Gourmet KitchenGourmet Kitchen

The L‐shaped kitchen is by far the most popular layout these days. It's most often seen with an island so it's perfect for entertaining multiple‐chef cooking or for making dinner while the kids sit at the island and get help with their homework. The adaptability of this layout is what makes it so desirable. Whereas a galley or U‐shaped kitchen can work in the smallest of spaces you often need a bit more room for an L‐shaped kitchen with an island. This layout has the most amount of variations by far and works with any style whether a kitchen is modern traditional or somewhere in between.

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French Country KitchenFrench Country Kitchen

Dark counters in tones such as black or charcoal can appear very gothic in some situations and perfectly harmonious in others. If you have dark cabinetry dark floors or other rich and weighty finishes a dark countertop will fit right in. In this example you can see that the white counter is the one that pops compared with the island counter which almost blends into the deep wood drawer fronts. If you’re going for a dark‐on‐dark palette it helps to have lots of light sources natural or added (or both). This will keep the space feeling cozy and sophisticated instead of just cave‐like.

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Kitchen Paint IdeasKitchen Paint Ideas

Marble Kitchen Counters. Marble has an unrivaled classic look that always seems to be in style. For lovers of white kitchens in particular a marble counter offers more variety than almost any other material. Marble is known more for the patina it develops with use than for its durability. It’s a softer stone than granite and can scratch and stain easily;; the cost typically ranges from $70 to $100 per square foot installed.

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Transitional BathroomTransitional Bathroom

Faucet. What style of faucet are you interested in? This will help you to determine which bathroom basin are the best fit. You may want silver or you may decide to go with gold faucets. It all depends on your preference and the bathroom décor. You may want a fancy appearance or one that is simple. Take a look around to decide what you feel would be the best type to replace your current one.

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Modern Living roomModern Living room

Firstly you will save a great deal of time - and even money - trying to source items that you think will go well together. Secondly you will be guaranteed a finished look that is both stylish and coordinated; in other words there is no chance that your 'mixing and matching' will go wrong.

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Modern KitchenModern Kitchen

This could either be seen as a broken U or an L‐shaped kitchen with an island. Technically I'd say it leans towards the latter but if you imagine that door on the left being cabinetry you can use this layout for inspiration for your own U‐shaped kitchen.

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Modern Dining roomModern Dining room

Just utilize an expansive dining table in the event that you have a requirement for central space for such things as a candles and centerpiece. In the event that you have just a little space for the table a circular table is superior to anything a rectangular one and a pedestal base can seat more than a base with three or four legs.

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Modern BedroomModern Bedroom

If you have children or even pets your night is often interrupted. Plan your kids' bedtime accordingly most probably a couple of hours before yours. On the other hand when it comes to pet dogs keeping them active throughout the day would mean that they sleep better. Moreover keeping your bedroom quiet and dark is an indicator to the pets that it is bedtime.

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Modern BathroomModern Bathroom

A full sized standard tub or combination shower and tub measures 32 inches by 60 inches. A standard toilet is 20 inches by 25 inches and the vanity is usually 19 inches deep and space will determine the width of the sink vanity. There are many small bathroom floor plans that easily incorporate these fixtures in a bathroom as small as 5 feet by 8 feet. Of course a larger area naturally provides more options. An additional 2 feet of space will allow for a very useful linen closet perhaps placed at the end of the tub. However storage can be taken into account to include spacious medicine cabinets and narrow depth cabinets for the wall above the toilet. Lighting and ventilation must also be looked at ahead and if a window does not already exist fluorescent lighting is available in abundant styles some with ventilation fans incorporated into the design.

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Mediterranean Living roomMediterranean Living room

What's on your floor can add to the decorating style but if you can not afford new floors in your living room then you can mask your current floors with small rugs with a contemporary design - either a geometric print or a plain sisal rug. If you are lucky enough to be able to afford new floors check out bamboo floors or slate or clay tile. Sleek lined furniture with chrome accents goes nicely with this look and you might try shopping at consignment stores if you are short on cash.

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