Surrounded by an arch of red brick, parsons chairs stand at either end of the farmhouse reclaimed lumber table, illuminated by the lanterns above the rustic kitchen island. Adjacent are barn doors that lead the way into the pantry. Just your average rustic industrial home, right? Wrong! At Urban Industrial Design, owner and operator Brian Seitz decided to invest in his talents and pursue his dream of doing what he loves – joining fine carpentry with metal fabrication to create classic and original pieces of furniture. His sense of aesthetics is a unique balance between the rustic charm of reclaimed wood materials combined with a hint of edginess that adds sophistication.
January is fast approaching and people will soon realize tax season is right around the corner. Now is the time a year that people start thinking of the spring kitchen renovations that their going to do with their tax return.
Most people run right down to cabinet or granite suppliers because that’s the first and foremost item on their minds. Sometimes when I start a kitchen renovation I like to go to my plumbing supply store to see what components they have. A unique sink or faucet may catch my eye and will inspire a fabulous design idea.
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The kitchen might have the reputation of being the heart of the home, but the living room is really where most of your…well, living, actually takes place. Odds are that you want to make that living as comfortable as possible for you and your family, not to mention any guests that pop in along the way.
There’s nothing quite like the charm of an open fire to ward off the winter chill. The trouble is, the romance quickly cools when it comes to chopping the firewood, sweeping out ashes and explaining to the neighbors why their house smells of smoke. Thankfully it’s possible to dodge the draft and relish the romance of an open flame. Lets take a look at some of the hassle-free options to warm your winter.
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In 1886, Josephine Cochran invented the first dishwasher, effectively bringing peace to a country torn by Civil War. Unfortunately Josephine would never see how innovative her dishwasher was because it wasn’t until the 1950″s that dishwashers became a standard kitchen appliance to the delight of housewives everywhere.
A kitchen remodel can be costly, and choosing the right kitchen appliances for you and your family is no small task! It affects your life in countless ways – each time you step foot in the kitchen and open the refrigerator door or fire up the burner to make your marinara. You are asking yourself should I have spent more time researching options and brands?
It is no secret that the popularity of natural stone derives from its beauty and brilliant luster. Some 1.265 billion square meters of natural stone were used for construction this year. Its versatility and functionality is unmatched. But beauty is only the beginning.