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How to Give Furniture a Vintage or Rustic Effect

Many homeowners use procedures to distress their furniture. When a furniture piece has a vintage look, it has more character. Although there are stores that sell vintage furniture...

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Vern Yip

Designer for TLC's hit show "Trading Spaces"

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Susan Serra

Certified kitchen designer and NKBA member

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Editor of Kitchen and Bath Design News

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Classic Kitchen Style: The Essential Handbook for a Timeless Design

It’s a perfect reference for anyone seeking to craft a kitchen with timeless, elegant design and functional elements.
Posted: 08/21/2008 11:19 AM EST more »


Everything and the Kitchen Sink: Remodel Your Kitchen without Losing Your Mind

The authors take a humorous, practical look at the realities of kitchen renovation, with planning tips and design ideas.  
Posted: 08/21/2008 11:21 AM EST more »


Kitchen Design for the 21st Century

The kitchen has evolved, and this book provides examples of unique ways to use a kitchen and steps to obtain similar results.
Posted: 08/21/2008 11:31 AM EST more »


Kitchen Idea File

The editors of Better Homes and Gardens show creative solutions and beautiful ideas for some of the latest and greatest kitchens with more than 300 photos and sample floor plans.
Posted: 08/21/2008 11:33 AM EST more »


Kitchens: Creating Beautiful Rooms from Start to Finish

This book will guide you through the process of evaluating your personal style, determining your needs and creating a kitchen perfectly suited to you.
Posted: 08/21/2008 11:29 AM EST more »


Lowe's Complete Kitchen Book (Lowe's Home Improvement)

From the D.I.Y. headquarters, Lowe’s will walk you through each aspect of kitchen renovation and provide resources for everything from selecting flooring to installing a disposal.
Posted: 08/21/2008 11:35 AM EST more »


The Kitchen Consultant: a common-sense guide to kitchen remodeling

This no-nonsense approach to kitchen remodeling walks through each step of the renovation process, from planning to picking appliances.
Posted: 08/21/2008 11:37 AM EST more »