Gorgeous Details: How to Make Your Millwork Shine (39 photos)

If you have decorative wainscoting or wall molding, or you’re thinking of having some installed, you need to think not only about how to finish the molding, but also about what to do with the rest of the wall. To help you get a beautiful, balanced and polished look for your entire wall, here are some...

What Is Terrazzo — and How to Rock It (13 photos)

Terrazzo is a material that feels modern, traditional and endlessly timeless all at once. But what is terrazzo, exactly, and where would you use it? Turns out terrazzo can have a place in any room of the home, creating a luxurious upgrade that lasts and lasts.

Where to Hang or Float Open Shelves in the Kitchen (16 photos)

Open shelving in the kitchen is a bit of a love-it-or-leave-it idea, and whether it’s practical or not comes largely down to how you use your kitchen. But if you do want to incorporate floating shelves, a question emerges: Where should you hang them? There are many great places to put open shelves, and...

Where to Hang Open Shelves in the Kitchen (16 photos)

Open shelving in the kitchen is a bit of a love-it-or-leave-it idea, and whether it’s practical or not comes largely down to how you use your kitchen. But if you do want to incorporate floating shelves, a question emerges: Where should you hang them? There are many great places to put open shelves, and...

How High Should You Hang Your Upper Kitchen Cabinets? (15 photos)

A client of mine recently raised a good question: “Do upper cabinets have to be installed the standard 18 inches off the countertop?” It got me thinking outside of the usual cabinetry box. Of course there are lots of ways to install your upper cabinets, and if you’re willing to have an open mind,...