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Kitchen Decorating Ideas That Tantalize
Kitchen design includes replacing or enhancing many of the functional aspects of your kitchen, such as cabinets, appliances, storage areas, walkways, countertops, etc. Overall, your kitchen will look beautiful from a functional and architectural standpoint, but you will still have to decorate it. This article discusses easy ways to decorate your kitchen with cabinetry, picture frame lights, containers and sculptures. Do-it-yourself ideas include using plants in the kitchen for décor, building your own kitchen tree, updating a kitchen chandelier, and creating kitchen crafts. Links to easy kitchen ideas, spicing up your kitchen and kitchen décor themes.

Measuring Your Kitchen
Starting a kitchen renovation is easy with this step-by-step guide that helps hopeful remodelers figure out exactly what they need to undertake a project. Gather a calculator, graph paper, eraser, measuring tape and graph paper to begin coming up with a rough drawing of what you wish your kitchen to look like. Explains how to draw in walls and openings, draw in electric and plumbing hardware, and measure existing appliances.

Building a Great Kitchen Starts with a Great Design
The kitchen can be considered the heart of your home, and you want your design to reflect your personality and your lifestyle. Kitchen Designers Ideas not only gives you suggestions for your new kitchen, but also shares information about how to plan an outdoor kitchen, choosing kitchen flooring, what you need to know about kitchen faucets, what's new in kitchen backsplashes, and much more. Are you wondering how to design an ergonomic kitchen or how to hire a kitchen contractor to build your dream kitchen? Find out here! Links to local contractors are also provided.

Kitchen Tips and Makeovers
For many people, the kitchen is the heart of the home; but if you're like most, you dream of a better one. Make the dream a reality with the help of our tips and makeovers. Topics include creative table settings, refrigerator tips, making your own mobile kitchen island, kitchen bench extensions, as well as loads of fact sheets covering everything from cutting board tips and beechwood kitchens to vintage kitchen makeovers and fridge makeovers. Cleaning products, herbs, drain savers, veggies, napkin folding, slip-resistant flooring, shelves, crafty kitchen makeovers and cupboard restoration is also mentioned.

Kitchen Al Fresco
The outdoor kitchen means so much more than a barbecue with a prep sink. With photo galleries and videos, this page on HGTV provides a lot ideas for outdoor kitchen designs. There are pizza ovens, griddles, infrared rotisseries, built-in woks, deep-fryers - you can customize your outdoor kitchen to suit the food you cook and the way you want to entertain. From fireplaces to pop-up thin-screen televisions, the features are limited only by your budget. This website gives great pictures for patio additions and backyard barbecues, an idea that is popular in the Southwest. Prepare food outside and get tips for creating an outdoor kitchen.

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