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What NOT to do in your kitchen remodel: 5 planning mistakes

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Design Disasters, kitchen design, kitchen design tips 20 Comments

Everyone is always talking about tips on how to remodel your kitchen. But no one seems to address some of the planning mistakes that I see every day. This is not a comprehensive list as I could go on for a few posts about things I consider design

What you thought you knew about your kitchen!

Cheryl Kees Clendenon kitchen design, kitchen design tips, wonderful ideas 5 Comments

This is another article I wrote for PNJ Home and Garden Weekly. Reprinted for those who might have missed it! Let me know your thoughts or if you agree or disagree! Comments always welcome! Planning a kitchen design, whether a remodel or new construction can be a Herculean

Are backsplashes important in a kitchen?

Cheryl Kees Clendenon kitchen design, kitchen design tips, wonderful ideas 7 Comments

Simple answer: Absolutely! But, does that mean always an involved, intricate design? No, it does not. In fact, in every project, the backsplash has to be evaluated..to see which direction the overall design might dictate. Often, I want to ignore the backsplash and not make it a focal