I usually love Fall and all that comes with it, but this year I am not in the mood. I hung up our vintage Snoopy Halloween flag, dusted off my hands and retreated back into the home to sneak another Reese's Peanut Butter Cup. I'm a little depressed and lethargic. The pandemic is dragging on,… Continue reading Seeking Comfort in the Fall of 2020
When I think about the past few years of kitchen design, the overarching trend can be summed up with the following question: "How can I make my kitchen not look like a kitchen?" I believe this to be true partly because of the extreme popularity of open kitchens. When your kitchen is wide open to… Continue reading Un-Kitchening the Kitchen: 7 Ways to Hide a Kitchen Hood
A few weeks ago I shared my romantic comedy storylines for the kitchen sink. I wish I had similar flights of fancy about the kitchen faucet, but I tend to look at faucets as highly utilitarian. Utilitarian, yet I do expect them to look like a supermodel. I think I want my kitchen faucet to be the… Continue reading My Search for a Kitchen Faucet: Yes, but is it a good conversationalist?
I love a high back, vintage-style farmhouse sink. If I could figure out a way to put one into my kitchen (that didn't involve moving the sink to another wall) I would install one before you could ask "How practical are they really?" There are a number of these vintage sinks for sale online. … Continue reading Kitchen Sinks and Romantic Comedies