Why You Should Not Paint Cabinet Hardware

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Few details freshen up a space quite like new hardware, and it’s no surprise! The glint and polish of their finishes, their metallic sheens and their buffet of styles and shapes harmonize the feel of any space.

Plus, hardware exists in nearly every room of our homes. We rely on the ease and functionality of knobshandleshinges and pulls far more than we notice — and usually only start to once they wear down.

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Matching Your Cabinet Hardware to Your House’s Era

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The kitchen is the heart of every home. It is a place of nourishment for the mind, body and soul. A space for friends and families to gather together to break bread, share stories and fill their hearts with memories. From the first rays of daylight to the quiet hours of midnight, the kitchen is the stage upon which many of life’s treasured moments happen.

Surely, a room of such significance deserves elegant décor that highlights its importance in the home.

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The Difference Between Contemporary and Modern Design for Kitchens

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Some bits of jargon are destined to confuse us. Fission and fusion, speed and velocity — these are launch pads for lengthy discussions involving technicalities and nuances.

Near the top of the list, though, is the difference between “contemporary” and “modern” kitchen styles.

Don’t these words basically mean the same thing? As it turns out, they don’t. “Contemporary” refers to the stylings of whatever time period we are currently in, while “modern” refers to a specific time period in the last century. However, much like two different genres of music, they can be blended to open up a world of different possibilities in kitchen design.

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