We sat down with one of our of our newest team members, Jacy Bailey, to learn about some of the trends we can expect in 2019.  


How to Customize Your Kitchen and Add a Personal Touch to Your Space

We sat down with lead designer, Tricia Guy, to learn some tips and tricks for customizing your kitchen and incorporating your personality in to your other spaces.


How to Choose a Kitchen Design Company in the Tampa Bay Area

Hiring the right kitchen design company is one of the most important decisions you will make when renovating of your home or office. You must feel confident in your choice of kitchen designers and avoid making a hasty decision based on low prices or fast results, as these can oftentimes mean low quality work product. Taking the time to learn how to choose a kitchen designer in the Tampa Bay area will ensure that your new kitchen will exceed expectations with stunning results.  


Kitchen Styles

For quite some time now, due to the internet and websites like Pinterest, kitchens can be any style outside your regions typical theme. For example, in Nantucket, you probably would not see a mountainous rustic kitchen years ago. But now, who knows what style is lurking behind those quaint cottages. The possibilities are endless when it comes to your style of kitchen. Which is yours?

Farm House Kitchens

Warm and cozy with a ton a functionality! Farm house kitchens have the feeling of making a house a home.

Rustic Kitchens

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Perfect for a cabin in the woods or your home in the middle of the suburbs! This style has rich woods and a lot of character.

Modern Kitchens

The style of  “modern” means many different things to many people. It is one of those styles that can be very versatile. But, overall, modern is characterized by frameless cabinets and sleek edges and hardware.

Traditional Kitchens

It’s all in the details with traditional kitchens. These kitchens are typically filled with decorative moldings and a mix of finishes and cabinetry.

Contemporary Kitchens

Sometimes mistaken for modern, the contemporary style is a little more fun! Along with having sleek lines, it also takes different elements from other styles.

Transitional Kitchens

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Probably the most popular style right now! The marriage of two styles, traditional and contemporary! Transitional is just right.

Craftsman Kitchens

Becoming popular in the 20th century, the rich woods, interesting tiles and built-ins characterized this style

With all these great types of kitchens, it’s hard to choose! But any style you pick to remodel your kitchen, all are timeless when done the right way!

New Kitchen 101: 7 Questions you Need to Ask

Among the many tasks that will take place during the construction and planning of your new kitchen, there will be aspects you did not take into consideration. Most people think about the bigger questions like, paint grade or natural wood cabinets? But there are so many other other not so desirable to think about questions that you should be asking before rushing into demo.

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I don’t mean color rules or what’s currently in style rules, I mean real life “can I actually do this?” kind of rules. Check with what your building codes are for your area and make sure you are working with a licensed contractor that will make sure the whole project is up to code the entire time.

 How should my cabinet drawers/doors open?

This comes to be quite the oversight until you realize you can’t open a door because it runs into the drawer. To avoid this problem, it is best to work with an experienced kitchen designer to ensure this problem does not arise after holes are drilled into the doors.

What profile should be countertops have?

Again, this decision seems to be overlooked until the last possible second. The edge of your countertops may seem like it would be a quick and easy decision, but there are so many profiles to choose from and picking the wrong one would impact the look and feel of your kitchen.

What finishes for the fixtures?

Very important question to ask because again, selecting the wrong finish or two different ones. Finishes are also a very functional aspect, for example, brushed finishes hide finger prints and other blemishes, while silver are great blenders into any color palette.

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This is more of a fun, but also crucially functional decision to be made . There are so many options such as under mount or drop in. The style you choose all depends on your needs in a sink

What finish of the stone?

Your countertops is not the only stone in your kitchen. When deciding on the finish of stone, it is likely that you may also have to think about the flooring and the backsplash.

What material should my toe kick be?

The typical answer to this question year ago was the same material as your cabinets, bit now toe kick can be metal or if you have white cabinets, you can opted for another color of toe kick to decrease the look of scratches and scoffs.