DIY: How to Update your Kitchen Cabinets with Fabric - excellent tutorial shows how to cover foam core boards with fabric + how to fill, repair, prime and paint cabinets. This is a great way to spruce up your kitchen and, if you change your style/color scheme or if you live in a rental, you can easily remove or replace the fabric - Pretty Handy Girl
avoid open shelves; make cabinets go straight to ceiling; remove moldings, cornices, fancy trim; store nothing on your counter/benchtop; make the faucet attach to the back wall, rather than the counter or sink (no standing water and muck).
Favorite tip: 15 Ways to Update Your Kitchen on a Dime. Some good tips in this article, including putting out a basket of all your most used cooking essentials, accenting with a pretty wood cutting board. Great way to corral the clutter in style.
Lauren Conrad's newly revamped Beverly Hills penthouse captures the fashion designer's girlie vintage style. We can't stop fantasizing about baking in her all-white kitchen! Source: Douglas Friedman for InStyle