Design Trends: Two-Toned Kitchen Cabinets

Update your kitchen with a pop of color or hint of contrast with two-toned kitchen cabinets. Adding this trend can give your kitchen the face-lift you’re trying to find! Whether it be adding a statement color or simply lightening up some wood, this trendy addition highlights key features and introduces color diversity to your kitchen. Take a look below for some fresh inspiration.

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Favorite Pins Friday - Beneath My Heart Nov 7, 2014 - like all the colors used, white/wood cabinets, backsplash

Two-toned kitchen cabinets are officially all the rage, like in this kitchen with the lighter upper cabinets and darker lower ones. Click through for more info on two-toned cabinets.

Two tone kitchen cabinets!

Two cabinet colors The vanilla marble with choco chip design is a wonderful selection to be made for almost any type of kitchen, no matter how big or small it is. The brown woodwork furnishing and neat beige interiors makes it look very neat.

Learn how to paint kitchen cabinets like a pro with this easy tutorial by Aniko, from Place of My Taste. Aniko used BEHR Paint in Ultra Pure White and Night Club to create a two-tone color palette for her modern kitchen makeover. Then, she added open shelving, butcher block countertops, a patterned tile floor, and a bright white tile backsplash to tie her new style together.

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Design Trends: Hexagon Tile Patterns

Nowadays, the regular old subway tile just won’t cut it anymore.  We might feel the need to spice up our humble-abode to give it that fresh look! Playful tile shapes, like the hexagon, can give any room a bold look that will leave guests gazing. Use this shape for kitchen back-splashes, flooring throughout the home, and bathroom design. Take a look at a few of these hexagon tiles for inspiration! All images via our Pinterest

pretty teal tile in the kitchen

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Clad in black hexagon floor tiles accented with white grout, this well appointed mudroom features a river rock boots tray placed beneath a built in wood bench fixed against a white shiplap backsplash fitted with oil rubbed bronze hooks mounted under white overhead shelves stuffed with wicker baskets.

White Marble Hexagon Tile from British Ceramic Tile. These tiles are a great option if you want the marble look in your kitchen but without the maintenance of a marble worktop.

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Design Trends: Stainless Steel

The use of stainless steel appliances and counters can really liven up your kitchen! Whats better than the satisfying shine of steel? There are many benefits of steel including; corrosion resistance, fire and heat resistance, aesthetic appearance, strength-to-weight ratio, impact resistance and much more! Stainless is often the best value option of material compared to others.  Take a look at a couple of these spaces below for inspiration!

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Ikea Stainless [OK I just noticed that the back wall is plywood AND if you look closely they have clear glass as a back splash. Could this be any more dreamy?]

loft kitchen, Industrial Portland loft with stainless steel kitchen | Remodelista

I do like shelves better than cabinets for upper half of kitchen.

INDUSTRIAL CHIC: The Stainless Steel Kitchen

Brick splash and the niches are a wonderful idea! Cabinet color and stainless tops are great too!>>>Gosh, I love this cooking space!

 

 

 

Design Trends: Patterned Flooring

Are you tired of your dull tile floors? Give your kitchen a face-lift with bold patterned floors! From geometric shapes to exotic Moroccan-inspired designs, there are a variety of ways a patterned floor can spice up any boring room! This trend can facilitate a variety of different themed homes as well. Take this idea and make it fit to your style of home by adding personal touches.  Take a look at a couple of these spaces below for inspiration!

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A small but powerful kitchen. Loving the all black with a patterned floor. By @elenagorenshtein via @neststudiohardware • • • • • •…

Keep your wall tiles simple and make a statement with gorgeous patterned floor tiles.

Painting your kitchen with chalkpaint. Interesting. Love that geometric floor!

Alternatively run wood floors throughout and add a colorful runner instead of patterned floor.

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Design Trends: Vintage Rugs

Rugs go a long way towards elevating rooms into something special — yet they are still functional. In just a few square feet of space, they also pack in personality and pattern. A vintage rug can add a nice warm environment in every room throughout the house. Take a look at a couple of these spaces below for inspiration!

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vintage rug in the bathroom

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I love getting questions about items in my home and since my apartment tour I have had an overwhelming number of questions about the vintage rug in my living room. Turkish style rugs are very popular right now and I love a plethora of both old and new. I purchased my vintage Turkish rug at the …

 

 

Design Trends: Brass Accents

Brass accents are becoming more and more prevalent as we progress through 2018. Brass is a surprisingly warm and subtle alternative to the expected steel accents. It is much more understated and luxurious than it used to be and that is why we are seeing it in more homes! The thing about brass is that when done in a tasteful manner, it never goes out of style. While people may not be as interested in covering their rooms in wall-to-wall brass, it is well-suited to accent pieces, fixtures, lights and other smaller decor items. Check out a few photos for design inspiration!

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Black, white marble and bronze. See more marble inspirations at http://www.brabbu.com/en/inspiration-and-ideas/

The prettiest gold chandelier: Read More on SMP: http://www.stylemepretty.com/living/2016/05/10/master-the-perfect-touch-of-gold-like-this-design-pro/

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Brass accents & Grey cabinets | Modern Cape Cod kitchen at Bundy in Brentwood by Boswell Construction #buildboswell

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Design Trends: Quartz Countertops

Quartz countertops are becoming a trend among many homeowners today.  While compared to most other counter-top materials, Quartz is the appearance of the finished engineered stone is rich, and even luxurious. Quartz is non-porous as well, giving it the strength to resist staining.  Quartz also has the same durability as concrete and granite, but is quite a bit more forgiving so it won’t chip or crack as easily. It also works well with most styles! Take a look at a few examples below for more inspiration!

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Our Ella quartz countertop is a soothing complement to a beachy and coastal kitchen renovation by @JKathDesignBuil #MyCambria

Moonshine cabinets and Carrara Marmi Quartz for the laundry room!

White Quartzite Countertop Ideas. Kitchen with thick White Quartzite Countertop and farmhouse sink. #WhiteQuartzite #Countertop AGK Design Studio.

Victoria Quartz countertop. Marble vs. Quartz - A Thoughtful Place

White Quartz Counters with Farmhouse Sink: Carrara Gioia Quartz at Daltile