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Making Space in your Kitchen or Dining Room Area for an Office

You don’t have space for a dedicated home office. You tried setting up a workstation in the bedroom, but you don’t like working in your haven for rest and relaxation. How about making space in your kitchen or dining room area for an office? You’ll be surprised how easy adding a home office can be!

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Matching a Color Palette to a Design Style

When choosing a color palette based on traditional design styles, you can find inspiration in decorating magazines and websites. But what if your current design style is best described as “eclectic”? Then where do you begin? Rest assured, you do have a style. You just need to refine it. Try these ideas for inspiration.

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Inspiring Kitchen Pantry Makeover Ideas

Boxes and bottles and cans, oh my! If all that your pantry inspires is anxiety, you’re overdue for a kitchen pantry makeover. At the end of the day, meal preparation shouldn’t result in drudgery, disappointment or panic. You’ll be eager to get dinner started when you use these inspiring kitchen pantry makeover ideas.

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Surviving a Kitchen or Bathroom Remodel

You dream of a kitchen and bathroom built to your specifications and your lifestyle. Part of your daydream, however, probably didn’t include the three weeks to several months that you will have to manage without those rooms! You can, however, survive a kitchen or bathroom remodel if you plan well and stick to the plan. LJ’s has a few tips for surviving a remodel to help in this regard.

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A Quick Guide to Small Bathroom Design

While it’s a room in your home that sees the most traffic, your bathroom is typically the smallest room, which makes finding ample storage and managing clutter a chore. If it’s a small bathroom, these issues are multiplied. LJ’s is here to offer some tips and sound advice for how you can maximize space in a small bathroom. Our guide will show you how effective small bathroom design is done!

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Tips for Creating an Award Winning Kitchen

If you’re a designer or builder, you try to make an award winning kitchen for every client, on every project, every time. It’s a lot to live up to. Is there a formula for success? Not exactly. However, we’ve put together a list of tips to follow that will help you create an award winning kitchen every time!

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What Comes First – Appliances or the Kitchen Design?

The design process is just that: a process. And ultimately it’s up to you. However, appliances and kitchen design must work together. If you want a shaker-styled kitchen and you choose a vibrant orange or bright green refrigerator, your kitchen’s elements are going to clash. Mixing and matching styles can be refreshing and unexpected; however, all elements should work in harmony.

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Now is the Time to Plan for that Outdoor Kitchen You’ve Dreamed Of

The living in summer might be easy, but that’s assuming you’ve done some hard planning. Summer grilling may seem far off, but believe it or not, it’s time to start planning an outdoor kitchen. If you have been considering adding an outdoor kitchen, it can take a while from start to finish to ensure your space is, shall we say, shish kebab ready.

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20 Tips for Preparing Your Kitchen for the Holiday Season

It’s that time of year: The Thanksgiving through New Year’s holiday marathon. It’s the time when your kitchen really gets a workout, and it’s often the place where family gathers. Preparing dinners for more people than usual, baking pumpkin and apple pies, frosting sugar cookies, and entertaining friends and family puts your kitchen to the test. Do you have a holiday-ready kitchen? If not, it’s time to transform your kitchen for the holidays. However, how does one go about a holiday kitchen transformation? We’re glad you asked!

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