Creative Backsplashes

There's a backsplash design for every decorating style. Find design inspiration in these beautiful surfaces that amplify interest by adding texture, color, and pattern to kitchen walls.

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DIY Kitchen Decor

Add personal style and fun decor to your kitchen and adjoining eating area without spending a lot of money. Take a look at these easy DIY projects.

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One-of-a-Kind Backsplashes

In a hardworking kitchen, a backsplash is an ideal opportunity to add a little personality. See how pretty materials and unique installations can bring a fresh face to your kitchen.

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Squeeze an Instant Pantry Into Any Space

Don┬┐t have built-ins in your kitchen? All you need is a sliver of empty wall to set up this instant pantry.

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Guide to Cabinetry

From Better Homes and Gardens, ideas and improvement projects for your home and garden plus recipes and entertaining ideas.

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Kitchen Countertop Ideas

Countertops are big part of your kitchen. Consider these up-and-coming materials to make a statement in your space.

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Dream Kitchen Designs

Attention to details, pro-grade appliances, and gorgeous materials and finishes all weave together in these dream kitchens that exude style and sophistication.

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Kitchen Lighting

Use our best kitchen lighting ideas to help illuminate your space. A carefully thought-out lighting plan can be your kitchen's best asset. Yet before you get caught up in the fun of choosing pendant lights and chandeliers, analyze your plan to ensure that all areas of your kitchen are lighted specifically with their purpose in mind. As you will see in the following featured kitchens, the most efficient and effective kitchen light plans have a combination of ambient, task, and general lighting. These include overhead lights but also undercabinet lighting, which is now commonly used in kitchen design, along with recessed lights. The fun begins when decorative lighting comes into play. Pendant lights are popular over sinks, islands, and kitchen tables, and include styles from funky track lighting to vintage glass pendants. Drum shades, which are trending toward the kitchen, can be customized with fabric that matches upholstery and linens. Chandeliers, once taboo in kitchen design, are appearing over tables and islands, adding elegance and glamour. Even lamps are appropriate for desk areas in the kitchen if the work space needs illumination. And don't forget ambience. Whether your kitchen doubles as an informal entertaining space or a romantic eat-in dinner area for two, the style of light you choose and how it is controlled with dimming options is crucial to setting the right mood in your kitchen.

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LED Kitchen Lighting

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Undercabinet Lighting

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Kitchen Light Fixtures

Learn the basics of choosing kitchen light fixtures.

Kitchen Lighting

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