Eye Candy: 5 Unique and Gorgeous Range Hoods

by DIY Maven

created at: 09/16/2011

I've just realized something. My range hood is goofy. It's one of those microwave/vent combos. It's relatively new. It's absolutely conveinent. It's still goofy. Of course I wouldn't have made this realization if I hadn't decided to put together an Eye Candy post about range hoods. Oh, well. I hope you enjoy them, and if they make you reassess your range hood too, my apologies. 

The one pictured above from Elica is called 'Star' and...

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Eye Candy: Yellow Kitchens

by DIY Maven

Yellow is a happy color, no doubt, but it can also be a tricky color with which to decorate. Too much blue in it, and it can feel cold. Too much green in it and can remind you of that last head cold you had. Not good. Especially in a kitchen. These kitchens, however, seem to strike the right yellow balance. They're bright and happy, and not the least bit phlegmy. 

The first kitchen, pictured above, is served well with that fabulous...

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Coral Kitchens & Dining Rooms?

by DIY Maven

Modern Kitchen with Coral Colors Idea 530x407

Never in a million years would I have ever thought to paint my kitchen coral. For me, the color congers up visions of kitchens of the 1970's (not my personal cup of tea). However, after perusing the interwebs for coral kitchens, I can see the appeal of coral, although, I'm still not sold. How about you? Have these pictures

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7 Dreamy Beach House Kitchens

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Windmark Beach house kitchen

For me, the term 'beach house' conjures up all sorts of decor opportunities, all of which do not include a kitchen. Why is that? Because if I lived on the beach, I wouldn't be spending my time in the kitchen? Because I'd be grilling corn on the cob and lobsters over an open flame on the beach

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Fashion Week and Kitchen Faucets?

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

Interior design follows fashion. You all know that. There's a little time-lapse, but it's very trackable if you think about it. Last year we saws plaids on the runway and this year plaids are splashed around interior design. So, I'll try to make this brief.  Remember Brizo brand faucets from my post here. Well, Brizo is a progressive thinking brand. Cleverly, and strategically, they've partnerned with uber hip fashion designer Jason Wu.  Jason's all about 'the silhouette and so is Brizo.

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Hippy Kitchens

by DIY Maven

Bloglovin loves kitchens that belonged to hippies. Actually, the people in the collection of vintage photos might not have been hippies. However, the decor surrounding them screams a certain era conducive to peace, love, and dope. Far out, man.

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6 'Ultimate' Kitchens

by DIY Maven

Kitchen Night

Uniques Homes launched an 'Ultimate Kitchen' contest in their February/March issue, inviting realtors to submit images and details of the most spectacular kitchens in their most spectacular listings. Some might label them 'state of the art' or 'over the top' or both. Of all the entires they received, they culled them down to 6, using the

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