The 5 Smartest Solutions Your Cabinets Need, Now — Wellborn Blog

As a new member of the Wellborn Professional Contractor programWPC logo, I am excited to share the latest Wellborn blog post with you. I have been a fan of their cabinets for a few years, and I am thrilled to be able to offer their products to my clients.

One of the things about this post that captured my attention is the recommendation of Glideware, which I mentioned in my March 2014 post,  Vegas, Baby… .

I think you will agree that these five solutions would add great functionality to your kitchen!

The word “cabinet” doesn’t exactly connotate technical innovation–but perhaps it should. After all, we’re living in the technology age so why aren’t your cabinets? Below, you’ll find 5 of the smartest solutions for your cabinets and where you can go to get in on the action. 5. LED Lighting You want an easy way to […]

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Pantone Color of the Year 2016

Every year I look forward to Pantone announcing their selection for color of the year. Imagine my surprise when they recently revealed:

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After last year’s rich Marsala, I was a little surprised by this.

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Some might consider these colors feminine and limited in their use, especially in kitchens and bathrooms. After reading this quote from Pantone’s Leatrice Eiseman, I understood the appeal of mellow colors.

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We live in tumultuous times and we certainly can benefit from tranquility and peace. While the obvious places to use these colors are in soft goods and clothing, they also work in the kitchen and bathroom.

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This shade of blue is a classic in menswear.

If you like to follow trends, the only things limiting how you incorporate these colors into your kitchen and bathroom are your budget and your confidence!

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Blue agate on the bathroom wall is decadent.

For the less adventurous and wealthy, you can infuse these colors into your life with accessories, small appliances, and soft goods.

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While the appeal of this range bluestar range_serenityand counter are enormous, they are costly to replace.

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Of course, you can never go wrong with flowers.

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Flowers brighten every room and occasion.

But wouldn’t it be nice…

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Nothing says love like a heart-shaped sink. Oh happy day!

Dishwasher Drama

Is your dishwasher hot? And not in a good way?

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Thanks to Ann Porter for alerting us to another appliance hazard. BSH Home appliances has issued a huge recall affecting Bosch, Thermador, Gaggenau, and Kenmore dishwashers sold, in the United States and Canada, from January 2009 to May 2014.

Read Ann’s article to get complete details:

BSH Home Appliances Recalls Bosch, Thermador, Gaggenau and Kenmore