Are you making this common kitchen design mistake?

Our last guest blogger in my Next Life Series on kitchens, is the wonderfully talented and humorous designer blogger, Laurel Bern. She is over the top when it comes to using images to support her design philosophy and this post is no exception!

 

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5 Elements of an Artful Kitchen

Continuing “my next life – kitchen” series, I’m thrilled to feature a special guest post from the uber talented kitchen and bath cabinetry designer, Gloria Graham-Sollecito. After reading this post, I hope you’re as inspired as I am to create an artful kitchen of your very own!

 

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Planning A Kitchen? Address Your Appliances, First — Here’s Why…

Continuing our “next life” series … the brilliant boomer, Carla Aston, agreed to chime in on the topic and provide a guest post on kitchen design. I’m so delighted she’s sharing her experiences and expertise with us! Enjoy this gem by Carla and read more from her at her Designed blog.

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Keeping it Real in Our Kitchens

 

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We were having dinner after a day on the beach at our beach house that we used to own. The families had all left to travel back to their homes. Now, it was just me and Bob eating leftovers where we always did when we were there alone, at the coffee table, vegging out and watching TV.

 

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What Is In Your Appliance Graveyard?

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As I continue my “next life” series … in my next kitchen, I am going to be so fussy not only about what I select, but what I do not select at all in the way of appliances. Why? Because even as a real cook, I use the same appliances 80% of the time.

 

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