Making a Smaller Kitchen Appear Larger

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Kitchen Spacesaving 101: Making a Smaller Kitchen Appear Larger

Decorating a small space can be very challenging.  This task becomes even more challenging if the “small space” is a high traffic area like the kitchen.  While decorating and styling a smaller kitchen can prove challenging, there are a few ways to make a small kitchen appeal larger. Start with Furniture One of the... »