Hello AT,. I am considering an apartment that is the right size, space, price & location, but has a horribly wrong kitchen. The other kitchen issue is the kitchen sink and attached cabinet. It's a porcelain double sink w/ dripping faucet, set above old metal cabinets. Since it's a double sink there is no counter space in the tiny galley kitchen. Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced replacement solution for kitchen sink/cabinet combo? does not need to be anything fancy- this would be an investment made by a renter, and I only plan on living there for 2 yrs, but the current set-up is gross. I would be happy to lose double sink to have some counter space as well. This is a freestanding sink/counter/storage system that can be configured in a number of ways.
Check out this simple DIY that's perfect for kids and looks great to boot! Bekah of Leidi Bird is the brains and hands behind this window bench project which you can make too even if you're not a whiz with tools. This storage bench actually started life as a kitchen cabinet and Bekah added large feet, a coat of paint and a simple upholstered top to round out the look. It's great standing alone or could work in multiples to cover the entire length of a window. If you're worried about it tipping, you can always anchor it to the wall. Check out Bekah's tutorial to make your own storage bench over at Leidi Bird.
The Nature Collection from Italian manufacturer Teorema incorporates the shapes of trees into their faucet forms. Levers and knobs form branches and even the wall-mounted designs resemble knots on trees. Tree Chic! Via: Trendir.... If trees aren't your thing, maybe you'll like their Duck inspired faucets, also in the Nature Collection. The website is mostly in Italian, so we're unsure of U.S. distributors.
I can't find any lamps that look good with my sectional sofa. Our sectional sofa fits perfectly in our small, oddly shaped living room, but leaves almost no room for table or floor lamps. We're stuck with table lamps across the room or icky overhead lighting, and I'm fed up!....apartmenttherapy(dot)com)Link To All Good Questions. I've been looking at arc-style lamps, but I'm unsure of the scale because of the windows. My boy suggested sconces, but we can't do anything hardwired and I'm unsure of only having one.
We attended a preview at Phillips de Pury & Company last night, which has these three chairs-all made with sustainable materials-up for auction. Jurgen Bey's Gardening Bench for Droog Design uses straw and resin. The Campana brothers Taquaral chair in bamboo and iron.
We're really digging a more rustic vibe in furniture this summer, and this farm table definitely fits the bill in that area. It has a style that would be nice against a saturated wall color and bright accessories. MM. Apartment Therapy Furniture Classifieds are open for your business in the NAV BAR. Post a particularly good thing, and we'll post you here on the front page.... OTHER GOOD STUFF.Thanks, Craig!
For dramatic dining room inspiration, restaurant decor is a good place to start. Restaurants invest lots of time and money into creating the perfect atmosphere for eating and conversation, and this often involves romantic lighting, dark colors, and opulent details.
Despite all that islands already do, there a still more ways to increase their usefulness and visual appeal in the kitchen. Above, the brass bar for kitchen towels is a great addition to this table-turned-kitchen-island from Petal & Ply. If you have a stand-alone island, stick it on some casters to get a moveable and versatile work space. Adding pegboard lets you eke out more storage from your existing kitchen. Jen of The Chronicles of Home added affordable molding to her kitchen island before painting it bright white, and now it looks custom and complete. A previously basic white island seen on Remodelaholic got the shiplap treatment, capped off by some decorative corbels. This island was original made from wood and conduit pipe, but the owner added hooks underneath the counter for hanging pots and pans. Serena & Lily styled this kitchen island with wallpaper panels to make it more stylish and interesting.
Here's some inspiration for those of you who have the opportunity to think about building fences. The architect was William F. White, who has since passed away. What most drew my attention was the fence around the pool. Designed by White and my friend's father, it grew out of a sketch on a napkin many years ago and turned into a really simple, stunning design. The basic design is inspired by creating a very light structure by turning the slats of the fence perpendicular to the horizontal support. This creates a 'Knife edge' look to the fencing, which is also cut to different heights so that an irregular profile is seen. There is also a huge circular shape that surrounds the doorway and various Japanese inspired supports that go a long way towards making this less of a pool fence and more a part of the architecture. As far as really attractive fences go, this is now on my shortlist.