When a friend invites you to spend the day with her at Magnolia Market in Waco on a Thursday, This or That Thursday gets bumped back to Friday. Can't blame me, right? Our poll on This or That Thursday last week was 1) one combined range/oven unit or 2) separate stove tops and double ovens? 71% of you selected the single unit, although the comments on the separate setup were quite convincing too. We have a decision to make VERY soon for our Belle Cote project. While we debate
In the traditional stove/oven set up, the two are combined in one appliance. As kitchens grew and people wanted larger ovens, or two (!), separate wall ovens became popular. Often you'll see the double oven set up with the microwave stacked in there too. As "classic" or "retro" have become more popular, there has also been a return to the combined range and oven (or two!). If you were building new, which would you opt for? THIS? OR THAT?
It's time to start thinking about cabinetry in our Argyle, TX spec home construction. Derek likes to design the layout before meeting with the cabinet makers. Having a game plan going in helps cut loads of time in revisions off the project. So the layout will be decided. Another question entirely is the cabinet colors. White shaker is still the top downloaded style on Houzz. But there are so many beautiful ideas out there. All white (perhaps with a colored island), all colore
I grew up in a plumbing family. The company my dad started, now owned and run by my brothers, celebrated 46 years in business this year. Plumbing was and is our family's livelihood. We may have just a few opinions and ideas about fixtures - manufacturers, colors, trends etc. This week we spent time at the Ferguson showroom to select the plumbing fixtues for our Belle Cote prject in Argyle. In our home that we built a year ago we selected brushed nickel throughout and oil-rubb