I always love to attend the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) each year. It’s so much fun to spot the patterns and trends that are always evident. Somethings have an extremely long shelf life such as white cabinets and stainless steel appliances. I continue to see those items but then there are some new things that just blew me away! This year’s show was held in Orlando, Florida in conjunction with the International Builders’ Show (IBS) January 9-11. I was not only on the spot but I have been spot on in my recent observations and blog posts. Read on to see what I found!
Yes, it certainly has been a while since our last episode but guess what? The Big Move is complete and it’s time for THE BIG REVEAL. We are done for the most part. I guess the truth is the homeowner is really never done.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock you know that the less-is-more look of the topless kitchen is hot!! When I say topless I mean no upper cabinets. There are certainly pluses and minuses to this design decision. But “how can I live without half my kitchen”, you ask. Fear not. Today we will examine the possibilities. Read more
In the fashion world, black always has an air of hipness and sophistication, as in the ubiquitous “little black dress”. Now, in kitchens and home decor, matte black is all the rage, it’s neutral but also works as a stunning accent when used sparingly.
The Big Move is a video series documenting the experience of downsizing from our family home in the suburbs to a condo by the Intracoastal. If you’d like to binge watch episodes I-VI you can start here.
Since I’ve been deluged (only slightly) with inquiries from my adoring fans who are wondering if The Big Move is adrift and floundering in limbo, I present Part VII. Yes, the saga continues and it’s not done yet. As we speak, upper cabinets are being installed in the kitchen.