Paint a single wall or your backsplash with chalkboard paint for a playful touch—use the space to write down your grocery shopping list or your weekly to-dos.
Give your kitchen a farmhouse makeover at a knockout price. Ikea’s machine washable cotton rug comes in eight bold color combinations, including striking red and black stripes.
A visual connection is creatd between two rooms by painting the butler's pantry and entryway walls one shade lighter than the kitchen wainscoting. The shelves are painted pale blue to highlight the dishes stored there.
Carve out a zone in your kitchen for a makeshift bar—this $100 table, scored at a secondhand shop, turned a corner into a bona fide bar.
We'd love to have the chance to cook in this bright, airy kitchen! Aged metals, like the polished nickel frame of this clock, give edge to neutral rooms.
Instead of spending ransom on cabinetry, the design gave Ikea's off-the-shelf pine cupboards a custom look with nickel drawer pulls from Amerock.
Outfitted with caster and paint, this table from Ikea becomes a roving workstation, eliminating the need for a fixed island.
Blueberry crates mounted on a wall seem tailor-made for storing pantry staples—they're one canning jar deep.
A single iPad grants you access to more recipes than an entire library of cookbooks. And Peg and Awl's easy-to-mount easel, handcrafted from reclaimed oak, keeps that precious device off messy prep areas.
If walls could talk, they'd clamor for this industrial stainless-steel dish drainer, which houses and displays dinnerware while it dries.
Transform terracotta pots into classic white stoneware with monograms. Simply paint the pots white before affixing black vinyl letters representing the initials of family members. Display on a counter or in a glass-doored cabinet. Get the tutorial at the Wood Grain Cottage...
Smart Idea: Install cabinetry around your refrigerator to get a built-in look minus the added expense.