Next time you find yourself reaching for something to subdue your sniffles, you might want to consider heading to the kitchen instead of your medicine cabinet. A recent study found that nature has a stronger solution for the common cold than anything you might find in a pharmacy. The new research, published in the journal BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine, found that honey can actually cure your cold better than medicine.
Honey has been touted as a miracle elixir for colds and coughs for years, but this new meta-analysis, conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford, backs that notion by science. The researchers conducted a review of 14 previous studies that involved 1,761 individuals to find out whether or not honey is a worthwhile replacement for over-the-counter and prescription cold and cough medicine. And lo and behold, the researchers found that honey proved to be a
Frequently an aged kitchen merely needs to have its appeal reinvigorated. The good news is that if you have an aged kitchen that demands a blast of charm and color, you don’t need to go through complicated and time-consuming stripping and refinishing; you can rejuvenate the look of your kitchen more easily. The below suggestions will help you create the look you want in your kitchen, without the hard work that is often involved in refurbishing kitchen cabinets.
A Makeover for Your Kitchen Cabinets
An older kitchen with all white cabinets and old-fashioned black and white wall and counter tile can speak about the past with retro charm. Cheerful yellow paint can brighten up this color scheme. If you’re lucky enough to have curved corner shelves, outline the edge in a perky blue. You can add an open shelf trimmed in the same blue above the kitchen sink to display … Read More
One of the most important parts in the renovation process is the installation of the new kitchen and bathroom cabinets. A house can’t be considered complete if it doesn’t have stylish looking gray cabinets. You must be wondering, why Grey cabinets? Why not blue or green or any other colour? Well, Grey cabinets suit a majority of the kitchen/bathroom appliances and furniture. Therefore, if you have to play safe, then you have to use the most widely used kitchen/bathroom cabinets, i.e., the grey cabinets.
This is a secondary thing for all those who believe that there is no need to spend money on choosing the right kitchen and bathroom cabinets. According to them, any kitchen cabinet can be installed and painted to match the furniture. To all those people, I will just say that, you can install a substandard kitchen or bathroom cabinets and use them for a couple of … Read More
Black kitchen cabinets are a bold choice. They can actually work in a surprising number of homes, though they may not appeal to those who like a more traditional look. The key to making these cabinets work is making sure that your kitchen can handle them aesthetically, for starters, and making sure that there won’t be issues with lighting.
Just as is the case with painting the walls in a room a dark color, black kitchen cabinets will tend to reduce the ambient light a bit. In the right setting, this is a wonderful effect. It’s also a great reason to consider updating the lighting in your kitchen to fit this new aesthetic.
Adding track lighting that shines in the cabinets is usually a good idea. This helps to illuminate the interiors and makes it easier to keep track of what you have inside. This also helps to … Read More
Cherry kitchen cabinets have been a solid choice for decades and there’s no reason to believe that they’ll suddenly fall out of style any time soon. Cabinets made from actual cherry wood and those made of maple and oak stained to create a cherry appearance are incredibly popular and add a great deal to any kitchen.
Here are just a few of the many reasons why so many people have invested in cherry kitchen cabinets over the years. When you look at them, you’ll have a better understanding of the option’s long-lasting popularity.
Durability. Designing the ideal kitchen is a process that involves balancing durability and functionality with aesthetics. You need cabinets that look good and that can stand up to years of use. Cherry is perfect in terms of durability. Cherry cabinets (whether real cherry or cherry-stained alternatives) are solid and amazingly durable. You won’t need to worry about … Read More
Purchasing kitchen cabinets from one of those Big Box or Home Improvement stores can turn out to be huge mistake. You have no idea if the person assisting you in designing and ordering one of the largest purchases of your life has been working in the cabinet business for 20 years or 2 weeks. If you would like to take a chance with your money and your project timeline, then don’t bother reading on and just go for it. Lots of people do, and many of them are really sorry they jumped so quickly. Please read on.
FIGURING OUT WHAT STYLE CABINETS TO BUY ONLINE
There are two basic styles of cabinets available now, the traditional cabinet and the frameless European style cabinet. For people that would like a nice clean modern look, the European style is probably right for you. With no face frames on the cabinet boxes all … Read More
As necessities of life go, food is right up there with oxygen and call display. Consequently, we need a lot of it on hand at all times, which can lead to challenges when it comes to organization and storage. One solution involves the creative use of kitchen cabinet doors to help improve efficiency and reduce clutter.
With our busy lifestyles, you simply don’t have time to be constantly searching for a certain ingredient or guessing at what’s in the pantry. From here on, thanks to the versatility of kitchen cabinet doors, you don’t have to. By developing a system and structuring your kitchen accordingly, you can bypass the frantic food hunt and rest easy, secure in the knowledge that you’ll always know what you have, how much you have and where you have it.
Slide, Store and Savor
Are you constantly rummaging through cupboards to find those last few potatoes … Read More
One of the best things you can do you for yourself in your kitchen is to design spaces for items you use on a consistent basis. You not only want to consider where to house your tools and small appliances, but also how you access them. For instance, if you are a baker and love to use your stand mixer, do what a recent client of ours did: Create a built-in solution that allows you to easily access your mixer. An added bonus: build plug-ins where you need them so you don’t have to worry about moving your items around the kitchen to make space
Do You Hate Wasted Space?
The glory of custom cabinets is that you no longer need to deal with wasted space. You can work with your designer and cabinet maker to create unique storage ideas … Read More
Simplistic designs are as hot as these colors are now. For example, grey shaker cabinets offer a simply style that will compliment a modern look without appearing too flashy. Homeowners that want to stick with these colors should go with this style to make a modern kitchen shine more than ever.
For inspiration, look back on the Shaker movement. This is when the cabinets became more popular than ever, but that is not all that was created. The Shaker movement consisted of all kinds of chairs, etc. based on the belief that less is more. Merely browsing through pictures from the Shaker movement will help give anyone ideas on how to add style while maintaining simplicity.
Contrast is the perfect way to spice up anything. For example, painting a delicate white flower on the door of grey cabinets is an affordable way to add elegance. For homeowners that … Read More
Kitchen cabinets are a vital consideration for any contemporary kitchen, whether you are constructing a totally new kitchen or just redecorating it. It is not always as straightforward to install cabinets as it appears. Sometimes you need to bring in a professional to help you with the best choices. A qualified carpenter can also be necessary to redesign your kitchen to get the most from the space you have and to visualize how many cabinets you will need to store your crockery and kitchen utensils. Bringing in a professional can also mean you get a better deal on premium materials.
You can often find experts who will help you redesign your kitchen or bathroom at retailers, wholesalers and building contractors. Kitchens advisers can also be found at home centers and some of these will be qualified architects. Getting an expert on-board a project means that you will benefit from their … Read More