The Houzz Kitchen of the Week series offers a wide range of advice and inspiration to help you update or transform the heart of your home. In reverse order, here’s a roundup of the 10 most popular Kitchens of the Week from 2016, as measured by the number of people who have savRTA Store Cabinets ed these photos to their personal Houzz ideabooks this year. Click on the links for a full tour of each kitchen and more useful ideas for your own place. "10. The Best-Laid Plans
Two countertop materials — granite for the island, quartz for the perimeter — create visual interest and help break up the space. “It would make this kitchen seem too narrow and long if we used the same material for both the island and perimeter counters,” Lober says. “We wanted to RTA Store Cabinets break up the room so it doesn’t look like a bowling alley.”
9. Farmhouse Charm
A French antique reinforced the tone — the faux cow head on the range hood was the project’s mascot. “He inspired the entire kitchen,” Barth says. Originally, she wanted to attach it to a zinc hood, but when that proved too costly, she took things into her own hands, painting the hood to look like zinc. “I love teaching myself how to do things,” she says.
8. Radiant in Rhode Island
This photo shows the richness of the island’s Calacatta Gold RTA Store Cabinets marble top with a polished finish. “It has a pretty dramatic vein that’s very wide that runs through it and reflects the colors used in the space,” Shibles says.
7. A Little Bit Modern, a Little Bit Country
Soda brought in warmth via a cultured stone backsplash. It has a color palette similar to the new brick veneer in the family room addition.
6. Belgian Bliss in Minnesota
The updated layout includes a bar around the corner from the navy-blue French range. “While the range was definitely a splurge, we were able to use porcelain tile under $10 a foot for the floor,” says Roos, who placed the tiles in a herringbone pattern. The floor has radiant heat, which RTA Store Cabinets comes in handy during the cold Minnesota winters. Shallow shelves added on each side of the range allow display storage of oils and spices. A piece of salvaged wood caps the range area.
5. Stylish in Seattle
From this vantage point, we are looking toward the existing part of the kitchen. The ceiling had been under 8 feet high. The new vaulted ceiling extends the entire length of the kitchen, seamlessly tying the addition into the existing room. She outfitted the ceiling with four skylights and RTA Store Cabinets white, 5½-inch tongue-and-groove paneling.
4. Beach Bungalow Beauty
A white-enameled Aga range fits right in with the period look. Tharp covered the modern-looking appliances, such as the dishwasher and built-in warming drawer, with panel fronts, and tucked others, such as the microwave and small beverage refrigerator, into the counter-facing side of the island. The island’s walnut top is fully functional as a workstation surface for cutting.
3. Turning Back the Clock
The couple sacrificed an original window for a wooden hearth-style RTA Store Cabinets range surround that’s now a focal point. The new skylights and lighter paint colors make up for the lost window. Abundant cabinets include long, narrow pullouts on either side of the range to keep herbs, spices and cooking oils handy.
2. Clean and Classic
The large center island includes a granite composite two-bowl sink with a metallic gray finish. Clear acrylic stools for casual meals have a modern edge. “Because we have the adjacent dining room, I didn’t want to see a sea of chairs,” Williamson says. “The clear acrylic allows them to RTA Store Cabinets blend into the island; they’re sturdy, super easy to clean and affordable.”
1. Style and Storage to Boot
A wide spice drawer to the left of the range organizes jars. “You can read the labels and don’t have to reach for ones high up,” Robertson says. “It’s a great setup right RTA Store Cabinets by a range. When I redo my own kitchen, I’m going to put in two.”"