Does Your Dream Kitchen Include a Wall Oven?
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This kitchen is ready for anything the chef has in mind. Notice the pot and pan storage under the cooktop.
Design by Tessa Buhman

It seems like every Parade home and magazine dream kitchen has a wall oven (or two) or a wall oven-microwave combo. And industry sales confirm that separating wall oven and cooktop is a growing trend.…

Get the Best Return on Your Kitchen Remodel
kitchen with white cabinets, pillars topped by crown molding, professional range and hood

Should you Refresh, Replace, or Completely Remodel?

It may have been when the cabinet drawer came apart in your hand. Or when a visitor said, “My grandmother had that wallpaper.” Or when you last waited in line to reach the inside-corner sink. At some point, you realized it’s time to do something with the kitchen.…

A Washington, D.C. Townhouse
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A space for big family meals and entertaining topped the wish list of the new owner of this Washington DC townhouse. Read how the designer created that in this major kitchen renovation.

Announcing: Painted Studio Gray & Cherry Cider
cherry cabinet door and gray cabinet door

Cherry Cider and Studio Gray

We are pleased to announce the addition of two new finishes to our cabinet lineup. Cherry Cider and Painted Studio Gray were carefully selected by a team of our top designers. The colors are guaranteed to complement and enhance a broad range of classic and trending styles.…

Your Cabinets Are on The Way – Prepare for Delivery!
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Your design is complete. Your cabinets have been built. And four to six weeks after you order cabinets from CliqStudios, you will receive an email that your cabinets are on their way. Will you be ready? Here’s how the process works.

I was nervous purchasing my cabinets without seeing the product in person.

The Black & White Kitchen: Trending, Timeless
kitchen with white shaker cabinets, beadboard back on the bookshelf center island, black counter stools and black marble countertop

White cabinets and black granite partner with richly grained wood flooring.

A timeless concept, the black and white kitchen makes a dramatic statement. It works with interior styles ranging from traditional to contemporary, casual to formal, and urban to rustic. Notice how a simple vase of flowers pops against the monochromatic backdrop!…

A Kitchen Peninsula: Better Than an Island?
Kitchen with peninsula of white cabinets with bookcase end and decorative door panels on seating side

This peninsula enhances work space and seating in an open compact kitchen.

Is your home space-constrained? Do you like to keep guests close, but out from underfoot? Do you want to get every inch of countertop out of your kitchen layout?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, consider replacing your island or kitchen table with a peninsula.…

Where to Put the Microwave?
center island with under counter microwave and open shelving on end

In 1955 a microwave oven was the size of a refrigerator. Today you can build it into a wall, under a counter or let it double as a range hood.

Top Three Things to Look for in New Cabinets
white shaker kitchen cabinets in open kitchen with long island

Your new cabinets will be the basis for the fresh style you have waited for. And you have so many options — Shaker style or raised panel doors, a paint or stain finish, dark or light, one color or two, and, how about that lazy Susan you always wanted?Let’s take a step back and talk about construction.
Will you be using these cabinets for more than three years? Are you counting on this remodel to add value to your home? Find out what construction features to look for.


Super Bowl Party Central

by CliqStudios on January 26, 2015 @ 11:18am

in Home Trends,Kitchen Design

Super Bowl Party Central
Kitchen with large center island built of cherry cabinets highlighted by white marble counter and floor tile

For the Perfect Storm of Food and Fans

Football aside, Super Bowl Sunday will be the occasion of a record-breaking number of home parties, with food consumption second only to Thanksgiving.

While 12 hours of programming will be devoted to the game over the weekend, action on the field will only fill 11 minutes, stretched out over four hours between kickoff and final whistle.…